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)

TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

CODE:
EGE

DESCRIPTION:
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.

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

SURFACE PREPARATION:
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.

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

APPLICATION:
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.

TECHNICAL DATA:
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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