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  • HAPs Compliant

Product Category: Clear Topcoats - Solvent Borne - Post-Catalyzed

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KlearVar Post-Cat Clear Conversion Varnish represents the latest in durable, long-lasting wood finishing technology. KlearVar is a high solids, water white, non-yellowing, post-catalyzed amino alkyd finishing system that leaves a unique, smooth-to-the-touch finish. It is a low odor, self-sealing, easy-to-apply formulation that has exceptional resistance to water, solvents and household chemicals.

Key Features:

  • Water white and non-yellowing
  • Unique, smooth-to-the-touch rich finish
  • Ultra low formaldehyde
  • Quick drying cycle – faster cross-linking eliminates lifting problems on recoat and touch-up
  • Excellent mar and scratch resistance
  • Non-photochemically reactive
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Product Test and Performance Characteristics

KlearVar has undergone rigorous quality testing to verify performance and application characteristics. The M.L. Campbell laboratory has formulated KlearVar to meet or exceed the required performance level established by KCMA for finishes. KlearVar has been tested utilizing the following ASTM and KCMA test methods: 5 = Excellent, 4 = Very Good, 3 = Good, 2 = Fair, 1 = Poor.

Print Resistance Excellent
Hot and Cold Check Resistance Excellent
Cross Hatch Excellent
Blocking Excellent
Wet Heat Resistance Excellent
Edge Soak Excellent

Chemical Resistance Evaluation

Purpose: Test the ability of the finish to withstand substances typically found in kitchens and bathrooms. Exceeds AWI specifications for household chemical resistance for SYSTEM 5 conversion varnish and SYSTEM 11 catalyzed polyurethane. Contact and dry time of each chemical is in accordance to AWI and KCMA test procedures.

Vinegar Excellent
Lemon Juice Excellent
Orange Juice Excellent
Grape Juice Excellent
Ketchup Excellent
Coffee Excellent
Olive Oil Excellent
Boiling Water Excellent
Cold Water Excellent
Nail Polish Remover Excellent
Household Ammonia Excellent
VM&P Naphtha Excellent
Isopropyl Alcohol Excellent
Wine Excellent
Windex Excellent
409 Cleaner Excellent
Lysol Excellent
33% Sulfuric Acid Excellent
77% Sulfuric Acid Poor
28% Ammonium Hydroxide Excellent
Gasoline Excellent
Murphy's Oil Soap Excellent
Vodka 100 Proof Excellent
1% Detergent Excellent
10% TSP Excellent
Ethanol/ Water Excellent
Mustard Excellent
Acetone Excellent