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Toms 57 Chevy
03-14-2012, 12:44 PM
Hey all, I got some SPI intercoat clear that I am going to mix with pearl pigment. I have 4 differnt colors that I am going to play with. I got a white, blue, silver ghost pearl and a silver with a littel bit bigger fleck to it. My question is do I need a n activator for this or can I reduce with reducer. I got 2 fenders that are going to be my test mules to see what I like. I know some of you guys do a lot of custom work and make your own pearl paint. Any iformation would be helpful.
Thanks
Tom

Senile Old Fart
03-14-2012, 03:14 PM
SPI Tech Manual (http://www.southernpolyurethanes.com/tech%20sheets%20new/2010revised/2010TechManual.pdf)

Barry
03-14-2012, 03:41 PM
I would probably look at 1:1.5 reduction with urethane reducer for those colors and add an ounce per mix quart just to help stabilize the flake and color if for no other reason.