MPC Quick Tip: Clear Coat Selection

MPC Quick Tip: Clear Coat Selection


This “MPC Quick Tip” gives an overview of Matthews Paint clear coats and how to select the most appropriate clear coat for your application. Matthews Paint clear coats provide superior vibrancy and protection over many substrates and all Matthews Paint topcoats. Comprised of the same durable resin as our color lines, Matthews Paint clear coats act as a durable barrier that… protects against moisture, impacts, abrasion, harsh chemicals, UV rays, sand, grit, and graffiti. In fact, most graffiti can be easily removed from a Matthews Paint clear coat with solvent without damaging the finish. Important considerations when choosing a clear coat include sheen or gloss level, VOC level requirements, type of substrate, and the substrate’s intended use. Matthews Paint offers a variety of clear coats. The optimal clear coat for your project depends on the substrate used and specific job requirements. A helpful chart listing all Matthews Paint clear coats, associated VOC levels, gloss range, and additional information… is on the back of the clear coats sales sheet. This sales sheet is available for download at MatthewsPaint.com on any of the clear coat product pages. We hope you found this “MPC Quick Tip” helpful. If you have questions, contact customer service at
1-800-323-6593, through email, or via Facebook and Twitter.

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