- All surfaces should be clean and dry, free from wax, oil, grease and other contaminates.
- New dressed timber should be fine sanded and then thoroughly dusted prior to the application of the sealer coat this includes filling any holes.
- It may be necessary to wipe the surface down with a mild sugar soap solution prior to coating it.
- Stir well with a wide flat paddle before and during use.
- Apply liberally to all surfaces including exposed edges and end grain by brush, applicator pad or spray.
- Stir well before and during use.
DO NOT SHAKE the contents, as shaking will produce bubbles, which may become trapped on the surface.
- Ensure adequate ventilation during use.
3. Drying Time
- Allow drying for 30 minutes before applying the second coat. Allow 1-3 hours drying before top coating.
- Apply each coat neat and evenly. Proper penetration of the first coat is very important.
- Should only one coat be applied check for beading of water to indicate the coating is effective.
- Drying may take longer if the weather is cold or humid.
Up to 10 square metres per litre depending on the porosity and application technique.
Apply a minimum of 2 coats.
If spraying, coats can be thinned with 10-15% clean mineral turpentine to aid application.
- Carry out a Splash Test to check for adequate coverage.
- Coverage may increase on hard wood and decrease on soft wood.
- Over application can result in the surface becoming glossy.
- Do not apply if temperature is below 10°C or if rain is expected within 24 hours.
- Wash your equipment in mineral turpentine.
- Wash your equipment in warm water with a little detergent.
- Rinse in fresh water.
- Seal washings and unwanted leftovers and dispose of responsibly.
- Store out of reach of children
- Skin: wash the area well with running water
- Eyes: flush the eye with running water for several minutes, contact your doctor
- Breathing: use in a well ventilated area; when spraying, use a suitable respirator
- Swallowed: drink water, do not induce vomiting and contact your doctor or the Poison Information Centre on 13 11 26