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18.12.2013
(Previous date 02.07.2013)'

Luja Finishing Paint, semi-gloss, 40

Luja 40
MED
DESCRIPTION Special acrylate paint. Contains anti-mould agent that protects the paint film.
PRODUCT FEATURES

Interior painting of concrete, plaster, filler  treated, brick, cardboard, chipboard and wood fibre board surfaces. Suitable for both new and previously painted surfaces.

RECOMMENDED USES Interior walls and ceilings in premises in which high wash and wear resistance is required such as lobbies, staircases, hospital corridors, patient rooms and other surfaces which are subject to higher than normal stress. The product has an approval for indirect contact in food industry (Finnish Food Act 23/2006).

TECHNICAL DATA
  The paint is suitable for interior walls The paint is semi-gloss The paint is water-borne Tool: roller Tool: spray Tool: brush
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
5
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces
8
Base paints A and C
Colour Range Tikkurila Symphony Colour Card
Gloss grade Semi-gloss
Building material emission class M1
Coverage Approx. 5 - 8 m2/l.
Can sizes Base paint A: 0,9 l, 2,7 l, 9 l, 18 l.
Base paint C: 0,9 l, 2,7 l, 9 l.
Thinner Water
Application method Brush, roller or spray. For airless spray application use nozzle 0.015" - 0.021" , Thinning: 0 - 5 vol-%
Drying time at 23°C and 50% relative air humidity Touch dry in approx 2 hours. Re-coatable after approx. 4 hours.
Wash resistance Very good. Withstands washing with cleaning detergents and disinfectants used in hospitals.
Chemical resistance Resists solvents, e.g. White Spirit
Heat resistance 85 °C , ISO 4211-2 and ISO 4211-3
Wear resistance Wet-scrub resistance: SFS-EN 13300 class I, ISO 11998
Solids volume Approx. 40 %
Density 1.2 kg/l, ISO 2811
Storage Protect from frost.
Product code 804/5_6001/3
MED Certificate MED B7151 Luja finishing paint

APPLICATION DETAILS
Application conditions The surface to be painted must be dry, the temperature of the air at least +5 ºC, and the relative humidity of the air below 80 %.
Preparation Unpainted surfaces:
Remove dirt and dust from the unpainted surfaces. If necessary, fill holes and cracks with suitable Tikkurila Presto filler or Tikkurila Spakkeli filler. Sand the filler and remove sanding dust. Prime with Luja Universal Primer.

Previously painted surfaces:
Wash down previously painted surfaces with Cleaning Agent (Maalipesu)according to instructions of use and let it dry. Remove loose, flaking paint with a scraper. Sand hard, glossy surfaces to a matt finish and remove sanding dust. Fill holes and cracks with a suitable Tikkurila Presto filler. Sand the filler and remove sanding dust. Prime with Luja Universal Primer, if necessary.
Painting Stir Luja finishing paint well before use. Apply two finishing coats by brush, roller or spray.
Cleaning of tools Clean tools with water. Use of Tikkurila Pensselipesu (Tool Cleaner) is recommended to be used to remove a bit harden paint from the brush.
Maintenance instructions Cleanse the surfaces with neutral (pH 6 - 8) detergent using soft brush, sponge or cloth at the earliest 1 month after painting. Very dirty surfaces can be cleansed with lightly alkaline (pH 8 -10) detergent using e.g. a cleaning cloth or sponge. Rinse the surfaces carefully after cleaning. Follow the dilution instructions of the detergent manufacturer.
The product achieves its final hardness and durability after one month under normal conditions, therefore the surfaces must be handled with care during this time. If the surfaces need to be cleaned soon after finishing, clean them lightly with a soft brush or damp cleaning cloth.
Maintenance treatment Maintenanace painting:
Surfaces painted with Luja Finishing paint can be repainted with similar water-borne paint. See Preparation.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value (cat A/b) 100g/l (2010). Luja Finishing Paint Semi-gloss contains VOC max. 100g/l.

HEALTH AND SAFETY LABELLING
according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
The product is not classified as dangerous. A Safety Data Sheet is available on request. Safety data sheet

ENVIRONMENTAL and WASTE DISPOSAL Empty cans should be recycled or disposed of in accordance with local regulations. Liquid waste should be destroyed according to the local regulations.
TRANSPORT VAK/ADR -
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