A very high quality nitrocellulose lacquer with good durability and gloss. This lacquer originally was designed as an aircraft finishing material, but it is now specified wherever a quality nitrocellulose finishing lacquer is required.
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Technical Data Sheet (TDS) – MIL-L-296B
Surface must be clean, dry and free of all contamination before application. Prime per specification requirements. STEEL: Surface must be clean and free of all oil, grease and foreign material. Badly rusted or pitted steel should be cleaned by commercial sandblasting and primed the same day.
Application & Reduction:
MIL-L-296B is best applied by spray application due to its fast dry properties. Thin with MIL-T-81772B Type III Thinner to a viscosity of 70-90 seconds through a #4 Ford Cup, or as needed for good flow for brushing. Spray one tack coat followed by one full wet coat, being sure to keep a wet edge for a smooth finish.