Return to the Paint Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Adding Floetrol to SW Pro Classic

Posted by cearbhaill (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 26, 12 at 10:26

Is it OK to add a little Floetrol to Sherwin Williams Pro Classic Interior Acrylic Latex? Meaning will it impact the durability of the paint over the long term?

I love this paint but I am a paint over worker and it is so thick!
I am TRYING to curb my inclination to overwork it but feel like an ounce or so of Floetrol would help me a lot.
Is it OK?
I'm getting ready to do some cabinets with it and just KNOW I am going to leave brushmarks.
I have never operated a sprayer (and only have 12 doors to do) but I did order a Chinex Excaliber brush and will do the doors horizontally.
I am a good prepper.
Just looking for any help I can get with the paint viscosity.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Adding Floetrol to SW Pro Classic

Floetrol is OK and yes you can add some( follow directions)

XIM extender is way, way, better if you can find it.


 o
RE: Adding Floetrol to SW Pro Classic

I wouldn't add floetrol. It may behave pretty good but Proclassic it's runny paint. You can't apply thick coat. Floetrol can make it even worse. It's very easy to have a lot of drips.

Here is a link that might be useful: Chicago painter


 o
RE: Adding Floetrol to SW Pro Classic

and it is so thick!

Proclassic it's runny paint.

I'm confused.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Paint Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here