[TowerTalk] Cold galv. paint mixing question
Sun, 31 May 1998 08:27:17 -0500
If its convenient, take it back to the paint store and let them put it on
the shaker. That might do the trick, then again maybe it won't.
Dave Hawes wrote:
> I recently bought a gallon of ZRC Galvilite paint. I wanted to do a
> test application, to determine the consistency of the paint,
> coverage, etc.
> After 20 minutes of stirring, with all the "ingredients" loosened up
> from the bottom of the can, I could still not get the paint to
> properly and thoroughly mix. The thin "carrier" would rise to the
> top of the can and the zinc-rich ingredients would settle out almost
> immediately. I did my test application anyway on a Rohn 25 rotator
> shelf, with disappointing results.
> Any suggestions as to how to get the paint properly mixed so that the
> ingredients stay in suspension long enough to be applied to the work
> would be very much appreciated.
> 73 - Dave, N3RD
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