De-Blushing Clear Lacquer
I have tried using a 400 grit buffing pad, and it worked, but the area still had a slight white haze left. Is there any product that I could wipe on those areas that would help remove this? The customer has not said anything, but I would like to correct the problem, so I know it was done correctly.
From contributor M:
Depending on the level of the blush, in some cases, 4/0 steel wool will rub it out.
If the blush is deeper, then the "no blush" would be needed to remove the blush. The next time you spray over a coated surface, first wipe it down with mineral spirits to clean and de-wax the surface, and then let it dry, and then do your spraying.
From contributor A:
The white haze you're seeing is most likely blushing caused by a too fast solvent in your lacquer for the temperature and humidity in which you're spraying. You may also have sprayed on too heavy a coat of finish. In either case, if the humidity is relatively high, moisture can be trapped in the finish with the result being a milky-white haze in the finish. Use the Mohawk aerosol product mentioned above. I've used it with good success to get rid of blushing and limited orange peel. Be aware that even the flat version of the product may cause an increase in the finish's sheen. Don't spray it on too heavily. Next time you spray lacquer, consider using one of the slower blush-resistant reducers.
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