Orange peel

Orange peel

Description of the defect

Orange peel-like defects in the levelling of the lacquer surface.

Cause of the defect

  • not enough material applied.
  • material too viscous.
  • too large a spray nozzle at too low a pressure (poor atomisation).
  • coating dries too quickly (increased room temperature) .

Defect solution

Sand the defective surface down well with 280-320 grain and recoat with the coating used before in accordance with instructions (by adding suitable thinner if required).