QA Low Sheen
A washable non yellow acrylic paint with a soft subtle sheen which gives washability without the clinical appearance of glossier finishes. Recommended for interior walls & ceilings & areas in kitchens, bathrooms, family rooms, bedrooms etc
Colour : Complete colour range available
Gloss Level : Low gloss
Durability : Good for interior use or in protected areas externally
Solvent resistance : Sensitive to aromatic hydrocarbons & alcohols
Toxicity : Non toxic,lead & mercury free
Theoretical spreading rate at recommended dry film build Assumes no losses. Two coats are recommended each with a spreading rate of 16m² per litre at recommended 22 micrometres dry film build corresponding to an overall rate of 8m² per litre at 44 micrometres dry film build. Spreading rate will vary depending on such factors as nature of surface application method & application conditions.
Theoretical volume solids 35%
Drying time : Touch dry in 30 minutes. Recoat after two hours. In damp & humid conditions drying time is lengthened
Surface preparation : Surfaces to be painted should be dry & free from dust, grease & dirt. Remove flaking & powdering paint & repair surface imperfections with a suitable filler.
Application : Stir well & apply liberally straight from the can. This paint has been specially formulated for rolling but may also be applied by brush or spray.
Brush or roller Use a short nap roller (eg rolana or orlon) : Avoid excessive brushing or rolling back into paint which has been drying some minutes. Dampen very porous, dry surfaces & add 100ml water per litre to the first coat only.
Conventional spray : Up to 125ml per litre of water may be added to aid atomisation. Satisfactory application has been obtained by using the following spray equipment or equivelant. De Vibliss JGA gun, 704 air cap, E fluid tip, E needle.
Airless spray: Use tip orifice of 325-425 micrometres (13-17 thou) at 13.8-20.6 Mpa (2000-3000 psi) 100 mesh filter. Up to 30ml per litre of water may be added to aid atomisation.