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Tough Coat

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Our non-yellowing water-based Tough Coat comes in 2 sheens, matte and gloss. Perfect for those high traffic surfaces such as tabletops.  Easy to apply using a sponge for a smooth application adding extra durability and increased sheen to your painted pieces. 

Try our Applicator Sponge for an easy application and a super smooth finish!

Do not use over medium to darker colours as it will show streaks, this is water vapour trapped within the tough coat and is visible on dark colours in particular. Should streaking occur, you can simply apply the paint over top and leave it as is.

Use the Natural” colour All in One Finishing Oil as a substitute to avoid streaking and to provide an extra durable strong topcoat over Fusion Mineral Paint over high traffic areas like kitchen cabinets or tabletops, even flooring! 

Application Tool

 Foam Sponge
Location  Interior/Exterior
Re-coat Time  1-2 hours
Dry Time  To touch 30min-1 hour
Top Coat  Wax, Stain & Finishing Oil optional for additional durability
Clean Up  Water
Coverage  75 sq.ft. 
Finish/Sheen  Matte or Gloss
Recommended Uses  Heavy wear and tear areas for added durability. 
Can Be Applied To  All water-based finishes, paints.
Can Be Painted Over  Yes once dried
How to Prep  Apply over water-based paints or topcoats for the desired effect - do not apply over oil-based products or wax.
Cure Time  14-30 Days
Maintenance/ Cleaning  Light cleaners. 

 

DID YOU KNOW?

Do not use over medium to darker colours as it will show streaks, this is water vapour trapped within the tough coat and is visible on dark colours in particular. Should streaking occur, you can simply apply the paint over top and leave it as is.

This is known as the “Tough Coat Sandwich”. It has Paint first, then Tough Coat, then Paint and it is beyond durable! This is only recommended for very high traffic surfaces

WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE?

The matte version leaves a flat matte finish, the gloss version has a high sheen glossy look.

CURE TIME 

21 days

WHAT ELSE CAN IT BE USED FOR?

Try adding a few drops of our metallics! Instant shimmer topcoat.

 

DIRECTIONS

HOW TO USE IT 
Gently mix your Tough Coat™ prior to using it as the matting agent and other ingredients may settle to the bottom. Do not shake vigorously as this will cause air bubbles in your piece that are difficult to remove once applied. Wipe onto surface with damp sponge or applicator pad. Dries quickly, so do not go over the same area twice until second coat (if desired).

COVERAGE
500ml covers about 75 sq.ft (7m2)

Apply a very thin layer using a sponge or applicator pad over light colours for added durability. If your Tough Coat is drying too fast, add our Paint Extender or use our Continuous Water Mister to even out the finish. Not recommended over dark colours unless applied extremely thin, or using the gloss. Sometimes the matting agent will go cloudy over darker colours. Instead we recommend our Stain & Finishing Oil over darker colours. 500ml covers about 75 sq.ft (7m2). Clean up is easy with soap and warm water. Gently mix or stir prior to using (do not shake); wipe onto surface with damp sponge or applicator pad. Dries quickly, so do not go over the same area twice until second coat (if desired). Our non-yellowing water-based Tough Coat comes in 2 sheens, matte and gloss. Perfect for those high traffic surfaces such as table tops.

BENEFITS

NON-Yellowing  
Non-yellowing, perfect for keeping your white paint colours purely white. Dries quickly and can be painted over to create a "Tough Coat Sandwhich"

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How does it work?

Our Non - yellowing formula keeps your whites bright! . Just apply over your high traffic areas for super durability. Wipe-on poly that is Tough

Can I use Tough Coat over Fusion Mineral Paint?

Yes you can! Fusion™ Mineral Paint is famous for its built in top coat.Sometimes though, you may want a slight sheen and added colour vibrancy, or you may want the peace of mind of an extra bit of protection over high traffic areas such as kitchen cabinets or table tops. This is where our Tough Coat™ comes into play 

Can I use Fusion Mineral Paint over Tough Coat?
Yes, all of Fusions water based products were designed to be layered over each other. Giving you greater options to Paint it beautiful. 

Can I use Tough Coat outside?
We do not recommend this product for exterior use.

Is Tough Coat food-safe?
No Tough Coat is not considered food safe. Check out this food safe finish.

Can I use Tough Coat on my wood floors?

Definitely. For this application, apply with an applicator or sponge for best results. This will work best for lighter colours, for darker colours use Natural” colour All in One Finishing Oil 

Read all about the most frequently asked questions on our FAQ page.

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