GOLDEN Wetting Aid is an additive used to improve the staining/wetting quality of acrylic paints.
GOLDEN Wetting Aid is an ideal additive for reducing the surface tension of acrylic paint mixtures that have been highly diluted with water. In turn, this allows the “color wash” to readily spread and absorb into raw canvas and other absorbent surfaces.
GOLDEN Wetting Aid is a concentrated surfactant. A surfactant is a liquid, “surface-active” acrylic paint ingredient that reduces the surface tension of a waterborne product such acrylic paint, thus improving wetting and increasing the flow of acrylic waterborne paints. Most acrylic paints, mediums and other products contain low levels of surfactants, but as water is added into the paints, the need to add additional surfactant increases.
As with OPEN Thinner and Retarder, Wetting Aid contains no binder and should only be used properly diluted per product instructions. Not for use by children. Eye irritant. Inhalation of Spray Mist Harmful. DO NOT SPRAY APPLY.