Aluminum Metallic Enamel Paint #56 by Humbrol A solvent-based, fast-dry paint developed for use on plastic model kits but which can also be used on other Product Item #: AA0610
SubstrateMatt, Satin, Gloss, Metallic, Metalcote and Clear finishes are available (finish varies by colour)
SubstrateA 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)
Coverage14ml tin covers approx. 0.3m depending on thickness of application.
ApplicationBrush 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.
Drying TimeGloss: 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 TimeWill 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.