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Original poster: "teri mckenney by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <mck-at-ezy-dot-net>
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Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: polycrylic
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> I use a material called Tripp Carver Poly on my secondaries. It's a
> type of water based polyurethane. I've had good results with it,
> although it's possible it absorbs some moisture maybe? Perhaps
> the stuff you bought is water based also, it should say on the can.
> John Freau
Water based will absorb about the same as an evaporated finish(shellac,
laquer)The curing of water-based finishes mixes the
crosslinked(varnish,polyurethane,catylized finishes ) and evaporative
finishes.They're basically small droplets of partially cured finish( imagine
soccer balls of resin) As the water and solvent evaporate the balls come
together and coalesce.Water can't get thru the balls but it can get between
them.I'm gonna try pre-catalyzed laquer.