METAL CLEANER and THINNER needed for Lab-metal and Hi-Temp Lab-metal. Removes paint quickly and efficiently. Lab-solvent thins Lab-metal to paint consistency for brushing or spraying a metallic coating. Application tip: Before closing the container of Lab-metal, pour a small amount of Lab-solvent over the remaining contents of the metal repair putty. This will extend shelf life of unused Lab-metal and Hi-Temp Lab-metal.