Cracking appears in the form of lines in the topcoat finish resembling the cracking of dried mud. It can be eliminated by removing all cracked paint film and refinishing the impacted area.
In this article, I’ll answer common questions about preventing cracking and eliminating it when it happens.
Cracking (also known as crowfeet, alligatoring, crazing, or
checking) shows up as distinctive lines or cracks appearing in the auto finish topcoat.
Cracking can be caused by several factors, including:
Repairing cracked paint film is a two-step process:
Prevent cracking by following these seven steps:
By carefully following this advice, you’ll be able to prevent cracking in your topcoat finish.