FX Australia® Product Information

FX Zing™

(Interior Only)

FX Zing™ is a thoroughly modern, water-based, tintable, liquid paste. Its pin-prick metallic particles produce a subtle overall sparkle that adds fun and individuality to contemporary domestic and commercial environments. FX Zing™ is hardwearing and washable, excellent in high-traffic areas where durability is important, and produces a variety of creative finishes, depending on application method.

Product Description



Attractive Finish




Ease of application

Easy spreading

Easy clean-up


FX Zing™ produces a variety of special effects on interior surfaces such as plaster, plasterboard, iron, cement, trims, doors, furniture 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.

Best results are achieved when surfaces are properly prepared and smooth.

Apply FX Lemon Tree Creek® Sealer Undercoat as required. Then for ease of application, apply a base coat of FX Lemon Tree Creek® Semi-Gloss, tinted as closely as possible to selected FX Zing™ colour.


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


Use a 100 mm roller, not a brush, on areas to be ‘cut in’. Apply the first coat by roller after ‘cutting in’. 

Ensure the roller is very soft with nap between 12 mm– 20 mm. The second coat may be applied by roller or a 100 mm brush, using a criss-cross motion. Different textures and effects may be achieved using a sponge, spatula or spray

Ensure the first coat is completely dry before applying the next coat.

Note: Keep a wet edge at all times.

Note: To slow down the drying time for large or complicated areas, add approximately 10% of FX Scumble.

Conventional Spray:

Suitable for application using all standard spray equipment. Ensure the first coat is completely dry before applying the next coat.

Approximate Spreading Rate:

14–16 square metres per litre, depending on application technique and surface roughness.

.Approximate Film Thickness per coat:

Wet: 70 Microns; Dry: 25 Microns.


2–3 coats.




Refer to colour chart for tinting specifications.


Brush, roller, special rollers, sponge, spatula or conventional spray equipment.

Drying Times (at 25 °C): Touch: (at 25 °C): Touch: 4 Hours; Recoat: 24 Hours.

Clean-up: Water. Safety: Dust Mask. Gloss Level: 20%–30% 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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