What is the difference between body filler and spot putty?
Putty is essentially a thick paint with a filler material – it’s generally used for very small scratches where the metal is not exposed. Air hardening. Body filler is a polyester resin suitable for small dents.
How long does it take for Bondo spot putty to dry?
Allow the putty to cure for 30 minutes or until hard to the touch.
What is Bondo glazing and spot putty used for?
This spot and glazing putty is ideal for spot repairs and other small repairs to auto body panels. Use it for filling pinholes in body filler as well as for covering minor sand scratches, and more on metal, fiberglass and wood as well as sanded and primed or sanded and painted surfaces.
Can you wet sand Bondo spot putty?
Don’t wet sand filler. Filler is too absorbant and you can have problems getting it dry plus you could cause moisture to wick through to the metal or weaken the bond between the filler and the substrate.
Can I put spot putty over paint?
Can Spot Putty Be Applied Over Paint? You can use it to fill pinholes in body filler as well as to cover minor scratches on metal, fiberglass, and wood, as well as to paint and prepare sanded, primed, or sanded and painted surfaces.
Can you put spot putty over bare metal?
Putty, like paint, adheres better and stays intact when applied to bare metal. So make sure you completely remove all oil, grime, solvent, rust, and paint from the surface. Before using auto putty be sure to use a Scotch-Brite pad to scuff the surface of primed metal to give the putty something to adhere to.
Can you paint directly over spot putty?
Spot repairs and other small repairs to auto body panels can be done with this spot and glaze putty. You can use it to fill pinholes in body filler as well as to cover minor scratches on metal, fiberglass, and wood, as well as to paint and prepare sanded, primed, or sanded and painted surfaces.
Do you have to prime spot putty?
If you don’t spot prime before applying Advance there’s a high likelihood it’ll flash or it won’t hide the red glazing Putty. For small nic’s or nail holes, I’ve had the best results with white Timbermate wood filler.
Can you put spot putty over paint?
Should spot putty be applied very thick?
Filler should not be applied more than 1/4″ thick, any more and there is a risk it will crack. With that said, any damage less than 1/4″ deep may not need to be hammered out. 3. Sand the area about 5 inches on all sides of the dent with a 80 Grit Sanding Disc on a DA Sander.
Does spot putty need hardener?
Spot putty is another type of filler that is used to fill tiny pinholes in the body filler. If you don’t fill those pinholes, the filler might crack when there is any movement of the underlying metal. It is very easy to sand, dries fast and doesn’t need a hardener to cure. You can just apply it from the tube.
Does spot putty need primer?
If you apply body filler directly to the paint, it will crack after a while. Note: I’ve been getting a lot of emails from people asking if they need to spray the metal with primer before applying filler to prevent rust. You do not need to apply primer.
What is Bondo glazing and spot putty?
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Bondo® Professional Glazing & Spot Putty smooths and repairs pin holes, scratches, nicks, minor dents, stone chips and other surface imperfections in automotive paint and bodies. This product is a 2-part component formula that securely and quickly bonds to primer, metal, fiberglass and aluminum.
Is this one part or two part Bondo putty?
This is the one part version of Bondo’s spot putty. The “professional” version is a two part putty (separate tube of hardener that is mixed into putty when applied). I thought I’d try this one part putty for ease of use.
How much does Bondo 801 putty weigh?
Bondo Bondo 801 Professional Glazing and Spot Putty – 3.0 oz. 3 ounces 11.25 x 7.62 x 6.5 inches USA 801 801 801 8030-01-325-0739, 5940-00-264-9099 Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
What is Bondo on safety data sheets?
Safety Data Sheets PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Bondo® Professional Glazing & Spot Putty smooths and repairs pin holes, scratches, nicks, minor dents, stone chips and other surface imperfections in automotive paint and bodies. This product is a 2-part component formula that securely and quickly bonds to primer, metal, fiberglass and aluminum.