Need a good sealer for display board

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Need a good sealer for display board

Postby GregSwanson » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:32 pm

Just wondering does anyone have a good sealer that works to keep your display board intact? Would be even more beneficial if it was spray on.
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Postby Redbeard » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:39 pm

What is the display board made of? Are you sealing paint, or flock?

I used a wood stain and then a polyurethain spray on my display box, for the wooden panels, and that has held up well.

For flocked parts though - I don't know. Maybe something like a krylon matte sealer spray?
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Postby BostonNazgul » Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:09 pm

for flock sealing i simply use matte finish that i use for my models. works pretty well
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Postby muwhe » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:03 pm

If it is foam ..

Check out Hot Wire Foam Coat products.
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Postby EldarCorsair » Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:43 pm

I seal mine with Createx Matte Varnish. Goes through my airbrush at ~40psi, mixed with a little Illustration Base.

The nice part is you can spray indoors (so long as you wear protection) in the cold/rainy weather. Dries in ~30mins-2hrs. It also won't melt foam like spray can sealant will.
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