• General Finishes Semi-Gloss High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Topcoat
  • General Finishes Semi-Gloss High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Topcoat
  • General Finishes Semi-Gloss High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Topcoat

General Finishes Semi-Gloss High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Topcoat

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MFR #WS-GF-High-Performance-Semi-Gloss

Winner of Fine Woodworking’s “Best Overall Choice Award,” High Performance Topcoat was voted as the hardest, most durable consumer polyurethane topcoat.  A unique blend of urethane and acrylic technology but also a UV absorber to protect it from breaking down in sunlight.  Designed to resist foaming and to not run like water based finishes….

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$18.99$69.99

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Product Highlights

  • Use.  Stabilized with a UV absorber to provide increased durability, and moisture resistance to for high use surfaces.
  • Finishes. High Performance Topcoat is available in Flat, Satin, Semi-Gloss, and Gloss.
  • Easy to Apply.  Finish can be applied with brush, roll, or sprayed.
  • Environment.  Designed for interior use only.
  • Cleanup.  Cleanup excess stain using mineral spirits.

 

Warning: Do not use water-based products with Linseed Oils or Danish Oils.

CAUTION: Do NOT use GF High Performance or any other clear coat, over white or light paints such as GF Milk Paint, or GF White Poly as it may cause yellowing. Any clear coat can become reactive over wood substrates or existing finishes causing tannin, stain, or dye bleed-through. All of GF’s White Paints, Brushable or spray versions, do NOT require a topcoat.

NOTICE:  Water based products cannot be shipped when the temperature is below freezing.

Instructions High Performance Topcoat

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Description

Winner of Fine Woodworking‘s “Best Overall Choice Award,” High Performance Topcoat was voted as the hardest, most durable consumer polyurethane topcoat.  A unique blend of urethane and acrylic technology but also a UV absorber to protect it from breaking down in sunlight.  Designed to resist foaming and to not run like water based finishes.

Specs

Basic Features
Product Colors Water White in can (dries clear)
Base Type Water
Ambering No
Sheen Flat (10 or less), Satin (25-35), Semi-Gloss (50-60), Gloss (80+)
Interior or Exterior Interior only
Type Urethane/Acrylic Blend

 

Application
Coats 3 coats
Application Method Brush, Roll, Spray
Brushable Yes
Usable over existing finishes Yes
Sprayable Yes
Spray Tip Sizes HVLP 1.1mm-1.3mm

 

Dry Time
Dry Time – Touch 30+ min.
Dry Time – Recoat 2+ hr.
Dry Time – Light Use 7-10 days
Dry Time – Cure 21 days

 

Contents
Can Sizes Pints, Quarts, Gallons, 5 Gallon pails
Coverage 65-75 sq. ft./pint, 125-150 sq. ft./quart, 500-600 sq. ft./gallon

 

Technical Data
Viscosity Medium
Viscosity (cPs) 350-450
Weight Solids 25%
VOC US VOC
Flat: <170 g/L
Satin: <172 g/L
Semi-Gloss: <173 g/L
Gloss: <250 g/L

 

Durability
Durability (Highest, High, Medium, Low) High
Hardness (Koenig #) 59
Wear (Taber #) 34.40 mg loss
Water (5 max) 4
Chemical (105 max) 93

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