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Rustins Quick Dry Clear Varnish

£5.88

- Clear Wood Varnish
- Tough & Durable Finish
- Low Odour & Non Toxic
- For Interior Use
- Water Based & Quick Drying
- Gloss, Satin & Matt Finish Available
- Choice Of Sizes Available

Rustins Quick Dry Clear Varnish is a water-based self-crosslinking acrylic emulsion, designed for coating all interior woodwork.

This high quality, hard wearing, quick drying varnish leaves a tough and durable finish. It can be used to coat doors and window frames, wooden furniture and more. It can also be used as a sealer for concrete, brickwork and plaster. 

It dries to a hard, durable transparent finish and it is resistant to water and alcohol. It is available in a choice of container sizes, in either a clear gloss, satin or matt finish.

Rustins Quick Dry Clear Varnish is a low odour, non-toxic formula, it is touch dry in 20 minutes and re-coatable in 2 hours. Apply 2-3 coats for the perfect finish.

Surfaces must be clean and previous coatings should be removed with Rustin’s Strypit Paint and Varnish Stripper. It is advisable to clean old surfaces with White Spirit to remove any wax or contamination, wipe away the solution formed with clean kitchen paper towels.

Bare wood may be dyed with either Rustin’s Wood Dye before varnishing (see Compatibility section in technical details).

Apply with a synthetic brush, varnish roller or spray (can be diluted with water about 10% if necessary for spraying, or if the temperature is high). Lightly sand after 1st coat to flatten any raised grain.

Coverage of approx. 12-15sq.metres/litre per coat, depending on absorbency of surface. The varnish will take 3 days to fully harden.

Rustins Quick Dry Clear Varnish is available in either clear gloss, matt or satin finish, and in 250ml, 500ml, 1L, 2.5L and 5L containers.

Full product data sheets and safety data sheets are available on request.

Product: Rustins Quick Dry Clear Varnish
Type: Water-based self-crosslinking acrylic emulsion. The varnish looks milky-white whilst liquid but dries to a hard, durable transparent finish, resistant to water and alcohol. Available clear gloss, satin and matt finish.
Intended Use: Interior, bare woodwork, cork, hardboard. Can also be used as a sealer for concrete, brickwork and plaster. For floors use Rustins Acrylic Floor Varnish.
Special Features: Low odour, quick-drying, non-yellowing on ageing. Wash brushes in water. Has very little effect on the colour of wood to which it is applied. Conforms to Safety of Toys Regulations BS EN 71 Part 3 1995.
Preparation: Surfaces must be clean and previous coatings should be removed with Rustins Strypit Paint and Varnish Stripper. It is advisable to clean old surfaces with White Spirit to remove any wax or contamination, wipe away the solution formed with clean kitchen paper towels. Bare wood may be dyed with either Rustin’s Wood Dye before varnishing (see Compatibility section below).
Application: Synthetic brush, Varnish Roller or Spray (can be diluted with water about 10% if necessary for spraying, or if the temperature is high).
Coats: 2 or 3. Lightly sand after 1st coat to flatten any raised grain.
Drying Time: Touch dry in 20 minutes typically, depending on temperature and humidity.
Re-coating Time: Re-coat after 2 hours
Application Temp.: Ideally 15-25°C, do not use below 10°C or in conditions of high humidity.
Coverage: 12-15sq.metres/litre per coat, depending on absorbency of surface.
Maintenance: The varnish will take 3 days to fully harden. Spills should be wiped-up immediately during this time to prevent damage. The surface can be cleaned as required with a mild detergent solution, do not use aggressive cleaning products. Re-coat the varnish as necessary, after cleaning and lightly sanding the surface.
Compatibility: Can be applied over either Rustins Wood Dye, other brands may be incompatible. Bare wood may be bleached with Rustin’s Wood Bleach prior to varnishing. Not for use over scumbles or oil-based paints. Other types of coatings/stains may be incompatible, including acrylic paints and vinyl emulsion. If using anything other than Rustins Wood Dye, a test area should be coated to determine compatibility.
Settlement: Stir well before use. Satin and Matt finishes may dry glossy if not thoroughly stirred, check for settlement on the bottom of the tin and stir to mix-in.
Shelf-life/Storage: Many years if stored in normal conditions. Protect from frost.
Hazards: Non-flammable. Flash point: Nil. General good practice advice: avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
Clean-Up: With water whilst wet. If dried-on, clean equipment and brushes with either Rustins Brush Restorer or Rustins Strypit.

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