Glass ReSurfacer Stripper is an acid-based solution used to remove heavy mineral staining prior to using the Glass ReSurfacer Final Polish. This is a liquid stripper that should be applied with a cloth applicator. This product removes extremely difficult mineral stains such as silica, effectively reducing the amount of time necessary to achieve desired results when using Glass ReSurfacer Final Polish.
Following restoration, we recommend the application of Presto’s Glass Defender® Series to seal the glass, and preserve the newly restored finish for up to 20 years.
600 – 1,000 sq. ft. per qt.
Inspect areas for tinting or performance coatings that may be damaged or removed during the resurfacing process. Clean all glass, frames, gaskets or caulking joints to remove any dirt or sand that will scratch the glass.
Always test all products and combinations of products in a small, inconspicuous area in direct sunlight prior to use. The application of this product is optional. While it has performance benefits, the risk associated with using a strongly acidic product must be carefully considered.
This procedure should only be attempted by a highly experienced restoration technician trained in chemical handling. Before using this product, carefully read the MSDS, product precautions and application instructions. Be careful not to allow this product to come in contact with the body, clothing or safety equipment. Safety goggles and gloves must be used while handling this acidic product.
Apply product to windows using a clean window cleaning brush. Use caution so that product is not allowed to drip or run down the window onto adjacent building materials. Apply just enough product to keep the surface of the glass moist. Consistently agitate the surface of the glass with a lightly damp applicator brush. Allow product to remain on the glass until desired amount of mineral staining is removed. The product should remain in a liquid state on the glass for at least 5 minutes, but no more than 30 minutes.
To remove product from the glass, use a squeegee while holding the window cleaning brush under it to catch excess material. Use rags to soak up any excess product. Once the product is removed, use a water hose or window cleaning process to thoroughly rinse all surfaces that have been exposed. Carefully rinse tools when finished, and dispose of any used rags.
The glass will now be ready for the Glass ReSurfacer Final Polish process, which is necessary to produce a highly reflective finish on the glass.
Case Study: Heavily stained windows that require 4 man-hours to restore using Glass ReSurfacer Final Polish have been documented to take less than 1 man-hour when Glass ReSurfacer Stripper was applied first.
The information provided by Presto for the safe and effective use of this product, and all of our products, is believed to be good and accurate. However, due to the many different possible applications of this product, careful considerations should be made when selecting its suitability for each surface.
The information provided should never be substituted for individual testing to ensure the product’s compatibility with each surface intended for use. The purchaser shall assume all responsibility for determining the suitability of this product. When used as intended, this product will perform as stated. No other warranty can be made for this product, verbally or written.
Presto warrants this product to be free from defects. In the event this product is found to be defective, we will provide a sufficient amount of product to replace the defective product.