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Painting copper central heating pipes

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by sickasaparrot, 26 Jan 2007.

  1. sickasaparrot

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    We have just had a new central heating system installed and wish to paint the copper pipes. Which is the best paint to use?
     
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    liquid lol

    clean down the copper with some turps, wipe dry,prime with some calcium plumbate or other primer,oil based undercoat x2,gloss .

    hope this helps


     
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    Clean down with turps or white spirit...usin a piece of fine wire wool..dry off and apply two coats of gloss
     
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    Thanks for your replies. Much appreciated.
     
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