Mathys Fair Decor


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Mathys Fair Decor is an additive for waterborne paints to extend the drying time of the coating, most commonly used with interior decorative paints for walls and ceilings to reduce flow for producing paint effects such as dragging, rag rolling and marbelling.

Technical Data

  • Density: 1,0
  • Solids content in volume: ± 6 %
  • Solids Content in weight: ± 6 %

Drying Times At 20°C/RH 50%

  • Touch dry: Not applicable
  • Dry to handle: Not applicable
  • Dry to recoat: After minimum 24 hours (mixture base paint / Fair-Décor)
  • Fully cured: Not applicable

Theoretical Consumption

5 - 15 m²/l, depending on the proportion base paint: Fair-Decor

Practical Consumption

Practical coverage depends on many factors such as porosity and roughness of the substrate and material losses during application.

Surface Preparation

After the normal preparations, apply the mixture of Fair-Decor / base paint by roller or flat brush on the substrate which contrasts with the colour of the base paint.

Application Conditions

Apply at a temperature of min. 5°C.

Surface Preparation 

Mix Fair-Decor with a waterborne base paint in the proportion Fair-Decor / base paint 1 : 1 to 1,5 : 1. The finished product has te be considered as a "decorative effect coating" - VOC cat. A/l; EU Limit values 300 g/l (2007); 200 g/l (2010). Treat the wet coat with one of the following techniques: structural roller, sponge, chamois leather, comb, absorbing paper, plastic foil, etc. Dependent on the paint and the proportion with which Fair-Decor is mixed, it may be advisable to increase the mechanical resistance by applying a final coat of Divalo varnish and this after full cure of the applied mixture.

Product Details

Data sheet

Touch Dry (at 20°C)
Not applicable
Dry to Handle (at 20°C)
Not applicable
Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
After minimum 24 hours (mixture base paint / Fair-Décor)
Fully Cured (at 20°C)
Not applicable
5 - 15 m²/l, depending on the proportion base paint: Fair-Decor
Min. Application Temperature
Solids by Volume
± 6 %
291 g/l
Shelf Life (from date of manufacture)
2 years from date of production in unopened cans, if stored in dry, well ventilated areas, not in direct sunlight at temperatures between 5° and 35°C
UN Number
Not regulated

Customer agrees that before placing an Order, Customer has read and understood the most up to date Product Data Sheet for the Product. Where we have access to the Product Data Sheet from the manufacturer, we will either provide a copy on request, or include a link to the Product Data Sheet available on the manufacturer’s website. Customer further agrees that we have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets. For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions of Sale.

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