Paint Markers For Auto Dealers, Body Shops and Parts Suppliers

Paint marks automative repair and automotive retail industries.

Windshield paint markers up to 1 1/2 "in width were developed as a convenient delivery system. Markers are easier to use and create less mess than brush and bottles applicators. 25 cents per letter as compared to 3 cents per letter with paint marks. Tips are acrylic and initially take a few minutes for the paint to wick down and load the tip. are acrylic, water based paint with UV resistant additives and specifically designed to be rain resistant yet come off easily with mild cleaners or a razor blade. The paint also will not "ghost" windshields. from manufacturers such as Posca, Artline, and Sharpie.

Body panel marks have become popular with insurance adjusters and collision shop estimators as a means of identifying damage and customer information on body panels and windshields. Similar in characteristics to the windshield markers: panel marks are resistant to water yet removable with most mild cleaners. Tips are available in medium tip (5mm), broad tip (8mm to 12mm) and broad tip (17mm to 20mm) and up to nine colors. The most popular colors being fluorescent orange, green, and yellow. Popular brand names include Posca, Autowriter, and Artline.

Permanent paint marks for permanent marking of parts are used in place of tags and labels and available in melt tip for smooth metal surfaces, solid paint marks for wet surfaces, and steel tip marks for rough surfaces. Permanent markers use oil based enamel paint that have the ability to mark on oily surfaces and resist weathering. Popular brands of industrial permanent paint marks are Dykem, Markal, Unipaint, and Artline.