• Catalyst
  • HAPs Compliant

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

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Krystal is a new generation of post-catalyzed conversion varnish finishing system that offers the ultimate in durability. Krystal’s high solids, water white, non-yellowing formula was specifically designed for interior wood surfaces that are exposed to extreme moisture, heat or household chemicals. This self-sealing system has outstanding application and sanding properties. Easy to apply with any equipment. Available in 275 and 550 VOC compliant formulas.

Key Features:

  • Water white and non-yellowing
  • Ultra low in formaldehyde
  • Excellent adhesion on both closed and open grain substrates
  • Excellent mar and scratch resistance
  • Fast dry – dries faster than most conversion varnishes for fast “stack and pack”
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Product Test and Performance Characteristics

Krystal has undergone rigorous quality testing to verify performance and application characteristics. The M.L. Campbell laboratory has formulated Krystal to meet or exceed the required performance levels established by KCMA for finishes. Krystal 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 Very Good
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