All the steps in a plastic bumper repair and paint

We follow along as we repair a plastic bumper in the shop. This video takes you through all the steps without being too technical. Our body shop is located in Napierville, Quebec...we are a small shop without a large overhead so we can take the time to do things right....

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Learn Plastic Bumper Repair: Sand & Fill TRANSCRIPT: Video: [blue bumper with 80 grit sandpaper scratches and angle grinder scratches] Voice: So here's the basics of sanding and filling scratches in plastic bumpers. First, we've got to clean the bumper. I like to use glass cleaner first...[robert cleans with glass cleaner], then I wipe with a towel wettened with wax and grease remover and follow up with a dry towel [robert wipes wet..then dry]. Now we've got scuff everywhere paint might possibly land to ensure it's going to stick and create a durable repair. As a general rule, you should scuff 2 feet in every direction from the damage [robert scuffs 2 feet in every direction. First, try to sand them out completely with your D/A sander and 80 grit sandpaper. Video [robert sand the scratches] Voice: I can feel that the lighter scratches are out completely, but the deeper scratches remain because I can pick at them with my fingernail. So I'm going to have to fill these low spots with filler. Video [robert mixing filler] Voice: Lay out a dab of filler and an even smaller dab of hardener. You want to mix about 10 parts filler to 1 part hardener. Mix it up with your bondo spreader until it's all one color--in this case pink because of our red filler. Video: [robert applying filler] And we'll just spread it lightly over these deep cuts and give it about 10 minutes to harden. Video [robert sanding the filler] Wrap 220 grit sandpaper around a foam block and sand out the filler. You might have to pause and clean up your sandpaper with compressed air ocassionally. [robert blast the bumper with air to clear dust]

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Fix Plastic Bumper Damage: Complete Kit TRANSCRIPTION: In this video you will learn how to take bumper damage like this, and make it look like this, using the BumperWizard bumper repair kit. Apply masking tape to adjacent panels and plastic trim that could be sprayed with paint. Wrap your scuff pad in coarse sandpaper, and sand the bumper with firm pressure. Wipe away dust and clean the entire panel with wax and grease remover. You might find that some of the scratches won't sand out. You'll want to apply a thin layer of scratch-filling putty with the supplied plastic spreader. Again, wrap sandpaper around your grey scuff pad and sand with firm pressure. Sometimes you'll find that a second application of putty is needed. Next take your scuff pad, and scuff a minimum of ten inches in every direction from the repair area. This is very important, and ensures that the paint you apply is going to permanently stick and be durable over time. Be sure to apply newspaper or butcher paper over any areas that could possibly sprayed with overspray from your paint cans. Now shake your primer can for about 60 seconds and apply one thin layer. Now apply a heavy layer of primer, until you've just about covered all the bare black plastic exposed after you sanded out the scratches in your paint. With light pressure, sand your primer until it feels smooth, using your fine-grit sandpaper. Shake your jar of paint for about 30 seconds and insert the spray unit. Now apply a thin layer of your paint. I found that the paint was going with some bumps, and I could see some cloudiness and some cat scratches in there. I didn't quite have a flat surface to work with, it was a little premature spraying the paint on there. I waited 5 minutes for this to harden, and I took out my fine sandpaper and knocked down any scratches or any roughness that was in the surface. I found that with my second application of paint it was really looking quite good. Real thin coats, about 10-12 inches away. If you have a silver or gold car, you might see some stripes in there, so what you want to do is follow up with some vertical passes. Now when I take a closer look I don't see the cloudiness, I don't see any fine scratching. You might see some bumps, but that's okay. You'll have to look very close when the repair is done to see those bumps. From a normal distance you won't notice them. So we wait 5 minutes and we shake up our clearcoat can for about 60 seconds, and nd we'll put on one light coat of clearcoat. And now we'll follow up with a fairly heavy coat. You'll notice how much slower I move from left to right, making sure to overlap about 50% with each pass. Within 10 minutes pull your paper, pull your tape, and you have a virtually new bumper. You can wash the car, wax the car, it is permanent. STEP 1: Mask panels and trim around the repair area. STEP 2: Sand with coarse sandpaper using firm pressure. STEP 3: Wipe away dust and clean with wax and grease remover. STEP 4: Fill scratches with supplied putty and spreader. STEP 5: Scuff area with grey pad. STEP 6: Apply a thin layer of primer. STEP 7: Wait 2 minutes, then apply a heavy layer of primer. STEP 8: Sand primer until it feels smooth using fine-grit sandpaper. STEP 9: Apply thin layer of factory-matched paint. STEP 10: Wait 5 minutes, then apply a light layer of clear coat. STEP 11: Wait another 5 minutes, then apply a heavier layer of clear coat. This kit and process can be replicated on any plastic bumper.