BARE ALUMINIUM: Sand with medium grade (grit) emery cloth to a bright metal finish and wipe clean. Apply one very thin coat of Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354. Prime with Interprotect 2000E/2001E. On sandblasted aluminum the Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354 can be omitted if priming with Interprotect the same day as blasting.
FACTORY FINISHED ALUMINUM: Prime with Primocon.
BARE FIBERGLASS - (POLYESTER OR VINYLESTER): Begin by scrubbing well using soap and water and a stiff brush. Rinse with fresh water. Wipe a small area with a clean rag that has been wetted with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202. While the surface is still wet, wipe with a clean, dry rag. Continue this process until the entire surface has been cleaned.
No Sand System - Apply one thin, continuous coat of Interlux Fiberglass No-Sand Primer.
Sanding System - Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Remove sanding residue and wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
BARE WOOD: Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Clean with Special Thinner 216. Apply first coat reduced 10% with Special Thinner 216. Fill seams, if necessary, with Seam Compound Brown 30.
PREVIOUSLY PAINTED SURFACES:
- In Good Condition:
with Pacifica or Trilux 33: Sand with 80 (grit) grade paper. Wipe with Special Thinner 216.
TBT Copolymers: If these coatings are more than a year old, wet sand the surface with 80 (grit) grade paper to a clean, firmly attached surface. Wipe down with Special Thinner 216. Apply 1-2 coats of TBT Sealer. Sand surface with 80 grade (grit) paper to a clean firmly attached surface, wipe with Special Thinner 216.
Non-TBT Copolymers: Apply 1 coat of Primocon.
Hard Antifoulings: Sand surface with 80 grade (grit) paper to a clean firmly attached surface, wipe with Special Thinner 216. Apply Pacifica.
- In Poor Condition: Remove antifouling paint in poor condition with Interstrip Semi-Paste 299E. Sand and wipe clean with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
STEEL: Contact the Interlux Technical Service Department at 1-800-468-7589 for full information.
At least 2 coats should be applied. Apply an extra stripe coat in areas of high wear such as chines, rudders, stern gear and any leading edges.
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