{"id":3179287740480,"title":"4030 Balancing Clear","handle":"4030","description":"\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDescription\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAppears milky in solution.  Dries to a satin, clear finish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUsage\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch3 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e1) Mix Additive\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eMix with any Createx paint to create an acrylic-urethane paint. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAdding 4030\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eto Createx paints:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eImproves adhesion and durability (mar resistance)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eImproves leveling and edge retention\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDecreases surface tension allowing for heavier coats without cratering and improves leveling\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReduces drying times\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 is generally added 10% per volume to Createx paints.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRefer to candy2o tech data sheet for candy mix ratios.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eScenix Mural \u0026amp; Theme Paint and AutoBorne Sealer do not require 4030 for improved performance.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 is a resin and may be added in any ratio without affecting adhesion.  Adding 4030 to paint increases transparency. Add 4030 to paint, then dilute with 4011 Reducer. After mixing, allow paint 10 minutes to acclimate to additives for optimum spray performance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e2) Inter-coat Clear\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 may be used as a clear.  While not intended as a top-coat clear for automotive refinishing, it works well as an inter-coat for taping \u0026amp; masking over for graphic applications. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhen fully cured, 4030 is a water-resistant clear that is suitable for prolonged exposure to exterior conditions.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eApplication\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhen applied as a clear, 4030 is best thinned ~ 5% with 4011 Reducer and applied in medium coats. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eApply 2 – 3 coats with a 50\/50 overlapping pattern for pin-hole free coverage.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAirbrush – 0.5mm ~ 25 - 30 psi\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eSpray-gun – 1.2mm – 1.3mm ~ 18 – 22 psi inlet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDrying Times\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eEstimated drying and curing times are set at 70⁰ F (21⁰ C) and 50% or less Relative Humidity.  Allow for extended drying times in colder or humid conditions. Mixing 4030 with paint assists in decreasing drying times.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhen used as a clear, re-coat times are approximately 10 -15 minutes.  After the last coat is applied, time to tape \u0026amp; handle is approximately 30 minutes. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTime to top-coating with a final clear should be 60 minutes at a minimum.  Full cure is approximately 24 hours after drying. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eScuffing is not required prior to top-coating with Createx paint or clear.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 compared to UVLS Clears \/ 4050 UVLS Gloss Clear\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 is a urethane resin that is softer compared to UVLS Clears, which are an acrylic – aliphatic polyurethane clear.   4030 works best as a mix-additive for adding to Createx paints for improved performance when painting hard surfaces. UVLS Clears are a higher solids clear compared to 4030 and do not spray as well when mixed with Createx paints such as Wicked Colors, Illustration Colors and Createx Airbrush Colors\u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" href=\"https:\/\/createxcolors.com\/airbrush-colors\/index.html\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/createxcolors.com\/airbrush-colors\/index.html\"\u003e.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFor candy2o, 4030 is the original carrier-medium for mixing with the concentrated candy2o dyes. 4030 still works well with candy2o for airbrush application, however for spray-gun application and when applying candy2o as a mid-coat over a metallic base, 4050 UVLS Gloss\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eClear is a better carrier-medium.  When mixed with 4050, candy2o sprays more evenly with quicker coverage compared to mixing candy2o with 4030.  candy2o mixed with 4050 also have improved adhesion and mar resistance compared to mixing with 4030.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUVLS Clears also work better as an inter-coat clear compared to 4030, however both work well as an inter-coat clear.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUVLS Clears dry quicker cure to a harder coating, which makes them more suitable for application with a spray-gun and for hard-surfaces and automotive application.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePot-Life \u0026amp; Storage\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 does not have a pot-life after mixing with reducer, nor do Createx paints when mixed with 4030.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 promotes drying and curing, only add 4030 to colors intended to be used within 3 – 4 weeks, and always keep bottles capped airtight.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 thinned with 4011 Reducer, or other Createx reducer, is best applied within a 12-hour period for best spray consistency, flow and leveling. Every time reduced 4030 is introduced to fresh air, some curing occurs at the surface level introduced to air, which promotes curing and will eventually increase viscosity and affect spray performance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eKeep 4030 capped air-tight when not pouring from the bottle. Store away from direct light in a cool, dark environment such as a paint cabinet or box in a closet.