BMC Touch Up Paint
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Find Your BMC Color and BMC Paint CodeOften, you can call BMC and see if they can tell you where to look for your BMC color code. Ask them if they know the PPG or Dupont paint formula number if there is no color code. If you have any paint information, please fill out our contact form with your BMC paint information.
Sometimes the BMC color code is well hidden! Some vehicles do not have color codes so contact us with as much information as you can. We often can make these BMC colors.
How To Repair Damaged BMC Paint With BMC Touch Up Paint
By following these BMC paint repair directions, you can make your BMC paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use BMC spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your BMC for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your BMC with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched BMC paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying BMC Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your BMC with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your BMC.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your BMC
If you have an unpainted surface on your BMC, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before BMC touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the BMC paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your BMC at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the BMC touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed BMC paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply BMC Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply BMC touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of BMC touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the BMC paint dry for ten to twenty minutes between coats. After the final coat, let the paint dry thoroughly before applying a clearcoat layer. Usually if you let the BMC paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the BMC touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired BMC Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the BMC touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up BMC paint, drying for ten to twenty minutes between each coat. Let the clearcoat dry overnight, or longer if temperatures are less than 70 degrees F.
6. Use Rubbing Compound to Make Your BMC Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your BMC touch up paint repair become smooth and shiny like the original paint. Let the clearcoat dry for at least three days, then use rubbing compound on your BMC. Apply rubbing compound to your BMC paint with a clean, soft cloth like an old tee shirt, but not wood products like paper towels. Place a small quantity of rubbing compound on the area where you applied BMC touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best BMC touch up paint results, let your BMC's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
BMC Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other BMC Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your BMC with touch up paint, you need to decide which BMC paint repair products to order. BMC touch up paint pens are great for small and quick BMC paint jobs, while BMC spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. BMC basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many BMC paint chips to fix.