The Ultimate Semi-Transparent Exterior Wood Coating: Sikkens Cetol WF 771
Dive into a world of colour with the Sikkens Cetol WF771, as this semi-transparent coat can be tinted to a vast range of translucent colours and hues. Enhance the colour of exterior wood, without compromising on the protection. The Cetol WF771 is highly effective on all types of wood.
Suitable Applications for the Sikkens Cetol 771:
- Heavy duty wood surfaces such as decking
- Garden furniture
- Greenhouses and fences
- Grating and Trellises
- Facade Cladding and Balustrades
Key Benefits of the Sikkens Cetol WF771:
- High UV protection and weathering protection
- Non-fading, non-greying semi-transparent colours.
- High water vapour permeability
- Easy to apply as a one product, 3 coat system system
- Primer and Topcoat in one product
- Quick Drying, water based formula
- Fills wood pores and prevents early erosion
- High adhesion with a greater film protection
Colour Tinting Options:
Can be tinted to the beautiful semi-transparent colours of the Sikkens Never Ending Impressions Collection.
Other colours may be possible, please give us a call on 01793 511537 to discuss.
Final colour will depend on the thickness of application and the original colour of the timber.
We always recommend doing a test patch fist.
For exterior use, we always recommend having a tinted product, clear products will not provide the timber against appropriate UV protection.
Gloss level: Matt
Extra Protection for the End Grain
Increase the service life of decking and facade cladding by protecting the end grain with the Sikkens Kodrin WV456.
The open ends of wood are a weak point in timber that can cause water seepage, swelling and drying out.
Seal the end grains with the Sikkens WV456 to prevent these problems.
Apply after the first coat of WF771.
Do not apply in direct sunlight, if their is dew present, or in a moist climate.
Allow appropriate drying time between coats (at least 4 hours)
Apply the WF771 in the direction of the grain of the wood.
Application Method: Dipping, flooding, brushing, brushing machine, vacuum coater
Consumption 100-150 ml/m2
Thinning Do not thin
Application temperature 15-25 °C for substrate, air and material at approx.60 % R.H.
Drying times at 23 °C/50 % R.H. DIN 50014
Dust dry after approximately 30 Minutes
Sandable after approximately 4 hours
Recoatable after approximately 4-6 hours
Cleaning of equipment Clean directly after use with water or washing up liquid or with ST 830* (cleaning agent).
Timbers which contain extractives i.e. Oak, Larch or tropical woods can cause discolouring - these can appear after weathering.
The Sikkens 771 is used by the Polar Lodges Company in their manufacture of luxury holiday lodges.
For more information, visit their website here