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Helmi Primer

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364
Hard-wearing, durable primer for interior wood and furniture. Water-based formula.
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Product Description

A water-based, high opacity acrylic primer, Helmi Primer is ideal for priming previously painted and new timber surfaces prior to application of water-based topcoats.

Helmi Primer is an M1 category product. It meets the requirements set for the treatment of toys, so you can safely use it to prime children’s furniture and toys.


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For Interior or Exterior UseInterior
SurfaceWood, Trim, Furniture, Doors & Windows, MDF
Product CategoryPrimer/Priming
Sheen LevelMatt (6-10%)
Product CertificationsToy Safety
Product EcolabelsM1, Nordic Ecolabel, Swan Label
VOC LevelsUltra Low (5-49 g/l)
BrandTikkurila
Application MethodAirless, Spray, Brush, Roller
Theoretical Cover Rate6–8 m²/l
Touch DryTouch-dry after approx. 1 hour.
Waterbased or SolventbasedWater
Recoat TimeRecoat time depends on product being applied
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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