What Is the Difference between Primer and Paint?

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The main difference between primer and paint is in the function. Primer is used to provide a sealed, bonded and stable surface on which to apply your topcoat. Paint on the other hand is used to add colour, sheen and surface protection and as a result, they contain different additives than primers.
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