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MILVAR-833
HIGH PERFORMANCE MARINE SPAR VARNISH


Description: This is a high solids oleoresinous based spar varnish with excellent interior and exterior durability & water resistance. Dries to a smooth, lustrous transparent hard finish. It is intended for use as a transparent and aluminized exterior protective finish coating for wood, metal and doped fabric.

Conformance: Conforms to Federal Specification No.: TT-V-121

Technical Data

Finish: High gloss
Vehicle Type: Tung Oil/Pure Phenolic Resin Base
Solvent Type: Aliphatic Hydrocarbon
Flash Point: 104 F
Percent Volume Solids: 50%
Solids By Weight: 55.00 1%
Recommended DFT: 1.0 Mils
Theoretical Coverage @ 1 mil: Approx. 750 sq./ft. Gal
VOC: 3.2 lbs./gallons (380 grams / litre)
Viscosity Ford Cup #4: 35-45 Sec.
Recommended Thinner: Simco-T-1 Paint Thinner
Drying Time @ 77 F:
To touch: 2-3 hours.
To dryhard: 8 hours.
Free from tack: 24 hrs.


Surpace Preparation
The surface to be varnished must be dry and fee of wax, grease and dirt. Varnish will not dry on a waxed surface. Remove loose and scaling film and dull the gloss on previously varnished surfaces with a light sanding. Remove all dust with a clean cloth dampened with paint thinner and allow to dry for a few minutes.

Application:
Brush or spray. Apply two or more coats of Milvar-833 Spar Varnish. If using a brush, brush out well to avoid "puddling" Sealed Surfaces: Apply one or two coats of Varnish as required.

Thinning:
Thin all but the finish coat of Varnish with half pint of paint thinner per gallon. Use finish coat as it comes from the can.

Drying Time:
Varnish will dry in four to five hours. It may be recoated in 24 hours under normal conditions. It may be rubbed in 24 hours.

Warning:
CONTAINS PETROLEUM DISTILLATE. Harmful if swallowed. Causes irritation. Vapor harmful. Combustible. Keep out of reach of children. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flames. Do not take internally. Avoid contact with eyes and skin, and breathing of vapor or spray mist. Wear an air-supplied mask when applying in enclosed areas. Use with adequate ventilation. In case of eye contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician.

Safety Precautions:
(A) Use normal precautions such as gloves, facemasks.
(B) Adequate ventilation must be maintained.
(C) Explosion proof lights & electrical equipment.
(D) Non-Sparking shoes & tools for workers in area.
(E) This product contains flammable materials. Forbid all flames, smoking and welding in work area.
(F) Avoid breathing of vapor, contact with skin or eyes. If product comes in contact with skin or eyes, wash thoroughly with water and obtain medical attention.

Non-Warranty:
The technical data listed herein has been compiled for your convenience and guidance, and is based upon our experience and knowledge. However, since we have no control over the use of this information of this product, no warranty expressed or implied, is intended or given. Simco Coatings, Inc. assumes no responsibility whatsoever for coverage, performance, or any other damages, including injuries resulting from use of this information or of products recommended herein.

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