Crown Undercoat

Crown Undercoat

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Product Description

A top quality, multipurpose undercoat, which provides a flexible, non-absorbent foundation for gloss finishes. Possesses excellent obliterating power and brushes deep into cracks, filling minor irregularities. Suitable for interior and exterior use on all type of surfaces i.e. wood, metal, plaster, stone, asbestos etc, over the appropriate primer.

Characteristics: Manufactured from finest pigments and extenders incorporated in a high-quality alkyd resin medium and drying oils.

Advantages: Excellent opacity and sanding properties, provides a sound key for subsequent finishing coat.

Finish: Matt.

Application: Apply by brush, roller or spray equipment.

Thinning & Mixing: Where necessary thin with Crown White Spirit to ease brushing and for spray application. Avoid over thinning. Stir well before use.

Drying Times: 12-16 hours. Re-coatable overnight under normal conditions.

Spreading Capacity: 13-17 m2/l when applied to smooth, non-porous surfaces.

Equipment Cleaner: Crown White Spirit.

Colour range: White

Pack Sizes: 1 litre, 1 litre, 4 litres, and 20 litres.

Availability: From Crown Depots in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and through Crown Stockists.


New primed metal, wood, plaster etc. Prepare surface (see relevant surface preparation sheets for plaster, metal, wood). Apply 1 coat Crown Undercoat over the appropriate primer. For maximum protection and when overcoating a dark primer with a pale undercoat, a second coat of undercoat is recommended.

Previously painted surfaces – unsound condition. Prepare surface and patch prime bare surfaces with appropriate primer. Apply 1 coat Crown Undercoat.

Previously painted surfaces in reasonable condition. Prepare surface. Apply 1 coat Crown Undercoat.

Previously painted surfaces in good condition. Rub down with fine sandpaper. If previous gloss or eggshell finish is in good condition the application of an undercoat can be avoided unless a colour change is required.

For health & safety information, please refer to our Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

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