• Blackfriar Polyurethane Floor Varnish

Blackfriar Polyurethane Floor Varnish

BF024

Blackfriar Polyurethane Floor Varnish provides the perfect finish for most wooden floors. Provides an attractive, durable and protective finish which is easy to clean and seals the surface against dirt.

Product Features

  • Interior use.
  • For all types of wood.
  • Tough and durable.
  • Resistant to hot water splashes, dilute acids/alkalis and some household stains.
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Description

Blackfriar Polyurethane Floor Varnish provides your floors with a finish that is attractive, durable, and easy-to-clean by sealing the surface against dirt. Blackfriar Polyurethane Floor Varnish can be used on most floor surfaces, including chipboard, plywood, hardboard, parquet and cement.

Preparation

Ensure surface to be varnished is clean, dry, sound and free from wax, oil or any other contamination. If wax has been used clean the surface thoroughly with white spirit prior to sanding. Bare wood should be sanded to a smooth surface, always working with the grain. Sound, previously varnished surfaces should be lightly sanded to provide a key. Existing varnished surfaces which are unsound or in poor condition can be stripped back to bare timber with Blackfriar Professional Paint and Varnish Remover.

Application

Stir thoroughly with a broad stirrer prior to use. The product may be applied by brush or roller. If applying by brush, apply evenly using light strokes following the grain of the wood. If rollering, use a short nap mohair roller. For best results 3 coats are recommended on new wood and 2 coats on previously varnished surfaces. Prior to application of the final coat or if the overcoating time is exceeded lightly abrade with fine glass paper working with the grain and remove dust.

Thinning

Not required.

Limitations

Not suitable for use on plastic type materials, eg. imitation wood. Before applying varnish we recommend a trial application on an inconspicuous area of the floor. Once dried check adhesion with sticky tape. This is essential particularly when applying to cork tiles, prefinished tiles or laminate flooring.

Drying Time

Touch dry in 4 - 6 hours. Recoat after 16 hours and within 3 days. Drying times are based on an ambient temperature of 20°C and 50% relative humidity. Lower temperatures or higher humidity will prolong the drying and overcoating times.

Clean Up

Remove as much product as possible from application equipment before washing with white spirit. Do not empty into drains or water courses. Some local authorities have special facilities for the disposal of waste coatings.

Storage

Store in a dry, safe place. Do not store in environments where extreme temperatures may occur. Keep within 5-30°C. Do not store in direct sunlight.

Features

  • Hard wearing
  • Ultra tough
  • Seals against dirt
  • Ideal for most floors
  • Flexible, durable finish

Please contact Rawlins Paints' Technical Support Team on 0113 2455450 for more information

It is your responsibility to read the Product Data Sheets (available below) before you place an order and prior to application of the product. The content of this website is our best recommendation and is not advice. Coverage rates quoted are approximate, you agree that coverage depends on the condition of the substrate, surface absorption, texture and application method. We ALWAYS recommend a trial area is coated to ensure the product meets your requirements before use.

Product Details
BF024

Data sheet

Manufacturer
Blackfriar Professional
Parts
One
Base Type
Solvent Based
Application
Brush, Roller
Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
16 hours
Coverage
14m² per litre
Recommended Thinner/Cleaner
Thinning Not Required/Cleaning White Spirit
VOC
500g/litre
Touch Dry
4-6 Hours
UN Number
UN1263
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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.


questions Siriol Oriel on 29/07/2019
Question: 

Can this varnish be used on pebble steps outside to enhance colours or would this become slippery when wet ?

Answer: 

It would almost certainly become slippery, we would instead suggest trying something like Smartkote Safekote which is also available in clear but has an anti-slip element within the product.

questions Poppy House on 10/03/2016
Question: 

Can I use this varnish over Bourne Seal varnish (solvent based) without completely re-sanding the whole floor back to bare wood, i.e. with only light sanding and cleaning?

Answer: 

Yes, ensure the substrate to be varnished is sound and free from any surface contaminant likely to give adhesion problems (e.g. wax, grease, polish etc). As you have correctly suggested you should ensure the existing varnish is clean and abraded to provide a suitable key for the new varnish to stick to. If preparing a previously wax polished floor always degrease prior to sanding. If any areas go back to bare wood, thin the first coat with up to 10% white spirit as a sealer coat.


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