U-Pol Raptor

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Mylux
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Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:10 pm

Hi all,

I would like to share my experience of a product I stumbled across at one of the outdoor shows awhile back.
For quiet some time I had been looking for a tough reliable product to recoat or respray industrial road sweepers and scrubber drier floor machines. U-Pol Raptor has proven to be an excellent durable product for this application. So much so that I have even used it as walkway and demarcation paint in our workshop.
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I have since used this product on my trusty old steed, my 2006 Hilux.
The bin had never been rubberised, and over the years,the woven rubber mat had chafed through the paint and in some placed exposed bare metal. I decided to try the diy route and rubberise the bin myself using U-Pol Raptor.
These are the results:

Before - woven rubber mat
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Paint worn through to expose bare metal
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Prep work
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Sprayon etch primer used on exposed metal
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U-Pol Raptor applied using a stone chip gun
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The result
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I was so chuffed wit the result that I decided to respray the standard fender flares as well. They had taken a hammering and were scratched badly.
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I would highly recommend this product to anyone wanting to use a tough reliable coating on virtually any surface.

Take a look at their website for more details: http://www.u-polsa.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Cheers
Greg

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Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:13 am

Baie netjies Greg
Ecc 1:9 Wat gewees het, dit sal daar weer wees; en wat gebeur het, dit sal weer gebeur, en daar is glad niks nuuts onder die son nie.

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Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:09 am

Hi Greg

looks very good ,i have not read the specs for U Pol ,but some of the stone chips products are not water proof and over time the water will go through onto metal surface ,maybe apply some type of waterproofing component to stone chip

Martin

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Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:05 pm

Thanks Guys,

Ja this stuff is is amazing, tough as nails and definitely waterproof.
Here is some more info on the product:

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Protects against rust, corrosion, damp, and extreme temperature
High coverage up to 12 m² per kit
Provides excellent UV protection
Provides a tight seal, keeping water and fluids out
Resists against fuels, hydraulic oils, animal urine, salt water etc
Easy application: no spray booth required
Can be applied with: Schutz Gun, HVLP Gun, roller or brush

Extremely easy to use
Just Fill, Shake and Shoot
RAPTOR is one of U-POLs unique super tough protective coating products.

It can be used over a multitude of surfaces and RAPTOR tintable can be tinted to any colour of your choice, with the ability to create both smooth and textured finishes.

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