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Lithofin TC Classic Wax Traditional Method - ANTIQUE 1 Litre

Second step of the classic method and final treatment of primed terracotta. Forms an easy to polish wear resistant wax layer, which helps the attractive antique patina to develop. Can also be used for future touch up work. Ready to use, paste form,
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A special product from the LITHOFIN-Range for terracotta (TC). This ready-to-use paste which contains high quality natural and synthetic waxes. This is the antique finish which create a slightly richer more antique patina on the teracotta.

Lithofin TC Classic Wax (ANTIQUE) is easy to apply and distribute. The product forms a wax layer that can be polished to produce the typical (traditional) terracotta look.

Technical Data:
Density: approx. 0.8 g/cm³
pH-Value: n.a.
Flash Point: > 23°C
Appearance: yellowish white, pasty
Odour: aromatic
Solubility in Water: not soluble

Field of Use:
For final treatment of terracotta floors that have been pre-treated with Lithofin TC Classic Primer (please refer to Technical Information 141 for further information). Waxing the surface is the second step of the so called ""classical"" method of treating terracotta. The treatment strengthens the colours and leaves an ellegant sheen. Lithofin TC Classic Wax is also suitable for touching up waxed surfaces. The product is not suitable for glazed tiles, highly absorbent surfaces and outdoor use.

Directions for Use:
Stir before use. Approx. 60 minutes after applying Lithofin TC Classic Primer, apply Lithofin TC Classic Wax to the surface with a cloth or a nylon pad and work into the surface. Pre-polish after approx. 10 minutes, preferably using a polishing machine. After approx. 60 minutes, the surface has dried enough for the final polish (using a brush, pad or felt). Do not walk on the surface for 12 hours. When touching up a used surface, apply thinly and polish after approx. 10 minutes.

Please Note:
On very lightly absorbent surfaces, a pre-treatment may not be necessary. Try in an inconspicuous area.

Drying Time:
approx. 60 minutes until polishing, fully cured after 12 hours.

approx. 20m² per litre depending on absorbency, up to 50m² when touching up old surfaces.

Closed, cool and dry. Shelf life of approx. 3 years.

Environmental Protection:
Contains solvents, free of chlorinated hydrocarbons.

Liquid product is classified as special waste. Containers are made of environmentally friendly tin plate. Clean containers can be recycled through collection systems.

No health concerns once dry. Ensure adequate ventilation during and after use. Do not apply in rooms where food is stored.

Natural and synthetic waxes, aliphatic polymers, auxilliary agents.

Risk and Safety Phrases:
Flammable. Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not breathe vapour. Avoid contact with skin. If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.

First Aid Procedures:
Remove contaminated soaked clothing immediately. In case of inhalation, move victim to open area. In the event of symptoms refer for medical treatment. In case of contact with skin wash off immediately with soap and water. In case of contact with eyes rinse thoroughly with plenty of water and seek medical advice. In case of ingestion, do not induce vomiting. If swallowed by mistake drink plenty of water and seek medical treatment.

Emergency Procedures:
In case of spill or other release, take up with absorbent material (e.g. sand, sawdust,general-purpose binder). In case of fire formation of dangerous gases possible. Suitable extinguishing material: foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide, sand.

Additional Information is listed on the Material Safety Data Sheet. ADR2003: not a dangerous good.

1 litre bottle (10 per box)
5 litre bucket (2 per box)

This information should be considered to be informal and non-binding. The products must be used according to local conditions and materials. Where no previous experience is available, or in cases of doubt, test the product in an inconspicuous area. (GB1.06gps/8.03)