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Vernis types

There are differences in appearance but also in the type of varnish



There are three types of acrylic varnish ;
- Matt varnish
- Satin varnish
- Glossy varnish

But there is also other than acrylic varnish; polyurethane varnish

The main difference between polyurethane varnish and acrylic varnish is the greater strength and resistance polyurthaan varnish from dents and scratches , making it ideal for surfaces exposed to abrasion makes . The paint is manufactured with a new resin of 100% polyurethane leveling itself and provides stronger protection than acrylic varnish . Both the acrylic varnish as the polyurethane can be cleaned with water after use .

The Polyurethane varnish can be applied to Model Color , Game Color and Model Air , but make sure that the surface paint is completely dry . The polyurethane varnishes dry faster than the acrylic paint, and forming a hermetic surface . If the base color is not completely dry , moisture can be trapped under the paint and cause problems difficult to solve .

Bubbles in varnish by shaking it

It is important that the varnish am not shaken, because it may take a call to disappear a few hours. Mixing shall be achieved by gently stirring the varnish.

Spiderweb

Spiderweb arises because the paint is too thick or too dry quickly. The paint dries as it were before them on your model has arrived. Those are the wires that you see.

This can be solved by adding thinner to your paint, or when more retarder thinner in your paint, so the drying time expires less quickly

Varnish used in an airbrush

Varnish can be used just in the airbrush. Most people dilute the varnish with airbrush thinner to spray it .

Removing the wrong type of varnish

If you use alcohol or Airbrush Cleaner to remove varnish you will notice that the paint underneath also removed. It is better spray a proper varnish layer over it than to remove the 'wrong' varnish

drying time varnish

When a varnish is applied with a brush is thicker than the layer with an airbrush. The dam has needed more time to dry the contact between the brush and the movement of the brush Optionally, the varnish layer beneath interfere, making it very important to thoroughly dry the varnish.

Varnish applied with the kwatst to dry, about 4 hours but the same varnish with an airbrush is applied in fine layers dries in 10-15 minutes, and since the airbrush is not the underlying previous thin layers will disrupt an extra layer of varnish can be returned quickly fitted.