ABSOLUTELY ... The best paint available
The new K&B ULTRAPOXY two-part epoxy paint is absolutely the best paint currently available for the model enthusiast. ULTRAPOXY is durable, fuel proof, and easy to apply. Two easy steps gives you a great finish: one light dust coat followed by a final flow coat. The fast-drying finish has a high gloss that looks like it has a clear coat. ULTRAPOXY colors match the most popular heat shrink film covering. ULTRAPOXY colors can be mixed together to match almost any color you desire. K&B thinner is available for thinning paint and cleaning spray equipment.
  • Hard durable finish
  • Fuel proof
  • Easy to use
  • Fast drying
  • Matches heat shrink covering
  • requires no thinner

1.  Make sure your model is free of contamination (oil, grease, dirt, etc.).  Use K&B thinner on a clean paper or cloth towel to wipe model clean.

2.  Use a tack rag to remove dust before using primer on your model.

3.  Apply one light tack coat of primer, let tack dry 10-15 minutes then apply one flow coat of primer.  This should give you ample coverage, let dry 12 hours minimum. 28-35 PSI is recommended for air pressure on all spraying.

4.  Sand primer with 320 first then 400 grit sand paper (3M Production, RN fre-cut™, gold paper sheets work well).

5.  Before you start painting with colors, follow steps one and two again.

6.  Apply color coats by following step 3. If you have any areas that can e seen through after you have sprayed your tack coat and flow coat, you can spot spray those areas only if applied within 15 minutes after your flow coat. After the last coat, the paint will flow out and gloss up after about 30 minutes. Allow 6 to 24 hours to dry, depending on temperature and humidity.

7.  If painting more than one color, use a high quality vinyl tape to mask with (such as flex mask). Scuff area to be painted with 600 grit sand paper or light course scotchbrite, 3M.

8.  Ultrapoxy has a high gloss quality, as if you had sprayed a clear coat over it. You may want to pull the tape after your flow coat (final coat), up to 30 minutes after to achieve a smoother paint line or edge.

9.  A number of spray guns can be used for spraying Ultrapoxy. Most touch-up guns work well. Also, with the correct tip, Ultrapoxy spray's very well with most airbrushes. Again, we have found 28 to 35 pounds of air pressure to be best for spraying.

10.  Ultrapoxy normally can be sprayed without reducing. If temperatures are in the 90's or above, then reducing could be necessary 10-30 percent. If you feel you have too much orange peel, you can sand he surface with 600 wet, and reshoot the surface again with the color reduced with super poxy thinner.





Although ULTRAPOXY matches the popular heat shrink covering, there are times when you would like to custom mix a special color.  With ULTRAPOXY paint you can do exactly that.  The secret is knowing what colors to mix together.  For instance, if you would like to make a light blue, you would mix ULTRAPOXY blue with white; a green you would mix ULTRAPOXY blue and yellow together.  Always begin with the lighter color and add the darker color, adding only a few drops at a time.  For brown camouflage colors, you will need to mix the three primary colors together or red and green, then mix this color to white.  Once you begin to experiment and understand the mixing process you will see the variety of colors you can create are limitless.  You will need to experiment some to achieve the desired value and color.  When you have achieved the color you want, write down the color proportions and colors used to make matching that color easy for the next time.  




By mixing primary colors (red, yellow, blue) together you will create the secondary colors (orange, purple, and green).  These colors can be adjusted by the proportions of the two colors beings mixed together.  For example, red mixed with yellow will become orange.  If you use more red than yellow, the end color will be a darker shade of orange, and if you mix in more yellow than red, you will end up with a lighter shade of orange.  Just a hint of red in yellow will render a cub yellow color.  REMEMBER, always add the darker color to the lighter color and add only a few drops at a time.  Example, add the red to the yellow, the red being the darker of the two.  Also, mix enough paint to do the whole project.  Pot life of mixed paint is approximately five hours before paint begins to harden.


To change the value of a color, you can add black or white.  For example, if you would like a darker red, you can add small amounts of black, or if you would like the value to be lighter, you can add white.  Be careful not to add too much black to avoid making the color muddy.  Adding small amounts of red to white will make pink and by adding small amounts of blue to white will result in a light blue color.

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