Automotive Products

Working as a developmental partner with our customers in the automotive industry, we have put years of research to work in the development of SureFlow® by Research Solutions—our specialty line of acrylic lacquer thinners, reducers, clean up thinners, industrial products, and accessories formulated for autobody professionals. A high quality, cost-effective alternative to expensive brand names, SureFlow® offers a wide assortment of solutions for your refinishing needs.

Research Solutions is dedicated to providing our customers with environmentally friendly solutions. Talk to one of our specialists about HAPs-free and low-VOC automotive products.

SureFlow® Thinners

SureFlow® 2000 Fast Premium Thinner

  • Meets or exceeds highest industry standards
  • Produces a smooth and even flow-out
  • Excellent for primer surfaces, panel repairs and blending spots
  • Outstanding performance at a competitive price

SureFlow® General Purpose Thinner

  • Consistent levels of active solvents for cutting and cleaning
  • Costs less without jeopardizing performance, making this our best seller

SureFlow® Reducers

Acrylic Enamel Reducers

  • High-quality alternative to major brand names
  • Superior leveling with high-gloss finishes with most paints
  • Available in fast, medium and slow grades

Urethane Reducers & Synthetic Enamel Reducers

  • Brilliant gloss and even leveling
  • High-quality alternative to expensive brand names
  • Great for use with virtually any brand of primer, basecoat, or clear coat


SureFlow® Final Wash

  • Quick cutting
  • Slow evaporation rate
  • Multiple applications

SureFlow® Retarder

  • Can be used with all major brand reducers and thinners
  • Slows evaporation for better flow out
  • Helps to eliminate “fish eye”

SureFlow® Gun Cleaner

  • Fast acting, reduces clean-up time
  • Lowers cost by maintaining better spray gun efficiency

SureFlow® Wax & Grease Remover

  • Safe and easy to use
  • Removes wax and grease quickly and economically

Industrial Products

Denatured Ethyl Alcohol

Aromatic 100
Isoproyl Alcohol 99%
Mineral Spirits
VM&P Naphtha


Products are available in one-gallon, five-gallon and 53-gallon drums.