Modelling Paint

Humbrol Enamel Paint - 14ml

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Humbrol enamel paint has been the modeller's standard for decades. This superb paint can also be used as an art and craft paint on many different surfaces, both indoors and outdoors.

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Usage

A solvent-based, fast-dry paint developed for use on plastic model kits but which can also be used on other substrates. Matt, Satin, Gloss, Metallic, Metalcote and Clear finishes are available (finish varies by colour)

Substrate

A wide range of surfaces including most plastics, wood, glass, ceramics, metal, cardboard, sealed plaster, sealed hardboard and more (always try on a small test area to check suitability)

Coverage

14ml tin covers approx. 0.3m² depending on thickness of application

Application

Brush straight from the tin. Airbrush with a suitable thinner such as Humbrol Enamel Thinners. Two thin coats are preferable to one thick coat. The usual thinning ratio is 2 parts paint to 1 part thinner. Note that Metalcote colours are designed to be polished when fully dry.

Drying time

Gloss: 1-2 hours
Matt & Satin: 20-40 mins touch dry, up to 24 hours for hard dry
Metallics: hard dry in approx. 10 days. Drying times will vary according to ambient temperature and humidity. Recoat: 6 hours minimum (preferably overnight)

How to clean:

Brushes: use Humbrol Enamel Thinners
Airbrush: flush thoroughly using Humbrol Enamel Thinners. Product is permanent once dry.

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Humbrol colour chart

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