Polycrylic® Protective Finish is a crystal clear, fast-drying protective
topcoat for use over bare wood, oil- and water-based stains, paint and
wallpaper. It has very little odor, is non-flammable, cleans up easily
with soap and water, and can be recoated in only 2 hours. Minwax®
Polycrylic® resists damage from abrasion, scuffing, chipping, water,
alcohol and other common household chemicals. Minwax® Polycrylic®
is not recommended for use on floors.
must be dry and free of wax, grease, polish, old finishes in poor condition
or any foreign matter.
2.Sand to a smooth, uniform surface. DO NOT USE STEEL WOOL. Remove dust
with a cloth dampened with water or mineral spirits. Let dry completely.
3.If desired, apply Minwax® Wood Finish™ or Minwax® Water
Based Wood Stain to unfinished interior wood surfaces following label
directions. Wait at least 24 hours before applying Polycrylic® over
Minwax® Wood Finish™.
4.Stir well before and regularly during use. DO NOT SHAKE. FINISH APPEARS
MILKY IN CAN BUT DRIES CRYSTAL CLEAR.
5.Apply a thin coat of Polycrylic® with a high-quality synthetic
bristle brush. Apply in one direction with the grain. Do not overbrush.
6.Let dry at least 2 hours then sand with very fine sandpaper (220 grit)
to ensure an even finish and proper adhesion of additional coats. Do
not use steel wool. Remove all dust.
7.Apply second coat. For additional coats, repeat Step 6 before applying.
Three coats are recommended.
8.After final coat, allow 3 hours before light handling and 24 hours
before normal use.
Special Instructions: Polycrylic® should not be applied over red
mahogany stain. Instead, use Minwax® Fast-Drying Polyurethane over
any red mahogany stain.
Up: Clean with soap and warm water immediately after use.
Approximately 125 sq. ft. per quart
Thinning is not recommended. Keep from freezing. Store below 105°F.
For interior use only. Dry times are based on good ventilation, temperature
of 77°F, and 50% relative humidity. Lower temperature, higher humidity,
lack of air movement or application of thick coats will extend drying
times. Always test surface for tackiness between coats. Oil-based stains,
paints or coatings applied under Polycrylic® may amber normally.
Always spot test on an inconspicuous area to ensure satisfactory results.