What is uPol Raptor coating? ...And how to apply it
Raptor is the only bedliner and protective coating that offers a complete system that is extremely durable, easy to apply and totally customizable.
2K Raptor gives you even more options and versatility with multiple color choices and epoxy now available for easy touch ups and fast, convenient application for smaller projects.
There is nothing else like this on the market today! Raptor is a complete system that gives you great chemical resistance,
great UV resistance, easy application, and a fully customizable system with a virtually unlimited selection of colours and textures.
How to Prepare Rust for your RAPTOR Coating Application
- Remove all loose rust or flaky material with a coarse abrasive or a grinder.
- Use a sander to remove any light rust or surface rust with coarse abrasive like 60-80 grit to remove any imperfections.
- Once abraded, thoroughly degrease.
- Activate and apply RAPTOR Epoxy Primer according to TDS.
- 2-3 coats should be applied, with a gun, an aerosol or a roller.
- From 60 mins after application of the final coat, up to 7 days, the Epoxy Primer can be directly overcoated with RAPTOR.
How to Use Raptor Epoxy Primer?
RAPTOR 4:1 Anti-Corrosive Epoxy Primer Kit RAPTOR Anti-Corrosive Epoxy Primer (UP4830, UP48031) is a 2K high performance primer
specifically designed to be used under RAPTOR Protective Coating to further extend the protective and anti-corrosive properties of RAPTOR.
The advanced resin technology in RAPTOR Anti-Corrosive Epoxy Primer improves adhesion to bare metal and most other prepared surfaces,
and promotes intercoat performance to further extend the life of RAPTOR protective coating. It contains a blend of anti-corrosive additives to inhibit
rust and corrosion and offers excellent salt spray resistance.
- Can be applied directly over surface rust
- Can be applied wet on wet
- 1L covers approximately 60 sq feet at 3 MIL
- Salt spray resistance test completed at more than 1000 hours according to ASTM B117 at an independent laboratory
Quick guide to using a roller and tray
U-POL® RAPTOR® Liner & Protective Coating: Part 1 How to Mix and Apply RAPTOR®
RAPTOR® is a tough durable truck bed liner and protective coating. Available in black and tintable versions, it’s suitable for any application where a tough, heavy duty coating is needed. RAPTOR® is flexible, waterproof and can be sprayed over a variety of substrates. It’s highly customizable! RAPTOR® can be tinted to match any color, you can add metallic flakes to give the surface a unique shimmer or add sand to give it more slip resistant properties. You can even alter the texture just by changing how it’s applied. In this video, we’ll cover the features and benefits of RAPTOR® and show you how to mix the product.
U-POL® RAPTOR® Liner & Protective Coating: Part 2 How to Tint and Spray
RAPTOR® is a tough durable truck bed liner and protective coating. Available in black and tintable versions, it’s suitable for any application where a tough, heavy duty coating is needed. RAPTOR® is flexible, waterproof and can be sprayed over a variety of substrates. It’s highly customizable! RAPTOR® can be tinted to match any color, you can add metallic flakes to give the surface a unique shimmer or add sand to give it more slip resistant properties. You can even alter the texture just by changing how it’s applied. In this video, we’ll show you how to tint RAPTOR®, prep the surface and spray RAPTOR®.
How to paint a 4WD in Raptor Bed Liner
A fun project, Spraying this free Toyota Rav4 4WD in Upol Raptor Liner.
For the 4L kit of the Raptor was only a few hundred pounds.
Sandpaper and cleaners were under £20.
This is a cheap way to make your 4WD or what ever you want look awesome.
Raptor Lining Entire Jeep Grand Cherokee
Raptor Liner installed on an entire Jeep Grand Cherokee. Comprehensive step-by-step guide
Raptor Lining entire Jeep, fiberglass, and plastic showing methods and some best practices!
2:15 Surface Prep
3:41 Rust Removal and Repair
9:05 Dent Repair
11:40 Raptor Lining the Jeep, Fiberglass and Plastic
24:43 Finished Product
GUN AND COAT INFO
Hvlp Gun tip 1.4-1.8
- 10-15mins between coats
Professional Vari-Nozzle Gun
- 60mins between coats upto 2 coats
- 24hrs after that, scuff with red scotch brite
- 60mins between 3 and 4th coat coats