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Dave C
10-30-2014, 08:00 AM
Just curious to know if the latest waterborne paint technology is any less toxic than the solvent based stuff. Do they still use iso catalysts?

TIA

Len
10-30-2014, 08:12 AM
Just curious to know if the latest waterborne paint technology is any less toxic than the solvent based stuff. Do they still use iso catalysts?

TIA

Waterborne coatings are normally only base coats and are covered with clear or mid-coats. They normally are not activated/hardened so they wouldn't have isos in them. However waterborne is not waterbased and should be treated with the same care as solvent based products. You should use proper breath protection no matter what you're spraying because, in most cases, you're going to have a certain amount of overspray that you don't want to inhale or come in contact with.

style
10-31-2014, 01:53 AM
Just curious to know if the latest waterborne paint technology is any less toxic than the solvent based stuff. Do they still use iso catalysts?

TIA

just the same if not worse..