Epifanes - Clear Gloss Varnish 1 Litre

Epifanes - Clear Gloss Varnish 1 Litre


Manufacturer #:  E1

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RRP:  £34.42
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Epifanes Clear Varnish, known around the world, is considered the ultimate in high gloss finish. This traditional marine varnish is based on tung oil, phenolic-modified alkyd resins and maximum U.V. absorbers. It has outstanding protection for all marine and household woods and can be applied to Interior and exterior woods above the waterline. It offers superior flow and durability. In addition, it has excellent flexibility and water resistance in all climate conditions. Ask anyone who has ever used Epifanes High Gloss Clear Varnish and you will learn why it is considered to be the world's best spar varnish.

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Epifanes Clear Gloss Varnish Technical Data

Type Oxidative drying
Base Phenolic resin / Alkyd resin / Tung oil
Properties Extreme high gloss, unique flow characteristics and high build capacity. The UV filter prevents the wood against discolouration. Its flexibility prevents cracking on working wood. This varnish is famous for its high gloss retention, long lasting properties, even in tropical climates. 
Field of application New work on bare solid wood (mahogany, meranti, Oregon pine) and plywood both for inside and outside above the waterline. Maintenance of intact existing (one- and two-component) varnishes regardless which brand.  
Colour Transparant amber
Gloss Ultra high gloss
Density 0.92kg/dm³
Viscosity 60 seconds ISO-cup 6 mm
Solids contents 50 +/- 2 vol. %
VOC - level 382 grams/litre
Shelf life In closed container stored in a dark location between 5 - 25°C approx. 3 years
Conditions during application & drying Temperature - minimal 8°C. - maximum 30°C
Relative air humidity  - minimal 50% - maximum 75%
Application tools Soft, longhaired brush (oval or full style).
Conventional air spray
Theoretical coverage 14 m² (150sq feet) per litre @ 35 µm dry film thickness
Practical coverage Dependent on condition of substrate, loss of material due to factors such as application technique, shape of object, circumstances during application. 
Substrate conditions Bare wood, dry, degreased and sanded, percentage of humidity inside the wood < 15%. Well cleaned, degreased, sanded, intact well adhering one- and two-component varnish systems
Thinning volume

Brush 0-5%
Air spray 15-20%

Drying times @ 20°C. / 65% RAH and 30 µm dry film thickness

Dustdry - 3 hours
Sandable - 24 hours
Recoatable - 24 hours

 

Epifanes Clear Gloss Varnish Application Advice

If needed, thin down up to 10% to enhance the flowing ability. More coats will provide deeper lustre and provide additional UV protection. Always apply along the wood grain and allow sufficient time to settle. Avoid retipping. 



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