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Line Marking

From the Resene ProSelect Technical Information Centre

Line marking is simple to do with a vast range of colours to choose from. The system we use is as follows.

  1. Prepare the floor and apply the first coat of Resene ProSelect in your desired finish.

  2. Mask out the lines using a thin tape to help contour the surface and reduce potential of “under creep”. Resene recommends Washi tape. Ensure you rub it down in the direction of the grain

  3. Using Resene Lumbersider (a low sheen acrylic available in thousands of colours) paint the line area. Use a high quality fine brush or roller and apply enough paint to achieve total coverage in one coat. Lay off quickly to reduce any tearing or drag marks.

  4. Remove the tape while the paint is still wet to reduce stepped edges on the line.

  5. Allow to thoroughly dry overnight and then apply top coats of Resene ProSelect in the gloss level of your choice.

Line marking on wooden floors

Samples made on Australian Oak (aka Victorian Ash/Tasmanian Oak) sealed with Resene ProSelect Gloss and line colours in Resene Lumbersider Black and Resene Guardsman Red followed by one coat Resene ProSelect Gloss and finished in Resene ProSelect SemiGloss.

Sports court line markings


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