Chipping happens when pieces of your topcoat separate from the finish and pop off from the lower layer. The chipping can be repaired by sanding the affected area and refinishing it.
This article will answer common questions about preventing chipping and how to repair chipped areas.
Chipping happens when an area of the topcoat of your vehicle pops off the finish, separating the topcoat from the substrate.
A new car paint finish is flexible However, over time it hardens and becomes more brittle. Age, wear, and damage (usually the result of your car being hit by rocks or road debris) can result in the pieces of the finish separating from the topcoat, sometimes exposing the substrate. Other causes of chipping include weather, environmental factors, accidents, or poor-quality paint.
Prevent chipping by using high-quality products when you paint your vehicle.
Following the steps above will go a long way towards preventing unsightly chipping on your painted automotive surfaces.