REPAIR OF POWDERCOAT AFTER WELDING?
I had to do some welding on a black powder coated bumper. The finish bubbled and burned off in a few small areas at the weld. Is there a reasonable way to cosmetically repair the area? The powder coat seems fairly thick, maybe .040"-.050". Body filler and paint? I mostly want to keep it from rusting and improve the appearance. ThanksSteve Mulcahey
Steve, I would recommend you sand/feather any affected areas of "blistering" etc. Depending on the gloss of the powdercoat (hi-gloss, satin, flat ) sand to at least 400 grit for hi-gloss. You can then Bondo [linked by editor to product info at Amazon] or build to level of powder coat thickness. Aerosol paint works very well with powder paints in my experience. Good luck--BruceBruce Volden
- Harrisburg South Dakota
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