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Special Finishes Enamel High Gloss:

A premium quality Alkyd Resin High Gloss paint that is ideal for interior or exterior where a durable finish is demanded.  Can be tinted to any of the BS 5252 colours.

Uses:

Weatherboard houses or wooden trim - on any type of construction,eaves, facias and gable ends.  Ideal interior, where a top grade finish is to be specified - bathrooms, kitchens, ablution areas and on trim such as scotia, architraves and skirtings.

Application:

Enamel High Gloss should be applied over Special Finishes' high opacity Multiseal  Alkyd Undercoat which has had a minimum of 12 hours to dry.

Typical Specifications:

Timber interior - apply 2 coats of Multiseal Alkyd Undercoat, leaving a minimum of 12 hours between coats following normal procedures for filling nail holes, cracks etc.  When dry, lightly sand - then apply 1 or 2 coats of Special Finishes' premium Enamel High Gloss to desired colour, leaving a minimum of 12 hours drying between coats.

Product Details:

Coverage: 8 - 10 m² per litre
Applied by: Brush, roller or spray
Thinning & Clean up: Mineral Turpentine
Drying Time: 6 - 8 hours (leave 12 hours between coats)

 

Special Finishes high Opacity Enamel Undercoat:

An Alkyd resin undercoat possessing outstanding obliteration and holdout properties, free sanding, minimal brush drag - can be tinted to a lightened version of eventual colour, if desired.

Product Details:

Coverage: 7 - 8 m² per litre
Applied by: Brush, roller or spray
Thinning & Clean up: Mineral Turpentine
Drying Time: 6 - 8 hours (depending on drying conditions - should be left 12 hours minimum between coats)

Special Finishes' Alkyd Flat:

A premium matt finish, particularly suited to ceilings where a velvet smooth quality finish is to be specified.  In most cases 2 coats direct on to new plaster or gib-board ceilings is all that is required.  However, some staining may eventually occur on old or sun-browned gib-board and on plaster to which Contractors have added Retarding Agents such as Casein Products.  If in doubt a pre-coat of Multiseal Alkyd Sealer is advised.

Product Details:

Coverage: 10 -12 m² per litre
Applied by: Brush, roller or spray
Thinning & Clean up: Mineral Turpentine
Drying Time: 6 - 8 hours (leave 12 hours between coats)

 

Special Finishes Alkyd Sealer:

Especially formulated to be compatible with all Special Finishes' products.  Recommended under alkyd finishes as above, or under Acrylic finishes such as Sprayflex (see separate data sheet).

Product Details:

Coverage: 8 - 12m² per litre
Applied by: Brush or roller
Thinning & Clean up: Mineral Turpentine
Drying Time: 6 - 8 hours

 

Special Finishes Polyurethane:

A clear non-yellowing single pack abrasion resistant modified Alkyd resin, that is flexible and moderately heat resistant, allowing a wide ranging use from floors to table tops.  A minimum 3 coat recommendation on most surfaces such as timber, chip board, cane, etc., but areas such as flooring grade particle board and cork may require up to 5 coats to achieve the desired finish.  Always lightly scuff between coats.  Polyurethane is not recommended on vinyl or linoleum.  the first coat on most surfaces is usually thinned up to 15% with Turps to aid penetration and achieve an even sealing coat.

Product Details:

Coverage: 10 - 12 m² per litre
Applied by: Brush, roller or spray
Thinning & Clean Up: Mineral Turpentine
Drying Time: 6 - 8 hours (12 hours between coats)


Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.