Owatrol Textrol Penetrating Oil Finish

Non Hazardous
Textrol protects soft and hardwoods against moisture and UV damage, Quick and easy to apply, will not crack, peel or flake.
Available in 1, 2.5, 5 and 20 Litres
From £36.00 £30.00
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Product Description

Owatrol Textrol Penetrating Oil Finish is a deep penetrating solvent based oil which provides a long lasting UV and mildew resistant finish to wooden surfaces.

Owatrol Textrol penetrating oil finish is one of the most popular wood oils for exterior and interior application and is produced by Owatrol. A deep penetrating oil suitable for both vertical and horizontal timber surfaces. Textrol penetrates the timber saturating the fibres without leaving a film on the surface of the wood resulting in Textrol guaranteeing not to flake, peel or blister. The unique blend of oils in Textrol is formulated to provide a long lasting UV and mildew resistant finish that is also resistant to weathering whilst enhancing the beauty of the wood.

Best Uses

Owatrol Textrol is a penetrating oil finish that is designed to revitalize weather-beaten, dried-out decks and exterior wood. Textrol restores the rich, warm appearance of natural wood and beautifies exterior wood. Developed to penetrate deep into the wood, it protects against damage caused by moisture and ultraviolet rays and provides a mildew resistant finish that will not crack, peel or flake. When Textrol is first applied, the wood will darken to a rich matt colour, and then gradually lighten depending on the intensity of sun exposure.


General directions:
Surfaces must be clean, dry and free of dirt, grease, grime, mildew and previous coatings. Treat mildew with a 50/50 bleach/water solution. Scrub solution on to surface and allow to stand for 10-15 minutes; rinse thoroughly. After cleaning, allow wood to dry 2-3 good drying days or until it has reached a moisture content of 18 % or less before applying Owatrol Textrol. Owatrol Textrol may only be applied to bare wood surfaces or a weathered wood surface that was previously finished with Owatrol Textrol. All other finishes must be completely and thoroughly removed. If necessary sand surface after cleaning and/or stripping (80 grit paper).

Preparation For New Wood Surfaces:
Owatrol Textrol may only be applied to weathered wood. All new wood should be treated with Owatrol Seasonite and allowed to weather 12 months before applying Owatrol Textrol.

Preparation For Weathered Wood Surfaces (untreated):
Wood that has weathered longer than 12 months or turned grey should be cleaned with Owatrol Net-Trol to remove all loose wood fibres, dirt and other surface contamination before applying Owatrol Textrol.

Preparation For Previously Oiled Surfaces:
All other oils or sealers must be completely and thoroughly removed with Owatrol Aquanett or Owatrol Prepdeck and the stripped surface neutralised with Owatrol Net-Trol before applying Owatrol Textrol.

Preparation For Previously coated surfaces (paint, stain, varnish…):
All previous coatings must be completely and thoroughly removed with Owatrol DilunettOwatrol Prepdeck or Owatrol CDKP 90 before applying Owatrol Textrol.

Preparation For Solvent (oil or alkyd based finishes):
Strip with Owatrol Dilunett, neutralise with Owatrol Net-Trol.

Note: Owatrol AquanettOwatrol Prepdeck and Owatrol Dilunett may darken hardwoods inc’ exotic hardwoods and woods rich in tannins i.e. Cedar, Douglas Fir, Teak, Ipe, Oak… neutralising with Owatrol Net-Trol immediately after rinsing will lighten and restore the woods colour.

Shake or stir can well before use. Use as is. Do not dilute. Apply 1st coat of Owatrol Textrol and allow to penetrate into the wood (15-30 minutes). Apply 2nd application and allow to penetrate into the wood (15-30 minutes). If required repeat this procedure until the wood is saturated i.e. will accept no more oil. Once the timber is saturated, brush out or wipe up any excess product that has not penetrated within 15-30 minutes of applying the last application to avoid shiny spots.
Do not allow Owatrol Textrol to become Touch Dry or Dry between coats - apply ‘wet-on-wet’.

NOTE: Owatrol Textrol is not a surface coating, its place is in the wood not on the surface. Owatrol Textrol protects by penetrating the wood, providing a rich matt finish.

Please consult Manufacturers Product Data Sheet before application.

Surface and Environment

Textrol can be used on all exterior, vertical or horizontal wooden structures that are pre-prepared. Apply Textrol to soft or hardwoods such as cedar, larch, pine, ash or oak. Textrol penetrating oil is suitable for, but not limited to, decks, walkways, cladding, shingles and fences.

Technical Details

Treat new wood with Owatrol Seasonite and allow to weather for 12 months. Weathered Wood (Wood exposed to weathering for longer than 12 months) should be treated with Net-trol Wood Cleaner & Colour Restorer, following instructions on the container. Please consult Manufacturers Product Data Sheet before application.


  • Use Textrol on horizontal and vertical surfaces
  • Use Owatrol Textrol as a Decking Stain
  • Penetrates and protects from within the wood
  • Excellent penetration - Textrol gets into the wood not lying on the surface
  • Non-film forming meaning that the timber will not crack, peel or flake
  • Protects against moisture and UV damage
  • Quick and easy to apply - "wet on wet" application
  • Provides mildew resistance
  • Textrol offers easy maintenance, no stripping or sanding

Technical Info

Components: Single Pack
Type: Solvent Based
Finish: Matt
Stock Colours: Range of Stock Colours
Tintable: No
VOC Content: 700 g/L
Volume Solids: 37%
Suitable Substrates: For external vertical and horizontal woods
Application Method: Brush, Roller, Airless Spray, Garden Sprayer, HVLP
Theoretical Coverage: Initial: 5 m2 per litre per 2 coats.
Maintenance: 10m2 – 12m2 per litre.
Actual coverage will vary depending on application method, type, texture, age and porosity of the wood.
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): -
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): -
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Surface Dry:
Overcoatable: Apply wet on wet. Do not allow to dry between coats
Fully Cured: 24 hours at 20°C
Cleaner / Thinner:

Clean all tools and equipment with white sprits whilst still wet. If allowed to dry, remove with paint stripper.

NOTE: Any rags etc soaked in Owatrol Textrol may spontaneously catch fire if improperly discarded. Rags etc must be saturated with water after use or placed in a sealed, water filled metal container, before disposing with household waste.

Shelf Life: 2 years in original unopened packaging.
Packaging: Available in 1, 2.5, 5 and 20 Litres

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