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Field Painting and Touch-Up

▶ Painting over a new installation is not recommended. All coil coated paint films have internal additives that do not allow good adhesion between field-applied paint and the coil- coated paint layer. Also, because touch-up paint will not last as long as the original, keep the touch-up to a minimum. A small artist's brush or a small air brush should be used. For additional guidance about painting, refer to CSSBI Fact Sheet 4: Painting of Pre finished Sheet Steel.

▶ Replace a panel rather than attempt to touch-up large areas; a spot 20 mm (3/4") in diameter will become more prominent in time. For repainting, consult a fabricator member of the CSSBI who will provide recommendations.