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FUNGUS
(Surfaces attacked by)
Fungus grows due to dampness. When there is fungus on the wall this has to be
removed before painting. Scrap off fungus from affected areas as far as
possible. Clean with water & allow to dry. Apply Berger Anti Fungus Solution
sufficiently. Let the wall to dry well.
Painting:
Apply 1 – 2 coats of Plastron Sealer. Finish with Top coat paints like Weather 
coat, R. APE, LSE, as the case may be.
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FABRICS
These may be woven from cotton, flax, hemp, jute, silk and synthetic fibres.
Generally fabrics are not painted with the possible exception of Canvas &
hessian (see “HESSIAN”). However, stenciling or screen-printing job may be
done with Acrylic Plastic Emulsion or Luxury Silk.
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FENCING
Can be made of wood, bamboo, metal or plastic. Wooden fencing should always
be treated with a suitable preservative and all joints and laps fully primed before
fixing.
For surface preparation and painting details see “Steel & Wooden Surfaces”
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FIBRE GLASS
Glass, which is melted and then drawn out into extremely fine fibres and then
spun or woven into a tough material. A combination of polyester resin and
fibreglass is then molded into various shapes. It is being increasingly used in the
boat building and automotive industries and architectural cladding as well.
Painting:
Base Coat :
1 coat Epoxy Clear Lacquer
Putty
      :
Putty based on Epoxy Lacquer
Finish Coat:
2 coat polyurethane or Epilux 4 enamel.
N. B. Painting can also be done with N. C. Paint system having base coat with
Epoxy Clear Lacquer.