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Description

Base Reducers

Formulated for use in DuPont ChromasystemTM only.  Kardol Base Reducers crosslink with ChromasystemTM basecoat to ensure excellent adhesion of basecoat.  Blendable for use in a variety of temperatures (Fast, Medium & Slow).

Reactive Reducers

Formulated for use in PPG DeltronTM Basecoat Color (DBU) only.  Kardol Reactive Reducers crosslink with DeltronTM Color for excellent adhesion and help minimize mottling.  Blendable for use in a variety of temperatures (Fast, Medium & Slow). 

Urethane Reducers Formulated from 100% virgin solvents, these high quality reducers are excellent for thinning urethane primers, basecoats and clearcoats.  Equivalent to major paint manufacturers.  Blendable for use in a variety of temperatures (Fast, Medium, Slow & X-Slow).
Acrylic Enamel Reducers

Formulated with 100% virgin solvents.  Excellent for thinning acrylic and acrylic enamel paints.  Works well in all major paint manufacturers’ systems.  Blendable for use in a variety of temperatures (Fast, Medium & Slow).

Synthetic Enamel Reducers

Formulated with 100% virgin solvents.  Excellent for thinning synthetic enamel paints.  Works well in all major paint manufacturers’ systems.  Blendable for use in a variety of temperatures (Fast, Medium & Slow).

Kar Prep Wax & Grease Remover

A tough, versatile professional grade cleaner.  Quickly and easily removes wax, grease and dirt build-up.  Fast evaporation speeds job prep.

Gun Cleaner A harsh solvent formulated to clean paint guns and parts.  Excellent for automatic gun washers.
Acrylic Lacquer Thinner An aggressive formulation of 100% virgin solvents to provide maximum cleaning power for paint guns and parts cleaning.  Natural rubber gloves should be worn to protect hands.
Fast Dry Lacquer Thinner  
Color Grade Lacquer Thinner Formulated with 100% virgin solvents.  Equivalent to major paint manufacturers’ quality.  This formulation is excellent for thinning lacquer and acrylic lacquer primer and color coats.  Can also be used as a cleanup solvent for spray equipment. Blendable for use in a variety of temperatures (Fast, Medium & Slow).
Compliant Lacquer Thinner A color grade lacquer thinner formulated to satisfy existing state and federal regulations for V.O.C. and vapor pressure.  V.O.C. = EXEMPT
Acetone Powerful, fast evaporating and water soluble make this solvent valuable for industrial and home use.  Use as a solvent for epoxy, vinyl, lacquers, contact cements, plastic, adhesives and for clean up after polyester resin use.  Use as a metal cleaner before painting to ensure adhesion.
MEK (Methyl Ethyl Ketone) A low boiling, medium drying solvent used primarily to thin nitrocellulose lacquers, ethyl cellulose, acrylic and vinyl-acetate vinyl-chloride copolymers.  Use only where recommended by paint product, adhesive or hobby manufacturer.
Mineral Spirits Thinner for oil-based paints, enamels, varnishes and stains.  Ideal for cleaning brushes or rollers after painting and an excellent solvent for oil, grease, tar and wax.  Test on sample before using on plastics, synthetic fabrics and tile.
Toluene Fast evaporating, clear, colorless hydrocarbon solvent for thinning dyes, resins, oils and certain primers and topcoats.  Soluble in alcohol and insoluble in water.  Ideal for removing wax, grease, polish and dirt from surfaces before painting. 
Denatured Alcohol

Recommended for thinning and removing shellac as well as cleaning brushes and equipment.  Can be mixed with soap and water.  Harmless to rubber.  Will clean porcelain, glassware, windows, mirrors, metal and unlacquered jewelry.  Also an effective spot remover for most inks.

Isopropanol 99 An effective cleaner for RTV, silicones, rubber molds and associated equipment.
VM&P Naphtha Fast evaporating, clear, colorless aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent.  Use primarily to thin exterior and interior oil paints, varnishes and enamels for spray application where mineral spirits drying time is too slow. 
Xylene Clear, colorless, aromatic hydrocarbon solvent for thinning varnishes, many synthetic enamels, rubber cement, epoxy paint and rubber base paint.  Soluble in alcohol and insoluble in water.
Paint Thinner Kardol Paint Thinner has a high solvency which allows it to blend thoroughly and quickly with a minimum of stirring.  It is specially formulated to meet the requirements of a wide variety of paints, varnishes and enamels wherever mineral spirits or turpentine is recommended as a thinner. It is also ideal for cleaning brushes or rollers after painting and is an excellent solvent for oil, grease, tar and wax.  Because it dries completely, it is widely used for cleaning machinery, tools, guns and sporting equipment.  Test on sample before using on plastics, synthetic fabrics and tile.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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