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DECORA
Synthetic Semi-Gloss Enamel

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
BERGER Decora Synthetic Semi-Gloss Enamel is high quality, high performance synthetic enamel paint based on Alkyd
resin with semi gloss finish for use on interior surfaces.
It has excellent flow and leveling properties and on application forms a smooth and semi gloss film.
The product has a excellent covering capacity and good opacity.

RECOMMENDED AREAS OF APPLICATION
Suitable for interior and exterior use on primed timber, masonry and metal surfaces.

TECHNICAL DATA
Finish
Shade / Colour Range
Solvent Resistance
Composition Nominal
Specific gravity
% Volume Solids
Gloss level at 60° head

: Semi-Gloss
: As per BERGER Colour card.
: Resistant to aliphatic hydrocarbons but susceptible to Polar and chlorinated solvents.
: Alkyd Resin
: 1.18 ± 0.05
: 45 ± 2 %
: 30-35 (for shades), 30 (for white)

Pack Size

:

1USG, 5 USG

Theoretical Coverage Capacity : 14 - 15.6 Sqm. / lit. @ 30µ DFT
Practical coverage

: Practical coverage may depend on surface profile, method of application and weather conditions.

Drying time at 30°C

:

Surface dry

Touch dry

Recoatability

Hard dry

1 hr

4 hrs

18 hrs

18 hrs

APPLICATION DATA
Method of Application : Brush, Roller or Spray.
: Solvalux 7-9
Thinner
Thinning ratio (by vol.) : Brushing: 15 - 20%
Rolling: as such or upto 5% if required
Spraying: 40 - 45% (apply at 70 psi)
SURFACE PREPARATION
In case of grease / oil contamination use Solvalux 7-9 for cleaning the surface before sanding with suitable abrasive paper.
For larger area wire brush can be used for removal of old paint.
For old and strongly adhered paint film on metallic and wooden surface BERGER Quick Paint Remover should be used for
stripping the paint.

BAHRAIN: + 973-17-730700 OMAN: + 968-24596709 UAE: +971-4-3391000 Version: 02/2007 . goggles.APPLICATIONS DETAILS On the clean prepared surfaces. · Provide adequate ventilation during use. DISCLAIMER The information provided in this data sheet is not intended to be complete. In view of various factors affecting the performance of the coating. The information provided in the datasheet may be modifed by us without notice. Stir the contents thoroughly before and during use. flat stirrer.2. wear suitable Personal Protective Equipments such as overalls. Apply uniformly either by brushing. PG III Safety information and precautions: · Do not apply at temperature below 10°C. This Technical Data Sheet supersedes those previously issued with immediate effect. SAFETY INFORMATION AND PRECAUTIONS Flammability and Transport Information: Flammable. with a broad. Dangerous goods class 3. Flash point 32°C. using an upward lifting action. apply BERGER Metal Primer (on Metal surface) / Touchwood Woodorite Primer (on Wooden surface) or BERGER PVA Primer (for masonry). · Keep out of reach of children. · Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use Thinner as per recommended thinning ratio. after drying sand lightly with emery paper-320 and topcoat with Decora Semi Gloss Enamel. unless specifcally agreed to in writing by us. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the product used is suitable for the purpose it is meant to serve. we cannot assume responsibility for the product performance. dust masks and gloves. STORAGE. of the first coat. rolling or spraying. Second coat to be applied only after 18 hr. RECOMMENDED PAINT SYSTEM One coat x Berger Premium Metal Primer / Touchwood Woodorite Primer / Berger PVA Primer (depending on substrate) One coat x Berger Universal Undercoat Two coats x Berger Decora Synthetic Semi-Gloss Enamel * For detailed system recommendation based on specific requirements please contact Berger representative. nor do we accept any liability arising from use of this product. · Do not over thin. UN 1263.