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Sanding : Overview

Learn essential sanding techniques with TouchUpDirect. Discover how proper sanding enhances paint adhesion and prepares surfaces for flawless touch ups.

Prep Sanding

Prior to painting, some projects require sanding. The types of projects that require sanding include:. If you are using a pen, brush, or combo applicator, you only need to sand if the area being touched up is very rough. Very rough refers to issues l

Finish Sanding

Finish sanding, also known as color sanding, is the process of wetsanding after the final coat of clearcoat is applied to your paint project. This process does not involve actually sanding the paint color; it only involves wetsanding the clearcoat. (