Frequent question: Will clear coat cover up orange peel?

Clear will not hide the peel, it won’t fill in the peel.

Can I clear coat over orange peel?

Sand out your orange peel at that point and simply polish or you could shoot another coat of clear after removing all of your peel from your 2nd coat. If you are new to this I would recommend that you shoot 3 coats of clear, sand out all of your imperfections and polish to a show car shine.

Do you fix orange peel before clear coat?

The orange peel will be filled in with clear. Any imperfections after that will be wet sanded and polished.

Will clear coat hide imperfections?

Because of this those single stage type coatings may cover small imperfections like light scuff pad scratches or even very minor imperfections in the surface. … After that you will apply 3 or more coats of clear coat and you will see the clear coat actually cover AND fill those minor imperfections in the surface.

Can I polish out orange peel?

When it comes to paint, one way or another there always is. Yes, orange peel is fixable. My challenge to you is to question at what cost. In my opinion it’s much easier and more effective to polish the area and smooth out as much as you can without being too abrasive, then follow with a nano coating.

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Will wet sanding remove orange peel?

Wet-sanding (or “color sanding” if you’re old school) is the recommend way to eliminate deep defects, orange peel, or painting defects from a painted surface. This method will ensure a more constant finish and is overall safer than dry-sanding.