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 Specialty Matte Oil-Based Paints

 Technical Data

  Imperial's Exclusive Paint Collection Made by Ronan


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 Surface Prep

  Application & Conditions

 Thinning  Tinting  Clean Up
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 1) Description 


    Matte Finish Oil Based, Lead Free Specialty Paint, Dries Quickly to a Flat Finish 

    Ideal toners for flat paints and can be added to oil based gloss paints to create a semi-gloss finish. 


    Uses: * Graphic artists for lettering, striping and stenciling

              * Paintings: Portrait, Landscapes & Modern Creations

              * Furniture-cabinet makers

              * Background for Gilders

              * Scenic Artists can create effects as aging, faux finishes, marbleizing and glazing

                 Mix with stains or glazes for wet-in-wet techniques

                Create artistic effects: Dirt, Aging, Smoke Damage and simulated Marble and Wood Grain.



 2) Surface Preparation


   All surfaces must be clean, free from loose or peeling paint grease, oil, dirt, rust, mill scale and other

  contaminants.  If this is not adhered to, the drying and adhesion will be adversely effected.


  Previously Painted Surfaces:

  Dull any gloss areas by light sanding to enhance adhesion.  If necessary prime with Ronan Sticktite

  White or Prime-All


  Wood Surfaces: Clean to eliminate oil, grease, and other contaminants.  Prime with Ronan Prime All


  Metal:  Remove loose rust and scale with a wire brush, steel wool and or sandpaper.  All oil, grease

  and contamination must be removed.  Acidic or alkaline surfaces should be neutralized.

  Prime with Ronan Universal Primer.


  Galvanized Metal and Aluminum:  Surface should be wiped with a solvent to remove oil & grease.

  A mild solution of phosphoric acid should be used for etching to achieve a good bond.

  If acids are not available slight surface sanding will be helpful.  Prime with Ronan Universal Primer.


  Concrete:  A white powdery deposit (efflorescence) often found on concrete and masonry surfaces

  should be completely removed with stiff wire brush.  New concrete should set for 4 to 6 weeks

  before painting.  All concrete surfaces should be etched with a solution of 4 parts water to 1 part

  muriatic acid. Let solution soak on surface for 15 minutes before rinsing with clean water. Allow

  48 hours to dry before painting.  Prime with Ronan Prime-All.


  MDO Plywood:  Clean surfaces to eliminate oil, grease, and other contaminants.  Prime face with

  Prime all.  All edges should be puttied and then primed with 2 coats of Ronan Prime-All.


  Masonite:  Clean surfaces to eliminate oil, grease, and other contaminants.  Prime with Prime-All






 3) Application


   After surface preparation instructions, stir paint thoroughly before use.  Matte paint can be brushed,

  rolled or sprayed.  If using on exterior surfaces, use protective clear coat after paint has dried.

  When topcoating with any protective clear coat  always test a small area first to determine

  compatibility and ensure the clear coat will not lift or discolour the matte paint. 


  Application Conditions:

  Minimum Temperature 50F (10C)

  Maximum Temperature 95F (35C)

  Maximum Humidity (90%)

  At all temperatures adequate ventilation is required for the protection of the applicator due to the

  volatile solvents in the paint.






 4) Thinning


   The Matte Series are packaged in a semi paste form.  Observe all applicable VOC laws. 

  Whether the paint can be thinned depends on the end use process and local VOC limits. 

  If thinning is appropriate use Mineral Spirits.  Excessive thinning will cause the pigment to separate.

  When making stains, add 5-10% Sign Finishing Clear to the Matte Series Solvent Mixture.






 5) Tinting


   All Ronan Matte Series may be intermixed to create new shades, tints and tones.  They may be

   tinted with up to 4 ounces per gallon of universal colors or 118.29 milliters per 3.7854 liters.





 6) Clean Up


   Use Mineral Spirits - never pour down the drain. 

   Dispose of cloths carefully soaking in water before disposal





 7) Drying Times


   At 70 Degrees F (21.1C) and 50% relative humidity, the Matte Series will dry to the touch in

  1 hour.  Wait 2 hours to handle and 8 hours to recoat.  Wait a full 24 hours for a full cure.

  Dry times may take longer in cooler and/or more humid environments. 





 8) Technical Data:


   Finish: Flat

  Weight per Gallon 9.8 to 13.8 lbs (4.445kg  to 6.25kg)

  Solid %:  Varies per color 69-84% by weight

  Viscosity:  90-95 KU at 75 Deg F (23.889C)

  Flashpoint:  105 Deg F (40.55C)



  Approximately 400 Square Feet (121.9 meters) at 4mils wet


  Spread Rate:  642 Square Feet (195.68 meters)  @ 1 mil Dry


  Flash Point:  105 Deg F (40.55C)


  Storage Temperatures:  Minimum 50 deg F (10 deg C)     

                                        Maximum 95 deg F (35 deg C)


  Shelf Life 2 years


  VOC Info:  Varies by color but will not exceed 450 grams per liter


  Cautions:  Read all safety data sheet and warnings on the label before handling the paint


  Product Warranty:  All recommendations for the use of Ronan Products are based on tests and

  experience believed to be reliable.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the

  suitability of this product for its intended use.  Since the methods of use, conditions of application

  and the application itself are beyond the manufacturer's (Ronan's)

  and Imperial Productions & Distribution Inc. control, product warranty is restricted to replacements

  of defective materials only.  No other warranty written or oral is expressed or implied.



 Revision Date: May 27-19








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