Cure Time for Aluminum Conversion Coating
How long should an aluminum conversion coating cure prior to applying an epoxy primer and polyurethane topcoat?
Q. How long should I allow an aluminum conversion coating to cure prior to applying an epoxy primer and polyurethane topcoat?—T.W.
A. The short answer is to correctly follow the prototypical steps in the specific coating’s preparation process. Your coating supplier or representative should be able to provide a technical data sheet with the exact specifics and parameters.
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