Tech Tips with Protec National Training Manager Steve Falzon
Get the know-how to do the job with National Training Manager Steve Falzon.
With over 25 years of experience as a spray painter Steve Falzon, Protec National Training Manager, is not only well versed in the Protec range but also the knowhow on how to complete jobs to the highest Protec standard.
When was the last time you read a Technical Data Sheet for a product you were using? Given they contain all the vital information you need to correctly use each product, Technical Data Sheets are well worth familiarising yourself with.
One of the big advantages to come with the launch of the new Carmaster and Paraglaze ranges is the option of three different hardeners and reducers. They allow you to modify the application characteristics to suit the environment in which you’re spraying it.
As summer approaches and we head into the hottest time of the year, high ambient temperatures can have a dramatic affect on refinish operations if we don’t compensate by using slower hardeners and reducers.
When applying three-layer pearl colours, make sure the ground-coat is totally flashed-off and dry to touch before checking that the colour is correct.
One downside of colder winter temperatures is the affect on paint viscosity, making it thicker and reducing ‘flow’ so it’s more difficult to spray.
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