What is the correct abrasive to use when preparing an oil borne ground coating?
a Aluminium oxide.
b Silicon Carbide.
c Sand paper.
d Wire wool.
What is the most suitable acrylic borne coating to use as a ground coat when applying a
water borne system?
Which of the following can cause bittiness to decorative work?
a Uneven colour.
b Uneven application.
c Insufficient material.
d Insufficient preparation
What is the correct way to lay off a solvent borne eggshell ground coat on a wall?
What is the main benefit of using a stipple brush on ground coats?
a It makes the application faster.
b It reduces the drying time.
c It removes brush marks.
d It deepens the colour.
What material is mixed with a glaze to produce a scumble?
What tool is used to create a soft appearance on a glazed surface?
a Natural sponge.
b Mohair roller.
c Stipple brush.
d Chamois leather.
Other than boots and overalls, which PPE should be worn when applying broken colour
d Ear plugs.
Which of the following describes a glaze?
a A material used to extend the drying time in paint.
b One of the additives that make up a scumble.
c A material used to make up a stencil.
d An additive that makes up a primer.
Which material is used to extend the drying time in oil borne scumble?
a White spirit.
b Linseed oil.
What will cause yellowing to broken colour after a period of time?
a Lack of light.
b Lack of spirit.
c Lack of scumble.
d Lack of colourant.
Why should more scumble than needed be mixed together for a piece of work?
a To save time.
b To repair damage.
c To allow for spillages.
d To prepare for the next job.
Adding thinners to the scumble will alter the effect by
a adding shine
Which of the following describes a substrate that allows light to pass through but cannot
be seen through?
When rag rolling what application fault is caused by not overlapping the pattern?
How can skidding be prevented?
a Keeping a wet edge going.
b Crossing over when ragging.
c Using the correct ground coat.
d Mixing the correct ratio of materials.
What would happen if incorrect tape is used when masking?
a Uneven edges.
b Crisp edges.
Damage to surface when removing masking tape is mainly caused by
a incorrect tape choice
b pulling the tape off slowly
c reducing the tackiness of the tape
d pulling the tape towards the surface.
What is the correct process when cleaning chamois leathers?
a Wash, fold, store.
b Dry, fold, store.
c Wash, dry, store.
d Hang, dry, store.
How should brushes be stored after cleaning to allow for drying?
a Hung in ventilated area.
b Hung up in a cupboard.
c Laid on a bench.
d Laid in a box.