Problems with General gold color


Use of lower quality primer that has inadequate adhesion and flexibility over thinning or overspreading the paint. or appropriate primer was not used. Inadequate surface preparation, or applying the paint to the surfaces without first applying a primer. 


Remove loose and flaking paint with a scraper or wire brush, sanding the surface and feathering the edges. If the flaking occurs in multiple layers of paint, using a filler may be necessary. Prime the surfaces before repainting. Use of a top quality primer and top coat should prevent a recurrence of the problem.


Probable Cause
Mostly happened with the iron fence that used Enamel paint, when repainting with inappropriate Gold paint (Fast-drying formula) caused hollow bubbles in the paint film.

Use recommended Hato Gold products MG-111 (America), MG-333 (Europe) and AG-234 (Europe) for repaint on top of Enamel paint
Use recommended thinner/reducers at recommended amount

Polish the surface with sandpaper
Cleaned with water and leave completely dried


Probable Cause
Use low-quality Gold paint can be discoloration within 2-3 years under harsh weather, especially for exterior used.

Using Hato Gold paint which is miraculously gorgeous with high weather durability and can use both interior and exterior without color deteriorating over 10 years.

What kind of application tools do you use for Gold paint?

Brush and Spray gun are recommended for Hato Gold paint
Do not apply by roller 

What kind of thinner do you use for Gold paint?

Hato Thinner acrylic TG-04 is recommended for Hato gold paint.

How do you increase the shining on Gold paint?

Apply 1 coat of Hato acrylic lacquer LG-939 for fast-drying Gold paint formula 
Apply 1 coat of TG-09 for water-based Gold paint