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Frequently Asked Questions about DoradoStrip 3032 Architectural Paint Stripper

  Name: DoradoStrip 3032 Architectural Paint Stripper  
  Size/Stock #/Case Pack:
1-gallon or 5-gallon / 4, 1
  Quick Product Facts  

Features and Benefits:

  • Waterborne Technology
  • Non-Flammable
  • Does not affect glass
  • Does not contain Toxic or Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Easy clean up with soap and water or denatured alcohol
  • Non-ozone depleting
  • Low odor

Recommended Usage:

  • Any area where abrasive blasting is not an option for environmental, economic or suface damage may be of concern
  • Area of low ventilation areas or occupied areas.
  • Removal of architectural coatings from walls and ceilings from building interiors
  • Removal of wax and urethane coatings from vinyl flooring, Linoleum floor coverings, Cedar siding, Terrazzo and concrete.
  • Uncured floor coatings

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  DoradoStrip 3032 Janitorial Paint Remover  

Low Odor, Low VOC water-based paint remover:
Designed to effectively lift urethanes, lacquers, latexes, alkyds, elastomeric's and varnish. It is extremely effective in removing tough coatings like urethanes and alkyds from vinyl tiles and other types of flooring.  DoradoStrip™ 3032 contains no TAPs or HAPs, offers easy cleanup with soap and water or denatured alcohol.

Equipment and Tools:
DoradoStrip™ 3032 is engineered to be brushed, rolled or for airless spray application.  If using airless spray apparatus, ensure equipment is free of any previously applied products  or chemicals or solvents (especially mineral spirits).  Clean with denatured alcohol prior to use.  Use only airless equipment with chemical resistant packing, such as a Titan 440i or larger pump.  Even the smallest airless sprayer is capable of spraying this product.  Equip the sprayer with a tip size of 0.019 inches or larger.  (Example: a 519 or 425 tip).  Other equipment: brushes, rollers, scraper, masking tape, plastic (polyethylene) sheet, pressure washer, electric drill with mixer, empty pails for clean-up, water.  Roller application should be use ONLY for horizontal surfaces.

Dwell Time:
The time required for penetration varies according to the type of paint, and the temperature. Most paint systems require 6 to 24 hours. Leave the stripper overnight for best results. Dwell time and stripper application thickness required is best determined by a test area.  All DoradoStrip™ products need time to penetrate the coatings and lift them off.

Product Selection:
DoradoStrip™ 3032 is effective on Wood, Concrete and Masonry substrates and works great on Latex paints, Thin film, Rigid & Elastomeric Urethanes and Penetrating Stains and Sealers.

What else to know:
In most cases, the coating type is unknown.  Always do a test patch to determine how suited the product is for the job and how much dwell time will be required.  Depending on formulation, some organic zincs may not be able to be removed.

Our Observation:
In tests we found DoradoStrip™ 3032 to be similar in performance to DoradoStrip™ 3031.  DoradoStrip™ 3032's consistency was similar to white school glue and had a floral or fruity smell.  The product is yellow in appearance and our tests boards striped easily in one complete coat.

For More Information:
Review the product label and/or view 3032 Architectural Paint Stripper Product Bulletin.  This product is not approved for Aviation Use.


The DoradoStrip™ products work in a revolutionary way. They are absorbed through the paint or coating layer and work to detach it from the substrate. Once the bond is broken the paint bubbles up so that it can easily be removed!

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