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FX Australia® Product Information

FX Wicked Wax®

(Interior Only)

FX Wicked Wax® is specifically formulated to dramatically highlight the patterns and textures of FX Stucco coatings,

FX Marmorino and FX Travertino®, producing varied creative finishes. These wax products are also used to protect FX Stucco coatings against wear and moisture in high traffic areas.

Product Description

Features

Protects

Attractive finishes

Varied effects

Tintable

Benefits

Ease of application

Easy spreading

Uses

FX Wicked Wax® is ideal for adding further creative effects to FX Stucco, FX Marmorino and FX Travertino® coatings, and protecting these finishes.

Surface Preparation

Before applying FX Wicked Wax® over base FX Stucco, FX Marmorino or FX Travertino® coat, ensure the surface is free of dirt and dust. There should be no grease or stains. Any efflorescence or mould should have been treated beforehand at the initial preparation stages before applying FX Stucco Undercoat. See appropriate FX Product Information Sheets.

Application

Place a small amount of wax (the size of a twenty cent coin) onto the centre of a stainless steel trowel. Move trowel over the surface leaving a fine film of wax on the surface. Then go back over the area with a clean trowel, removing any unwanted or excess wax, and burnishing the surface. Work one square metre area at a time. Once satisfied that the area is waxed correctly, allow to dry completely. Then polish with a clean white rag or lamb’s wool buffer.

Conventional Spray:

Not suitable for use with spray equipment.

Approximate Spreading Rate: 15–20 square metres per litre/kg.

Approximate Film Thickness per coat:

Wet: 100 Microns; Dry: 10 Microns.

Requires:

1 coat for a simple wax finish.

Thinner:

Not required.

Tinting:

Both products may be tinted. Refer to colour chart for tinting specification.

Method:

FX Wicked Wax®: trowel.

Drying Times (at 25 °C): Touch: (at 25 °C): Touch: 4 Hours; Recoat: If required, 12–24 Hours.

Clean-up: Mineral Turpentine Safety: Dust Mask. Gloss Level: 20%–30% at a 60° viewing angle after polishing.

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

Safety

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.

Clean-up

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.

Storage

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.

Disposal

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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