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Forum topic by Wraypau posted 11-20-2019 01:19 AM 627 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-20-2019 01:19 AM

I recently finished installing my cabinets. I then sprayed them with HVLP. I use Sherwin Williams Pro Classic Waterbase. I am wanting to put a satin type clearcoat over it, to give it a little bit of sheen and protection. What would you recommend to cover the Pro-Classic Waterbase paint with? Thanks!

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#1 posted 11-20-2019 02:08 AM

I typically rely on the paint I choose to provide the right sheen and protection. As for clear coating over wb paint, a wb water clear poly, like Target EM9000. GF hi Performance might work as well.

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#2 posted 11-20-2019 02:21 AM

You should be asking S&W this question. There some pretty smart techs on there commercial lines…

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#3 posted 11-20-2019 04:54 AM

I agree with Jack, ask Sherwin Williams.
Having said that… I sprayed satin lacquer over white latex that I had allowed to dry for about a week. The slight amber tint in the lacquer gave the white cabinets an ‘antique’ look that my wife really liked. Walnut counter tops matched well. Several years without an issue.

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#5 posted 11-20-2019 12:30 PM

as others have said, ask the SW guy at your local store, but im thinkin Sherwin Williams Pro Classic Waterbase non tinted- the base without pigments added. seems it would be like the A100 in that the base dries clear.

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#6 posted 11-20-2019 12:40 PM

I’m always surprised at this question which comes up quite a bit. The paint is very durable, and if you select the sheen you want it’s all you need.

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