All surfaces must be free of all contaminates and be able to provide mechanical adhesion for the coating. VFI-1003 can be brushed, rolled or sprayed using conventional equipment. However, the applicator must take precautions against inhalation of particulate matter. Use of a proper respirator is necessary. VFI-1003 will dry in 6 hours at 77°F. VFI-1003 must be coated within 24 hours. After 24 hours, inter-coat adhesion can be poor.