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Application Conditions and Notes For Applying Sur-Prep® AP-1 To Basecoat/Clearcoat Systems

Application Conditions for Basecoat/Clearcoat Systems

1.) For basecoat/clearcoat systems, apply the basecoat according to manufacturer’s instructions.

2.) After the basecoat passes inspection and is ready for the clearcoat application, apply Sur-Prep® AP-1 over the basecoat following the Sur-Prep® AP-1 application steps here.

3.) Allow the Sur-Prep® AP-1 film to dry for at least 30 minutes and then mix and apply the clearcoat.

4.) Allow Aerodur 3001 to dry for a minimum of 2 hours before applying Sur-Prep® AP-1 to it.

5.) Allow Aerodur 3001 Special Effects basecoat to dry for a minimum of 3 hours before applying Sur-Prep® AP-1 to it.

6.) Once applied over any of these basecoats, the surface coated with Sur-Prep® AP-1 shall not be touched or disturbed prior to application of any subsequent coating.

Notes About Applying Sur-Prep® AP-1 To Basecoats and Aerodur 3002

Note: If the basecoat is allowed to cure beyond the manufacturer’s recommended cure conditions, Sur-Prep® AP-1 cannot be used to reactivate the basecoat. The basecoat will need to be scuff sanded and then re-applied. Moreover, Sur-Prep® AP-1 will need to be applied after the basecoat cures. Once applied, the surface coated with Sur-Prep® AP-1 shall not be touched or disturbed prior to application of any subsequent coating. Sur-Prep® AP-1 does not extend the overcoat time for Aerodur 3002. Aerodur 3002 must be sanded with abrasive paper or pad before Sur-Prep® AP-1 can be applied to it.