The Traditional Paint Company waterborne linseed oil paint is an eco-friendly internal and external highly durable paint formulated from natural ingredients and once correctly applied can last in excess of 15 years
The Traditional Paint Company Waterborne Linseed Oil Paint is a waterborne paint made primarily of linseed oil suspended in water and can be mixed to produce a large variety of different colours. It that dries to form a flexible, durable, matt finish. Unlike conventional paints that will degrade or crack after approximately 5 years, Linseed Oil Paint has a long-lasting life of over 15 years when used internally and anywhere up to 15 years when used externally.
Linseed Oil is obtained by squeezing the seeds of flax so is extremely environmentally friendly. Unlike other conventional paints that contain solvents and other harmful substances. This linseed oil is then used as the base ingredient for the formulation of The Traditional Paint Company waterborne linseed oil paint. Formulating the paint in this way means no fossil fuels reducing the contribution to global warming. As a result this product is commonly used by those who wish to promote a greener planet
The Traditional paint company waterborne linseed oil paint can be applied on either horizontal or vertical surfaces to a wide range of hardwood and softwood surfaces, including exotic surfaces and even primed steel and weathered concrete. The paint is ideal for protecting items such as barns, timber cladding, doors, joinery, timber frames, window frames, doors, garden furniture, garden buildings, log cabins, barge boards, facia boards, handrails, fences, sheds plus many more
The Traditional Paint Company waterborne linseed oil paint is best applied by brush but can also be applied by medium pile roller. The paint has a theoretical coverage of 8m2 per litre per coat. Actual coverage can vary depending on the porosity and texture of the surface.
To prepare the substrate for painting first lightly abrade the surface to produce a key, blow away all dust then clean and degrease the surface ensuring it is free from any dirt loose particles or contamination.
Traditionally painters would applied a fine coat of pure boiled linseed oil first to increase the life span of the paint. This is an optionally priming coat as the paint will still be durable without this coat of pure boiled linseed oil also if this oil coat applied to thickly the paint coats applied may struggle to adhere to the surface.
The Traditional paint company waterborne linseed oil paint system would consist of 3 coats, 1 priming and 2 topcoats. Apply the paint to the prepared surface using a brush or medium pile roller allowing 24hour between coats. Once completed the paint will take around 3-7 day to fully cure weather dependent but will be water resistant in 1 hour at 20 degrees Celsius.
Take care with application materials and soiled rags as they may self-ignite without warning. Dispose of safely by lying flat and allowing to dry or clean with warm soapy water to avoid fire risks.
- Waterborne Linseed oil paint
- Suitable for internal and external use
- Water resistant
- Matt finish
- Highly durable lasting in excess of 15 years
- Resistant to cracking and peeling
- Brush or medium pile roller applied
- 3 coat system
- Recoat after 24 hours
- Fully cured in 3-7 days weather dependent
- Water resistant after 1 hour at 20°C
- Theoretical coverage of 8m2 per litre per coat
- Available in a large range of colours and can be colour matched
- Available in 2.5 Litres and 5 Litres