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HI-Impact Clear


Tamco Hi-Impact Clear

"The only clear that can take a brutal beating day after day PERIOD!"
  • 1 Quart of HI-IMPACT clear coat
  • 1 pint of HH-7605 Hardener (Medium)

This clear is ideal for ALL Extreme Sports. The MOST Durable clear TAMCO makes! Formulated to be top-coated over custom airbrush work. When you have hundreds of hours into custom airbrush designs, you need a clear that can protect that investment.

This specially formulated Clear was made to take a beating

  • Hockey Masks
  • Race Car Helmets
  • Hard Hats
  • Snowboard
  • Surf Boards
  • Skate boards,
  • Everything in the BMX world that needs clear for durability,
  • Dirt Bikes, Race Cars, Baja Trucks, everyone who participates in the X-Games, Paintball.
  • Fishing Lures, Baits, Cranks AND Custom Painted Fishing Rods!

Mix Ratio: 4:1 Component Volume Hi-Impact

  • Viscosity: 18-20 seconds in #2 Zahn Cup
  • Pot Life: 6 hours at 70 degrees

Gun Setups

  • Conventional Siphon Feed: 1.5 mm - 1.7 mm (0.059" - 0.067")
  • Gravity Feed: 1.4 mm - 1.6 mm (0.055" - 0.063")
  • HVLP Siphon Feed: 1.6 mm - 1.7 mm (0.063" - 0.067")

Air Pressures

  • Conventional Siphon Feed: 25-35 psi at the gun
  • Gravity Feed: 25-35 psi at the gun
  • HVLP 6-8 psi at the gun Application:

Flash/Dry Times (Air Dry):

  • Flash Between Coats: 15-20 minutes Dust Free: 15 minutes
  • Time to Assemble 8 hours
  • Time to Polish 8 hours
  • Time to Stripe 8 hours
  • Time to Deliver 8 hours
  • Time to Decal 8 hours Flash/Dry Times (Bake @ 140F)

Allow the base-coats to dry 15-30 minutes

30 minutes if applying multiple coats of pearl or if shop is below 70F. Apply 2 medium-wet coats of HI-IMPACT with 15-20 minutes flash between coats.

Do not apply more clear after 1 hour from completion.

This product "flows" and you will notice "orange-peel" level off by itself. Can be buffed for up to 7 days (at 70 degrees) after overnight dry.

After 12 hours, this product is 90-95% cured and can be buffed, striped or delivered. We do not recommend baking, but can be baked at 140 for 20 minutes and is 95% cured (to buff or deliver) in 3 hours after cool down Allow 2 weeks for TOTAL CURE

Flash Before Bake:

  • 5-10 minutes Cycle Time 20 minutes at 140F metal temperature Dust Free At cool down
  • Time to Assemble At cool down
  • Time to Polish 180 minutes after cool down
  • Time to Stripe 60-180 minutes after cool down
  • Time to Deliver 3 hours after cool down

Polishing - Optimum Times -

  • Air Dry: 12 hours @ 70F
  • Bake: 180 minutes after cool
  • Sanding: Use 1500 grit or finer or use 1500 DA or finer
    • Compounding: Use finishing compound.
    • Apply a thin ribbon of material to the area to be polished.
    • Use a double sided wool pad or a foam pad. Maintain air polisher or variable speed polisher at 1800- 3000 rpm.
    • Remove excess finishing compound with a clean soft cloth prior to applying finishing polishing.

Safety: Before using any Tamco products be sure to read all safety warnings and MSDS. Please read all directions carefully.For professional use only.

Technical Data & Physical Properties:

Color Clear Sprayable Viscosity 18-20 sec. #2Z
Pot Life 4-8 hour
Mix Ratio 4:1
Weight Solids 50% Volume Solids 45%
Gloss Excellent
Weight per Gallon 8.10 lbs
Color Holdout Excellent
Humidity Resistance Excellent
Flash Point <25'F
Solvent Resistance Excellent
Package VOC 3.25 lbs/gal
Repairability Excellent
RTS VOC 3.50 lbs/gal
Florida Exposure Excellent
Chip Resistance Excellent

Before using any Tamco products be sure to read all safety warnings, directions and MSDS.
For professional use only. Not for sale or use by the general public

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Tamco Hi-Impact Clear

This is an excellent clear for small jobs requiring added durability such as goal masks. Easy to use as it is a 4:1 mix, and very easy to spray. The product levels out nicely and did not require any polishing after application, which was a bonus.

Product Purchase

I again ordered supplies from Maple Airbrush Supplies and as usual i recieved them promptly so i did not lose production time. Great Service and variety of Airbrush/paint supply.

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