Liquid Sheeting Manual
Please view the tutorial video by clicking here.
Caution: Liquid Sheeting is meant to be used with virgin
white Styrofoam surface prepared are outlined below. If you want to use it
on any other type of foam or over painted foam surfaces, balsa, etc. please
experiment on a scrap piece first
Lightly sand the foam surface with 220 grit sand paper to remove minor surface
Mix Lightweight Spackle and Durham's Water Putty in a 1:1 ratio and dilute with
a small amount of water until it flows like paint. Lightweight Spackle and
Durham's Water Putty is available at most local hardware stores. More
information on the water putty is available at
3. Brush a liberal coat of the diluted
all over the foam surface making sure that the whole surface is covered and
all holes are filled. Allow to dry completely for 24 hours.
4. Sand the
surface with 330 grit sandpaper. DO NOT EXPOSE THE WHITE FOAM.
400 grit sandpaper for a smooth finish. Vacuum.
if necessary for areas that were missed.
It is important that no foam is exposed and
come in contact with Liquid Sheet applied in the next step.
Apply Liquid Sheet as described below.
If this is the first time you are using
Liquid Sheeting, it is highly recommended that you practice with scrap foam
before using it on a model.
The information provided here is based on data we consider to be accurate. No
warranty expressed or implied is made. By using this product, user agrees to
assume all responsibility and waive all claims against Wowplanes Inc.
Use in a dust free &
Wear gloves & glasses.
Surfaces to be covered must be
dust free and uncontaminated.
Stir sticks and mixing vessels
must be clean and uncontaminated.
Do not reuse stir
sticks, mixing vessels, or brushes between applications.
Temperature should be between
70 & 80 degrees F.
Stir PART A completely before mixing
with PART B.
Mix 5 parts by volume of PART A with 1
part by volume of PART B in a glass container.
Stir gently until mixture is one color,
specially around the edges.
Working time is approx 15 minutes, so mix
only that which you can use in 10 minutes.
Pour the mixture over the
surface to be covered.
Spread the mixture
quickly with a
clean foam brush. Use as few brush strokes as you can.
Apply a thick enough coat for
the liquid to flow, but not too thick for it to run or drip. Practice
with scrap foam first.
Avoid going over areas
already covered. Minor brush marks will disappear in a few minutes.
Leave undisturbed for 24
Liquid Sheeting may be painted
with most common paints, although we advise using foam safe or water based
Test on scrap foam to ensure that the paint
you are using does not attack Liquid Sheeting.
Lightly rub the surface with steel wool
or use a light coat of primer paint for
better paint adhesion.
Shown below are examples of models finished with Liquid Sheet.
Liquid Sheet over foam & Krylon
Metallic Silver paint
Liquid Sheet & Krylon Flat Camo Paint
May cause eye and skin irritation.
If contact with eyes, flush with water for
15 minutes. Wash skin with soap and water.
If irritation persists seek medical
Always wear safety glasses, gloves and a
For best results, use within 3 months of
Read to MSDS