FX Australia® Product Information

FX Antique Pearl

(Interior Only)

FX Antique Pearl is an interior, water-based, tintable, liquid paste, specifically formulated for producing a subtle, pearlescent finish. This hardwearing coating gives a romantic, old-world translucence to every interior, yet complements both contemporary and classical décor. The textured, matt sheen of FX Antique Pearl is particularly beautiful under soft lighting, making it ideal for creating a warm and inviting atmosphere in dining rooms, restaurants and other spaces planned for social intimacy.

Product Description



Attractive Finish




Ease of application

Easy spreading

Easy clean-up


FX Antique Pearl is ideal for producing a variety of special effects on prepared interior surfaces, such as plaster, plasterboard, iron, cement and timber.

Surface Preparation

All surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned and free of dirt, dust, grease, loose or flaking paint, and loose surface plaster. Efflorescence or mould on masonry or concrete surfaces must be treated. Flatten gloss surfaces by thoroughly sanding and wipe clean with a damp cloth. Ensure the surfaces are well prepared and as smooth as possible.


Apply FX Lemon Tree Creek® Sealer Undercoat as required. Once the sealer coat is dry, to increase workability, apply a

base coat of FX Lemon Tree Creek® Semi-Gloss.


Stir contents thoroughly before and during use with a broad, flat stirrer using an upward action.


Apply the first and second coat with a 100mm brush using a free and unrestricted movement.

Note: It is important to keep a wet edge at all times. To slow down the drying time, add approximately 10% of FX Scumble.

Conventional Spray:

Suitable for application using all standard spray equipment.

Approximate Spreading Rate:

8–10 square metres per litre, depending on application and surface roughness.

Approximate Film Thickness per coat:

Wet: 70 Microns; Dry: 25 Microns.


2 coats for a simple pearl effect: further coats for more complex finishes.


Not required.


Refer to colour chart for tinting specifications.


Roller, brush, or conventional spray equipment.

Drying Times (at 25 °C): Touch: (at 25 °C): Touch: 2 Hours; Recoat: 6 Hours.

Clean-up: Water. Safety: Dust Mask. Gloss Level: Less than 5% at a 60° viewing angle.

Note: Do not apply paint if the air temperature or substrate temperature is below 10 °C or above 35 °C. The temperature

should not fall below 10 °C during the drying process.

Safety and environmental care


Personal Protection:

Wear eye protection and dust mask when spraying, as splashes may cause eye irritation and inhalation of spray mist may cause respiratory irritation.

Asbestos cement sheeting:

Do not disturb, sand or scrub, and avoid any peripheral dust. If you do not have professional expertise in the handling/removal of asbestos sheeting, use a licensed asbestos removalist.

Refer to product labels, current FX Australia Safety Data Sheets or call FX Australia for detailed information.


Slippery when spilled·

Restrict access to area until clean-up is completed · When cleaning up spills, use personal protection equipment · Stop leak if safe to do so and contain spill with absorbent material such as sand, vermiculite or other inert material · Prevent spill from entering waterways · Collect and dispose of spilled material according to local regulations · Wash away remnants with liberal amounts of cold water.


Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place out of direct sunlight · Store away from strong acids and moisture · Keep containers closed at all times and check regularly for spills.


Refer to State/Territory Land Waste Management Authority: most authorities permit disposal at approved land waste sites.

Date of Issue: March 2014

About Us

Australian manufacturer of premium quality speciality paints, architectural & protective coatings and a range of innovative joint & topping compounds.

FX Australia is proudly Australian-owned and Australian-made. We’ve created unique, award-winning paint and plaster finishes for local and international top-drawer brands and design teams and turned many a professional’s concept into reality.


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