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Alkyd Sealer & Undercoat

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A high opacity, all purpose, alkali resistant, oil based, interior and exterior undercoat and sealer.  Especially formulated to be compatible with all Special Finishes' products.  Available in white, but can be tinted.


Recommended for sealing and undercoating new plaster, gib-board, building boards, as an interior wood primer for timber, and as an exterior undercoat over alkyd wood primer for weatherboards, timber, etc. when overcoating with an enamel system.  (Refer Special Finishes' when painting over Pine and Hardboard.)


Provides an excellent base for all finishes.  It is easy to apply and sands to smooth high quality finish.



Dry Time @20° C

Touch Dry 15-30 minutes              Recoat  overnight

Temperature should not fall below 10° C while applying or drying.



Brush, roller or spray conventional (or airless).  Ready for use when rolling or brushing.  Reduce with Mineral Turpentine to spray, approximately 5%


8-10m² per litre per coat, depending on roughness and porosity of substrate.


Flammable flashpoint 40°C.  Provide adequate ventilation.

Clean up:

Mineral Turpentine


4, 10  litre pails

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.