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Old 04-27-2009, 01:08 PM   #1
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Hey guys I was wondering if paint was applied properly, how thick should each coat be? ex. 1 mil 6 mil

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Old 04-27-2009, 01:26 PM   #2
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Unless your a machinist, WHO CARES!

It's as thick as it has to be to cover but not drip...
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Unless your a machinist, WHO CARES!

It's as thick as it has to be to cover but not drip...
I agree but I am in a lawsuit and they brought up the thickness of the paint. It covered the wall but she pulled tape off the wall and it pulled the paint off as well.
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Isn't all that info on the paint can? Lots of variables when it comes to paint applications: prep, weather, temp., application...G/L
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The fact that tape pulled the paint off the wall has nothing to do with the thickness of the coating.

To see what mil the applied coating should be when dry, check the TDS sheet for the product.

Your lawsuit issues would appear to be prep related, not paint related. Good luck.

If it is worth the money, contact Bob Cusamano in FL for testing.
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