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

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MagnaMax High Performance Pre-Catalyzed Lacquer is the latest breakthrough from M.L. Campbell that closes the gap between pre-cat and post-cat lacquers. This high solids, water white formula offers the convenience and user-friendly features of pre-catalyzed lacquer, while providing the high durability and performance of a post-cat. Easy to apply with any equipment. Available in 275 and 550 VOC compliant formulas.

Key Features:

  • Ultra-low formaldehyde – meets European E-1 standard
  • True 1-gun finish – no sealer necessary
  • Exceptional film build
  • Excellent adhesion on both closed and open grain substrates
  • Mar and scratch resistant
  • Quick dry to sand and recoat times
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Product Test and Performance Characteristics

MagnaMax has undergone rigorous quality testing to verify performance and application characteristics. The M.L. Campbell laboratory has formulated MagnaMax to meet or exceed the required performance levels established by KCMA for finishes. MagnaMax meets the AWI performance standard TR-4 for chemical and moisture resistance. MagnaMax 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. Meets AWI specification TR-4 for chemical resistance even though MagnaMax is not a conversion varnish. 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 Very Good
Household Ammonia Excellent
VM&P Naphtha Excellent
Isopropyl Alcohol Excellent
Wine Excellent
Windex Excellent
409 Cleaner Excellent
Lysol 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