Transparent yacht varnish with UV filters
It is a high-quality transparent solvent borne polyurethane alkyd decorative varnish. It contains UV filters for protection against sun radiation extending the life time of the film. It has superior hydrophobicity making ideal solution for wooden yachts or boats and surfaces nearby the sea like wooden fences, pergolas etc. Suitable for exterior and interior wood surfaces such as doors, windows, frames, pergolas, fences. It presents an exceptional scratch resistance, durability against the salts, excellent application and leveling properties creating a high-build dry film. Its elasticity enables it to support dimensional variations without cracking or flaking.
» High UV Resistance
» Superior hydrophobicity
» High build finishing
Dry to touch
The surface must be dry and free of dust, mold or resin. Sand with a suitable abrasive paper, along with the grain, and smooth well the surface.
» On new wooden surfaces: Remove greases or resins with KRAFT BRUSH THINNER, sanding parallel to the grain, removing the dust with a damp, lint-free cloth, apply 1 coat of KRAFT YACHT CARE wood preservative for protection against woodworm and fungi.
» On painted surfaces: Check the surface stability. If it is acceptable to apply directly the varnish. If not, remove all old paint or varnish using KRAFT REMOVER and then clean the surface with KRAFT BRUSH THINNER or sand well until their removal with the appropriate sandpaper. After complete drying of the surface and removing all residues, repair all the defective points of the wood with suitable putty. Then apply the varnish.
» Before you start painting, dilute the paint by adding up to 5% by volume KRAFT BRUSH THINNER and stir well.
» Check the wood moisture before painting. It shall not exceed 10%.
» Do not apply on wooden surfaces which are in contact with the ground or water.
» The durability of the film is reduced when applied on horizontal surfaces that are pressed.
» Appropriate application tool for this product is brush.
» Apply 2-3 coats of KRAFT YACHT CARE for the best result.
» Apply it outdoor or in a well-ventilated area.
» Minimum recoat time is approx. 24-48 hours. The recoat-ing time may vary depending on the weather conditions.
» The surface drying time is 3-5 hours at 25°C and 50% relative humidity (drying times are longer in wet/cold conditions).
» Avoid application at temperatures below 5ºC or greater than 35ºC and relative humidity greater than 60%.
» Close the bucket well to maintain in good condition for future use. Store before and after opening in a cool place and away from sunlight or frost conditions.
» Clean the tools thoroughly with KRAFT BRUSH THINNER, water, and soap.
» Avoid exposure of the painted surface in rain for 7 days after application.
» Allow at least 15 days before cleaning and washing newly painted surfaces.
» You can wash the painted surfaces gently with a soft sponge and water and in cases of bad stains with a mild detergent.
» Store the product before and after opening at temperatures between 5°C to 35°C.