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"Clear Coats That Can Be Submerged Under Water Without Turning Color"



2005

Q. Hello,
My name is Rich, an artist with a problem. I am making fountains with clear polyester resin. When exposed to water for a few weeks it turns white. I tried using a bar top clear coat and it last longer but still turns white. What could I coat this fountain with? Thanks

Rich Tarsia
- Long Beach, New York
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2005

A. If you look for Modern Options Waterproof Sealer it sounds like that might help you =>

Obviously no guarantees, never used it, can't comment on it. But it looks like it's up your alley for what you need.

Matthew Stiltner
plating company - Toledo, Ohio
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Triangle Coatings Primer/Sealer

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June 1, 2013

Q. I have a concrete 3-tier outdoor contemporary water feature/fountain that was acid scrubbed, neutralized, and then stained with an acrylic semi-transparent tinted stain (non-acid based). The fountain is located in Phoenix, AZ in an uncovered courtyard with full exposure.

My question: what clear coat can/would be best applied in this situation that will do reasonably well with constant exposure to water, sun/UV, etc?

Thanks.

Eric Moresi
- Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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June 3, 2013

Hi Eric. We appended your inquiry to a thread which proposed a solution. If you try it (or anything else) we'd like to hear how it works out.

Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
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