Armstead Trade Contract Silk

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Key benefits
  • Excellent coverage
  • Quick-drying
  • Water based
Technical characteristics
Technical Information
  • Finish Silk
  • Coverage Up to 14m2/litre
  • Drying Time 1-2 hours
  • Recoatable 2-4 hours
  • Thinning Water 10
  • Composition Water-based
Product Features
  • High Opacity
  • Quick Dryring
  • Excellent coverage

Product Description

Armstead Trade Contract Silk is a professional quality, high opacity, quick drying silk emulsion for both old and new surface areas. Suitable for all normal interior wall and ceiling surfaces.

Application Description

STIR THOROUGHLY BEFORE USE. On very absorbent surfaces apply a sealing coat of thinned Armstead Trade Contract Silk (up to 1 part clean water to 5 parts paint). The normal finishing process is 1 or 2 full coats of Armstead Trade Contract Silk. Coverage up to 14m²/l on smooth surfaces of average porosity. Touch Dry: 1-2 hours. Recoat: 2-4 hours. Drying time dependent upon temperature & humidity.

Technical & Safety Documentation

  • AM219_Contract_Silk.pdf
  • AM_GB_EN_CONTRACT_SILK.pdf

Colour Range

BS4800

Tips & Advice

  • 1. Preparing the Surfaces
    To get the best results with Armstead Trade Contract Silk, make sure surfaces to be painted are sound, clean and dry (new surfaces must be fully dry). See Armstead Trade Datasheet AM219 for full information before use, available free on request by telephoning 0333 222 7070 or visiting armsteadtrade.co.uk. Before surface preparation, read the adjacent information about old lead paints.
  • 2. Cleaning
    After use, remove as much paint as possible from equipment before cleaning with water
  • 3. Storing
    Do not use or store in extremes of temperature.