Painting or coloring?

In the professional automotive refinishing world, canned spray paints have had a bad reputation because of their quality. Unlike the wide elliptical spray pattern of a pneumatic gun, a typical can of spray paint has a tiny spray orifice and a round spray pattern. More than 99% of canned spray paints have no catalyst, making them weaker than professional catalyzed paints. Sometimes all we give spray paint credit for is “coloring” a surface, giving it a temporary coating at best.

For decades, lacquer has been the main type of paint used in automotive refinishing. Unfortunately, lacquer has no hardener making it weaker than products with a catalyst. Of course, proper preparation and application can significantly improve the finish’s quality and strength for spray paint or non-catalyzed paints, but they are still not as strong…until now!

Eastwood’s 2K Aero Spray combines the best of both worlds, featuring:
- Elliptical (oval) spray pattern
- Intermixed hardener
- Precise ratio of catalyst to coating
- Much longer pot-life (after mixed) due to restricted oxygen exposure
- Low sprayable cost
- Zero cleanup
- Fast preparation
- Predictable and repeatable outcomes

All of these features are normally associated with professional pneumatic painting systems rather than canned spray paints. Professional results can quickly be achieved with almost no investment in equipment. That is what I call a win-win situation.

Thanks Eastwood! Our “coloring” days are over. Now, we are actually painting with canned spray paint.