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Application Specifications on Triboard Customwood Timber


Triseal has been specifically formulated to seal Triboard and Customwood against moisture, weather, mould, fungi, mildew; with excellent hold out and results especially in tropical countries - and is a suitable sealer for all types of top coat finishes, Acrylic Paints, Colourtrend Elastomeric Membranes, Epoxy, Lacquers, Urethanes, and Enamels.

Wood Types:

Triseal is suitable for use on Triboard Customwood, Particle Board, Pine, MDF Board, and most types of wood finishes.

Triseal is NOT suitable for any Cedar product, and should not be applied to any Cedar used exterior.


It's imperative to seal both sides total area of customwood sheets, when used as interior wall lining.  A failure to seal customwood will result in extreme distortion of customwood sheets due to moisture absorption.  On interior before painting with acrylic water-based paints, apply one coat of Multiseal (Urethane pigmented sealer undercoat), then apply two coats of acrylic.

Number of Coats:

Normally 1 coat will be sufficient to protect against moisture, mould, fungi, mildew and for storage exterior, but 2 coats would be recommended for complete weatherproofing for exterior purposes with additional top coat as required.

Triseal Bug Free:

Can be incorporated during the manufacturing process and is a safe, odourless, effective anti-insect coating.

Bug Free kills on contact - termites, cockroaches, spiders, flies, mosquitos, ants, fleas and other flying or crawling insects.  It has been tested and proven effective on more than 130 various insect varieties.


Stir well before use.  Triseal can be diluted up to 25% to suit application and methods with Triseal Solvent or A.P. Lacquer Thinners.

Apply 1 or 2 coats as required using spray, airless spray, brush, roller, etc.

Triseal will dry in 5 - 10 minutes and can be overcoated within 30 minutes or 4 hours if top coating with waterbased Acrylic Paints.

Suitablility and Uses:

Triseal can be stacked after 30 minutes cure time and can be used on houses, factories, doors, furniture, shop fittings, commercial or industrial building complexes.

Clean up:

Use Triseal Solvent or A.P. Lacquer Thinners for skin, hands, etc.  Wash with AP Thinners or Brush Wash, then immediately with Hand Cleaner then soap and warm water.

First Aid:

In case of eye contact, flush with plenty of water - get medical attention if irritation persists.  For skin, wash thoroughly with Hand Cleaner, then soap and water.

Handling Precautions:

Do not touch foodstuffs while handling or using Triseal Bug Free.

Warning - Triseal Bug Free:

Keep away from Foods - Do not apply Bug Free to Surfaces that are used for direct contact with foodstuffs.  Danger - Highly flammable product refer to Health Safety Data Sheets

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.