Latex Spackel

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Beckers spackel


[Beckers Farg, Stockholm, Sweden] A brand name for a commercial fill material. Latex Spackel is a mixture of a Polyvinyl acetate and Calcium carbonate. It dries to a hard white fill with little shrinkage but may evolve trace amounts of Acetic acid as it cures. Latex Spackel can be overpainted with water-based or alkyd paints after drying for 1-3 hours (depending on fill thickness).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Latexspackel (Swe.); Latex Spackle (Eng.); Latexsparkel (Neth.); Latex spartelmasse (Den.)


Physical and Chemical Properties

White. Hardens in 1-3 hours.

Resources and Citations

  • Product Information Comment: Tube label
  • Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998

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