How to Spray Clear Coat on Plastic

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Clear coat seals and protects paint on plastic, metal and wood. There are several brands and varieties of clear coat on the market today and one of those varieties is a spray. The spray version of clear coat is an aerosol can spray that can be used to create an even coat on a variety of materials without using brushes and without the hassle of a messy cleanup. Using this type of clear coat is not difficult at all as long as you know exactly how to do it.

Things You'll Need

  • Dish detergent
  • Towel
  • Painters plastic
  • Wash the plastic item with dish detergent and clean warm water. Towel dry.

  • Lay out the painter's plastic on the floor.

  • Place the plastic item onto the painter's plastic.

  • Shake up the can of spray-on clear coat and remove the lid.

  • Spray the plastic starting at the top from left to right slowly, holding the can 8 to 12 inches from the plastic.

  • Repeat four more times allowing five to 10 minutes between coatings.

  • Allow the clear coat to dry overnight.

References

  • Photo Credit Paint brush and aqua paints image by PaulPaladin from Fotolia.com
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