- ALC-417 1oz. Bottle Transparent Hot Metal Violet Lacquer
ALC-417 1oz. Bottle Transparent Hot Metal Violet Lacquer
For use on injection plastic kits a primer is necessary. 'Regular ALCLAD' is similar in strength to lacquer/cellulose car paints-injected polystyrene plastics frequently have areas which ALCLAD can craze.
Apply one of these primers before using Regular ALCLAD: Tamiya Plastic Primers-white or grey Auto Primer-white or grey Future/Klear -floor sealer/polish
Plastic primers and auto primers should be lightly polished with 1000/1200 wet & dry paper to give a less absorbent glossy surface .
ALCLAD High Shine -Chrome and Polished Aluminium both require a dark glossy base. Polished Aluminium should be used over Tamiya TS-14 gloss black,or gloss black auto paint. Chrome and only chrome should be used over gloss black model enamel paint.
SPRAYING: ALCLAD should be sprayed at 15-20psi. Spray 1 ½ -2 ½ inches away from the model. Use the airbrush like a paint brush not an aerosol. Buffing is not necessary-though tonal variation can be made by polishing selected panels with micromesh. A sealer is not required. Regular ALCLAD can be masked and over painted Decal solutions can be used with Regular ALCLAD,but are not recommended for Chrome or Polished Aluminium.