Ben-Ami Autocare Reducers 

Ben-Ami Autocare provides a comprehensive line of reducers designed to ensure optimal performance and finish quality of automotive coatings. These reducers are formulated to adjust the viscosity of primers, basecoats, and clearcoats, facilitating smooth application and enhancing the overall appearance and durability of the final finish. Here are some types of reducers available at our shop.

Universal Reducer

  • Description: A versatile reducer compatible with a wide range of automotive coatings including primers, basecoats, and clearcoats.
  • Features:
    • Enhances flow and leveling properties.
    • Ensures a smooth, even application.
    • Reduces the risk of runs and sags.
    • Fast, medium, and slow drying options available to match various environmental conditions.
  • Usage: Ideal for adjusting the viscosity of different coatings to achieve optimal spraying consistency and finish.

2. Fast Reducer

  • Description: Specifically formulated for use in cooler temperatures or for smaller repair jobs requiring quick drying times.
  • Features:
    • Quick evaporation rate.
    • Ideal for use in temperatures below 70°F (21°C).
    • Reduces the potential for runs and sags in cooler conditions.
    • Provides a smooth finish with minimal flash time.
  • Usage: Suitable for spot repairs and small areas where a fast drying time is essential.

3. Medium Reducer

  • Description: A balanced reducer designed for moderate temperatures, offering a versatile option for a variety of applications.
  • Features:
    • Moderate evaporation rate.
    • Ideal for use in temperatures between 70°F (21°C) and 85°F (29°C).
    • Ensures even flow and smooth application.
    • Reduces the risk of orange peel and other surface imperfections.
  • Usage: Perfect for standard painting conditions and general automotive refinishing tasks.

4. Slow Reducer

  • Description: Formulated for use in warmer temperatures or for larger jobs where extended open time is required.
  • Features:
    • Slow evaporation rate.
    • Ideal for use in temperatures above 85°F (29°C).
    • Provides extended working time, allowing for larger areas to be coated without issues.
    • Reduces the risk of dry spray and uneven finishes.
  • Usage: Suitable for large panels and full vehicle paint jobs in warmer conditions.

5. High-Temperature Reducer

  • Description: Specially designed for extremely high temperatures, ensuring proper application and finish quality.
  • Features:
    • Very slow evaporation rate.
    • Ideal for use in temperatures exceeding 95°F (35°C).
    • Prevents rapid drying that can lead to defects such as dry spray or solvent pop.
    • Maintains optimal flow and leveling in extreme heat.
  • Usage: Perfect for use in hot climates or during peak summer months to ensure a professional finish.

Ben-Ami Autocare reducers are formulated to meet the rigorous demands of professional automotive refinishing, ensuring superior performance, ease of application, and a high-quality finish. Whether working in a controlled shop environment or in varying outdoor conditions, Ben-Ami Autocare has the right reducer to meet your needs.

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