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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Aquaplus Touch-Up System

Definition:
Touch-Up Additive for Aquaplus -LVM 030 000 A2-
Edition 06/2011
Product Description
The touch-up Additive for Aquaplus is especially suited for painting Aquaplus water-based base paint. This serves to simplify the touch-up process.
Application Instructions
Base Surface
Suitable base surfaces:
Primed and filled surfaces (two-part HS filler)
Hardened, solvent-resistant, well-preserved and sanded old paint or factory paints
Suitable pre-treatment materials:
Dependent on the object and base surface, according to our structure recommendations.
   
Pre-treatment of base surfaces:
–  Clean the factory or old paint or two-part HS filler thoroughly with Silicone Remover -LVM 020 000 A5- or Silicone Remover, Long -LVM 020 100 A5-.
 

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–  Dry-sand with rotary sander with P400-500 grit and dust extraction or wet-sand with water-resistant P800-1000 grit sandpaper.
  Aquaplus Touch-Up System
–  Sand the painted area of the undamaged original paint with P1000-1200 grit sandpaper.
 

Aquaplus Touch-Up System

–  Use a suitable cleaning agent before again reworking to ensure a clean and residue-free surface.
 

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–  Allow wet-sanded surfaces and cleaned surfaces to dry completely.
 

Aquaplus Touch-Up System

Processing
Dilution is not required.
Application type “coat”
 

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–  Processing viscosity 4 mm for +20 °C (68 °F) , German Industry Standardization 53211
–  The processing viscosity of the product is ready for immediate application.
 

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–  Set spray nozzle (see manufacturer's information): “Compliant” 1.2 to 1.3 mm.
–  Set spray nozzle (see manufacturer's information): “HVLP” WSB/1.3 mm.
–  Set spray pressure (see manufacturer's information): “Compliant” to 2.0 to 2.5 bar.
–  Set atomizing pressure (see manufacturer's information): “HVLP” 0.7 bar.
 

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–  Depending on the color and covering capacity, apply 3 to 5 spray applications of the adjusted Aquaplus water-based base paint using reduced pressure (0.8-1.5 bar) to the damaged areas.
  Note
The inlet pressure for this touch-up system should be reduced as described here. Disregard the instructions provided by the manufacturer.
 

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Drying
 

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Evaporating time before clear lacquer application
Let ventilate at +20 °C (68 °F) room temperature for 15 to 20 minutes.
The following make it possible to reduce the ventilation time:
Applying matt to a painted surface can be accelerated by blowing with a spray gun, forced, IR or oven drying.
Blowing with a spray gun is also possible after waiting at least five minutes.
The drying time is at least 5 minutes.
 

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Reworking
Can be painted over with:
Two-Part HS Clear Coat
  Note
The product should not be used “pure”.
 

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Personal Protective Equipment:
Note the safety data sheets
Wear the personal protective equipment during application
Characteristics
 

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Flashpoint: above +23 °C (73.4 °F)
 
     
Storage
The guaranteed shelf life of Touch-Up Additive for Aquaplus -LVM 030 000 A2- is 24 months from date of manufacture. Use no later than the date indicated on the label and store in original container at +20 °C (68 °F)
 

Aquaplus Touch-Up System

Storage Conditions
The optimal storage temperature is between +5 °C and +35 °C (41° and 95 °F).
  Note
Temperatures that do not fall within this range can cause damage to the product.
 

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