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3X Chemistry Gloss Encapsulator, Quart

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3X Chemistry Gloss Encapsulator, Quart

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3X:Chemistry Encapsulator is a single component, high solids paint specially formulated to bond to blasted or rusted metal surfaces. The coating forms a rock hard finish that's flexible, non-porous and will not crack, chip, flake or peel. No hardeners or activators are needed. Encapsulator is completely unaffected by salt, gasoline, oils, battery acids, hydraulic fluids, solvents, chemicals, or corrosives.
  • Permanently stops rust and corrosion
  • Can be sprayed or brushed over rusted surfaces
  • Reusable after opening
  • Highest percentage of solids
  • Available in Gloss

30746816 Material Safety Data Sheet (PDF)

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Instructions
 
Preparation: Remove all contaminants from the surface including grease, oil, etc. DO NOT use a solvent based chlorinated degreaser or those that contain kerosene, as these will leave a film that may hinder bonding. If the surface contains rust, use a wire brush to remove loose particles. For bare or sandblasted metal, use 3X Metal Etch to prep the surface for painting. It is imperative that all surfaces be allowed to dry thoroughly. Encapsulator will adhere best to rough surfaces rather than smooth, glossy surfaces.

Mixing & Handling: DO NOT SHAKE. Stir Encapsulator gently and thoroughly. When opening, keep groves of original can clean of paint, or the can will seal permanently upon closing. Scoop only enough material from original container for use in one application. Before sealing, gently pour in just enough Reducer to cover surface of the paint in original can. DO NOT mix this solvent into the Encapsulator. Let it remain on top until you are ready to use the product again. This will help prevent air from contacting the paint which will cause premature spoilage. Seal Immediately.

IMPORTANT: NEVER RETURN ANY UNUSED PORTION OF MATERIAL TO ORIGINAL CONTAINER. Refrigeration of unused portion will help extend shelf life.

Application

Brushing: Apply unreduced in thin, even coats using a disposable nylon brush. Heavy coats will inhibit the curing process and may cause bubbling. Fully cured in 48 to 72 hours based on environmental conditions. Spraying: If needed, thin up to 10% with Reducer. Use a spray tip between .013 – .017" with a pressure of 6–7 psi for HVLP guns; or 30-35 psi for conventional guns. Spray two medium wet coats, allowing 3 to 6 hours between coats. The second coat should be applied when the first coat seems hand slick but with a slight drag or tack to the surface. Fully cured in 48 to 72 hours depending on environmental conditions. Note: DO NOT apply Encapsulator if surface and air temperature is less than 50°F.

Clean-up: Clean tools and spray equipment immediately after with Reducer or Lacquer Thinner.

Top Coating/Priming: Once fully cured, Encapsulator may be wet sanded with 600 grit until finish is dull. Encapsulator can then be top coated with any high quality, automotive finish.

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Can the painted area be exposed to direct sunlight? Similar products require a finish coat of a different paint to protect the rust encapsulator from sun light.

onerailtom
Central Florida
January 07, 2014

Can the painted area be exposed to direct sunlight? Similar products require a finish coat of a different paint to protect the rust encapsulator from sun light.

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January 08, 2014
Travisp
This product will fade or turn a dull black in contact with direct sunlight. However, it will not affect the products performance or protection. You can paint a UV resistant top coat on top of the encapsulator to preserve the finish.
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What product is used as a reducer for Gloss Rust Encapsulator?

Redrod28
Illinois, USA
October 03, 2013

What product is used as a reducer for Gloss Rust Encapsulator?

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October 04, 2013
Jason
Rust encapsulator number 30746816 can be thinned or reduced up to 20% with a good grade of lacquer thinner. Clean up also uses lacquer thinner for best results.
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