Schoolboard Paint

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  • Solvent-Based
  • Interior
  • Matt Finish

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Specially formulated for school and college chalkboards to provide an easily cleaned matt surface with abrasion-resistant “non-skid chalk”.

Product Specs:

Available in 500ml, 1 and 5-litre packs, unless otherwise indicated.


  • Pastel Base (1l + 5l)
  • Black
  • Green

Technical Data Sheet


Essentially a finish for school boards. May also be used as a decorative matt finish for feature areas and stage scenery.

Specially formulated for schools and colleges. Contains slate for long service. Matt finish – no glare at acute angles. Takes chalk without skidding. Quick drying and cleans easily.

Surfaces must be in a sound condition and lightly sanded before application of Dekade Schoolboard Paint.
CEMENT/COMPOSITION BOARDS: Seal with Trade Plaster Primer.
STEEL: Prime with Zinc Phosphate Primer.
Wood: Prime with Trade Pink Wood Primer.

Not recommended for surfaces which exceed 60°C.
Do not apply to unprimed metal surfaces.

Stir thoroughly with flat paddle before use. Ready for use with brush or roller. Spray application not recommended due to coarse particles.
Thinner not normally required, use Mineral Turps if necessary.
Clean up with Mineral Turps/Dekade Trade Degreaser.

SG: 1.43 – 1.46
Viscosity: 65 – 70 KU
Drying Time: (T) 4 hours
@ 25oC (H): 24 hours
Recoat: 18 hours
Solid Mass: 70 – 76%
Finish: Matt
Volume Solids: 50 – 55%
Spread rate: Approx. 10m2/Lt depending on surface profile and porosity.
Pack Sizes: 500ml, 1L & 5L
Flash Point: 37°C
Colour Range: Black & Green
Recommended DFT: 15 – 30 microns

Health and Safety: Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet

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