Helmi 30

Hard-wearing, water-based, acrylic paint for interior wood and furniture in a semi-matt finish (30%)
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Product Description

Advanced, water-based, high performance acrylic satin trim and furniture paint which provides class leading levels of application and opacity.

Helmi satin has established itself in the kitchen and cabinet manufacturing market as the go to product for hand finishing.

Suitable for interior trim and furniture, including doors, skirting, kitchens radiators and cabinets. Helmi is suitable for application onto metal after priming and will not yellow under heating. Helmi cures to form an incredibly tough film which can be cleaned and washed, resistance to scrubbing over 5000 cycles SFS 3755.

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For Interior or Exterior UseInterior
SurfaceWood, Trim, Furniture, Doors & Windows, Metal
Product CategoryTopcoat
Sheen LevelSemi Matt (11-35%)
Product CertificationsFinnish Key Flag, MED/IMO, Toy Safety
Product EcolabelsM1, Nordic Ecolabel, Swan Label
VOC LevelsUltra Low (5-49 g/l)
Application MethodAirless, Spray, Brush, Roller
Theoretical Cover Rate8–10 m²/l.
Touch DryDust-dry after 1 hour.
Waterbased or SolventbasedWater
Recoat TimeRecoat 2 – 4 hours, maximum hardness 2 – 4
Minimum contentMinimum contents are the can size less 10%
Single Pack or 2 packSingle Pack
Product SegmentDecorative
Available in sample potsYes

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Frequently asked questions

How Do I Paint Kitchen Cupboards?

Painting kitchen cupboards can quickly (and cheaply) totally change the look of your kitchen. First, you need to check your kitchen cabinets can be painted. If you have solid wood kitchen cabinets doors you are good to go, just make sure they are properly...

Are your Helmi topcoats self-undercoating?

With all our products, we do recommend using the full system including our primers. However, if you have pre-primed furniture, you can order a sample pot to ensure Helmi will adhere to the surface.

What's best for painting kitchen units, Helmi or Everal Aqua?

You can use either Helmi or Everal Aqua on kitchen cupboards, both are perfect for the job. Most of our customer base use Helmi as this product is designed for painting furniture and has excellent self levelling properties.

What is the maximum thinning rate for Helmi topcoats?

Depending on the application method we do not advise thinning Helmi furniture paints by more than 20%. To find thinning ratio relevant to your application method refer to the technical datasheet

Is Helmi a hybrid product?

No, the Helmi range is fully water-based

Is this product suitable for spraying with a gravity fed spray gun when thinned?

Yes! The Helmi paint range is suitable for brush, roller, and spray application. When it comes to spraying, Conventional Spray Machines, Airless Spray machines, and Air-Assisted Spray Machines are all suitable. Each machine type has its own nozzle tip...

What Type Of Paint Can Be Used On Radiators?

For painting radiators, we recommended using Tikkurila’s Helmi 10 or Helmi 30. Unlike all modern-day solvent-based paints, they are guaranteed not to yellow upon exposure to heat. If you are applying paint directly to bare metal or painting over a radically...

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