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Clear Finish Guide

Aussie Clear Exterior Clear Oil

Pour on Gloss

Bote-Cote
with Non Yellowing Epoxy

Aquacote
Water Based Polyurethane

Clear System
Bote-Cote + Aquacote

Best for

Exterior

Interior

Interior

Interior – replacement for varnish and estapol

Exterior

Uses

- Decking
- Natural Weatherboard
- Window Frames
- Fencing
- Pergolas
- Outdoor Furniture
- Boat Bright Work

- Folk Art
- Magazine and newspaper clippings
- Ceramic Statues
- General Coatings
- Table and Bar tops
- Great for bringing out the best in Burls
- Decoupage

- Composite Boat building
- Water proofing timber
- Gluing
- Clear finish table tops
- Densify soft timbers
- All interior furniture
- Interior doors
- Food safe surfaces
- Floor Boards
- Interior Window Frames
- Table and Bar tops
- All woodwork projects in colours
- Boat Decks
- Soft timber floors
- Outdoor Furniture
- Exterior doors
- Window Frames
- Pergolas
- Table and Bar tops
- Kitchen and Bathroom timber benches

 

Coats Required

1 – 2 coats

1 coat

3 coats

3 to 6 coats (Depending on the gloss finish you want)

3 coats sealing coat - of Bote-Cote (with Non-Yellowing Epoxy) & 3 coats top coat
- Aquacote clear.

Recoat time

When dry, no need to sand.

No need to recoat

2 hours, no need to sand between coats

1 - 2 hours, no need to sand between coats

See Bote-Cote and Aquacote times

UV resistance

Good UV resistance

Poor UV resistance

Poor UV resistance

Excellent UV resistance

Excellent UV resistance

Scratch Resistance

Poor Scratch resistance

Poor Scratch resistance

Ok Scratch resistance

Good Scratch resistance

Extreme Scratch resistance

Interior Longevity

Indefinite

Indefinite

Indefinite

Indefinite

Indefinite

Longevity in full sun

6 -12 months

Not for exterior use

6-12 months

12 – 24 months

3 + years

Waterproof

60-65%

95+%

99+%

80-85%

99+%

Flexibility

Good Flexibility

Poor
Flexibility

Good Flexibility

Excellent Flexibility

Good Flexibility

Finish

Clear Matt to Gloss Finish

Very High Gloss

High Gloss

Flat Matt to High Gloss
You control the gloss

High Gloss

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