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCleaning from Airbrush or Spray-Gun\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 and colors mixed with 4030 are best rinsed from the airbrush or spray-gun with 5618 Airbrush Cleaner or 4011 Reducer. Use 4008 Restorer\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eas a rinse for final clean to remove dried paint from metallic parts.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCleaning 4030 Balancing Clear after Curing\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 should only be cleaned thoroughly dried. Use a solvent-based degreaser or odorless mineral spirits to clean.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eOften, a dry, tack-free wipe is adequate to clean 4030.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWarranty\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis product will perform as claimed if directions are followed. Warranty is limited to replacement or refund value of product.  No other warranty is expressed or implied.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHealth \u0026amp; Safety\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUse in a well-ventilated area.  Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water after use.  Do not ingest. When spraying or sanding, use a properly-fitting NIOSH approved respirator per the manufacturer’s instructions.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eEye contact: Rinse with clean water for 15 minutes.  Seek medical attention.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eInhalation: Use in in well ventilated areas and wear a NIOSH approved respirator.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRefer to 4030 SDS for additional information.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2020-03-04T10:13:50+00:00","created_at":"2019-03-07T22:15:45+00:00","vendor":"Createx Colors","type":"Additives","tags":["Brand_Auto Air Colors","Effect\/Finish_Additives","Use_Automotive \u0026 Hard Surface"],"price":1268,"price_min":1268,"price_max":4508,"available":false,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":28213373403200,"title":"120ml \/ 4030","option1":"120ml","option2":"4030","option3":null,"sku":"717893440300","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"4030 Balancing Clear - 120ml \/ 4030","public_title":"120ml \/ 4030","options":["120ml","4030"],"price":1268,"weight":200,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"717893440300","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]},{"id":29362923831360,"title":"240ml \/ 4030","option1":"240ml","option2":"4030","option3":null,"sku":"717893440300","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"4030 Balancing Clear - 240ml \/ 4030","public_title":"240ml \/ 4030","options":["240ml","4030"],"price":2395,"weight":400,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"717893440300","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]},{"id":29362923864128,"title":"480ml \/ 4030","option1":"480ml","option2":"4030","option3":null,"sku":"717893440300","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"4030 Balancing Clear - 480ml \/ 4030","public_title":"480ml \/ 4030","options":["480ml","4030"],"price":4508,"weight":800,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"717893440300","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/www.smdesigns.co.uk\/cdn\/shop\/products\/4030_c372fd18-f5e2-48de-8ed9-753a719e3ae2.jpg?v=1570552287"],"featured_image":"\/\/www.smdesigns.co.uk\/cdn\/shop\/products\/4030_c372fd18-f5e2-48de-8ed9-753a719e3ae2.jpg?v=1570552287","options":["Size","Product No."],"media":[{"alt":"4030 Intercoat","id":4710328172608,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":1600,"width":1600,"src":"\/\/www.smdesigns.co.uk\/cdn\/shop\/products\/4030_c372fd18-f5e2-48de-8ed9-753a719e3ae2.jpg?v=1570552287"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":1600,"media_type":"image","src":"\/\/www.smdesigns.co.uk\/cdn\/shop\/products\/4030_c372fd18-f5e2-48de-8ed9-753a719e3ae2.jpg?v=1570552287","width":1600}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDescription\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAppears milky in solution.  Dries to a satin, clear finish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUsage\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch3 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e1) Mix Additive\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eMix with any Createx paint to create an acrylic-urethane paint. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAdding 4030\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eto Createx paints:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eImproves adhesion and durability (mar resistance)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eImproves leveling and edge retention\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDecreases surface tension allowing for heavier coats without cratering and improves leveling\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eReduces drying times\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 is generally added 10% per volume to Createx paints.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRefer to candy2o tech data sheet for candy mix ratios.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eScenix Mural \u0026amp; Theme Paint and AutoBorne Sealer do not require 4030 for improved performance.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 is a resin and may be added in any ratio without affecting adhesion.  Adding 4030 to paint increases transparency. Add 4030 to paint, then dilute with 4011 Reducer. After mixing, allow paint 10 minutes to acclimate to additives for optimum spray performance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e2) Inter-coat Clear\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 may be used as a clear.  While not intended as a top-coat clear for automotive refinishing, it works well as an inter-coat for taping \u0026amp; masking over for graphic applications. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhen fully cured, 4030 is a water-resistant clear that is suitable for prolonged exposure to exterior conditions.