Pinja Pro Primer - Water-borne alkyd paint

Pinja Pro Primer
DESCRIPTION An all-round primer for fine-sawn timber.

Gives good protection for 6 - 10 months and is a good primer for either water-borne top coat or alkyd paint.

Recommended uses Suitable for priming of boards and panels for exterior cladding.

Colour Range White TVT 0301, iron oxide red 2931 and shades on the House Paint colour card.
Colour Cards AVATINT tinting systems.
Gloss groups Matt

Recommended spreading amounts (unthinned)

Theoretical coverage

wet / one layer

theoretical dry film thickness


 135 g/m2

30 µm

9 - 10 m2/l

Practical coverage depends on the application method, painting conditions and the shape and roughness of the surface to be coated.
Thinner Water
Application method

Application technique

Viscosity DIN4

Airless spraying

30 - 40 s


20 - 30 s

Vacuum application

50 - 60 s

Drying times

(100 - 120 g/m2)

20 ºC

Dry to handle, loose timber, after

6 - 12 h

Dry to handle, in stack, after

24 h


3 - 8 min

Note! Dark shades made from C-base will dry slower.


Drying and recoating times are related to the film thickness, temperature, the relative humidity of the air and ventilation.
Solids volume abt. 37 weight-%. (243 6001)
abt. 26 weight-%. (243 6003)
abt. 37 weight-%. (243 0301)
Density 1.13 - 1.20 kg/litre
Product code 243 series

Application conditions The surface to be treated has to be clean and dry. The moisture content of sawn timber has to be below 19 %. The temperature of the air, the surface to be treated and the primer has to be at least 5 ºC and the relative humidity of the air below 80 %.
Painting Stir the primer carefully before use. Avoid flotation. At spray application the primer can be thinned 5 - 10 % with water if necessary. Choose the colour of the primer in accordance with the colour of the finishing paint. Finish the surfaces with PIKA-TEHO, VINHA, ULTRA or TEHO at the earliest after 24 hours from priming.
Cleaning of tools Water.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value The Volatile Organic Compounds amount is 8 g/litre of paint.
Maximum VOC content in ready to use paint (thinned 10 % by volume) is 8 g/l.

according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Containers are provided with safety labels, which should be observed. Further information about hazardous influences and protection are detailed in individual health and safety data sheets. A health and safety data sheet is available on request from Tikkurila Oyj.
Safety data sheetPinja Pro Primer