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Spray On Chrome FAQ

Q: How Spray On Chrome compares to spray painting with a metallic paint?
A: Spray On Chrome finish is not paint, although it is applied in a similar manner. It includes a layer of pure silver metal and as a result, it differs considerably in both appearance and feel when compared to paint. Spray On Chrome metalized finish mirror reflection cannot be achieved with paint of any kind.

Q: How Spray On Chrome compares to conventional chrome plating technologies?
A: Some advantages of Spray On Chrome metalizing over 'conventional' chroming include:

  • The Spray On Chrome process is carried out at low temperatures, typically below 60°C, so even thin wall plastic substrates can be coated
  • It can be used on semi-rigid substrates where 'conventional' chroming fails
  • The finish can be applied onto virtually any plastic or metal substrate - practically any item or surface that can be painted can also be metalized
  • It is possible to cover selected areas only, if needed
  • Many coloring tints are available and can be combined to create unlimited color options
  • Small or large volumes can be processed as required
On the other hand, 'conventional' chroming methods allow achieving maximum durability and resistance to outer atmospheric conditions.

Q: How durable is the finish?
A: With proper care and while the protective coating stays intact, Spray On Chrome metalized finishes are as durable as OEM Automotive Finishes and can last for years.

Q: What kind of items and materials can be metalized?
A: Spray On Chrome process is suitable for almost any material, such as plastic, wood, paper mache, foam, plaster, glass, fiberglass, ceramics, metals, composites etc. The finish can be used in a variety of applications including advertising, interior design, model making, art and many others.

Q: What colors are available?
A: The Spray On Chrome coating can be tinted in virtually any color, as well as made look like gold, brass, copper or any other metal.

Q: Can I metalize only one item?
A: Yes, Spray On Chrome process is suitable for any volumes - large or small.

Q: Can I metalize selective areas of an item such as dashboard?
A: Yes, Spray On Chrome process allows to metalize selective areas of any item.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: The price will depend on a number of factors such as the item?s size/shape, general condition and the type of the material, as well as the order quantity.

Q: Do you provide removal and installation service for the parts that require metalizing?
A: No, we do not provide removal and installation service.

Q: Can you do minor repairs on items before they are metalized?
A: Yes, generally we can repair the parts and items before metalizing, at an extra cost.

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