Filler Compound

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The make-up of filler compound consists of multiple elements, including polyester (fibreglass) resin and talc. The talc powder incorporated is the very same as everyday talcum powder. But the grade of the talc is what dictates the type of filler produced. High Build Filler The heavier, or bulkier, grade of powder talc produces a product that is very easy to sand and has great build properties. Its consistency is smooth, and this allows for easy application and shaping. This type of product, such as ProWorx Swift, is for all types of repairs. It is high-build filler with a rapid drying time. The quick drying time of this product means it is easy to sand and does not clog abrasives. Such a high-load filling capacity make this grade of product a great all-round filler which is easy to apply. It is ideal for large and heavy load repairs with large damage surface areas, as well as working perfectly on small repairs. The quick drying and quick sanding attributes of this product make it excellent at minimizing both valuable time and effort. Premium/ Universal Filler Following this is the next grade of auto body filler, which is a premium grade which has extremely easy sanding properties. This level of material is suitable for repairing scratches and dents on all surfaces. It is a tighter grain filler with great finish qualities.…show more content…
They also have a much tighter grain and due to this are far less prone to pinholes, as is seen with ProWorx Pearl which is an ultra-light filler putty. This products design is for both the great build characteristics and their excellent capacity for finishing work. Putty fillers are a perfect choice for small repairs as well as the levelling out any final surface imperfections before the priming process. This type of product is used for professional grade auto body repairs and facilitates a finish which reflects
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