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Createx 4021 Reducer - new must-have product

$3.75 USD - $23.00 USD
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Size: 2 oz.
Regular price $3.75 USD
Regular price Sale price $3.75 USD
Regular price $3.75 USD
Regular price Sale price $3.75 USD

Createx 4021 Reducer - new addition to Createx Colors family in 2024, reducer that improves paint flow and significantly reduces tip dry.

16 and 32 oz options are sold out and we're taking pre-orders with estimates shipping on 7/15

The Createx 4021 Reducer is a game-changer for airbrush artists seeking to elevate their work and lessen tip-dry. This water-based reducer is specifically formulated to improve the flow, leveling, and overall performance of Createx paints. Whether you're working on detailed illustrations, custom automotive designs, or fine art projects, the 4021 Reducer ensures your paints apply smoothly and evenly. Available now at SprayGunner, the 4021 Reducer is your key to achieving professional-quality results with ease.

Key Features of Createx 4021 Reducer

Improved Flow and Leveling: The Createx 4021 Reducer is designed to break down the surface tension of water in the paint, promoting better flow and leveling. This results in a smoother application, reducing brush marks and spray irregularities for a flawless finish.

Versatility: Compatible with all Createx paints and clears, the 4021 Reducer can be used for a variety of applications, from fine art to automotive painting. It is suitable for use with both airbrushes and spray guns, making it a versatile addition to your airbrushing toolkit.

Slower Evaporation Rate: Compared to the 4011 Reducer, the 4021 Reducer has a slower evaporation rate. This allows the paint to flow and level more effectively, enhancing the finish by reducing tip-dry and improving the blending of colors.

Ease of Use: Simply mix the 4021 Reducer with your Createx paints at a ratio of 10-30% per volume, depending on your desired consistency and application method. For optimal performance, allow the mixture to acclimate for 10 minutes before spraying.

Reduces tip-dry: Never before we had such a low, almost zero tip-dry with water-based acrylic paint!

Benefits of Using Createx 4021 Reducer

Seamless Color Blending: The 4021 Reducer enables colors to blend and transition seamlessly, allowing for smooth gradients and intricate details. This makes it an excellent choice for artists looking to achieve realistic effects and high levels of detail in their work.

Reduced Tip-Dry: One of the standout features of the 4021 Reducer is its ability to virtually eliminate tip-dry, ensuring uninterrupted painting sessions and a more enjoyable airbrushing experience.

Long-Lasting Mixture: Paints mixed with the 4021 Reducer can be stored for an indefinite period when kept in an airtight container in a cool, dry environment. This allows you to mix larger batches and use them over time without compromising quality.

How to Use Createx 4021 Reducer

  1. Mixing Ratios: Add 10-30% 4021 Reducer per volume to your Createx paints. Adjust the ratio based on your application method and desired consistency.
  2. Preparation: Stir the mixture thoroughly. Do not shake.
  3. Acclimation Time: Allow the mixture to sit for at least 10 minutes to let the ethylene glycol in the reducer acclimate with the paint.
  4. Application: Apply using an airbrush or spray gun as usual, enjoying improved flow and reduced tip-dry.

Shop Createx 4021 Reducer and other additives by Createx Colors at SprayGunner

At SprayGunner, we are committed to providing high-quality airbrush supplies to help you achieve your creative goals. Our selection of Createx reducers and additives includes the new 4021 Reducer, ensuring you have access to the best products for enhancing your airbrush techniques.

The Createx 4021 Reducer is an essential tool for any airbrush artist looking to achieve professional-quality results. With its ability to improve flow, leveling, and color blending, this reducer ensures your paints apply smoothly and consistently. Visit SprayGunner today to explore our range of Createx reducers and additives and take your airbrushing projects to the next level.

You want this reducer, not the 4012 reducer (discontinued) 

If you're looking for Createx 4021 Safety Data Sheet, you can view it here.

Technical Data Sheet
4021 Reducer

Water-Based Paint Material
VOC 95.86 g/L Reg. Made in U.S.A
Edited June 17, 2024 – This tech sheet supersedes any
other inconsistent information, including the label.

4021 Reducer is a dilutant used for thinning water based paint. 4021 Reducer appears clear in the bottle
and does not affect color when mixed with paints.
4021 Reducer is compatible with and recommended as
a thinner for all Createx paints and clears.

4021 Reducer is generally added to 10% to 30% per
volume to Createx paints.
• Spray Gun: generally added ~ 10% per volume
for paint to atomize well using a 1.2mm to
1.3mm tip-sized gun sprayed at the gun’s
recommended inlet psi.
• Airbrush: generally added ~ 10 – 30% per
volume depending upon color type, airbrush
tip-size, psi and subjective preference.
For optimized performance, after adding 4021 Reducer,
allow 10 or more minutes for the ethylene glycol in
4021 Reducer to acclimate with the paint before
spraying. 4021 Reducer breaks down the water’s
surface tension which promotes flow and leveling.
When adding 4030 Balancing Clear to paints, stir 4030
into paint first then add 4021 Reducer.
Stir 4021 Reducer into paint. Do not shake.

Pot-Life & Storage
4021 Reducer can be added to any Createx paints and
stored for an indefinite time period (meaning the
reduced mixture can last in a good, sprayable condition
for several weeks if not months) when the reduced
paint mixture is capped air-tight and stored in a cool,
dry environment kept away from direct light.

Comparison to 4011 Reducer and other Createx thinners
4021 Reducer has a slower evaporation rate compared
to 4011 Reducer, which allows paints mixed with 4021
to flow and level better, enhancing the finish by
reducing brush marks and spray irregularities.
4021 Reducer also virtually eliminates tip-dry. Createx
paints have much less tip-dry when thinned with 4021
Reducer compared to thinning with 4011 Reducer.

Createx paints can be thinned generously with 4021
Reducer so colors spray well at reduced pressures
without a stippled appearance, allowing colors to blend
and transition seamlessly. Thinning with 4011 Reducer
does not create this effect.
Generously thinning Createx paint with 4021 Reducer
and allowing the mixed paint 10+ minutes acclimation
time to reduce surface-tension is similar to “overreducing” a solvent-based urethane paint before
airbrushing, allowing the colors to “melt-in” and spray
without any texture, or stippled effect.
Both 4011 Reducer and 4021 Reducer can be used with
any Createx paint and are generally added to colors at
the same volume, although due to its ability to improve
flow and leveling more than 4011 Reducer, 4021
Reducer can be added in less volume to Createx paints.

Health & Safety

Use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes.
Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water
after use. Do not ingest.
When spraying, use a properly-fitting NIOSH approved
Skin contact: Thoroughly wash with soap and warm
water. Wearing gloves is recommended.
Eye contact: Rinse with clean water for 15 minutes.
Seek medical attention.
Refer to 4021 Reducer SDS for additional information.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

Lots to paint this will definitely come in handy

Createx 4021 Reducer

Great reducer and solved my airbrush problem

My new favorite reducer!

Reminds me of one of those old commercials, because, "I put that s*** in everything", haha. Love the reduction in tip dry and it works with other paints other than just Createx.