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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.

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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.

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

RE: Adding Floetrol to SW Pro Classic

and it is so thick!

Proclassic it's runny paint.

I'm confused.

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