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(Not a current ex-stock product)

Hydroclear is a unique self cross linking aromatic waterbased urethane and is used as a laquer / varnish for all types of timber floors including parquet / cork / pine / rimu / and all wood surfaces.

Hydroclear provides exceptional hard wearing properties and water, oil and grease resistance.  Hydroclear's performance exceeds that of conventional solvent borne / oil modified urethanes.


  • Suitable for DIY markets
  • Waterbased low VOC
  • Self crosslinking, single pack for the ease of application.
  • Quick drying, multiply coats per day.
  • Clean up using water (before drying)
  • Stain and chemical resistant
  • Long term storage stability
  • Application on damp surfaces.
  • Excellent scuff resistance.


Hydroclear can be applied to all types of wood surfaces including furniture and timber floors.  Over cork, parquet, pine, rimu, cedar, etc.  if a stain is required then apply Hydroclear after Stainex waterbased woodstain from Special Finishes.

Drying Times:

For spraying allow 20 minutes between coats and continue every 20 minutes.


Apply using roller / brush.  when brushing or rolling allow 1 - 2 hours between coats.  Allow 24 - 48 hours for light foot traffic and 5 -7 days for heavy traffic use.  Spray or airless spray for large areas and for continued operation systems.

Packaging / Storage:

Supplied in 1, 5, 10, and 20 litre plastic screw cap containers.  Store in a cool dry place preferably under 25°C.  Avoid freezing.

Heatlh & Saftety:

Use protective clothing.  Keep skin clean - use barrier creams on hands before use.


If spraying always use correct OSH approved respirator with organic vapour cartridge and allow adequate through-air in confined spaces.

Clean Up:

Immediately after contact with skin use soap and water.  Eye contact: Immediately flush with copious amounts of water.

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.