Aspire Exterior

“Aspire Exterior is 100% aliphatic PU with medium performance clear finish for exterior or interior wood exposed to sunlight, water, or temperature changes. It Contains UV blockers to reduce the sun’s graying and fading effects.
The exterior variety is non-yellowing and possesses good gloss retention and outdoor durability. Available in gloss and satin finish.
To prevent the wood color from fading, use Sheenlac Exterior penetrative Wood stain on bare wood, which acts as a best UV protector.

AREA OF USAGE

Aspire Exterior is ideal for use on exterior doors, windows, trim, and any type of outdoor wooden furniture.

  • color-maintenanceDouble the life of furniture – It has a high elasticity which protects the wood from harmful UV rays by helping it not develop any cracks
  • protective-barrierForms a protective barrier against rain and moisture – The self-cleaning property of the PU coating protects the wood from algal and fungal growths
  • excellent-glossCrystal clear finish – It is ideal for use over light-colored woods and stains. The color of the wood or the stain does not change on exposure to sunlight
  • UV raysUV Blockers – The UV blockers in Aspire Exterior help reduce the sun’s graying and fading effect. They act as the best UV protector
  • superior-glossGood gloss and gloss retention property – Under normal environmental conditions, the gloss is retained for extended years

Product Information

Available Packs

1L paint
4L paint
20L paint

Choose Your Favourite Finish

glossy-wood

matt-wood

Coverage

Coverage

9-10 m²/ℓ per coat at 20 µm DFT

**Coverage may vary based on the type of wood used and the application methodology

Technical Data

Touch Dry
@30 c and 60% RH

tack-free10 – 15 minutes

Tack Free
@30 c and 60% RH

Surface-dry3 Hours

Overcoat Interval
@30 c and 60% RH

overcoat-interval12 Hours

Full curing
@30 c and 60% RH

long-lasting7 Days

superior-glossGloss level @ 60
Gloss
gloss
Matt
matt-20
Application Environment Surface Temp Ambient Temp Relative Humidity
Min 20 °C 15  °C 20%
Max 30 °C 45 °C 75%

Apply Aspire Exterior clear in two medium wet coats, allowing at least 5-10 minutes’ flash time between each coat

Application Method-Basecoat Sealer Thinner No.of coats Re-coating Time Sanding*
Brush / Conventional spray 25-30% NC Thinner D-13X / D-18 2 4 Hours 320 – 400

*Sand lightly between coats with 320 emery paper to denib. Dust off with dry cloth. This removes upstanding wood fibre ends and dust particles which could draw moisture in behind the film and shorten the life of the coating.

Application Method-Topcoat Glossy / Matt Thinner No.of coats Re-coating Time Sanding*
Conventional, Airless, Air Assisted Airless, HVLP 20-25% PU Thinner D-67 2 8-12 Hours (not exceed 72 hrs) 320 – 400

HVLP GUNS – 1.2 mm—1.4mm tip 8-10 psi (output)
CONVENTIONAL GUNS – 1.2mm—1.6mm tip 40-50 psi.

RECOMMENDED USE
NEW BARE TIMBER

Sand the wood to a uniform and a smooth surface. Ensure the wood is dry and free from dirt, dust, wax and oils.

PREVIOUSLY PAINTED, STAINED, OILED OR VARNISHED TIMBER

All paints and coatings that seal the surface of the wood should be thoroughly removed back to bare timber.

WEATHERED, GREY OR MOULDY TIMBER

Sand the wood back to a fresh surface and remove the sanding dust thoroughly.

PREVENTING THE WOOD COLOR FROM FADING

Use 1-2 coats of Sheenlac Exterior Penetrative Wood stain on bare wood. Then give 2 coats of Aspire Exterior base sealer followed by 1-2 coats of the topcoat.

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