FAQs / Product Knowledge Base

Search the FAQs Knowledgebase Browse by Category

View FAQs by Category

Application rss button
There were 6 FAQs found in this category:
  1. questionWhy is the first coat taking too long to dry?
    Typical drying conditions assume a temperature of 25°C, and 50% relative humidity. Drying times of Urethane Coatings Products; MONOTHANE 45 GLOSS (Moisture cure Polyurethane) - Touch Dry 3 Hours TIMBERSEAL (Vinyl Base) - Touch Dry 1 Hour TUNGSEAL - Touch Dry 1.5 Hours MODIFIED OIL GLOSS, MO ...

  2. questionHow long will it take for the smell of drying coatings to disappear?
    Most of the smell is that of solvent evaporating from the finish as it dries. Over 95% of solvent evaporates during the drying phase from wet to touch dry, which is 3 hours in typical drying conditions. The balance evaporates as the finish fully cures and the rate is very dependant on the amount ...

  3. questionWhy has the second coat of TUNGSEAL or MODIFIED OIL blistered, fried or wrinkled?
    The problem is predominately associated with Oil based coatings – TUNGSEAL, MODIFIED OIL GLOSS and MODIFIED OIL SATIN and is caused by the premature application of the second coat - that is application of the second coat before the first coat is fully cured. The effect is similar to that caused ...

  4. questionWhat type of Brush or Roller should be used to apply the finish?
    Apply with a high quality a short nap mohair roller or lambs wool applicator and use a natural bristle brush to apply finish around the edges (to ‘cut in’). Before commencing the job, the roller, lambswool applicator and brush (particularly when new) should be thoroughly washed with Urethane Coa ...

  5. questionWhy does poor adhesion and delamination occur with some coatings on hardwoods?
    From time to time the topic of adhesion and delamination arises as an interesting point of discussion. Several factors influence and contribute to poor adhesion and/or delamination of many coatings, including TIMBERSEAL and TUNGSEAL. As detailed on the TIMBERSEAL label and documented in Urethane ...

  6. questionIs it OK to recoat MODIFIED OIL or TUNGSEAL with MONOTHANE (Moisture cure Polyurethane)?
    The major products manufactured by Urethane Coatings are detailed in the table attached (click here to download) with the FIRST COAT detailed in Column One. The SECOND COAT is shown across the top Row. If for example you want to know if you can apply TUNGSEAL over MONOTHANE 45 GLOSS, look down t ...