Usage: A solvent-based, fast dry paint developed for use on plastic model kits but which can also be used on other substrates. Matt, Satin, Gloss, Metallic, Metalcote and Clear finishes are available.
Substrate: A wide range of surfaces including most plastics, wood, glass, ceramics, metal, cardboard, sealed plaster, sealedhardboard and more (always check on a small test area to check suitability).
Application: Brush straight from the tin or Airbrush with a suitable thinner such as Humbrol Enamel Thinners. Two thin coats are preferable to one thick coat. The usual thinning ratio is 2 parts paint to one part thinner. Note that Metalcote colours are designed to be polished when fully dry.
Drying Time: Matt & Satin: 20-40 minutes touch dry and upto 24 hours for hard dry. Drying times will vary according to ambient temperature and humidity. Recoat: 6 hours minimum (preferably over night).
Coverage: A 14ml tinlet covers approx 0.3m2 depending on thickness of application.
How to Clean Brushes: Use Enamel Thinners. Airbrush: flush through using Humbrol Enamel Thinners. Product is perminant once dry.
In addition to the tinlets listed below we also stock the range of Humbrol acrilic sprays to purchase in all our stores, but these cannot be shiped due to the hazardous nature of these goods.
We also stock the range of Tamiya acrilic paints in our Hawkins St and Greenogue shops and they can be sent to the other stores for collection.