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 Post subject: soda blasting plastic bumpers
Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:55 pm 
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any one tried soda blasting plastic bumpers, is there any other way of removing paint other than spending hours sanding
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 Post subject: Re: soda blasting plastic bumpers
Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:44 pm 
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paint stripper, probably better on plastics than blasting, use a low corrosive type and you shouls be ok.
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 Post subject: Re: soda blasting plastic bumpers
Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:45 pm 
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ive read that paint strippers leave chemicals on plastics and that they soak into the plastic
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 Post subject: Re: soda blasting plastic bumpers
Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:17 pm 
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SWC wrote:
paint stripper, probably better on plastics than blasting, use a low corrosive type and you shouls be ok.



u never seen soda blasting in action have u



if u dont/cant blast it

use a a*** grade paper 1st ie 250 ish :)

then work ya way up oe 600 then 1200 et c

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:06 pm 
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As far as I know, you can get plastics soda blasted. It doesn't do any damage to the plastics. Sand blasting however is another story.

 

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 Post subject: Re: soda blasting plastic bumpers
Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:47 am 
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phongus wrote:
As far as I know, you can get plastics soda blasted. It doesn't do any damage to the plastics. Sand blasting however is another story.



yup

u can soda blast coke cans and it wont damage the can at all ( this is an EMPTY can )

 

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 Post subject: Re: soda blasting plastic bumpers
Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:57 am 
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PPG Bumper Stripper works good for me
If you dont prep the bare plastic correctly before hifill/paint you will find it will crack after about 12 months
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