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Peeling: Metal
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The paint has lost adhesion and is coming off in single or multiple coats.

  • Improper surface preparation.
  • Moisture was present at the time of application.
  • The appropriate coating was not used.
  • There were paint incompatibility issues.
  • There was contamination on the substrate before painting, e.g. silicone, WD-40, etc.
  • Eliminate the source of moisture.
  • Clean the surface of all contaminants.
  • Use the proper paint for the job, a pure acrylic latex.
Strip the surface of all failing paint using a power wash if feasible. Feather sand any rough edges. Repaint with the appropriate primer or sealer and then apply the finish coat.

Courtesy of The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute

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