Cuprinol Wood Preserver Clear (BP)

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Key benefits
  • Actively prevents rot and decay
  • Colourless preserver for both interior and exterior use
  • For use as a basecoat before painting, staining or varnishing
  • Solvent based
Technical characteristics
Technical Information
  • Coverage A 2.5L can covers up to 12.5m2 with 2 coats,a 5L can covers up to 25m2 with 2 coats.Coverage can vary depending on application method and the condition and nature of the surface
  • Composition Water-borne
Product Features
  • Prevents rot and decay
  • Solvent based

Product Description

Cuprinol Wood Preserver Clear (BP) is a colourless general-purpose preserver for interior (occasionally wet or interior wood with risk of condensation) or exterior use. It gives deep penetrating protection to sound wood against decay, mould and blue-staining fungi. This low odour formula has been specially developed with low aromatic solvents to make it more pleasant and convenient to use.

Application Description

Apply 2-3 uniform coats with a brush or dip for at least 3 minutes if practical. Apply the second coat after the first has soaked in. This product may take 1-5 days to dry fully under typical conditions. The application of this product may cause darkening of some timbers. If colour is critical try a test area to ensure acceptable appearance. To ensure thorough protection, treat all surfaces. Apply to any surfaces cut after treatment. After drying, glues, fillers, mastics and knotting can be used normally. Ensure wood is fully dry (allow 6-8 weeks), or use a vapour barrier such as heavy duty polythene (as used for damp proof membrane), before laying plastic floor coverings, rubber backed carpets or underlay, hanging vinyl wallpaper or using mastics. Do not spill on asphalt, bitumen, bitumen felt, tar, plaster, plastics, paint, etc. Where required, finishes (solvent-based or water-based paints, varnishes, woodstains and polishes, etc.) can be applied normally to treated wood after the preserver has dried (normally 1-5 days for brush or 3 minute dip, but may be longer in cold weather).

Technical & Safety Documentation

  • cx_gb_en_wood_preserver(bp)_clear.pdf

Tips & Advice

  • 1. Preparing the Surfaces
    Wood that has been woodstained, painted, or varnished should be stripped back to bare wood and treated as bare wood. Remove excessive dirt and soiling, large areas of algae, lichen, fungi or moss using an appropriate fungicidal wash or cleaner designed for the job. Ensure timber used in ground contact been pretreated or sold specially for this use.
  • 2. Cleaning
    After use remove as much product as possible from equipment before cleaning .For best results use Polycell Brush Cleaner
  • 3. Storing
    Do not use or store in extremes of temperature