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TRIMEX WM IS A TOOL –
tool that you use requires practice to master it.
Remember when you used a spray gun the first time. The use of the liquid mask in a spray gun will require practice to reach the proper thickness (5-6 MILS wet).
Do not use additives.
Do not topcoat or cover with lacquers, primers or paints containing ketones or alchols.
Do not topcoat with alkyd
or oil base paint unless thoroughly dry.
the glass for prior cuts or scraps so that you can point out these problem
areas before you start the job.
Note on your contract where the damaged windows are and have the owner
initial the contract at the portion of the contract dealing with the damage
steel frames before coating with the liquid mask.
If the mask is not fully dry when it is topcoated with paint, the moisture and other volatiles in the liquid mask may cause the topcoat or paint to crack. This is especially true for alkyd or oil based paints used as the topcoat. If the humidity is high, the liquid mask will take longer to dry and cure. For example, if you are painting indoors and the wallboard seams have just been spackled, the humidity will remain high for over a day, and the liquid mask should be allowed to dry for over a day.
ALKYD OR OIL BASE PAINTS
The liquid mask can be applied over an alkyd or oil based paint after normal preparation of the oil
based paint surface for painting, such as sanding of rough spots, removal of
An oil-based paint can be used to topcoat the liquid mask, but the mask must be completely dry before topcoating the liquid mask. The same is true for latex paints. You should test first under the conditions that will be experienced at the job.
The liquid mask can be sprayed
using a conventional, an airless or a HVLP sprayer.
Below are some suggestions that may be of help.
However, testing / practicing is always recommended to make sure that you
have the correct set-up.
sprayer should use the set-up recommended for a thick latex paint.
sprayer should be operated at approximately 2,500 psi with a 411-513 tip.
A HVLP sprayer should use the set-up recommended for a thick latex paint. Pressurize the cup or pot if possible.
Spray on a light coat using a
horizontal path across some of the panes and then spray the panes using a
If running or sagging occurs,
immediately smooth out the area with a brush.
The mask should be cut
very carefully. Glass is more
tender than you think and can be easily cut or scraped.
Low humidity, hot and dry
conditions or sunny days can cause the mask to be difficult to remove. The
removal can be helped by wetting the mask
with water on a sponge or cloth. However,
the easiest method is to remove the mask
in the morning before the sun dries out the mask on the glass.
If the mask does not peel off
in one piece, the mask is too thin. A
second coat of mask should be sprayed over the first coat to increase its
thickness and strength.