PaintScratch Waterbased Touch Up Paint Directions

Many new touch up paints are now being made with waterbased ingredients.

Drying Times for Spray Cans
We tested the waterborne aerosol here at 70 degrees and it dried in 10 mins. Higher humidity will result in higher drying time.

Pints, Quarts and Gallons
The pints, quarts and gallons are ready to spray and do not need to be thinned.

Water Based Paint Thinner
Under some circumstances, you may wish to thin the water based paint. These paints cannot be thinned with automotive lacquer thinner and require a special thinner.

This thinner is called Envirobase High Performance Color T494 and is available from PaintScratch.com. If you are planning on spraying waterbased paint, please read these directions thoroughly. This will give you the correct thinning ratios, spray tip size and temperature requirements.

Expertise Required!
We would advise consulting with a collision shop professional if you have never used water based paint before.


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