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General Finishes Water Based Wood Stains - 473ml

£23.50

General Finishes water based wood stains. Can be top coated with most water base, oil base, and solvent base finishes, varnishes, & lacquers. Compatible with all General Finishes topcoats. Test adhesion and compatibility on all other systems. Colour will vary dependent upon wood and dwell time before wiping.

New Formulation Key Improvements:

  • Cutting-edge pigments - more consistent colour and less fading over time 
  • New resin system - no colour pull when applying topcoat
  • Longer open time
  • Faster dry time
  • Extended shelf life
  • Low VOC (EU VOC 24 g/l)

Application

May be applied via brush or spray. Stir well before application. Use a clean brush or paint pad applicator. Apply a liberal amount of stain and allow to penetrate several minutes before wiping with a clean paper towel. A second coat may be applied to darken the colour. HVLP: 0.43-0.51” fluid tip / medium cap; 0.051” fluid tip / medium cap. Air- Assisted Airless: 0.011-0.013” fluid tip, 300-600 psi fluid pressure, 10-30 psi air pressure.

Dry Time

20oC and 70% R.H:

  • Dry: 1-2 hours
  • To Topcoat: 1-2 hours

Application

  • Conventional Spray
  • Air Assisted Airless
  • HVLP
  • Brush
  • Pad Applicator
  • Sealer & Finish Recommendation

General Finishes Sanding Sealers are recommended if not using a self sealing finish for optimum build and smoothness. Topcoats: Water Base: PolyAcrylic, High Performance, EnduroVar Water Base Lacquer

Oil Base: General Finishes Arm- R-Seal or GF Gel Stain. Solvent Base: Most pre-catalyzed lacquers and conversion varnishes.

Surface Preparation

Surface must be clean, dry and free of dust, dirt, grease, wax, or contaminants. For Raw wood, start sanding with #150 grit recommended. Fill all nail holes or cracks using a water base filler or putty. Remove all dust by vacuuming or wiping with a damp cloth. Do not use tack cloths which contain linseed oils.