Getting the most out of spray out cards
Spraying Your Test Panels
The best time to check industrial paint colour is well before the item is ready to be painted.
For Vehicle Painting Spray-out cards can be made in many ways, the following are three suggestions:
For 2 Stage Basecoats / Metallic Colours
Before the final blend or control coat is applied to the repair, finish the spray-out card and clear it for final colour evaluation before clearing the repair. If a colour adjustment is necessary, it can be made before the repair area is clear coated.
After the clear is dry, check your colour and make any necessary adjustments. Remember that the clear will generally make the colour darker.
Final colour evaluation should be made with a clear coated spray-out card.
Be sure to save your spray-out cards to create an awesome colour reference library!