Apply over Aclclad Bright Silver Candy Base. You're safest that way! Simply that there are no hard and fast rules where paint is concerned. But you can't do the reverse. General Board. Hot lacquer is tough stuff. Most of us apply our paint too heavily anyway, so this is a good practice no matter the circumstance. If the color comes off immediately or the spot starts wrinkling, it shows that the type of paint is enamel. Just spray the back side and see what happens. Primers and finish coats must be compatible for them to work together. Vintage Chinese Hand Carved Red Cinnabar Lacquer Vase-Blue Enamel over Brass. Lacquer should not be placed over a varnish because it contains a stronger solvent than a varnish and will eventually eat away the finish underneath. Epoxies are known for good adhesion to surfaces, high heat and chemical resistance and very good electrical insulation, all of which make it better than other paints, such as lacquer, for use with aircraft. It's applied via a sprayer, because it is thinner than the other finishes. When the painted surface is not properly prepared, or is primed with an incompatible primer, the .… Leave to cure for 2 hours before handling. Description . Another thing that causes this effect is working inside a room that is too cold. So, lets us have a quick review about these different type of paints. Acrylic urethane enamel paint has largely superseded lacquers in the automotive industry for both base coat and topcoat. The biggest difference between the two types of paint is the solvent. Re: Clear Coat Over Rustoleum if you're using an automotive finish, read the directions and use the correct nozzle. The Wings Over New Zealand Show Board. 3 18thC Chinese Export Antique Armorial Cobalt Blue Gilt Porcelain Dishes AS IS. Just like most protective topcoats, such as polyurethane or varnish, a topcoat of lacquer will prevent stain from absorbing into a wood surface. It isn't unusual to clear-coat an acrylic paint finish on a metal surface, such as on an automobile, with CAB-acrylic or acrylic lacquer. The story is that I ran out of spray paint, went back and they were out. You can't mix it into paint as you can with lacquer. There are risks to spraying any type of solvent lacquer over any existing, and older, paint or finish. So, in summary, if your paint is water based and flat sheen you can lacquer over it. ).Dear CRANKYHEAD NATION: THANK YOU, you've all been wonderful and supportive all these years. Enamel paints use a process that allows polymers in the paint to set and bond together so when the paint hardens, it will not soften again. So laying another coat of enamel on, you want to scuff the existing coat for good adhesion. That cheap primer should come off with lacquer thinner. Lacquer gives a shinier gloss look, but it’s thicker and harder to work with without experience. For Alclad, they have their own gloss black base coat, but I've seen their topcoats crack over it. Generally the only thing you can shoot over lacquer is more lacquer. Having said that there are a lot of variances in this. Yes. Now, however, both lacquer and enamel paint can be used interchangeably. Alc 702 Candy Red Enamel Enamel over lacquer and lacquer over enamel. Enjoy \u0026 stay styrene addicted.Music was written and composed by Carlton Temple and recorded at CT SPEED SHOP STUDIOS and is used with ample permission here by the artist.We want to thank our SPONSORS and SUSTAINING SUBSCRIBERS for their on-going generous support which allows us to create content on a regular basis.You can support and sponsor our efforts to keep creating new content for the CRANKY SHOW by visiting the Lab-RAT-ory and the CRANKY STORE:http://www.doctorcrankyslabratory.com/Donations great or small go a long ways at helping us further THE CRANKY SHOW and MODEL BUILDING as a hobby. 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