LumberJocks

Pre-Catalyzed vs. Post Catalyzed Pigmented Top coats

  • Advertise with us

« back to Finishing forum

Forum topic by lexxx07 posted 07-13-2013 10:35 AM 831 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View lexxx07's profile

lexxx07

49 posts in 1765 days


07-13-2013 10:35 AM

Can anyone explain the difference between Pre-Catalyzed and Post-Catalyzed pigmented top coat.


3 replies so far

View sgv's profile

sgv

266 posts in 1359 days


#1 posted 07-13-2013 11:48 AM

one is catalyzed at the store or shop one comes from factory that way. that being said, the shelf life will depend on the product, coming from the factory you have two years, depending on the lacquer it can be 6 months or 24 hours, probable just made you more confused 8-) try Sherwin Williams site on line they have all the MSDS sheets for all the products if you find one you think will work send me a PM and i will help you through it

-- Tite Lines, May the wind be at your back

View lexxx07's profile

lexxx07

49 posts in 1765 days


#2 posted 07-13-2013 01:28 PM

When you say Laquer are you speaking about clear finish or paint. Because I am trying to decide on a type of paint to use on my project. By the way I am spraying this on top of a white vinyl primer made by a company called wurth this stuff is awsome

View Clint Searl's profile

Clint Searl

1533 posts in 1827 days


#3 posted 07-13-2013 04:11 PM

Make sure your vinyl doesn’t need to be topped within a short time. IMO, a one-off project doesn’t justify a separate primer; all topcoats are also self priming.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com