The Hydro Dipping process
To get a good result, you need to perform several actions.
The preparatory work is essential.
Below the process is outlined in steps.
The object should be well cleaned and degreased.
Some parts will need to be sanded or even blasted.
Any damage will have to be eliminated, otherwise it will always be visible. After pre-treating, the article is cleaned and degreased thoroughly again.
For optimum adhesion, the object must be provided with an adhesive primer. For different materials, there are also different binding primers.
The base coat (basic color) can be applied after the primer. This is the background color for the print. For example; an object with a carboxylic pattern in basic color orange. Or an object with black skulls in basic color green. Basecoat is a special varnish which is suitable for this process.
The film is placed on the water surface in the basin. An activator is sprayed on the film so that it becomes liquid. Then the object can be dipped.
Rinse the object to remove the excess gel-like film remains. After this, the object must dry thoroughly.
A two-component paint, matte or gloss, is applied in order to optimize the sustainability.
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