NEO GRAFFITEX
    PROTECTIVE COATING
    PRODUCT CODE: GT00
    TECHNICAL DATA SHEET NO. 06-Specialised Products
    JULY 2009

  1. Product Description

    NEO Graffitex is a novel and innovative acrylic water based, interior, clear glossy coating of exceptional surface hardness. The product contains Teflon for a smooth and scratch resistant surface. Use NEO Graffitex on surfaces coated with water based paint to protect substrates and minimise dirt collection.
  2. Application Areas

    Interior or shaded areas only. The product is NOT suitable for use on the exterior that is exposed to sunlight.
    On sound, clean water based emulsion paint coatings.
    Use NEO Graffitex on surfaces coated with water based paint to protect substrates and minimise dirt collection.
    The product is an ideal clear protective coating for PVA emulsion paint in schools and public buildings.
    NEO Graffitex is not recommended for use on floors or exterior surfaces use NEO Stone Sealer (ss11p00) instead.
  3. Product Features

    Impedes dirt collection.
    Excellent adhesion to water based coatings.
    Improves film hardness, abrasion resistance and cleanability.
    Two to three coats of NEO Graffitex are used for best results.
    Should be used interiors only. It may be used on the exterior of buildings in passages etc. that are well covered up. Direct sunlight will deteriorate the coating.
  4. Product Data

    Resin Base Acrylic resin emulsion
    Drying Time Touch dry: 30 min
    Hard dry: 2 hours
    Solid Matter by Content By mass: 25%
    Film Thickness 20 microns
    Spreading Rate 10-14 square metres per litre.
    Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 10-12 square metres per litre for the first coat and 12-14 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    Surface Appearance Glossy
  5. Application Details

    Mixing Always stir well before use with a flat paddle.
    Application Method Paintbrush or roller.
    Thinning NEO Graffitex is ready for use un-thinned; thinning with water will reduce its effectiveness.
    Cleaning Water.
    Application Stir well before use.
    NEO Graffitex is ready for use un-thinned; thinning with water will reduce its effectiveness.
    Two to three coats of NEO Graffitex are used for best results.
    With brush or roller, apply a generous coat of NEO Graffitex.
    Allow to dry 6-8 hours before recoating.
    With brush or roller, apply a second or third generous coat as required.
    Clean up application equipment with water.
    Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 10-12 square metres per litre for the first coat and 12-14 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    Interior or shaded areas only. 
    Do not apply before 09:00 and after 16:00 in the winter.
  6. Surface Preparation

    On Sound, Clean Water Based Emulsion Paint Coatings (Previously Painted Surfaces) Remove all dust, foreign material, fungal and algae growth.
    Allow to dry.
    With brush or roller, apply a generous coat of NEO Graffitex.
    Allow to dry 6-8 hours before recoating.
    With brush or roller, apply a second or third generous coat as required.
  7. Colour Range and Quantities

    NEO Graffitex is a clear, colourless coating.
    Available in 1 litre and 5 litres (20 litres on special order).
  8. Precautions

    NEO Graffitex is flammable but contains no toxic substances.
    NEO Graffitex is not recommended for use on floors or exterior surfaces use NEO Stone Sealer (ss11p00) instead.
  9. Disclaimer

    NEO Paints can not be held liable if the product fails due to improper surface preparation or application.