Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer 500ml



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Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer 500ml


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  • Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer 500ml

    Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer is brilliant stuff that'll protect your paintwork and polished metals in difficult conditions. It provides a more 'durable than average' gloss finish that'll really look after and enhance paint finishes. It's perfect for use on alloy wheels, garden furniture, cast iron, polished alloy and many other items.

    Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer Extra Info

    • 500ml aerosol
    • Durable gloss finish
    • Formulated to protect paintwork or polished metals in tough conditions
    • Protects and enhances paint finishes
    • Ideal for protecting alloy wheels, garden furniture, cast iron, polished alloy and many other items

    Additional Information

    It is a characteristic of PU lacquers that they may cause yellowing over white paint.  It is therefore recommended that a maximum of 2 coats are used for white finishes.  If a deeper gloss is required, spray two light coats of Universal Clear Lacquer (324905) on paint work, allow to fully dry then overcoat with two light coats of Heavy Duty PU Lacquer.
  • Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer 500ml is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 20.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Do not use, does not stick Painted a cycle frame using standard halfords acrylic, finished with this as it is supposed to be more hard wearing, followed instruction on can, looked good up until the first scuff and then it became clear that it does not adhere at all to the base material even if keyed in. the PU lacquer peels off in strips, it is not possible to feather back in to repair it simply peels of.
    Date published: 2018-10-02
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from peeling Peeled of on the very first wash.......avoid :-( do not buy ..............
    Date published: 2018-09-03
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Refurbed all my wheels and used this to lacquer them. Followed the instructions to a tee but after 1 day off driving in rain and bit are peeling off. Refurbed all my wheels and used this to lacquer them. Followed the instructions to a tee but after 1 day of driving in rain and bits are peeling off already. It's soul destroying as I spent a whole 2 weekends sanding painting and waiting for this to be the outcome. Just not good enough. Do not buy.
    Date published: 2018-06-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great guitar finish A lot of reviewers complain about this PU peeling off their wheels, I suspect it has to do with the surface not being prepared properly to provide a proper key for the clear coat. If the wheels are smooth, this will just peel off. I would suggest sanding lightly with 400 grit sandpaper. Peeling will also happen if there is water ingress through any uneven edges. I've used this for the clear coat on an electric bass guitar project and the results are fantastic. Very hard finish once cured, easy to sand flat and easy to polish to a great shine because of the hardness. I would recommend a month of curing to make absolutely sure that it is completely dry.
    Date published: 2018-03-10
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from This stuff is useless I recently refurbed the alloys on my Octavia VRS and used Halfolds Audi silver to paint them. I then (following the prep instructions exactly) game them 3 coats of this lacquer. Looked good initially although it did darken the finished colour a bit. I left the wheels off the car for around 3 weeks and ran on my winter rims to allow time to dry fully before refitting. First wash and this stuff flaked off in great bit strips!! Unfortunately I had painted / lacquered the insides of the wheels as well so I was left with the balancing weights lying on the driveway still attached to the flaked lacquer. I honestly do not know how Halfolds can still sell this stuff - especially as it specifically states it's good for wheels. I wished I had read the reviews before buying this as I now have to redo all 4 wheels as well as pay for balancing again. Complete waste of time and money!
    Date published: 2017-08-19
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from aviod at all costs used this lacquer on my refurbisned wheels. followed the instructions to the letter then one week later just before i was about to fit them back on my car i washed them down with a hosepipe ( no detergent) only to see the lacquer peel off with ease. do not buy under any circumstance. a complete wast of time and money !!!!
    Date published: 2017-06-15
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from waste of money. Peeled off after after 2 days. No more to be said. Do not waste your money with this.
    Date published: 2017-03-25
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from What a waste of my time, and MONEY!!!!!!!!! To start with the lacquer went on the alloy wheels with little problems, apart from the odd run. Goes a bit yellow etc, don't touch it or mess with it at all. After 4 weeks stripping, priming, repainting and applying lacquer my alloy wheels looked amazing.....or so i thought. After three to four weeks the lacquer just peeled off with relative ease...i thought i must have done something wrong on that one alloy wheel. Nope, with a few days another wheel went the same way. The remaining two alloy wheels are showing signs that the lacquer is lifting away. I wish i had read the reviews before buying. According to my car body repair shop, the instructions on the tin are incorrect, do not wait 24 hours for the colour coat to dry. If you do this the lacquer will have nothing to stick too. The halfords colour paint is grand, no problems there. Avoid this lacquer, do not use, you have been warned. I am so disappointed that all my time has been wasted. Hope this is of some help to all you halfords shoppers.
    Date published: 2017-01-16
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Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer 500ml

£7.99 Halfords Heavy Duty PU Lacquer will protect paintwork and polished metals in tough conditions