Paint Defect Reference Library

Below you will find examples of common paint defects.  They come from several different types of paint processes:

  1. Automotive assembly plant paint shops
  2. Plastic parts molding and painting facilities
  3. Metal parts casting and painting facilities

Click on each thumbnail below for a larger image.
Weld ball in e-coat
Copper shaving in e-coat
Metal shaving in powder prime
Prime oven condensate in powder prime
Multicolored paint chip in basecoat
Masking tape residue in basecoat
Blue cotton fiber in basecoat
Rust in basecoat
Overspray particle in clearcoat
Rust in clearcoat
Blue synthetic fiber in clearcoat
Clear synthetic fiber in clearcoat