are water-based, aniline dye color concentrates intended for mixing with a carrier such as 4050 UVLS Gloss Clear.
are metal-complex dyes, which are light-fast
stable and suitable for exterior applications such as
automotive refinishing. While not lightfast like a
pigment-based color, are not fugitive like a
fluorescent and will last for many years with limited
exposure to direct light, such as a candy paint job on a
car or motorcycle that is driven and parked outside on
sunny days, but otherwise garaged. candy2o’s dye type,
metal complex, is more light-stable compared to other
dye-types, both solvent-based and water-based.
are concentrated and appear dark in solution. After top-coated with a gloss clear, appear bright & vibrant over a metallic base, and the 100% transparent nature of the color will be apparent.
- 4050 UVLS Gloss is the
recommended carrier for candy2o. It
replaces 4030 Balancing Clear as it
allows for a more even and heavier
color coat. 4050 is especially
recommended when applying with a
- are intense. 4 – 6 medium wet coats are recommended for full color saturation. Allow each coat to air dry tack free prior; approximately 10 minutes flash-time in between coats when painting in non-humid, temperate conditions around 70 deg. F. Adjust drying times in humid or colder conditions.
- Allow candy2o mix to acclimate for 10+ minutes before spraying. Apply 4040 Bleed Checker over candy2o to prevent bleeding [leaching] of the dyes into top-coated colors or clear.
- Refer to Hard Surface Application Guide for further application information.
- STRAIN BEFORE USING! Always pour through a strainer before using. A fine mesh-size, 125, micron works best.
- dry matte after application and appear transparent and vibrant after top-coating with a gloss clear
- Createx recommend a top-coat with a Automotive - 2k, solvent-based, urethane clear for a deep wet look shine
See the Technical Data Sheet below for complete application information.
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Technical Data Sheet
Colors Technical Data Sheet (TDS)
- 4050 UVLS Clear Gloss
- 4011 Reducer
- 4030 Balancing Clear
- 4040 Bleed Checker
- 6013 AutoBorne Silver Sealer
- W350 Wicked Metallic Gold
- W350 Wicked Metallic Charcoal
- W361 Wicked Metallic White Coarse
Createx ColorsSee the cando2o Color Chart for views of candy2o over: 6013 AutoBorne Silver Sealer, W350 Wicked Metallic Gold, W350 Wicked Metallic Charcoal, W361 Wicked Metallic White Coarse
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Color Swatches shown below are over 6013 AutoBorne Silver Sealer