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TECHNICAL DATA

ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS

TOUCHWOOD
www.asianpaints.com/oman NC Clear Lacquer
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
BERGER Touchwood NC Clear lacquer is a high quality nitrocellouse based quick drying clear lacquer recommended
for interior wood finishes.

It preserves the natural look of the wood and provides a glossy / silk matt / matt finish.

RECOMMENDED AREAS OF APPLICATION


Natural wood, wood substitutes like ply wood, particleboard, fibre broads, etc.
For indoors use only.

TECHNICAL DATA
Finish : Gloss , Matt and Silkmatt
Composition Nominal : One component NC based.
Specific gravity : 0.97 0.02
% Volume Solids : 28 1
Gloss level at 60 head : Gloss : more than 80
Matt : 15 - 20
Silkmatt : 30 - 40

Pack Size : 3.6 LTR, 1 USG, 5 USG


Theoretical Coverage Capacity : 9 - 9.6 Sqm. / ltr. @ 30 DFT
Practical coverage : Practical coverage may depend on surface profile, method of application and weather conditions.

Surface dry Touch dry Sanding dry Hard dry


Drying time at 30C : Recoatability
10 min 30 min 1-2 hrs 3-4 hrs

APPLICATION DATA

Method of Application : Brush or Spray


Thinner : Touchwood NC thinner
Thinning ratio (by vol.) : 1:1 by volume for brushing and 1:2 for spraying.

SURFACE PREPARATION
Proper surface preparation is important to get a good finish. Sand the wooden surface and clean free of any dirt or grease.
Use Wood Filler to fill the grains of the wood.
Sand and remove excess wood filler apply NC sanding sealer to make the surface smooth.
Do not use any filler if open grain is required.
Note : Sanding should be done along the grains only.
APPLICATIONS DETAILS
On the prepared surface apply NC clear lacquer, which has been thoroughly mixed with NC thinner in the recommended
thinning ratio.

Allow the surface to dry for 2 - 4 hrs. Sand mildly with Emery paper 400, clean and apply 2-3 coats to give the desired
finish.

For extra high gloss, rub and polish the surface with conventional rubbing compounds recommended for NC finishes

Note : Avoid spraying in high humidity, not to be used on enamel paints

RECOMMENDED PAINT SYSTEM


Two coats x Berger Touchwood NC Sanding Sealer
Two coats x Berger Touchwood NC Clear Lacquer

* For detailed system recommendation based on specific requirements please contact Berger representative.

STORAGE, SAFETY INFORMATION AND PRECAUTIONS


Flammability and Transport Information:
Highly flammable, Dangerous goods class 3.1, Flash point below 5C, UN 1263, PG

Safety information and precautions:


Do not apply at temperature below 10C.
Do not over thin.
Work in well-ventilated place. Personal Protective Equipments such as overalls, hand gloves and eye goggles are
recommended.
Keep out of reach of children, store in a cool dry place.
Dispose off in a landfill. Do not dispose in any drain or water channel.

DISCLAIMER
The information provided in this data sheet is not intended to be complete. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the product used is suitable for the purpose it is meant to serve.
In view of various factors affecting the performance of the coating, we cannot assume responsibility for the product performance, nor do we accept any liability arising from use of this
product, unless specifcally agreed to in writing by us. The information provided in the datasheet may be modifed by us without notice.

This Technical Data Sheet supersedes those previously issued with immediate effect.

BAHRAIN: + 973-17-730700 OMAN: + 968-24596709 UAE: +971-4-3391000

Version: 02/2007