Bona Novia ™ Product Description:
Homeowners looking for a quality, innovative wood floor finish to make their floors shine should look no further than self-sealing and environmentally sound Bona Novia. Applying this superior finish will not only give the wood a warm tone, but will also make it resistant to the beating brought on by everyday traffic.
Bona Novia Recommended Uses:
Bona Novia is recommended for hardwood floors in domestic areas, such as kitchens, entryways, family rooms and homes with pets or children. It is also an excellent choice for floors that are subject to normal to heavy traffic.
Physical characteristics of Bona Novia:
Ingredients- Water, polymeric resins, dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether, dipropylene glycol n-butyl ether and amorphous silica
Color- Milky white when wet
pH level- 7.5 to 7.9
Solids – 30 to 32%
Viscosity - (#4 Ford cup @ 25 degrees C), 19-21 seconds
Density - 8.70lbs/gallon (1.04 S.G.)
VOC Compliant - Product has maximum VOC content of 220 grams per liter (1.8 pounds per gallon VOC).
Gloss Level (60 degrees) - >85 for gloss, 45 to 50 for semi-gloss, 25 to 30 for satin
Odor - Non-offending.
Stability – 1-year shelf life in unopened container
Packaging – 1-gallon plastic bottle
Application characteristics of Bona Novia:
Clarity - Dries clear
Leveling - Excellent
Drying Time - 2 to 3 hours
Maximum Cure – 100% after one week
Coverage – 500 to 600 square feet per gallon
Defoaming - Excellent
Percent Cured After 24 Hours - 70%
Application Procedure for Bona Novia ™:
The application process for Bona Novia requires you to have a firm understanding of the process as instructed by the product label. Make sure all floors are finished properly before applying, and maintain care after the application is finished.
When ready to apply Bona Novia, shake the can thoroughly and insert the filter into the can. Proceed with application, making sure to spread the finish evenly to avoid buildup. Allow to dry completely before applying the next coat. After the first coat, you may perform an optional sanding with screen grit of 150 or finer. The floor should receive a minimum of three finish coats to achieve optimal results.
Recommended Application Tools: Bona Roller or Bona Applicator
If you have further questions about the application process of Bona Novia, call Bona at 800-872-5155.
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