Smart Strip by Peel Away

safe effective environmentally friendly


Removes up to 15 layers of Architectural and Industrial coatings in one application.


User friendly Does not contain methylene chloride, caustic or toxic chemicals Will not burn skin.


Water-based formula 100% Biodegradable Odor free.


For interior or exterior use Does not require neutralization.

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Product Description & Use:
SMART STRIP is a revolutionary paint remover that is safe for the user, the substrate and the environment. This 100% biodegradable, water-based remover is extremely effective for removing multiple layers of architectural and industrial coatings from virtually all interior/exterior surfaces – wood, brick, metal, concrete, stone, plaster, fiberglass, etc. This product does not contain methylene chloride or caustic and VOC is zero. SMART STRIP is exceptional for safe removal of lead based paint and is excellent for intricate, carved or molded surfaces. Because it is a paste, SMART STRIP is easily applied by brush, roller or conventional airless spray. It is formulated to remain wet and effective over extended periods of time and does not require the use of Peel Away Paper. Peel Away Paper may be purchased separately when needed.

Test Area

Always test patch each type surface/coating to be removed before general use to determine compatibility, yield, proper thickness and dwell time needed.

Surface Preparation:
Remove any loose or peeling paint prior to application. Mask/protect areas where stripping is not desired. Polyethylene (plastic sheets) and masking tape create an effective barrier. Be sure to protect flooring. Plants and other foliage should be covered or rinsed thoroughly before and during application. NOTE: SMART STRIP will not affect glass, aluminum or plastic surfaces.

Application & Spread Rate:
Using a brush, roller or airless spray, apply approximately 1/6in to 1/8in thick (refer to test patch results) according number of layers, and type of coating being removed. Airless spray is the most cost effective way to apply the product. Start at the lowest pressure setting and slowly build pressure until an adequate fan pattern has been achieved. When trying to build film thickness of the remover, two separate applications are recommended. Apply a light first coat and allow it to tack for about 30 minutes. Then apply a second coat to build the film to the desired thickness. SMART STRIP provides an average spread rate of 45 - 50 sq. ft. per gallon.

Dwell Time:
The time required for softening/lifting paint will vary according to the number of layers, type of coating being removed and surface temperature. Average dwell time rangers from 3 to 24 hours. (Refer to test patch results). NOTE: SMART STRIP is formulated to remain wet and effective over extended periods of time and does not require the use of Peel Away Paper. (The use of Peel Away Paper will accelerate the removal process and extend the dwell time.)

Removal & Clean Up:
Remove softened/lifted paint using a scraper, taping knife or power washer. Agitate surface residue with a stiff nylon brush or scouring pad, paying particular attention to crevices, grooves and cracks. Exterior stripped surfaces should be rinsed thoroughly with a power washer. Interior surfaces can be rinsed using a sponge and water or denatured alcohol. Collect paste and paint residue in plastic bags and dispose of in compliance with local government regulations. Clean up airless sprayer by running water or denatured alcohol through the equipment soon after application has been completed. Allow surface to dry thoroughly before repainting.

For best results, surface temperatures should be 50ºF – 95ºF. Product can be applied as low as 32ºF, however, efficiency/effectiveness is reduced and dwell time increased.

Health & Safety:
While SMART STRIP is formulated to be safe for the user, surface and environment, proper safety procedures should be followed at all times. Wear gloves, goggles and other protective clothing as needed. Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for important health/safety information before handling.


NOTICE: In case of contact with skin or eyes, wash well with water. If irritation persists seek medical attention.


Important Notice to Purchaser:
The following is made in lieu of all warranties, express or implied. Seller’s and manufacturer’s only obligation shall be replace such quantity of the product proved to be defective. Neither seller nor manufacturer shall be liable for any injury, loss or damage, direct or consequential, arising out of use or the inability to use the product. Before using, user shall determine the suitability of the product for his intended use, and user assumes all risk and liability whatsoever in connection there within. The foregoing may not be altered except be an agreement signed by the officers of the seller and the manufacturer.


Manufactured by:
1501 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

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