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Explaining paint measurements

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — While paint measurements are commonly referred to in detailing circles, many are still clueless about exactly what they mean, and how they can be a valuable tool, according to Detailed Image.  


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Paint color restoration: Then and now

How today’s clear coatings can restore a paint's original color and gloss.
Bill Rice
When I wrote "Why Paints Fade" in the April 2008 issue of this magazine, (which I urge you to digest before reading this article), I believed it was simply impossible to create a clear coating that would look as great, by wipe-on hand application, as an automotive spray gun finish would. I was wrong.
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Temporary paint protection film available by XPEL

SAN ANTONIO — TRACWRAP, a new paint protection film by XPEL, is different than others on the market because it can be “easily self-installed for temporary use,” according to a press release.


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Picking a paint protection film

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — The process of selecting a paint protection film can be difficult, according to a Detailed Image blog.


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Self-cleaning car paint technology in development by Nissan

SMYRNA, Tenn. — Nissan has begun testing self-cleaning nanotech paint for cars, which could have an effect on the carwash industry, according to ExtremeTech.


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How carwashes can help with damage from bugs and birds

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bird droppings and dead bug innards can have a lasting negative effect on a vehicle’s paint, according to Kentucky.com. 


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