Interlux Surfacing Putty is a fast-drying single package fairing compound for above waterline use. Ideal applications include filling fastener holes, shallow gouges and for fairing minor imperfections in bare wood or fiberglass prior to painting.
|Drying Information||50 Degrees F||73 Degrees F||95 Degrees F|
|Touch Dry (ISO)||1 hr||30 min||30 min|
|Sandable||3 hrs||2 hrs||1 hr|
BARE WOOD/FIBERGLASS: Surfaces must be dry and free or dirt, oil, grease, paint, sanding residue or other contaminants. Where possible, abrade surface with coarse sandpaper or emery cloth. Clean with Special Thinner 216.
Method Work material into all voids, on very wide or deep seams a second application may be necessary. Try to achieve a smooth, fair patch. Apply to a maximum depth of 1/8 of an inch.
Thinning: Do not thin.
Cleaner: Special Thinner 216.
Other: To avoid flat spots when applying and sanding fillers on curved surfaces, use a spreader and sanding board that is longer than the width of the area by half as much again. For screw holes and small repair areas, over fill the area slightly to allow you to sand back to a flush finish.
Some Important Points No matter how smooth a finish you have achieved, when filling or fairing, all fillers must be sanded before overcoating to ensure good adhesion. Product temperature should be minimum 10 C/50 F and maximum 29 C/85 F. Ambient temperature should be minimum 10 C/50 F and maximum 35 C/95 F. Substrate temperature should be minimum 10 C/50 F and maximum 29 C/85 F.
Compatibility/Substrates Use on clean, dry, sanded bare wood or fiberglass surfaces only. Do not apply over painted surfaces. Only use with single part primers and finishes.
Number of Coats As required
Coverage (Theoretical) - 60 (sq ft/Gal) yields 60 mils
Application Methods Knife
TRANSPORTATION,STORAGE AND SAFETY INFORMATION
TRANSPORTATION: Surfacing Putty should be kept in securely closed containers during transport and storage.
STORAGE: Exposure to air and extremes of temperature should be avoided. For the full shelf life of Surfacing Putty to be realised ensure that between use the container is firmly closed and the temperature is between 5 C/40 F and 35 C/95F. Keep out of direct sunlight.
DISPOSAL: Do not discard tins or pour paint into water courses, use the facilities provided. It is best to allow paints to harden before disposal. Remainders of Surfacing Putty cannot be disposed of through the municipal waste route or dumped without permit. Disposal of remainders must be arranged for in consultation with the authorities.
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
November 29, 2010
Been using the stuff for years on full size boats. Thought I'd try it on something a little smaller. Product did the job admirably as always.
April 20, 2010
Hard to spread but did the job. Didn't shrink much so it made the repairs faster. Overall a good product...keep it warm for best results.
June 26, 2008
It's a one part product and dries quickly, so it's great when you need speed. However, in windy weather it also begins to dry out while still in the can. I'd prefer that it be slightly wetter or dry slightly slower.
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