Shop-Line System Selection Guide
Shop-Line System Selection Guide

“Which System or Product is Right for Me?”

Factors in choosing the right products for a specific job can vary from the year and type of vehicle to the cost of material. Here we offer three complete SHOP-LINE® systems to use as a guide in helping you choose the right products properly suited for the type of refinishing being done. Most products from these systems may be combined with products from other categories as long as the product data sheets show compatibility.

Shop-Line System Selection
Good Better Best
This Shop-Line value-conscious system is for general refinishing of older vehicles and used cars. It’s the economical choice where overall cost may be the key factor.
This Shop-Line mid tier system is primarily for refinishing newer vehicles or used cars. This system is an ideal choice when cost and a good finish are the factors in product selection.
The best Shop-Line refinishing system for newer vehicles including passenger cars, trucks and SUVs. Performance attributes such as process speed and superior color and gloss are key factors.

Surface Cleaner

JX101 Wax & Grease Remover
Primary use: to ensure a clean surface prior to sanding and also before applying any coatings.

Surface Cleaner

JX101 Wax & Grease Remover
Primary use: to ensure a clean surface prior to sanding and also before applying any coatings.

Surface Cleaner

JX101 Wax & Grease Remover
Primary use: to ensure a clean surface prior to sanding and also before applying any coatings.

Primer

JP37X Series Epoxy Primers
Primary use: bare metal adhesion and corrosion protection.

JP37X is applied prior to the primer surfacer for improved adhesion and corrosion resistance.

Etch Primer

JP215 Etch Primer
Primary use: bare metal adhesion and corrosion protection.

JP215 is an acid etch pre-treatment applied to bare metal surfaces to inhibit corrosion. Etch primer is applied prior to primer surfacer or primer sealer.

Etch Primer

JP215 Etch Primer
Primary use: bare metal adhesion and corrosion protection.

JP215 is an acid etch pre-treatment applied to bare metal surfaces to inhibit corrosion. Etch primer is applied prior to primer surfacer or primer sealer.

Primer Surfacer

JP233 1K Primer Surfacer
Primary use: fill and sandability. Primer surfacers are designed to deliver good fill and easy sanding.

JP209 Polyester Primer
Primary use: high build and sandability.

Primer Surfacer

JP202 2K Primer Surfacer
Primary use: fill and sandability.

JP202 is a two-component, catalyzed urethane primer surfacer designed to deliver high film build, fast dry and easy sanding with good holdout and durability.

Primer Surfacer

JP202 2K Primer Surfacer

Primary use: fill and sandability.

JP202 is a two-component, catalyzed urethane primer surfacer designed to deliver high film build, fast dry and easy sanding with good holdout and durability.

Primer Sealer

JP315 1K Acrylic Sealer
Primary use: adhesion and topcoat holdout.

Designed to provide a uniform color, appearance and improved adhesion when applied over primer, or prepared OE or repaired panels prior to applying a topcoat.

Primer Sealer

JP37X Series Epoxy Primers
Primary use: adhesion and topcoat holdout.

These epoxy primers can be used as sealers and are designed to improve topcoat holdout when applied over prepared OE or repaired panels prior to applying a topcoat.

Primer Sealer

JP33X 2K Urethane Sealer
Primary use: adhesion and topcoat holdout.

JP33X is designed to improve topcoat holdout when applied over prepared OE or repaired panels prior to applying a topcoat. Available in white, gray, and dark gray.

Topcoat

JE Acrylic Enamel with Hardener
Primary use: appearance.

JB Basecoat
Primary use: appearance and color match.

Topcoats

JB Basecoat or JAU Direct Gloss Acrylic Urethane
Primary use: appearance and color match.

Topcoat

JBP Shop-Line Plus Acrylic Urethane Basecoat
Primary use: color match, durability and appearance.

JBP Acrylic Urethane Basecoat is out top-of-the-line basecoat system offering prime match color capability. Tri-coats available.

Clearcoat

JC620 Acrylic Urethane Clearcoat
Primary use: durability, gloss and ease of application.

Clearcoat

JC620 Acrylic Urethane Clearcoat
Primary use: durability, gloss and ease of application.

JC630 4.2 VOC Polyurethane Clearcoat
Primary use: productivity, durability and appearance.

Clearcoats

JC6800 4.2 VOC HS European Speed Clear
Primary use: excellent gloss, appearance and productivity.

JC6700 HS European Clearcoat
Primary use: high gloss, DOI and appearance.