Solutions

Restoration of the problems encountered in painted metal surfaces

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After application, paint drips in various spots

POTENTIAL CAUSES OF THE PROBLEM

a) Application of a very thick coat of paint
b) Second coat is applied before the first coat dries
c) Paint was extremely dilluted
d) Application was made under extreme weather conditions (high temperature)

SOLUTION

1: Rub surface with a sandpaper
2: Apply STATUS DUKO, gloss, extra strong enamel paint, in one or two coats. WHITE SPIRIT is suggested to be diluted with STATUS DUKO

Varnish applied starts getting wrinkled

POTENTIAL CAUSES OF THE PROBLEM

a) Application at a very thick coat of paint
b) Second coat applied without the fi rst coat having dried
c) Proper solvent was not used
d) Application made in extreme conditions (high temperature)

SOLUTION

1: Rub surface with a sandpaper
2: Apply STATUS DUKO, gloss, extra strong enamel paint, in one or two coats. WHITE SPIRIT is suggested to be diluted with STATUS DUKO

Varnish gloss fades out after a short period of time

POTENTIAL CAUSES OF THE PROBLEM

a) Normal wear down because some time has passed after application
b) Application was not made with proper tools (brush, roll etc)
c) Surface is constantly exposed to hard weather conditions (extreme temperatures, solar radiation etc)

SOLUTION

1: Rub surface with a sandpaper
2: Apply STATUS DUKO, gloss, extra strong enamel paint, in one or two coats.

Recurrence of rust on freshly painted surface

POTENTIAL CAUSES OF THE PROBLEM

Paint applied on railings was supposedly suitable for application on rust, but rust has appeared again, while in some spots paint peels off.

a) Very thin coat of paint application
b) Bad quality of paint application
c) Bad preparation of the substrate

SOLUTION

1: Rub surface with a sandpaper
2: Apply STATUS RUSTBLOCK or STATUS RUSTBLOCK HAMMER FINISH, which is an integrated paint which guarantees strong protection against rust on every metal surface, preventing its reappearance

Paint peels off the metallic surface

POTENTIAL CAUSES OF THE PROBLEM

a) Application with bad paint quality
b) Lack of cleaning on substrate (dust, loose parts etc)
c) Bad preparation of substrate (bad application or no primer at all)
d) Application made without having rubbed metal surface
e) Application made before primer got dried
f) Application made in very thin coat

SOLUTION

1: Remove all loose parts with a sandpaper or steel brush and then clean surface thoroughly
2: Apply one coat of STATUS RUST PRIMER
3: Apply STATUS DUKO, gloss, extra strong enamel paint, in one or two coats

After applying the paint, marks from brush or roller are left

POTENTIAL CAUSES OF THE PROBLEM

a) The work was done with shoddy tools (brushes, rollers, etc.)

b) Application of poor paint quality

c) Not uniform application

d) Application of paint under prohibitive weather conditions (high temperatures)

SOLUTION

Grate the painted surface and apply a layer with acrylic modified gloss enamel paint HARD METAL DUKO.

Apply STATUS DUKO, gloss, extra strong enamel paint, in one or two coats. WHITE SPIRIT is suggested to be diluted with STATUS DUKO.

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