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Advances in Automotive Refinishing Resources

17 MAR 2014

When it comes down to it, the automotive paint used on your car is extremely important, as is the intricate process of refinishing a car to look its best. While it used to be more of a pain than a fun activity, advancements in the realm of automotive finishing and painting have not only made it much easier, but given a much wider range of selection for those wanting to spiff up their cars. From UV curing automotive paint to the growing trend automotive lovers choosing to paint their cars in matte finish instead of the traditionally shiny and shimmery automotive paint, there are a lot of advancements happening in the automotive refinishing world. Check out this excellent blog post by Automotive Training Centre to discover some of the other great advances in automotive refinishing and what they mean for the future of automotive painting.

“While traditionally automotive paint has been glossy and shiny, there have been advancements in automotive painting that have made matte or “flat” paint a popular option. It used to be that matte finishes looked exceptionally dull or washed out, and didn’t make for a great paint choice; however the development of much better quality matte automotive paint has meant that the style has grown in popularity over the last few years. It gives the car a much more smoky and cloudy look than the traditional shiny and glossy automotive paint, and when used in the right context can be extremely classy and stately.”