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Humbrol Enamel 14ml paints are a solvent-based, fast-drying 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 (the finish varies by colour).
Usable on 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). A 14ml tin covers approx. 0.3m² depending on thickness of 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. They can also be thinned with water.
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.