[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.)
- Beckers: See Latexspackel in ProductGuide
Physical and Chemical Properties
White. Hardens in 1-3 hours.
Resources and Citations
- Product Information Comment: Tube label
- Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998