Apply directly from the can, no thinning is required.
If thinning is desired, use XIM’s Latex X-Tender. If tinting is
desired, use up to 2 ounces of universal tint per gallon.
Do not exceed 2 ounces of tint per gallon. It can also be tinted
by adding small quantities of the Top Coat latex pa
int (˝ Pint per gallon) to provide an opaque, guide coat.
Mix or shake well before application.
Not to exceed 110° F.
Be sure the surface is clean and dry, free from dust, grease,
wax, oil, and other surface contaminants. Clean with
a strong detergent, rinse and allow to dry. Remove all loose
and peeling paint. The surface should be a sound, stable
surface. Spot prime areas that require extra filling.
The moisture content of wood
should be below 15% at application.
Moldy or mildewed surfaces should be scrubbed
with a mixture of one part of household bleach and
three parts of water, then thoroughly
rinsed with clean water and allowed to dry. Rotted
wood should be replaced.
Apply by synthetic fiber brush or paint pad. It can
be applied at temperatures as low as 40°F. It can
also be applied in high humidity conditions, up to 90%
relative humidity. Under standard conditions, 77°F and
50% RH, Trim Magic will dry to touch in
about 30 minutes. Thicker coats will take longer to
dry. It can be top-coated in 40-60 minutes, under
normal conditions. Trim Magic
goes on white and dries to a hazy, clear. Once it h
as turned to the hazy, clear, it is ready to recoat
or topcoat. It can be heavily applied,
but do not exceed 25-30 mils wet film per application.
Coverage will vary between 13 to 50 square feet
per quart (50 to 200 square
feet per gallon), depending on the film thickness.
Synthetic fiber brush designed for latex paints.
Apply thickly and lightly top-off to smooth out.
Synthetic fiber pad recommended for latex paints.
Apply thickly, like “icing a cake”
Clean up with soap and water immediately after use.