When we visit the building supply store to look for thinner, we will face so many choices of thinner types and brands. One type of thinner that is quite popular is thinner B. Although it is quite popular, there are still many who do not understand about the product.
What is thinner B? What are its functions? How is it stored safely? Also, have you ever felt thick, heavy and lumpy at the bottom of a paint can when stirring paint? When painting, how come it doesn’t cover the surface evenly? Not to mention other problems such as getting splashed with paint. Gosh, my hands are so dirty after painting, using soap doesn’t make them clean anymore, how is that possible? To answer these questions and so that we understand what it is, let’s dig up some information about the product from the following explanation.
What Is It Exactly?
Thinner B is used to dissolve solvent-based/alkyd synthetic wood and iron paints. It has a smell that almost resembles kerosene. Because the ingredients are both derived from petroleum. By going through a refining process in such a way that it becomes thinner B.
Thinner B is clear like water and has a liquid texture. Has properties that are very flammable. So that storage must be ensured away from flammable materials. Did you know, EMCO itself already has a thinner B product launched in 2013 with unique and very recognizable packaging. EMCO Thinner B is the first thinner B that uses blue pouch packaging with a lid that is easy to open and store again.
Functions on Other EMCO Products
Equally important, it is used to dissolves alkyd synthetic paints for wood and iron such as :
– EMCO Lux Synthetic Enamel
– EMCO Wood & Iron Primer
– Zinc Chromate (EMCO)
By using EMCO Thinner B which dilutes the paint well, it is able to prevent clumping and keep the shine of EMCO Lux Synthetic Enamel paint at its maximum. If you use other materials to dissolve paint such as gasoline, the results will be affected by problems such as paint blushing and chalky paint results.
Here are other uses of Thinner B:
– Removing paint stains on skin, clothes, and work surfaces
– Cleaning brushes and rollers
– Sanitize the surface of an object before painting (removing dirt or dust)
During the painting application process, friends will definitely experience getting paint stains on their hands and other body parts. These paint stains are very difficult to clean with soap. However, it can also be used to clean paint stains that are still wet on the hands and other parts that are exposed to paint. In addition, it can also be used to clean the surface of the substrate before starting painting properly.
It is not recommended to dissolve PU, NC, acrylic paint, and epoxy; Because it is feared that it will not mix well and affect the final result of the painting. To ensure the solvent, it is recommended to read the paint application instructions carefully.
Thinner B is a liquid that has a very distinctive aroma, toxic, and prone to burning. Always wash your hands with soap after direct contact with paint or thinner. Keep the substance away from flammable materials.