DuraClear™ Sealer

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PDS GHS SDS

WARNING

Use only with adequate ventilation. To avoid overexposure, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches, or dizziness, increase fresh air, or wear respiratory protection (NIOSH approved) or leave the area. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash hands after using. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not transfer contents to other containers for storage.

CONTAINS GLYCOL ETHERS AND CYCLIC AMIDES.

DELAYED EFFECTS FROM LONG TERM OVEREXPOSURE

DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

For Wood Substrates Only.

Description

Fast drying formula. Lower VOCs with higher solids. Tannin blocking formula. Excellent flow and leveling.

Surface Preparation

NATURAL FLOORS: Sand and prepare floor according to NWFA recommended methods. Finish abrading with 120 or 150 grit pad or equivalent. Do not use steel wool. Vacuum very thoroughly; then tack with a towel or mop lightly dampened with water to remove all dust. Apply DuraSeal® DuraClear™ Sealer as described below and allow to dry 1-2 hours; then apply coats of your selected DuraSeal® waterborne finish per label directions. Do not screen or abrade sealer prior to applying finish.

STAINED FLOORS: Sand and prepare floor according to NWFA recommended methods. Finish abrading with 100 grit grit pad or equivalent. Do not use steel wool. Apply DuraSeal® Penetrating Finish or DuraSeal® Quick Coat according to directions. Make sure stain is thoroughly cured before topcoating. NOTE: If DuraSeal® Penetrating Finish or DuraSeal® Quick Coat is used, buff cured stain with a green pad. Tack with water-dampened cloth for best leveling and adhesion. Apply DuraSeal® DuraClear™ Sealer as described below and allow to dry 1-2 hours; then apply your selected DuraSeal® waterborne finish per label directions. Do not screen or abrade sealer prior to applying finish.

Application

  1. Pour a 4 - 6" wide line of DuraSeal® DuraClear™ Sealer directly from the container along the starting wall. Go with the direction of the floor or grain.
  2. Pull the sealer with a clean, moistened applicator toward the other wall with an angled, squeegee motion.
  3. As you approach the wall, turn applicator and pad out excess material parallel to the wet edge.
  4. Feather all turns, stopping and starting points.
  5. Allow sealer to dry 1-2 hours; then apply finish within 24 hours. Dry time is based on conditions of 77° F and 50% relative humidity at the recomennded application rate.

NOTE: Use two coats of DuraSeal® DuraClear™ Sealer on natural white oak floors.

Dry Time

Light foot traffic is acceptable after 24 hours. Do not expose the finish to rugs, cleaners, spills or heavy traffic for one week. Dry times are based on conditions of 77°F and 50% relative humidity at the recommended application rates.

Clean-Up

Clean application tools with warm water immediately after use.

Coverage

Clean application tools with warm water immediately after use.

Storage

Store at room temperature. If stored at high temperature, cool to room temperature before use. Keep from freezing. If frozen, warm to room temperature and mix thoroughly before use. Maximum VOC: 100g/l or 0.83 lbs/gal. Do not thin.

FIRST AID

In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with large amounts of water. Get medical attention if irritation persists. If swallowed, call Poison Control Center, hospital emergency room, or physician immediately.

Available In

Type Size Prod. No. Qty PDS GHS SDS
GAL 800110000 4 PDS SDS

Physical Properties

    Testing Method
Resin type Urethane
Solvent Water, 2-Methoxymethylethoxypropanol
Odor Mild Amine
No. of coats 1 - 2
Dry-time
Recoat 2 hours
ASTM D 1640 &
Dry film thickness 0.6 mil/coat
Flash point >212°F (SETAFLASH*) SETAFLASH*
ASTM D 3828
Applicator Natural bristle or foam brush, lambswool or synthetic pad
VOC (grams/liter) 100 maximum ASTM D 3960
Coverage (sq. ft/gal) Approx. 500-600
% Solids 36.1 - 38.1 ASTM D 2369
Pounds/gallon 8.34 - 8.74
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Viscosity (centipoises) 45 - 65

*SETAFLASH is a registered trademark of Stanhope-Seta Limited.