A chalky dusting or powdering at the paint surface, often associated with old, weathered paint film.


Precipitation of elements within the paint. This may be due to:

  1. Incompatible or defective materials within the paint.
  2. Degradation of the binding agent.
  3. Degradation of pigment.



  1. Use recommended materials.
  2. Avoid exposure to ultraviolet light (strong sunlight) and harsh shampoos.



Flat, compound and polish the surface to restore the gloss. In severe cases repaint the topcoat.



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