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Laser paint masking?

Postby super-panda » July 26th, 2017, 4:43 am


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Hi,
Can someone explain to me what's going on here?
https://youtu.be/z3zuPyjFTsk?t=8m5s
The rims have a goldish basecoat underneath the black topcoat and the laser is used to strip only the black topcoat while keeping the basecoat intact.. I know lasers are used as a common paint stripping method, but are there coatings that are impervious to this?

Re: Laser paint masking?

Postby ralphzoontjens » August 11th, 2017, 7:04 am

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Well if your basecoat is more heatresistant that the topcoat I imagine you can set the laser to burn away only the topcoat. Nice example.
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