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LIVOS LINUS Priming Oil Interior/Exterior 260

Range of application: For use in interior and exterior areas on highly absorbent woods and stone. For impregnation of cross cut wood in window building. Suitable for Cotto tiles. Do not use on cabinet interiors or fruit tree wood.


Technical qualities: Open-pored, permanently elastic, reinforces the wood structure, slow drying. DIN 53 160 certified for color fastness when exposed to perspiration and saliva. DIN EN 71 Part 3 certified as suitable for toys.

Full declaration: Linseed oil and drying agents free of lead.

Color: Light yellow (color index approximately 14 according to Gardner).

Dilution: SVALOS Dilutant No. 222.

Application method: Apply using a brush, spraying device or by dipping (+ 100 % SVALOS Dilutant No. 222) at temperatures above 12°C (53,6°F). Remove excess product from treated surface after approximately 30 minutes.

Coverage: 1 undiluted liter is sufficient for approximately 12-18 m2 per coat. Coverage could be considerably less depending upon the condition and absorbency of the surface.

Drying time: At 23°C (73°F) and 50% relative humidity: 24 - 48 hours.

Cleaning up: Clean equipment immediately after use with LEVO Brush Cleaner No. 994.

Specific gravity: Approximately 0.92 g/ml.

Important information: LINUS Priming Oil No. 260 contains no protective against blue-staining fungi.Products containing linseed oil tend to experience drying difficulties when used on cabinet interiors due to ventilation and light deficiencies, resulting in a persistent smell of linseed oil. LIVOS products such as LANDIS No. 701, BELOS No. 706, GORMOS Wax Oil No. 267or KALDET Transparent Wood Stain No. 270 are better suited for this application.

Safety advice:

Always be sure to store cleaning cloth, polishing pads, sponges, etc. that are still wet or even slightly moist with LINUS Priming Oil No. 260 in an airtight metal container or in water and dispose, as there is a danger of spontaneous combustion caused by the linseed oil in the product.

The product alone will not undergo spontaneous combustion. For Switzerland: poison-free to BAG T No. 71668.

Disposal: According to locally regulated laws.

Container sizes: 0.75 l; 5 l; 10 l; 30 l; 200 l.

Storage: Cool and dry, please see label for expiration date. Close lid tightly when not in use.

Untreated wood surfaces: The surface must be dry (wood moisture content under 15 %), solid, able to absorb,and free of grease and dust. Pre-treat resin-rich woods by brushing with SVALOS Dilutant No. 222 and exotic woods with KIROS Dilutant No. 710, then rub dry.

Interior wood surfaces: Depending upon the surface requirements, apply 1-2 very thin coats. Thinning product with SVALOS Dilutant No. 222 is recommended. No longer than 30 minutes after each coat is applied, the moist, shiny spots of excess product must be removed with a clean cloth according to the directions. Finish surface with LIVOS products.

Exterior wood surfaces: Impregnate the surface with LINUS Priming Oil No. 260. Exterior wood surfaces prone to blue staining fungi should be pre-treated with a preventative. Subsequent treatment of the surface should follow with a LIVOS stain or Oil paint suitable for exterior application.

Wood parquet and doors: Treat wood surfaces that are subject to mechanical stress with MELD OS Natural Resin Hardening Oil No. 264, ARDVOS Wood Oil No. 266, KUNOS Natural Oil Sealer No. 244 or No. 241. LINUS Priming Oil No. 260 is not suitable for this application.

Cotto tiles: After deacidification (follow manufacturer's instructions), leave the tiles untreated for a minimum of 4 weeks. Treat one tile as a testC if white spots or a film develop, repeat deacidification. Apply 1-2 coats of LINUS Priming Oil No. 260 as a pre-treatment for highly absorbent tiles. It is very important to carefully remove any excess product from the tile surface after approximately 30 minutes. Saturate the surface with MELDOS Natural Resin Hardening Oil No. 264. In dry areas, subsequent coats of BILO Floor Wax No. 303 or No. 306 can be applied.

Fruit tree wood surfaces: Do not use LINUS Priming Oil No. 260, as spotting of the surface is probable. DARIX Transparent Wood Stain No. 297 is suitable for this application.

Exterior surface renovation: Remove dust, and brush surface. Prime heavily weathered and highly absorbent wood surfaces (with no old coatings) with LINUS Priming Oil. After treatment with LIVOS-stains necessary.

Important tips: Always do a test application. In oak and other woods containing incompatibilities such as tannic acid or dyes, or that have been sanded, stripped, pre-treated, or stained, discoloration is possible within a week. Subsequent treatment with LIVOS oils, stains, lacquers or waxes.

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