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Using incompatible paints can result in devastating results. Do an online search for Ramuc swimming pool paints. They have great information regarding what paints are compatible with others. I believe the web site is

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Q: What happens if you use an epoxy based paint over an acrylic or rubber based paint in a swimming pool?
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When should you use a rubber based paint?

Some paints for concrete swimming pool walls are chlorinated rubber. I don't know of any other applications.

Can you apply an acrylic over oil based polyurethane?

No, acrylic does not adhere well to oil based finishes.

What is the difference acrylic and urethane paint?

acrylic is 'water' based (or dilutable with water, anyway), and urethane is oil based.

Can you use paint thinner in acrylic paint?

Paint thinner is nearly alwys used in oil based paints. If you mix it with mosts acrylic paint the paints it will be ruined - unless of course you have a solvent based acrylic - such as a thermoplastic acrylic.

What is the difference between plastic emulsion and acrylic emulsion?

Acrylic is chemical based resin whereas plastic emulsion is water based.

Can you use water based acrylic over waterborne acrylic in a pool?

Are not water based and waterborne two words for the same thing.

What is acrylic cement?

cementing with polymer based acrylic solvent for bonding surface structures.

Is acrylic paint water based?

Yes, it is water based .

Are acrylic paints water based?

Yes, they are water based.

Is acrylic enamel paint water based or oil based?

Any paint that has the word 'acrylic' in the title is usually water based.

Is acrylic paint water soluble?

Yes, acrylic paint is water based and water soluble.

What is difference between synthetic and acrylic distemper?

Synthetic distemper is a type of acrylic paint. Acrylic distemper is a water-based paint that dries with a matte finish.

Is acrylic adhesive water based?

Acrylic adhesives can either be water-based(this is also referred to as emulsion or dispersion) or solvent-based

What is the best paint pen to use on acrylic paint?

You can use oil-based paint pens over acrylic IF the acrylic has not been applied too thickly. You can also use water-based paint pens. HOWEVER, you cannot use acrylic over oil. The difference in how these two mediums dry and cure can make the acrylic-over-oil crack.

How do you varnish acrylic paint?

With a water based varnish

What primer do you use for alkyd acrylic exterior paint?

You can use either a water based alkyd primer, or a 100% acrylic primer under a water-based alkyd paint.

What is acrylic solvent?

Acrylic solvent is a chemical that will break up the materials in acrylic paint. This material is similair to turpentine. Acrylic solvent is generally not required- as acrylic paint will disolve in water whereas an oil based paint requirs more powerful deconstructive chemicals.

How do you paint water based paint under acrylic paint?

. Acrylics ARE water based.

Can flat paint be mixed with acrylic paint?

As long as the flat is latex or acrylic, NOT if it's a flat oil based paint.

What is the difference between cement paint and cement based paint?

Acrylic or epoxy based paint for cement surfaces is called cement paint.Cement that includes acrylic or epoxy to coat surfaces is called cement based paint.

What is the difference between oil-based paints and acrylic-based paints?

Beside the chemisty involved, probably the most important difference to you is that oil based paints require a solvent such as mineral spirits (paint thinner) for clean up while acrylic paints only require water. Generally, an acrylic or latex water based paint is going to be easier for you to work with.

What is the difference between using acrylic and tempera paint?

Tempera paint is a water based paint. It dries fast and is egg based. More texture can be gotten out of acrylic, and it is harder to clean.

What happens enamel varnish on acrylic paints?

It will protect the paint as long as you use a water based varnish, never use oil based varnish over water based paint. Tip: "water based enamel= water based finish". "oil based enamel= oil based finish".

Can exterior acrylic water based paint be used to paint glasses?

Most acrylic will not adhere well to very shiny surfaces.

Can you use water based acrylic to paint on cloth?


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