Frequent question: What can I use to patch a plastic bumper?

What filler can I use on a plastic bumper?

Choose a flexible filler such as 3M™ EZ Sand Multi-Purpose Repair Material.

Can you patch a plastic bumper?

Fortunately for your bruised bumper, plastic repair and refinishing materials are widely available and reasonably simple to use. Fixing damaged plastic bumpers involves grinding, sanding, sculpting, and painting, but it’s worth the effort for repairs that would cost less than your deductible.

Can I use normal filler on a plastic bumper?

It is not recommended for body filler to be applied over plastic bumper covers. Most bumper covers are made from a thermo plastic TPO or PP. This type of plastic has a problem with things adhering well. Body filler is designed for steel, galvanized steel, zinc coated steel, SMC, fiberglass, and aluminum.

What is plastic filler?

Additives and fillers are organic or inorganic compounds that are introduced into a plastic in order to change the properties of the plastic. While most plastics in their original form are impact resistant and long-lasting, they are often brittle, hard, combustible, or too heavy for the intended use.

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