Apply a smooth coat of Duponts
EXTERIOR FINISH CARE
1854S Tuffcoat Primer to all bare
This unit was painted and heat cured at the
metal areas and allow to dry.
factory with a high quality, thermoset
Apply 2 medium - wet coats of
polyester powder coating. The following
Duponts 222S Adhesion Promoter
care will ensure the longest possible life
over the entire area to be painted,
from this finish.
with a 5 minute flash in between
If necessary to remove dust, pollen,
etc. from housing, wash with water
To apply the texture coat, use
and soap or dish washing liquid
Duponts 1854S Tuffcoat Primer.
Do not scrub with a
The proper technique to do this is
rough cloth, pad, etc.
to spray the Tuffcoat Primer using
If grease removal is needed, a fast
a pressure pot and use about 2-5
evaporating alcohol or chlorinated
pounds of air pressure. This will
solvent can be used. Note: This
allow the primer to splatter
may cause some dulling of the paint
causing the textured look. Note:
you must be careful not to put too
much primer on at one time, this
If the paint has faded or chalked, the
will effect the amount of texture
use of a commercial grade, non-
that you are trying to achieve.
abrasive car wax may partially
Allow the texture coat to flash for
restore the color and gloss.
20 minutes or until dry to touch.
Apply any of Duponts Topcoat
Field Repair of Texture Paint
CentariTM according to the label
The sheet metal should be washed
and clean of foreign material and
Note: To re-topcoat the textured surfaces
then thoroughly dried.
when sheet metal repairs are not
necessary, follow steps 1, 2, 4, 5,
Clean and remove all grease and
6, 8 and 10.
wax from the area to be painted
using Duponts 3900S Cleaner prior
Use 320 grit sanding paper to
Any unauthorized modification or failure to
repair any scratches or defects
maintain this equipment may make it unsafe
and out of factory warranty.
If performing more than visual inspections,
Scuff sand the entire area to be
disconnect battery cables and open manual
painted with a red scotch brite
Use extreme care to avoid contacting hot
surfaces (engine exhaust manifold and
Wipe the area clean using Duponts
piping, air receiver and air discharge piping,
Blow and tack the area to be
Never operate this machine with any