Asked by: Antonieta Pfaffenzeller
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th February, 2020

What can I use to thin urethane paint?

  1. Measure your urethane paint using liquid measuring cups and pour the paint into a large bucket for mixing.
  2. Measure urethane paint thinner based on your ideal thinning ratio.
  3. Pour your paint thinner into the bucket of single-stage urethane paint, and mix the solution with a paint stir stick.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, what can I use to thin automotive paint?

Thin your automotive paint to a more appropriate consistency before you attempt to airbrush for an easier application.

  1. Prepare paint for thinning.
  2. Fill a spray bottle with paint thinner or lacquer.
  3. Combine the thinner into the automotive paint.
  4. Mix the thinner and the paint.

Subsequently, question is, can I thin polyurethane with acetone? Acetone as thinner: You have to be extremly cautious when using acetone to thin a finish for spraying, the acetone can cause the finish to flash so fast that the material will not dry and form a guey mess.

Similarly, you may ask, what is urethane reducer?

A urethane reducer is essentially a paint thinner designed specifically to work with the urethane-based paints typically used on automobiles, according to Dennis Parks and David Jacobs, authors of "How to Paint Your Car."

Can I thin rustoleum with paint thinner?

The thickness (viscosity) of canned paint works well for brushing, but if you plan to spray it, you'll probably need to thin it. The company recommends using acetone for thinning its oil-based paint, though you can use mineral spirits for cleanup.

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