This oil based brush on gel stain produces a durable protective urethane coating with satin finish that is ideal for heavily used interior surfaces.
It adheres to difficult surfaces and is available tinted to help easily camouflage imperfections or achieve an antiquing effect.
Fusion Gel Stain is perfect for areas that are washed frequently such as table tops, bathroom vanities, coffee tables, desks, shelving and even floors.
It Resists water, food stains, alcohol, grease and detergents.
CLEAN UP AND CURE TIME
Odourless mineral spirits.
Apply to a clean sound surface free of grease, oil, dirt, shellac or dust. Do not apply to a surface that is wet, or on asphalt, shellac, vinyl or linoleum tile.
Stir thoroughly before applying. Do not shake as you will introduce bubbles. Appears as a coloured gel until stirred. Dries to a satin sheen in the colour of your choosing. (One coat is translucent – subsequent coats can build to a solid color. Test your methods in an inconspicuous area.) Using a brush (or very short nap roller – NOT a foam roller-avoid air bubbles). Dry time is approximately 4 hours at 25°C and 50% relative humidity on most porous surfaces and can be longer if applied thickly or to completely sealed surfaces. Apply a thin coat in a dust free area. Wait 4 hours before recoating if needed. Remember to always test for tackiness prior to re-coating – if it’s still tacky wait another few hours and re-test. (if subsequent coats are desired or surface feels bumpy give a light sanding and remove dust before recoating. If applying to brand new raw wood, the first coating should be thinned by 20% by using 1 part mineral spirits and 4 parts gel stain (dry time will be much shorter on this initial coat). When dry area can be lightly used in 24 to 48 hours. Takes approx. 5 days to cure.
Approx 120 sq ft -Additional coats will achieve a darker, deep rich colour.