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Epifanes PP Varnish Extra Application Directions


Epifanes PP Varnish Extra




High build! Fast build!

Type Two-component varnish based on alkyd resin/isocyanate.
Color Clear
Gloss High Gloss
Recommended use High build, fast build, interior or exterior varnish for all types of wood. Insulation coat, sealer or filling coat in one and two-component synthetic or polyester based varnish systems. Insulating sealer for oily, greasy and vaporous woods such as teak and iroco. Fast drying. For exterior use, it is recommended to topcoat with two or more coats of Epifanes Clear Varnish, Epifanes Woodfinish Gloss or Epifanes Polyurethane Clear Gloss Varnish.
Properties Seals off vaporous substances found in some exotic woods. Resistant to most onboard chemicals. Excellent interior gloss retention. Excellent impact and abrasion resistance.
Container Size 2000 ml. (1000ml. base + 1000 ml. cure)
Density 1.05 kg./liter (mixed product)
Solids Content 45 +/- 2 vol. % (mixed product)
Recommended film thickness Per coat wet 70-80 micron
Per coat dry 30-35 micron
Application Brush, roller, conventional air spray, H.V.L.P.
Application
-brush or roller
-air spray
Thin 0 - 10 % with Epifanes Thinner For PP Varnish Extra only as needed.
Thin 10-15% with Epifanes Thinner For PP Varnish Extra. Spray viscosity 16-20sec. DIN cup 4 - Nozzle 1.8 mm., pressure 2 - 3 Bar. Apply light tack coat to fully wet the surface. Allow 15 - 20 min. to dry, then fully spray the entire surface. Airless spray not advised.
Drying times at 65F / 65% RH Dustdry - 1 hour       Recoatable - 2.5 hours
Tack free - 1 hours      -brush - 5 hours
Application conditions Temperature should be between 50F. and 80F. during application. Air humidity below 85%. Avoid painting in too much wind or sun. A rapid loss of solvents will occur under these conditions and will decrease the flowing ability. Add thinner up to the specified percentage to compensate for the faster release of solvents.

Two-component PP Varnish Extra system

Surface Preparation:
Bare wood must be dry and free of grease, etc. Degrease with Epifanes Spraythinner for Paint & Varnish or denatured alcohol. Do not use water. Sand bare wood with 60-80 grit abrasive paper with the grain of the wood. Subsequently sand with grits from 100 to 220. Brush application with a clean, longhaired bristle brush of good quality.

INTERIOR
Coats First Second Third More as needed
Thinner Thinner for PP Varnish Thinner for PP Varnish Thinner for PP Varnish Thinner for PP Varnish
Thinning Ratio % (brush/roller) 5-10 5 0-5 0-5
Abrasive grit n/a 280 Dry 360 Wet or Dry 360 Wet or Dry
Sanding n/a After 24 hours After 24 hours After 24 hours
Recoat Time 65F. Within 24 hours, no sanding required Within 24 hours, no sanding required Within 24 hours, no sanding required Within 24 hours, no sanding required
Notes Can be recoated after 5 hours


Exterior
Coats First Second Third Fourth
Thinner Thinner for PP Varnish Thinner for PP Varnish Thinner for PP Varnish Thinner for PP Varnish
Thinning Ratio % (brush/roller) 5-10 5 0-5 0-5
Abrasive grit n/a 280 Dry n/a (see below)
Sanding n/a After 24 hours n/a After 24 hours
Recoat Time 65F. Within 24 hours, no sanding required Within 24 hours, no sanding required Within 24 hours, no sanding required n/a
Notes Can be recoated after 5 hours



When a satin finish is desired: Sand last coat to 220 grit, apply one or more coats of Epifanes Rubbed Effect Interior Varnish. Sand between coats with 320 grit wet or dry abrasive paper. If desired, replace Rubbed Effect with Epifanes Polyurethane after the fourth coat, sand with 220 grit wet or dry abrasive paper (if topcoating with a one-component product) or 320 wet or dry (if topcoating with a two-component product). Topcoat with three or more coats of Epifanes Clear Gloss Varnish,

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