Teamac Black Tar Varnish for Narrow Boats

UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
Ideal for the bottom of canal boats and Narrow Boats.
Available in 5 Litres in Black
£43.48 £36.23
In stock
Product Description

Teamac Black Tar Varnish is a traditional non toxic, black gloss finish for industrial and marine use and is ideal for the bottom of canal boats.

Teamac Black Tar Varnish is a traditional non toxic, black gloss finish for industrial and marine use and is ideal for the bottom of canal boats. This synthetic Tar Varnish is perfect for use on agricultural structures and features and can be used internally or externally. Available in 5 Litre tins, this product is a cost effective and quality way of decorating and refurbishing Canal Boats and Narrow Boats.

Best Uses

Teamac Black Tar Varnish for Narrow Boats is perfect for use on Boats, Yachts and other marine structures that offers a durable finish with an excellent level of corrosion protection. Teamac Black Tar Varnish is ideal for use on Narrow Boats and Canal Boats.


This Teamac Black Tar Varnish can be applied using brush or roller in order to achieve a long lasting, black gloss finish with low odour. By using brush and roller you will be able to apply a thick protective coating. Make sure the surface is clean, dry and free from oil, grease and other contaminants so that you will get the best results.


Black Tar Varnish is suitable for use on timber, steel, iron, brick, tin and various other metal, wood and stone surfaces. This coating offers fast drying and curing times meaning you will be able to launch your boat quickly. As this Black Tar Varnish is formulated for exterior application as well as submersion it provides excellent weather proofing qualities.

Technical Details


  • For industrial, agricultural and marine use
  • Prime with 2 coats of Metaclor Underwater Primer on Metal and Wood (not required on GRP)

Technical Info

Components: One Part
Type: Synthetic Tar
Finish: Gloss
Stock Colours: Black
Tintable: No
VOC Content: 360.0g per Litre
Volume Solids: 60%
Suitable Substrates: For wood, metal and other surfaces, inside or outside
Application Method: Brush
Theoretical Coverage: 8 m2 per litre at 50 microns
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): 85 microns
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 50 microns
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Touch Dry: 1.5 hours at 20°C
Overcoatable: After 8 hours at 20°C
Fully Cured: 3 - 5 days at 20°C
Cleaner / Thinner: Do not thin. Clean up with Teamac Thinners 17
Shelf Life: 2 years unopened in original packaging
Packaging: Available in 5 Litres

The manufacturers data sheets are available for download from this website. It is your responsibility to read and understand all aspects of the data sheets before you place an order and prior to application. Please pay special attention to the preparation, mixing and application temperatures of the product, cleaning of substrate and environmental factors such as temperature, rain etc. Quoted coverage rates are based on the manufacturers theoretical rates and may vary depending upon substrates absorption, texture and application. We always recommend a test is carried out to ensure suitability.

Customer further agrees that Promain have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets and are not liable for failure due to misapplication or inadequate substrate cleaning and preparation. For more information please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

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