How long does it take for Platinum Patch to dry?
2 to 4 hours depending on temperature, humidity and depth of fill.
What is the recommended application temperature range for Platinum Patch?
For best results, Platinum Patch should be applied in temperatures between 40°F – 150°F.
How can I clean up Platinum Patch Advanced Exterior Filler?
Clean tools immediately with water. Cured filler must be cut or scraped away.
Is Platinum Patch paintable?
Yes, Platinum Patch is paintable with both latex and oil-based paints.
How do I properly apply Platinum Patch Advanced Exterior Filler?
Surface must be clean, dry & free of foreign material. Mix gently before use. Apply with a clean putty knife. One application is usually sufficient for small repairs. For repairs deeper than 1/8”, apply 2 or more layers allowing to dry between applications. May be sanded or painted in 2 to 4 hours depending on temperature, humidity & depth of fill.
What substrates can I use Platinum Patch Advanced Exterior Filler on?
Platinum Patch has superior multi-material adhesion making it ideal for exterior applications on tough porous and non-porous materials. It is ideal for filling holes, cracks and other damages in traditional building material surfaces such as metal, mortar, brick, wood, drywall, plaster and stone. It also has superior adhesion to advanced building materials such as PVC, fiber cement siding, vinyl and composite.
What is the shelf life for Platinum Patch Advanced Exterior Filler?
How long do I have to wait before I can expose a repair using Platinum Patch to water?
It is ideal to allow the product to fully cure before exposing to water, approximately 24 hours.
What is WeatherMax Technology™?
Platinum Patch™ Advanced Exterior Filler is formulated with innovative weathermax technology for powerful weatherproof protection preventing discoloration, cracking and crumbling. It’s tough ultra-hydrophobic surface provides a waterproof repair that won’t swell, soften, blister or break down. It’s mold, mildew and algae resistant making it perfect for areas with continuous exposure to the elements.
Is mold, mildew and algae resistance important for a repair product?
Yes, mold, mildew and algae growth is common on the exterior of homes that get a lot of shade or are battling humid and hot conditions. It often shows up on the east facing side of a home but can appear in other areas based on the amount of exposure to shade, heat or humidity. Algae is unsightly and can be time consuming to remove. Having a repair product that is mold, mildew and algae resistant means it won’t grow on or around the repair so the filler stays looking clean and new.
What applications are NOT recommended for this product?
DAP® Platinum Patch should not be used for floors or as a caulk, sealant or joint filler over cracks & joints where expansion & contraction may occur or as a skim coat. It also should not be used when staining is preferred or for continuous underwater use.