Le Tonkinois Varnish

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Le Tonkinois varnish

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Le Tonkinois Varnish Specifications

Ingredients

Pure resin modified through high temperature curing, Linseed oil, Tung oil, vegetable driers and thinners. Does not contain petroleum based solvents.

Coverage

Approximately 20 square metres per litre per coat.

Drying time

Dust dry 2 hours, Hard 8 hours, Recoat after 24 hours or longer,

no maximum time between coats.

Application

Brush, cloth, roller or spray (for spraying see FAQ page).

Thinners

Thinning not necessary for brush application of all coats, including the primer.

Primer can be thinned with maximum of 10% white spirit for better penetration.

Brush cleaner

White spirit.

Number of coats

2 or 3 for indoors, 4 for outdoors, 5 for boats (minimum).

More coats will give longer lasting protection.

Aspect

Bright glossy, add Gelomat to last coat for matt or satin finish.

Odour

Low, no respiratory irritants. Safe to use anywhere.

Fire retard

M2 classified.   (not easily flammable).

Dry extract

60% +/- 2%   AFNOR T30003 Family class 2c.

Specific gravity

0.9   Viscosity approx 3 poises.

Electrical resistance

Very good.

Storage life

Unopened excellent.

Opened several years if stored in container with no air.

Special Features

No brush marks,  they disappear within 30 minutes of application.

Ideal for interior or exterior woodwork. Excellent waterproofing.

High resistance to temperature changes and weather conditions,

including sea water environment.

Good resistance to U.V.  abrasion and knocks.

Excellent covering power, easy to apply, brush marks flow out.

High resistance to acids, alkalis, caustic soda, gasses etc.

Withstands boiling water, hot plates and cups.

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Ingredients

Linseed oil 40%, Synthetic resin (*long alkyd ester oil) 60%.

Coverage

Approximately 20 square metres per litre per coat.

Drying time

Dust dry 2 hours, Recoat after 6-8 hours, leave overnight before final coat.

Application

Brush, roller or squeegee mop.

Thinners

Thinning not necessary for application of all coats.

Can be thinned with white spirit for better penetration.

Brush cleaner

White spirit.

Number of coats

3 or 4

Aspect

Semi glossy, add Gelomat to last coat for matt or satin finish.

Odour

Low, does not contain harmful products.

Electrical resistance

High.

VOC content

Max 400 g / l

Special Features

Hard wearing, resistant to abrasion and maintenance products.

Good penetration, fast curing, anti-skid.

Odourless, colourless, does not contain harmful products.

Resistant to UV, sea water.

Easy to apply. After 2 or 3 layers lightly wet sand with 300 or 400 grit for a smooth finish, then apply final coat.

To renovate the floor lightly wet sand the varnish, apply 2 layers.

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*  Definitions

Alkyd  -   Synthetic polyester resins derived from alcohols and acids.

Ester  -    Solvent,  non hydrocarbon organic compound