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Rustins Quick Dry Coloured Varnish Satin is a low odour, quick-drying, non-yellowing acrylic emulsion that is suitable for all interior woodwork and dries to a hard, durable transparent finish, resistant to water and alcohol.
Ideal for all types of interior wood, such as doors, skirting boards, staircase, cupboards, wardrobes, tables, chairs and worktops. Available in seven attractive wood shades in satin finish.
During preparation, surfaces must be clean and previous coatings should be removed with Rustin’s Strypit Paint and Varnish Stripper. Bare wood may be dyed with Rustin’s Wood Dye.
Apply with a synthetic brush, varnish roller or spray. Can be diluted with water about 10 per cent if necessary for spraying or if the temperature is high.
Three coats are recommended, but as each extra coat will make the colour deeper. If the colour is satisfactory after one or two coats, apply one or more coats of Rustins Clear Acrylic Varnish.
Typically touch dry in 20 minutes, depending on temperature and humidity. Re-coat after two hours if temperature is between 15-25°C. Do not use below 10°C or in conditions of high humidity.
Coverage is 12-15sq.metres/litre per coat, depending on absorbency of surface.
Rustins Quick Dry Coloured Varnish Satin is sold in 250ml, 500ml and 1L containers.
Full product data sheets and safety data sheets are available on request.
Product: Quick Dry Coloured 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 in 7 colours in Gloss or Satin finish. Available colours are: Mahogany, Oak, Dark Oak, Pine, Teak, Walnut & Antique Pine.
Intended Use: Interior, bare woodwork, cork, hardboard. Can also be used as a sealer for concrete, brickwork and plaster. For floors use Rustin’s Quick Dry 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 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 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: Three coats are recommended, but as each extra coat will make the colour deeper, if the colour is satisfactory after one or two coats, apply one or more coats of Rustins Clear Acrylic Varnish.
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 Rustin’s 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 Rustin’s Wood Dye, a test area should be coated to determine compatibility.
Settlement: Stir well before use. Satin 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 Rustin’s Brush Restorer or Rustin’s Strypit Paint & Varnish Remover.
Sizes: 250ml 500ml 1Litre