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eApplication\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhen applied as a clear, 4030 is best thinned ~ 5% with 4011 Reducer and applied in medium coats. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eApply 2 – 3 coats with a 50\/50 overlapping pattern for pin-hole free coverage.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAirbrush – 0.5mm ~ 25 - 30 psi\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eSpray-gun – 1.2mm – 1.3mm ~ 18 – 22 psi inlet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eDrying Times\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eEstimated drying and curing times are set at 70⁰ F (21⁰ C) and 50% or less Relative Humidity.  Allow for extended drying times in colder or humid conditions. Mixing 4030 with paint assists in decreasing drying times.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWhen used as a clear, re-coat times are approximately 10 -15 minutes.  After the last coat is applied, time to tape \u0026amp; handle is approximately 30 minutes. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTime to top-coating with a final clear should be 60 minutes at a minimum.  Full cure is approximately 24 hours after drying. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eScuffing is not required prior to top-coating with Createx paint or clear.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 compared to UVLS Clears \/ 4050 UVLS Gloss Clear\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 is a urethane resin that is softer compared to UVLS Clears, which are an acrylic – aliphatic polyurethane clear.   4030 works best as a mix-additive for adding to Createx paints for improved performance when painting hard surfaces. UVLS Clears are a higher solids clear compared to 4030 and do not spray as well when mixed with Createx paints such as Wicked Colors, Illustration Colors and Createx Airbrush Colors\u003ca data-mce-fragment=\"1\" href=\"https:\/\/createxcolors.com\/airbrush-colors\/index.html\" data-mce-href=\"https:\/\/createxcolors.com\/airbrush-colors\/index.html\"\u003e.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFor candy2o, 4030 is the original carrier-medium for mixing with the concentrated candy2o dyes. 4030 still works well with candy2o for airbrush application, however for spray-gun application and when applying candy2o as a mid-coat over a metallic base, 4050 UVLS Gloss\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eClear is a better carrier-medium.  When mixed with 4050, candy2o sprays more evenly with quicker coverage compared to mixing candy2o with 4030.  candy2o mixed with 4050 also have improved adhesion and mar resistance compared to mixing with 4030.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUVLS Clears also work better as an inter-coat clear compared to 4030, however both work well as an inter-coat clear.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUVLS Clears dry quicker cure to a harder coating, which makes them more suitable for application with a spray-gun and for hard-surfaces and automotive application.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003ePot-Life \u0026amp; Storage\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 does not have a pot-life after mixing with reducer, nor do Createx paints when mixed with 4030.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 promotes drying and curing, only add 4030 to colors intended to be used within 3 – 4 weeks, and always keep bottles capped airtight.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 thinned with 4011 Reducer, or other Createx reducer, is best applied within a 12-hour period for best spray consistency, flow and leveling. Every time reduced 4030 is introduced to fresh air, some curing occurs at the surface level introduced to air, which promotes curing and will eventually increase viscosity and affect spray performance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eKeep 4030 capped air-tight when not pouring from the bottle. Store away from direct light in a cool, dark environment such as a paint cabinet or box in a closet.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCleaning from Airbrush or Spray-Gun\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 and colors mixed with 4030 are best rinsed from the airbrush or spray-gun with 5618 Airbrush Cleaner or 4011 Reducer. Use 4008 Restorer\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eas a rinse for final clean to remove dried paint from metallic parts.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eCleaning 4030 Balancing Clear after Curing\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e4030 should only be cleaned thoroughly dried. Use a solvent-based degreaser or odorless mineral spirits to clean.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eOften, a dry, tack-free wipe is adequate to clean 4030.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWarranty\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis product will perform as claimed if directions are followed. Warranty is limited to replacement or refund value of product.  No other warranty is expressed or implied.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eHealth \u0026amp; Safety\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eUse in a well-ventilated area.  Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water after use.  Do not ingest. When spraying or sanding, use a properly-fitting NIOSH approved respirator per the manufacturer’s instructions.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eEye contact: Rinse with clean water for 15 minutes.  Seek medical attention.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eInhalation: Use in in well ventilated areas and wear a NIOSH approved respirator.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRefer to 4030 SDS for additional information.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
4030  Intercoat

4030 Balancing Clear

£12.68

Description Appears milky in solution.  Dries to a satin, clear finish. Usage 1) Mix Additive Mix with any Createx paint to create an acrylic-urethane paint. Adding 4030 to Createx paints: Improves adhesion and durability (mar resistance) Improves leveling and edge retention Decreases surface tension allowing for heavier coats without cratering...

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