To finish strong you need a crystal clear penetrating sealer and protectant that protects from UV deterioration and is vapor permeable. Clearshield sealer may be used in our Superior Finish line but also helps deepen tones and protect most of our specialty finishes.
Cured and Clean Surfaces of:
- Specialty Finishes
- Master Wall® Superior Finishes
- Others approved in writing
Expect about 800 to 1000 square feet of wall area per pail. Coverage will vary by application, texture and substrate condition.
Weight: 43 lbs per 5 gallon pail.
Working Time: Ready to use right from the pail after pre-mixing.
Drying Time:Varies by air temperature, humidity and surface temperatures. Under normal room temperatures Clearshield will dry to the touch in 10 minutes, ready to re-coat in 6 hours if desired. Protect work from rain and temperatures less than 45°F (7°C) for a minimum of 24 hours.
Storage & Shelf Life: Store above 40°F and below 110°F (5°-43°C) and out of direct sunlight. Shelf life is approximately two years under these conditions.
Job Conditions – Air and substrate temperature for application of Clearshield must be 45°F (7°C) or higher and must remain 45°F or higher for a minimum of 24 hours.
Temporary Protection – Must be provided at all times until the Clearshield has dried.
Surface Preparation – Surface temperature must be above 45°F (7°C). Surface must be clean, dry, structurally sound and free of efflorescence, oil, grease, form release agents, and curing compounds. On previously painted surfaces, all loose, peeling and chalking paint must be removed. Any glossy areas must be sanded. Acrylic Textured Finishes (Superior Finishes) —Surfaces must be clean and dry. Clean existing surfaces following recommended and accepted practices. See our Cleaning and Maintenance Technical Bulletin for additional information.
Mixing – Thoroughly stir Clearshield into a homogenous consistency. In the pail, Clearshield will have a milky white color. Avoid introducing air into the coating. Do not over mix. Do not add accelerators or retarders to Clearshield.
Application – Clearshield can be applied by brush, roller, or airless spray equipment. When using a roller, a sponge roller is recommended. Apply Clearshield in an even, continuous coat, maintaining a wet edge. Two coats are required for the application. Clearshield will apply milky white and dry clear.
Tools and equipment can be cleaned with water when Clearshield is wet.
Clearshield should not be used as a primer color coat.
Information contained in this product data sheet conforms to the standard detail recommendations and specifications for the installation of Master Wall® Inc. products and is presented in good faith. Master Wall Inc. assumes no liability, expressed or implied as to the architecture, engineering, or workmanship of any project. This information may be concurrent with, or superseded by other applicable documents, such as specifications and details. Contact Master Wall® Inc. for the most current product information.