Steps For Aerosol and Bulk Applications Of Sur-Prep® AP-1

Bulk Application Steps

 

1) Mix 2-part kit. Mix when temperatures are between 65°F and 90°F (18°C and 32°C).

 

    • Pour Part A into Part B container
    • Reseal the Part B container and shake for 5 minutes
    • There is no induction time for Sur-Prep® AP-1. Pot life of Sur-Prep® AP-1 is 24 hours. If white particles are noticed in Sur-Prep® AP-1 after it was mixed, discard the product and make a fresh mix.
    • Pour mixture into use container. Keep used container covered until ready for application.
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2) Apply with HVLP, air assisted, airless, or electrostatic paint gun.

 

3) Apply as a thin film and make sure that the surface is damp (gloss on paint surface will change).

 

4) Apply next decorative paint coat or stencil paint within 24 hours.

 

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

 

6) Clean spray equipment with methyl propyl ketone (MPK) or 70/30 MPK/methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) mixture.

 

7) Allow the film to dry 30 minutes for large area and 15 minutes for stencil use.

 

Aerosol Application Steps

 

1) Shake aerosol can for 10-15 seconds.

 

2) Apply a thin film and dampen the surface (gloss on paint surface will change).

 

3) Allow film to dry 30 minutes for large area and 15 minutes for stencil use.

 

4) Apply next decorative paint coat or stencil paint within 24 hours.

 

Note: If any defects occur during application (runny or areas are heavily dampened), dry the area with compressed air. Remove the dried powder using a solvent, such as MPK or 70/30 MPK/MEK mixture. A tack rag can also be used as well. Reapply a thin wet film of Sur-Prep® AP-1. If the second coat of paint is not applied over Sur-Prep® AP-1 within 24 hours, remove the dried powder using a solvent, such as MPK or 70/30 MPK/MEK mixture. A tack rag can also be used as well. Re-apply a thin and wet film of Sur-Prep® AP-1.

 

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

 

The tables in the link below show the topcoats cured between 65°F and 90°F (10°C and 32°C) that can be chemically reactivated with Sur-Prep® AP-1 including the topcoats cured above 90°F (32°C) that can be chemically reactivated with Sur-Prep® AP-1.

 

Conditions For Applying Sur-Prep® AP-1 To Conventional Paint Systems

 

The link below indicates the conditions that need to occur in order for Sur-Prep® AP-1 to be applied to basecoat/clearcoat systems.

 

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