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Lift Table Restoration, Epoxy Primer and Acrylic Enamel Paint - preeber - 10-04-2017

I just finished restoring and refinishing a lift table. To refinish it I used sprayed epoxy primer and acrylic enamel using a 2HP compressor. I thought I would share a short video on the project. 






RE: Lift Table Restoration, Epoxy Primer and Acrylic Enamel Paint - TomG - 10-04-2017

Nice job on the lift table and the video.

FWIW, be very careful using catalysts. Although they improve the gloss cure the paint more quickly, they also represent a significant health risk. Most contain isocyanates and to safely spray material containing them requires a Tyvek suit, full face shield and a supplied air respirator. Charcoal respirators do not provide adequate protection. Isocyanates are nasty in that hazardous levels of them are below the threshold of smell and their effects are accumulative. I won't use them anymore because I know I have been exposed to significant levels of them over my career and don't want to risk setting myself up for a reaction. Modern acrylic enamels are capable of producing a very nice looking and durable finish without them.

Tom