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Mixol Stains

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MIXOL multi-purpose tinting past is an absolutely first-class product that has proved itself for more than 40 years. It Is highly concentrated and can be added to almost any type of paint and/or coating material. We are thrilled to offer it for your next project. We use it with our Land Ark Natural Finishes for the very best tinting results.

MIXOL is binder-free, multi-purpose tinting paste. It forms no skin or lumps and will not dry out. It can be stored for many years. It is highly resistant to frost and heat but temperatures below 40 degrees F can cause thickening. After Freezing MIXOL needs to be thawed at room temperature. Hen shake it thoroughly and it is ready to use again.

In case of tinting lacquers and other thick finishes, sometimes MIXOL cannot be mixed easily by hand and an electric mixer provides optimal results. Note that all kinds of coating material are tintable. Lease first test that materials are compatible and do not tend to separate out. Always test for compatibility by means of a “rub-test”. Brush on some of the tinted paint and immediately rub hard with your finger. If it turns a darker shade, the material is either incompatible with MIXOL or the concentrate has not been properly stirred. Stir well and repeat the test. As a rule, the following materials can be tined with MIXOL: radiator pains, epoxy resin paints, fillers and primers, polyurethane paints, synthetic resin paints, hammer-tone finishes, latex emulsion finishes, nitro-cellulose lacquers, polymer emulsion paints, chlorinated rubber paints, acrylic and alkyd resin paints, cold water paints, cement colorings, water-based paints, acrylic latex paints, concrete floor paints, synthetic latex paints, glue-bound distempers, plasters and renderings, scumbles, stains and wood waxes, spackling pastes, pre-mixed fibrous and filler materials.

All MIXOL tints are mixable so you can create your own colors. Depending on the finish concerned, MIXOL may be added up to a maximum of 10% by weight.

MIXOL tints 6,7, 10, and 18 are for indoor application only. However, you can mix some of the other tints to achieve the desired shades. Please read the MIXOL leaflets as well as the instruction and technical information in the shade card and note the MIXOL LW type and LW Oxide type are for indoor and outdoor applications, the MIXOL L types are for indoor applications only.

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