tack rag


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tack rag

A rag impregnated with a slow-drying or nondrying varnish or resin; used to wipe dust, lint, and dirt from an article before it is painted.
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Next, buy 40-, 600- and 1,000-grit sandpaper, a sanding block, grease and wax remover, poly sheeting, painter's tape, a tack rag and a microfiber cloth.
Use a tack rag to remove particles from the unmasked area.
A Right off hand I would tend to think that your problem may be caused by the tack rag. Tack rags generally, are nothing more than pieces of cloth that have been soaked with a varnish like material.
My experience has been that there is less of an effect from tack rags if an alcohol-based stain is used.
After buffing, remove the dust with a vacuum and a tack rag.
Two traditional finishing tools, tack rags and steel wool, should not be used with water-based finishes (Photo 4).
A manufacturer of tack rags for wovens and nonwovens, Gekatex S.A., La Chapelle d' Armentieres, France, can impregnate, cut and fold nonwovens to consumer specifications.