Tips and Hints

Processing and matching substrates

For our products, we use pictograms that show special processing information, product features and their appropriate substrates. The following list will give you a brief overview.

Care and maintenance

Vorher gut umrührenStir well before use

Products with this symbol must be stirred well before use until all the ingredients have mixed well and a uniform color is obtained.

vorher-schuettelnShake well

Products with this symbol are liquid and must be shaken strongly before use, to mix all ingredients.

nicht-wasserfestProtect from moisture

Products with this symbol are not waterproof or water resistant. As a consequence, they should be protected from moisture.

 

witterungsbestaendigWeatherproof

Products with this pictogram are weather resistant. This means that objects coated with it are suitable also for outdoor use (if the ground is also suitable for outside as well).

wasserfestWaterproof

Products with this pictogram are rainproof and washable. However, you should not clean them in the dishwasher.

30grad-waschbarWashable at 30° C

Products with this pictogram are washable in the washing machine at 30 degrees Celsius, if the textile itself is washable as well.


Processing / handling

pinselPainting

Products with this pictogram are paintable and are suitable for processing with a brush.

penDirectly applyable from the pen

Products with this symbol can be applied directly from the pen (as a painting tool).

stempelnStamping

Products with this symbol can be used especially for stamping. Please observe here the conditions for surfaces.

 

tupfenWiping

Products with this symbol can be dabbed or wiped with a sponge. For dabbing, a sponge brush can be used.

stupf-pinselDabbing

Products with this symbol can be dabbed with a sponge brush. With a sponge brush you are able to spread the color very good.

spachtelnFilling with a palette knife

Products with this pictogram are usually somehow pasty and therefore are particularly well-suited for filling with a palette knife.

 

buegelnIroning

Products with this symbol should be ironed. We recommend the additional use of ironing paper.

modellierenModeling

Products with this icon have a strong consistency; therefore they are suitable for modeling.

formbarShaping

Products with this pictogram are so solid that they can take any desired shape and are excellent suited for punching.

 

liegend-trocknenDry flat

Products with this symbol should be dried laying flat after application in order to achieve optimal results.


Surfaces

holz-unbehandeltWood

Products with this pictogram are suitable to process with untreated and dried wood.

steinStone

Products with this pictogram are suitable to process with stones. They are generally weather proof.

keilrahmenCanvas

Products with this pictogram are suitable to process using canvas.

 

pappeCardboard

Products with this pictogram are suitable to process on absorbent surfaces, such as paper or cardboard.

glasGlassware

Products with this pictogram are suitable for glassware (not windows!). Please refer to the relevant use instructions.

keramikCrockery / Chinaware

These products are suitable to process on non-absorbent surfaces such as ceramic and porcelain.

 

tonClay / terracotta

Products with this pictogram are suitable to process on surfaces such as clay and terracotta.

wandWall

Products with this symbol are particularly suited to decorate walls or other large, smooth surfaces.

kunststoffPlastic

Products with this pictogram are suitable to process on plastic. Please also follow the use instructions.

 

kleidungTextiles / Fabrics

Products with this pictogram are suitable to process on textiles. Please also refer to use instructions indicated on the fabrics.