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Cerakote

Catalyst Mixing Calculator

Instructions

Follow these steps:

  1. Enter your Cerakote H or Elite Series product number (example: H-146)
  2. Select your catalyst ratio
  3. Enter the weight of the coating prior to adding catalyst
  4. Click, "DO MATH"
  5. Add the amount of catalyst to your Cerakote that is displayed
  6. Mix Cerakote and Catalyst thoroughly
  7. Click Reset to begin mixing your next Cerakote color
Notes:

  • DO NOT mix Cerakote and catalyst in plastic containers as this will compromise the integrity of the coating
  • DO NOT exceed the recommended Cerakote to Catalyst mix ratios
  • DO NOT exceed the recommended Cerakote to catalyst mixing ratios
  • Your Catalyst Weight – This is the weight in grams of catalyst that needs to be added to your selected Cerakote
  • Your Total Weight – The total weight of Cerakote weighed and catalyst needed is displayed here
  • Mixing in glass graduated cylinders is recommended. A list of approved plastics is available in the Elite & H-Series Training Manual
  • Use only the recommended strainer size for each coating that is available on each Cerakote bottle and TDS
Tips:

Note: E-Series should be mixed at 18:1 to achieve best performance

Additional Cerakote Mixing Info

Products can be mixed anywhere between 12:1 and 24:1 mixing ratios, we recommend you use one of the following three ratios for the desired finish.

Gloss units and levels are measured at a 60° angle, 18:1 catalyst ratio, 1-2 mil dry film thickness, 15 minutes ambient flash after application, 250°F cure for 2 hours. Adjustments to these conditions will yield different results. Gloss is affected by spray technique and quality of preparation and finish. Read more about Cerakote gloss levels.

cerakote catalyst mixing ratio

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