Clear Timber Varnish

Australia’s own premium quality, clear finish for interior and exterior timber is designed with the harsh Australian climate in mind. Providing good adhesion with superior protection, Monocel features advanced nanoZTM technology (which harnesses the energy of Invisible Zinc). It helps protect your timber from the harmful effects of UV light exposure.

 
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Available sizes: 250ml, 500ml, 1L, 4L, & 300g Aerosol
Monocel Gold Exterior Clear is a marine grade clear finish for timber.
Monocel Gold Stain & Varnish is a marine grade timber finish combining a stain and varnish.
Monocel Clear Wood Varnish is a durable single pack clear varnish for timber.
Monocel Stain & Varnish is a combined timber stain and varnish.
Monocel Waterbased Clear Wood Varnish is a low odour, fast drying timber varnish.
Monocel Furniture Oil is designed for preserving outdoor timber furniture.
Monocel Timber Bench Top Oil provides a rich, easy to maintain finish.
Monocel All Purpose Timber Sealer
Monocel All Purpose Timber Sealer is a revolutionary penetrating sealer.
Monocel Gold Clear Timber Varnish - 300g Aerosol is a marine grade clear finish for timber.
Monocel Clear Timber Varnish 300g Aerosol is a durable clear varnish for timber.
Monocel Stain & Varnish - 300g Aerosol is a combined timber stain and varnish.
Monocel Decking Oil naturally pigmented enriching oil finish for timber decking.
Monocel In Ground Wood Protector is a non-hazardous creosote alternative.

step1Preparation

Surface preparation is important. Surfaces should be clean and dry, free from wax, oil, grease and other contaminates. fine sand and ensure all sharp corners and edges are rounded off and then thoroughly dusted.

All previous paint, varnish, shellac or lacquer must be totally removed before coating with Monocel Clear Timber Varnish. A wood stain can be applied at this stage if required.

Allow firs coat to dry a minimum of 4 hours before filling any imperfections with a suitably coloured putty/stopper. Allow to dry for 6 hours before lightly sanding and proceeding with subsequent coats.

For Aerosol application details go to here.

 

step2Application

Stir well for 5 minutes using a broad (25mm) timber or metal paddle. Continue to stir during application. Do not shake tin. Apply using a clean, good quality soft paintbrush, applicator pad or roller, or spay on. for large areas, use a short nap mohair roller.

Apply your first coat. Applying to all end grains and joints before affixing. After at least 4 hours drying time, fill any imperfections with a suitable coloured putty/stopper. Then lightly sand with 240-grit sandpaper and dust off thoroughly (tack rag recommended).

Apply a further 2-3 coats, allowing at least 6 hours drying time between coats (longer in cold, or humid conditions). Coats should be undiluted (or thin with nomore that 5% clean mineral turpentine to aid application in warm conditions). If spraying, coats can be thinned with no more than 10% clean mineral turpentine to aid application.

Do not apply if temperature is below 10ºC or if rain is expected within 24 hours.

 

 

step3Drying

Monocel Clear Timber Varnish will be touch dry in 4 hours but it is recommended that the product be left a minimum of 6 hours before sanding and re-coating. Drying times are a guide only. Longer drying times will be required in cooler or humid conditions.

 





Features & Benefits

  • Single pack Aliphatic Polyurethane
  • Contains nanoZ™ Zinc Oxide for superior protection against harmful UV degradation
  • Very good adhesion to substrate
  • Excellent abrasion and yellowing resistance
  • Very good chemical and solvent resistance
  • Available in convenient aerosol pack

Ideal For

 

  • Plywood
  • Covered Outdoor furniture
  • Timber panelling
  • Architraves
  • Most timber surfaces

Finishes

MonCTF_Satin

Satin

MonCTF_Gloss

Gloss

MonCTF_UGloss Ultra Gloss

Areas Of Use

Technical

Toughness of Finish

UV Protection Level

 
 
Apply: Brush, Roller, Pad or Spray
Coverage: 1L = 16m2
Apply: Min 3 Coats
Drying Time: 24 hours
 

Tips

  • Once the surface is prepared, apply wood stain if required, prior to Monocel Clear Timber Varnish.
  • Drying may take longer if the weather is cold or humid.
  • If spraying, coats can be thinned with 10-15% clean mineral turpentine to aid application.
  • If conditions are warm, thinning additional coats with no more than 5% clean mineral turpentine will ease application. (Do not apply if temperature is above 30C).
 
 

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