Awlgrip AwlCat #3 Brushing Converter is TO BE USED WITH AWLGRIP ONLY WHEN BRUSHING OR ROLLING. Suggested for professional use only.
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Type: 2 part linear Aliphatic Polyester Polyurethane
Size: Available in half gallon and pint containers
Theoretical coverage: Spray Application: 530 Sq. Feet at 1 mil dry film thickness. 210 Sq. Feet at recommended dry film thickness.
Recommended Wet Film Thickness: 6-9 mils (150-225 microns), total of 2-3 coats.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 2-3 mils (50-75 microns), total of 2-3 coats.
Coverage calculations are calculated for mixed base and converter, reduced 25% and are based on a theoretical transfer efficiency of 100%. Actual coverage rate obtained will vary according to equipmen
Anticipated Cure Time at 77°F/50% R.H: 24 hours to tape free; 3 days to light service; 14 days for full cure.
Brush/Roller Application: 700-725 Sq. Feet at 1 mil dry 285 Sq. Feet at recommended dry film thickness.
Recommended Wet Film Thickness: 4.5-6 mils (112.5-150 microns), total of 2 coats.
Recoatability: Spray applications consist of two to three coats applied over 1-4 hours. Exact time will vary with temperature, project size, and film thickness.
Brush/roller applications require min 2 coats at least 16 hrs apart. Awlgrip topcoats that have cured for over 24 hrs must be sanded before recoating.
VOC: Brush Converter H3002 276 g/lt or 2.3 lbs/gallon
Application Conventional air atomized spray, HVLP spray, brush, or roller.
Mixing and Reduction Mix by volume two parts Awlgrip Topcoat Base Component with one part AWL-CAT H3002 Brushing Converter until one smooth, homogenous mixture is obtained. Reduce 25% to 33% with T0031. Overall mix is 2:1/4-1 volume. Example: 8 oz base, 4 oz H3002, 3-4 oz T0031.
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If there is awlgrip already on the fiberglass and mast do you need to use this product or can you just sand and apply a new coat?
You need to mix in the converter as this is the catalyst that dries the paint. Follow instructions on paint can carefully. After mixing let it cure for the specified time and then use a roller and tip with a brush. Careful to avoid runs.
I have always used brush or spray converter.
Made applying Awlgrip topcoat easy with brush and roller. Always add the minimum amounts of T0031 reducer and add small amounts until the paint is the proper consistency. If it's too thin you'll create a lot of work for yourself, too thick and you'll run out of paint and will have too thick of a layer. Read AwlGrip's data sheets over-and-over-and-over. Contact them with questions. They are VERY helpful and informative.