Humbrol Enamel Paints

The iconic container of oil-based Humbrol Enamel paints has remained unchanged for decades.

Enamels have been the industry standard for modelling since it’s beginning. Humbrol enamel paints offer a wonderful finish to all of your scale model projects.
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The basic 'tinlet' is ideal for painting a model or touching up a domestic appliance.

The Humbrol Range of Enamel paints is colour matched to their Spray Can Range, Acrylic Paint Range and also their Dropper Bottle Range.

A 14ml tin will cover approximately 30 square centimetres.

The paint can be applied directly from the tin with a brush or by airbrushing which requires thinning with enamel based thinners this is recommended in a 2:1 ratio.

Clean up can be done with enamel thinners.

The paints are touch dry, depending on the finish, in 1-2 Hours for Gloss, and 20-40 minutes for Matt and Satin colours, and will be fully cured in 24 hours, Metallic colours will take up to 14 days to fully harden.

What are Humbrol Enamel Paints?

Humbrol Enamel Paints are a range of solvent-based model paints that have been in production since the 1930s. These paints are made from high-quality pigments and are known for their durability and resistance to chipping, fading, and weathering.

Humbrol Enamel Paints are oil-based and have a glossy finish that gives models a realistic appearance. They are also known for their smooth, even application, which makes them a popular choice for model makers and enthusiasts.

The Humbrol Enamel Paint range includes a variety of colors, finishes, and effects, such as metallic, fluorescent, and satin. They can be applied using a brush, airbrush, or sponge, and can be used on a wide range of surfaces, including plastic, metal, wood, and ceramic.

While enamel paints require a longer drying time than acrylic paints, they are known for their superior durability and adhesion. However, they also require the use of solvents such as paint thinner or turpentine forThinning Paints for scale modelling. and clean up, so proper safety precautions should be taken when using them.

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