NEO STAIN VARNISH
    INTERIOR
    PRODUCT CODE: SV10
    TECHNICAL DATA SHEET NO. 05-Lacquers & Varnishes
    JULY 2009

  1. Product Description

    A classic polyurethane / alkyd based, interior, scratch, water and alcohol resistant coating containing a colourant to stain and tint wood in a different or deeper shade.
  2. Application Areas

    Interior use only (the varnish is not resistant to direct sunlight and is not for exterior use).
    Properly prepared wooden and timber substrates.
    NEO Stain Varnish is suitable for use on furniture, panelling, bar tops, windows, doors, door frames and general woodwork.
    NEO Stain Varnish can be applied on to existing varnish and lacquer coatings with some preparation.
  3. Product Features

    NEO Stain Varnish contains transparent colourants.
    The stain varnish tints wood either darker or can result in a different shade.
    Best results are obtained on light coloured wood such as S.A. Pine.
    The shade of dark coloured wood can only be intensified and deepened but never changed completely.
    By using NEO Stain Varnish it is possible to stain already treated and varnished wooden objects.
    A genuine wood stain can only be applied on bare, raw wood.
    NEO Stain Varnish can be applied with brush or air spray. The application of the varnish by air spray will result in a more even finish.
    Scratch resistant.
    Excellent adhesion to properly prepared wooden substrates.
    Good water and alcohol mark resistance.
    Three coats of NEO Stain Varnish are used for best results.
  4. Product Data

    Resin Base Polyurethane resin
    Drying Time Touch dry: 1 - 2 hours
    Hard dry: 3 4 hours
    Solid Matter by Content By volume: 41%
    By mass: 49,4%
    Film Thickness 20-25 microns
    Spreading Rate 6-12 square metres per litre.
    Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 6-8 square metres per litre for the first coat and 10-12 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed substrates.
    Surface Appearance Glossy
  5. Application Details

    Mixing Always stir well before use with a flat paddle.
    Application Method Brush or air spray. Paint roller application is not recommended.
    Thinning Brush application: apply the first coat diluted 10% with NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00)
    Spray application: thin the NEO Stain Varnish to 17-19 sec Ford 4 cup with NEO Enamel Thinner (et01) or NEO Quick Enamel Thinner (qe00).
    Cleaning NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00) or NEO Enamel Thinner (et01).
    Application Stir well before use.
    Sand and remove all dust.
    Three coats of NEO Stain Varnish are used for best results.
    Brush application: apply the first coat diluted 10% with NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00)
    Spray application: thin the NEO Stain Varnish to 17-19 sec Ford 4 cup with NEO Enamel Thinner (et01) or NEO Quick Enamel Thinner (qe00).
    Allow to dry 4-6 hours before sanding again.
    With brush or spray, apply two more generous coats of NEO Stain Varnish undiluted.
    Only apply in ventilated areas, keep away from all ignition sources, flames and sparks. 
    Do not eat, drink or smoke while applying.
    Do not apply before 09:00 and after 16:00 in the winter.
    Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 6-8 square metres per litre for the first coat and 10-12 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed substrates.
    For interior use only.
    Clean up application equipment with NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00) or NEO Enamel Thinner (et01).
  6. Surface Preparation

    New Wood Sand wood well to a smooth surface.
    Make sure wood is clean and free of dust.
    Apply one coat of NEO Stain Varnish diluted with approximately 10% NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00).
    Allow to dry 4-6 hours.
    With brush or spray, apply two more generous coats of NEO Stain Varnish undiluted.
    Existing Varnished Surfaces Sand the wooden substrate well.
    Remove all dust.
    If the previously varnished area is firm and solid (no sign of flaking, peeling, cracking etc.), sand down well until the surface is completely matt.
    But if the varnish shows signs of cracking etc., remove old varnish completely back to bare wood.
    Apply one coat of NEO Stain Varnish diluted with approximately 10% NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00)
    Allow to dry 4-6 hours.
    With brush or spray, apply two more generous coats of NEO Stain Varnish undiluted.
  7. Colour Range and Quantities

    NEO Stain Varnish is available in light oak, walnut and mahogany stain.
    Available in 500ml, 1 litre and 5 litres.
  8. Precautions

    NEO Stain Varnish is highly flammable.
    Use only in well ventilated areas and do not eat, drink or smoke during application.
    The product contains no toxic substances.
  9. Disclaimer

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