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Calculating and Costing Paint Jobs

The first step is to decide on the paint system that you will use on the project. How many coats will be needed, and which paints will you use? Here is a short video explaining how to do it:

Once you have decided on the paint system, it is important to work out the coverage or 'spread' rate for the paint you are using. This is done by referring to the Technical Data Sheet. Watch this short video on what it means:
Do you find it difficult to work out quantities for two-pack epoxy protective coatings? We've made a new video lesson on this subject, to break down the mathematical formulas using the mix ratios, so you can work it out and get it right every time, no matter how much you need.

CPCCCM3005 Calculate costs of construction work

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