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Old 04-19-2017, 10:35 AM   #1
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DiamondFinish Clear Coat aver Elastomeric roof seal?

I have Henry's SolarFlex to go over my roof. I understand elastomeric paints collect things like dirt & tree sap and will stain over time. I would like to clear coat the entire bus after I paint. Will a clear coat like DiamondFinish work for this? I am concerned the inherent flexibility of the elastomeric roof coating will cause the clear coat to crack.

https://www.kbs-coatings.com/DiamondFinish-Clear.html
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I have Henry's SolarFlex to go over my roof. I understand elastomeric paints collect things like dirt & tree sap and will stain over time. I would like to clear coat the entire bus after I paint. Will a clear coat like DiamondFinish work for this? I am concerned the inherent flexibility of the elastomeric roof coating will cause the clear coat to crack.

https://www.kbs-coatings.com/DiamondFinish-Clear.html
The cracking issue as well as adhesion. It would probably require a primer that could stick to the substrate and the top coat... And I don't know if there are clear primers. I will ask around about flexible clear coatings. There might be something.

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Before I get too far into this, diamond finish actually says it's flexible lol.
https://www.kbs-coatings.com/DiamondFinish
I would call them and ask about going over the elastomeric.

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Well, that website makes all kind of claims and I'm not really one to trust salespeople. I'm more looking for firsthand experience with those that have clear coated their roofs.
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Well, that website makes all kind of claims and I'm not really one to trust salespeople. I'm more looking for firsthand experience with those that have clear coated their roofs.
I totally understand. Lol
I will still ask around. I have friends that work for a couple of the big boys in the coatings world.

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