Acrylic adhesive with an extended open time for bonding metal leaf and foils to a variety of surfaces
- 24-hour open time
- Easy to apply
- Low odor
- Wash brushes and tools in water
When this specialist adhesive is applied thinly the surface will remain primed for up to 24 hours, allowing large projects to be handled with ease.
An acrylic adhesive with an extended open time for bonding metal leaf and foils to a variety of surfaces.
ideal to use for
• furniture • plaster moulding • picture frames • decorative features
• easy to apply •
•wash brushes and tools in water.
Seal porous surfaces with a Polyvine varnish. Apply thinly using a good quality brush. It is important no brush
marks are visible these will show though the metal leaf. The size can be diluted with water to avoid brush marks.
Leave for at least 15 minutes,
The film will clear and remain tacky. The surface will then be in a prime state ready
to receive the leaf. This prime state will remain indefinitely. It is important to completely cover all the size with the
metal leaf, no size should be left uncovered. recommendation Always try the technique on a test piece before
embarking on the project.
Working time / Prime time
The time metal leaf will still adhere to the wet size. This prime state will remain for up
to 24 hours, allowing large projects to be handled
with ease. Size will always remain tacky. Do not allow dust to
accumulate on the adhesive surface.
All metal foils and leaf. Gold, Silver, Dutch Metal.
Approx. 8 sq. m to 15 sq. m per litre / 85 sq. ft per US qt to 160 sq. ft per US qt
500ml, 1L, 1 US pint, US Quart
No OF COATS
15mins - 1 hr, depending on temperature
Clean tools/equipment with warm soapy water, rinse well with clean water, and allow to dry naturally.
Protect from extremes of temperature during storage and application.