There are 4 main types of color materials used in today’s modern vehicles. These types of different paint materials make cars look appealing to prospective purchasers. You may see by looking at the paint sample chips below that the paint surface textures all look different.
Priority: Before buying car touch up paint first learn about the paint material type in order to get colour repair satisfaction. It is simple, at least get the correct car paint-type if not anything else. Basic essential fundamentals to successfully repair all types of paint damages including scratches, chips and blemishes and getting a pro-grade finished repair my-self!
The sample labelled two tone at the very bottom is a formulation that comprises two different colors painted on today’s sedans, wagons, 4WD’s & SUV vehicles. These two tone vehicles generally are painted using combinations of the 4 different paint type materials listed Below.
Metallic Paint. When viewed in the sun especially you can clearly see the metallic flakes that reflect the color under different light shades changing the appearance of the color; For example in direct sunlight the color may look light and bright but over in the shade it appears darker and deeper in color; A typical example of metallic colors may be silver, gold, red, black & blue. More Colors are available in the metallic range type than non metallic paint type
Non Metallic Paint. When viewed in the sun especially you can clearly see there are no metallic flakes that reflect the color under different light shades changing the appearance of the color; For example in direct sunlight the colour may look light & bright but over in the shade it appears almost the same color; These types of paint colors are generally known as flat colors; Rule of thumb there are only a selected amount of non metallic solid colours that are used which include red, orange, yellow, green, blue & black etc.