repairing chip in steel bath

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repairing chip in steel bath

Post by finest1 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:38 pm

hi all

I was refurbing the shower when the flipping handle fell and chipped my bath! I was so upset!!

the chip is 1.4 inches across by 1 inch

it feel smooth, no jagged bits.

I was wondering if it could be repaired. if so what are my options

bath is metal

thanks
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Re: repairing chip in steel bath

Post by moderator2 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:42 pm

Moved to general DIY as not really a metalworking question.
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Re: repairing chip in steel bath

Post by Dave54 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:54 pm

I haven't tried it, but as it's basically a ceramic coating I wonder if Milliput, carefully shaped and polished to be level with the original surface might work.
Degrease the surface with alcohol first.
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Re: repairing chip in steel bath

Post by darrenba » Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:22 pm

You can buy kits for this sort of thing, you may not get a perfect colour match though.

https://www.toolstation.com/shop/p70918

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cramer-Ceramic ... B001RQ5TMK
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Re: repairing chip in steel bath

Post by Dave54 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:29 pm

^Hadn't seen those. Looks like the best idea.
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Re: repairing chip in steel bath

Post by finest1 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:28 am

thanks guys I will check it out
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