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5 Gallon Plastech Cold Applied Liquid Thermoplastic Water Based Paint
- Cold applied thermoplastic
- Water based with low VOCs and fast cure times
- Can be sprayed in conventional airless line stripers
- Perfect alternative to hot applied thermoplastic
Get 5 Gallons of Plastech cold thermoplastic water based paint for parking lots and streets.
Plastech is a unique blend of high solids thermoplastic induced liquid paint that is a rapid cure with low VOC. Plastech can be cold spray applied using conventional airless paint spray equipment like the Titan or Graco units. Plastech is a fantastic alternate to hot applied powder or solid block thermoplastic traffic paint and can be used on streets, roads, pedestrian cross-walks, intersections, high build road signs and legends, turn arrows, stop bars, high traffic areas in parking lot decks, warehouses or anywhere a high quality thermoplastic paint is desired.
Plastech is a waterbased formula that produces a high build and contains special high solids acrylic latex that dries fast and makes it extremely durable.
The first coat to be sprayed, apply at 30 mils thickness wet and saturate with glass beads. Let the first coat dry and cure and remove any loose excess glass beads. Apply the second coat at 30 mils thickness wet, saturate with glass beads, let dry and cure. With two passes of paint, along with glass beads it will build up to 60 mils dry film thickness. The end result is the look and performance of conventional hot melt thermoplastic paints without the expensive overhead of hot applied thermoplastic application machines and pre-melters.
Cure time is around 20 minutes to touch at 77 degrees and 50% relative humidity; Full dry time is around 60 minutes dry through when applied at 30 mils with Glass beads.
Coverage is around 320 lineal feet of 4” wide line at 15 mils or 110 sqft per gallon.
We only sell paint that is guaranteed to be top quality commercial parking lot, curb and traffic paint. Our paint will equally match and usually beats anything you can buy at the store. We ship all of our paint straight from the manufacturing plant which means your paint is fresh by the time you get it, unlike the paint that might sit on the store shelf for a few months and believe it or not, will get recycled if it sits too long... Our paint is fresh, not blended or recycled.
The other thing we should mention about the quality is that our paint is colored with powder based pigments. Other manufacturers, even some of the well known ones, use liquid based pigments and those tend to fade a lot sooner than powder based pigment.
Water Based vs Solvent Based
If you are wondering if you need water based or solvent oil based paint, it really all comes down to preference and local code requirements. While many municipalities and cities don't have any specific codes on which paint you can use, some have started enforcing the use of only
Still not sure if this is the paint you need? Take a look at our breakdown of
Understanding the coverage of the paint is an important factor when line striping. The typical airless line striper will produce a line that is 15 mils in thickness, but first, how thick is 15 mils, second, what if I'm not using an airless line striper and third, what about the surface condition? Actual coverage of this paint can be found in the Specifications tab.
Well, 1 mil stands for "1 Thousandth of an Inch". It's small. So, 15 mils
- Typical Credit Card: 30 mils (.030 in) [0.762 mm]
- US Dollar Bill: 5 mils (.005 in) [0.127 mm]
- Finger Nail: 13 mils (.013 in) [.3302 mm]
So, if you take 3 crisp US
What if I'm not using an airless striper?
When using a roller or brush to apply paint, the thickness will vary between the roller style and how much paint you actually put down. The main rule of thumb
What do I need to know about the surface condition?
The surface area of
Standard Color Options
The following colors are available for sale as a ready-to-ship product. If you need custom colors, see the next section.
- White & Yellow are designed for parking lot and traffic lines
- Handicap Blue is for Federal specification handicap stalls
- Red is used for Fire Lane markings
Custom Color Options
- Additional cost may apply
- 30 gallon minimum purchase required for each custom color.
Custom Gray Colors
There are so many different shades of gray, it is difficult for us to offer a "base gray" color of paint, and have it match your environment. As suggested from our supplier, we recommend that you purchase both "White" and "Black" colors, then mix them together to achieve the color of gray you need. We understand this presents additional cost for the project and we apologize for the inconvenience, however, if you aren't picky about the color of gray you need, feel free to browse our Custom Color Palette and choose a gray. (30 gallon minimum on custom gray)
Product SKU List
These are the SKU numbers to give if you plan to buy over the phone. To see pricing changes (if any), click on the "drop down" arrow in the Add to Cart section above.
Water-based, non-flammable, low VOC, safe for user and environment, ease of set-up and clean-up.
Strong binder and pigments resulting in a high build durable coating.
Looks and performance that of conventional solid hot applied thermoplastic coating.
No need for expensive and hard to use kettle type melt thermoplastic spray equipment.
Available in White, Yellow and Blue. Lead free, chrome free.
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Weight Per Gallon
13.0 – 13.2 lbs
Slick When Wet
Yes (No thinning needed)
Lineal Coverage Per Gallon
320 lineal feet of 4” wide line at 15 mils thickness
Lineal Coverage Per Container
1600 lineal feet of 4” wide line at 15 mils thickness
Area Coverage Per Gallon
110 sq ft @ 15 mils thickness
Area Coverage Per Container
550 sq ft @ 15 mils thickness
@ 77 deg. 50% relative humidity, maximum 20 minutes touch; 60 minutes dry through @ 30 mils with glass beads
With soap and water
Acrylic Latex co-polymer
80 - 90 KU
5 mils Bird, .92, min.
Protect from Freezing