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Akvi Color AT-S

A water-borne stain for interior surfaces.

The paint is water-borneTool: rollerTool: spray
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces
20 m2/l

Excellent UV-resistance

Akvi Color AT-S is a water-borne stain, which contains light resistant pigments.

It has good wetting properties.

Wide variety of colors

Akvi Color AT-S has a wide range of colors. Its color emphasizes natural  structure of the wood.    

The stain is designed for spraying and dipping.

Stain Akvi Color AT-S is widely used for:

Stain, lacquer and paint systems for wood industries


Akvi Color AT-S - Water-borne stain

Akvi Color AT-S
DESCRIPTION A water-borne stain.

 Contains light resistant pigments.

Akvi Color AT-S is designed for spraying and dipping.


Recommended uses Recommended for furniture, doors and other wood and wood fibre surfaces indoors.

Colour Range Several colours by request.
Colour Cards Shades from the Akvicolor AT colour cards.
Gloss groups Semi-matt
Emission classification The stain does not contain free formaldehyde and after drying it does not emit formaldehyde to the environment.

10 - 20 m2/l depending on the colour.

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

Conventional spraying  

Delivery viscosity


Delivery viscosity

Drying times

 (80 - 100 g/m2)

20 ºC

50 ºC

70 ºC


Recoatable, after

30 min

15 min

10 min

5 min



Drying and recoating times are related to the film thickness, temperature, the relative humidity of the air and ventilation.

Special feature Application (+23 °C)
Conventional application. Nozzle tip 1.0 - 1.4 mm is recommended to be used with pressure 1 - 3 bar. Spray angle shall be chosen according to the shape of the object.
Solids volume 2 - 20 % by volume, 3 - 25 % by weight, depending on the colour.
Density 0.99 - 1.1 kg/litre depending on the colour.
Storage 6 months (23 ºC)
Product code 378 serie.

Application conditions The surface to be treated has to be clean and dry. During application and drying the temperature of the air, the surface to be treated and the stain has to be over 18 ºC and the relative humidity of the air below 70 %.
Preparation Wood surfaces should be sanded with sandpaper P150 - 240. All sanding dust must be removed with f.ex.vacuum. Note! The roughness of the sandpaper also effects of shade.
Surface treatment Recommended top lacquers: Merit, Merit Topas, Luminol Clear, Akvidur ja Akvilac. Note! Different kind of topcoats might be changed the colour shades.
Mixing of components Stir the stain carefully before use. The stain is ready for use. Different application methods may result in shade variations. The shade and hue of the stain should be verified before applying large surfaces. Akvi Color AT-S can be thinned with water, if needed.
Cleaning of tools Water.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value The Volatile Organic Compounds amount is 100 g/l of stain.

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 sheetAkvi Color AT-S


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