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Paint Additives & Thinners

Paint Additives & Solvents & Thinners. To improve paint flow and workability. Floetrol Water Based Paint Conditioner, EB Emulsa-Bond Bonding Primer, Owatrol Oil, Liquid Driers, Genuine Turpentine or Turps, Methylated Spirit or Meths, Acetone, Xylene, Degreaser, and Brush Mate Fluid.
Owatrol Oil

Owatrol Oil



Owatrol Oil is a penetrating rust inhibitor
Stops rust and protects the base metal from further rusting
Penetrates and protects down to the sound metal.
Drives out moisture and air and stabilises
Leaves a bonding film on all surfaces
Excellent adhesion including on galva, alu, zinc, wood ...
Maintains the natural look of the surface (metal, wood, etc.)
Enhanced adhesion, ideal foundation for primers or finishing coats.
Allows paint to be applied direct to firm rust.
Heat resistance up to +175°C

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Floetrol Water Based Paint Conditioner

Floetrol Water Based Paint Conditioner




Floetrol Water Based Paint Conditioner helps hiding power on low hide colours such as yellow, reds, and in many instances, can save you a coat or two as well.
Makes your paint go up to 25% further which pays for itself.
Great for all special effects, like marbling, rag rolling, sponging and so on.
Eliminates roller marks and brush streaks, especially on all the deep colours like terracotta etc that tend to be messy.
Great for water based gloss.
Keeps "wet edge" open longer to give perfect finish every time, great on "warm" ceilings, drywall.
Makes roller or brush glide with no tedious drag or effort leaving an enviable finish every time!
Saves a lot of rolling time because you don't have to keep going over your work trying to get rid of roller marks etc.
Great for cutting in.

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1Ltr E B Bonding Primer

1Ltr E B Bonding Primer


Price: 18.95 (Excluding VAT at 20%)



E B Bonding Primer helps to alleviate peeling problems on sound but chalky, powdery or porous surfaces by stabilising the surface
Provides a bonding primer and a first flat coat of masonry or interior paint in one
Maximises adhesion between the first and second coats
Improves the durability of the finish
Eliminates the need for a separate stabilising solution so saves you time and money

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300ml Rustins Liquid Driers

300ml Rustins Liquid Driers


Price: 4.95 (Excluding VAT at 20%)



Rustins Liquid Paint Driers (Terebene) is a special blend of chemicals to speed the drying of oil and alkyd based paints and varnishes. Particularly recommended for adding to old paint and varnish that has been kept for a long time, and has become slow drying. Add a capful of driers to 1/2 litre of paint or varnish and stir well.

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250ml Brush Mate Fluid

250ml Brush Mate Fluid


Price: 6.95 (Excluding VAT at 20%)



250ml Brush Mate Fluid is designed to be used with the Brush Mate Trade 20 paint brush storage system.
750ml Matting Additive

750ml Matting Additive


Price: 16.95 (Excluding VAT at 20%)



Matting additives can be added to both International finishes and varnishes; and depending on the mix ratio between the product and the additive, a variety of gloss, satin or matt effects can be achieved. International produces two types of matting additive, suitable for use with either the two-part or one-part products in the range.

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500g International GMA131 Non Slip Aggregate

500g International GMA131 Non Slip Aggregate


Price: 5.15 (Excluding VAT at 20%)



International GMA131 Non Slip Aggregate is for use in combination with a recommended coating to form a non-slip system suitable for use on decks & walkways etc.

Can be added to many different paints to give an anti-slip or textured finish.
Methylated Spirit (Meths)

Methylated Spirit (Meths)




Bartoline Methylated Spirit or Meths is traditionally used as a general cleaner and fuel for alcohol burners and
camping stoves. It can also be used for smear-free hard surface cleaning and other
household duties such as stain removal, sticker adhesive remover, marker pen ink
removal etc.

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5Ltr Pure Turpentine (Genuine Turps)

5Ltr Pure Turpentine (Genuine Turps)


Price: 30.95 (Excluding VAT at 20%)



Pure Turpentine is an organic solvent particularly favoured by artists for
use with oil-based paints as a cleaner and thinner. It is manufactured from the
distillate, which is exuded from pine trees.

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5Ltr Acetone

5Ltr Acetone


Price: 18.95 (Excluding VAT at 20%)



Acetone is a highly effective thinner and remover for epoxy resins, ink, adhesives, and lacquers. It thins and cleans fiberglass resins. Acetone evaporates quickly, and leaves no residue. Acetone can also be used to clean up dried latex paint, uncured lacquers, and adhesives.
Xylene Thinners

Xylene Thinners




Xylene Thinners is a strong general purpose solvent. For thinning and cleaning equipment when using most quick drying paints.

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