What are the different types of spray paint?

What are the different types of spray paint.
Im planning to paint my old laptop

Burf6 years ago
Enamel, acrylic, polyurethane, latex and a Krylon brand made specifically for plastic. I would recommend you use acrylic because it is generally safe on most plastics, covers well, comes in a wide array of colors and is dry to the touch in a couple of hours. The Krylon works well but the variety of colors is limited
I would stay away from enamel because it has a tendency to soften some plastics. Latex based paints tend to run and it is difficult to get a nice, even gloss with most of them.
frollard Burf6 years ago
For a laptop I'd recommend priming with your favourite primer, then using paint designed for automotive. You get some pretty crazy colours for cheap, and a single 'test' can can cover most applications. Then a few layers of clearcoat and you've got a wicked-awesome finish for cheap!