French Polish by Smith and Rodger

Aquastain Application

Smith & Rodger's AQUASTAIN has been developed by intermixing a durable waterbased coating and lightfast dyestuffs.

It is designed for application to wooden unsealed floors prior to sealing with ESSAR Aquacoat SP, ESSAR Aquacoat XTRA or ESSAR Polyurethane Varnish. AQUASTAIN holds its wet line better than traditional light fast stains and takes approximately 2 hours to dry prior to overcoating.

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  • Low odour and low flammability
  • Does not bleed
  • Good Flow
  • Easy to apply
  • Achieves an even shade across large areas
Direction for Use
  1. Ensure room conditions are warm and dry and well ventilated. Do not
    apply if the temperature is below 13ºC or the relative humidity is above 65%.
  2. Ensure surface is clean, dry, sanded smooth and dust free.
  3. Apply 1 coat of AQUASTAIN.
  4. If a darker effect is desired wait 2 hours and apply a second coat of AQUASTAIN.
  5. After the floor has been stained it can then be overcoated using
    Aquacoat SP/XTRA or Polyurethane Varnish - three coats of either coating
    are recommended.
Drying Times Assuming good application and curing conditions:
  • Touch Dry - 1 hour
  • Overcoatable - 2 hours
  • These drying times can be reduced, or extended, depending on the climate and application conditions
Coverage Approximately 15 square metres per litre, dependent on wood and porosity.
Application Tools Lambswool Applicator, Brush, Spray or cloth.
Cleaning/Thinners AQUASTAIN is ready for use but can be thinned with water if required.
Clean tools with cold soapy water immediately after use.
Range Antique Pine, Pine, Light Oak, Mid Oak, Dark Oak, Red Mahogany, Mid Mahogany, Brown Mahogany, Dark Mahogany, Teak, Walnut, Blue, Red, Yellow, White & Black.
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