Eggshell Enamel

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  • Alkyd-based Enamel
  • Interior Walls
  • Low Sheen Finish

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A superior quality, yet economical, alkyd-based enamel, Eggshell Enamel provides a tough and durable “low sheen” finish for all interior surfaces.

Product specs:

  • Pastel Base (1l + 5l)
  • White (500ml, 1l + 5l)



Superior quality eggshell enamel for interior use. For the decoration and protection of all interior surfaces where a low sheen finish is required. Recommended for plaster, metal and wood that have been correctly primed & undercoated. Ideal for kitchens, bathrooms & children’s rooms.

Excellent flow and levelling. Quick drying. Easy application. Uniform eggshell low sheen appearance.

New Work:
WOOD: Apply 2 coats of Dekade Universal Undercoat. PLASTER: Surface must be clean and dry. Apply 1 coat Surface conditioner and Universal Undercoat. Allow 24 hours drying time between coats. METAL: Must be free from rust and oil. Prime with Zinc Phosphate Primer and Universal Undercoat. Allow 24 hours drying time between coats.

Previously Painted:
Loose flaking paint and efflorescence must be completely removed. All bare wood and metal surfaces to be coated with appropriate primer & undercoat. Gloss and Oil surfaces must be sanded and wiped down with a damp cloth. Chalky surfaces must be thoroughly sanded before sealing with Surface Conditioner. Kitchen walls without exception to be washed down with sugar soap.

Do not paint during cold and wet weather.
Do not apply to unprimed metal surfaces.

Stir thoroughly with flat paddle before use. Ready for use with brush or mohair roller. Thin with Mineral Turps for spray application. Clean up with Mineral Turps / Brush and Rinse Cleaner / Degreaser.

SG: 1.28 – 1.30
Viscosity: 68 – 72 KU
Drying Time: (T) 4 hours
@ 25oC (H): 24 hours
Recoat: 16 hours
Solid Mass: 66 – 72%
Finish: Low Sheen
Volume Solids: 46 – 48%
Spread rate: Approx. 10m2/Lt depending on surface profile and porosity.
Pack Sizes: 500ml, 1L & 5L
Flash Point: 37°C
Recommended DFT: 20 – 30 microns
Colour Range: White and tint bases

Health and Safety: Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet

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