Timbakote Timber Pro

Timbakote Timber Pro, Data Sheet

Timbakote Timber Pro is a semi – transparent water based 100% acrylic exterior coating that protects and enhances the natural beauty of timber. Timbakote complies and is licensed by Environmental Choice New Zealand.
Recommended Uses
Surface Preparation
Clean Up
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TKote-Mould-Wash-76.jpgTimbakote Timber Pro is an ideal finish to enhance and protect exterior timber surfaces keeping them looking better for longer. Timber Pro is also ideal for imparting the natural look of timber to textured fibre cement weatherboards and panels.


New Timber should be clean and dry, free of any loose fibres, stains, and any stencils or other marks should be removed. Sharp edges must be sanded, nail holes and minor defects to be filled with suitable timber filler tinted to the same colour as the timber substrate.
Oily resinous timber such as Macrocarpa, Kwila & new dressed Cedar should be left to weather for 4-6 weeks prior to cleaning down with a sugar soap solution & rinsed free of residues. Allow to dry thoroughly and apply 1 coat of Timbakote Timber Prep.
Note: All hidden faces, edges, rebates and end grains must be sealed with 2 coats of Timbakote Timber Prep prior to installation.
Exposed Timber (greater then one week) Remove any contamination and loose timber fibres then treat with a sugar soap solution. Complete as per new timber.
Previously oiled or stained timber: Wash the surface to remove any dirt, dust, grime or other contaminants. Treat moss and mould with a moss and mould killer and rinse thoroughly with clean water. Ensure any poorly adhered coatings are removed to provide a sound surface to coat. Check adhesion of existing coatings is sound and complete coating as per new timber.


Stir well before and during use with a flat stirrer.

Apply 1 coat of Timbakote Timber Prep to all bare timber areas and allow to dry thoroughly.

Apply 2-3 generous coats of Timbakote Timber Pro with a good quality paintbrush, applicator pad, roller or spray. If spraying lay off with an applicator pad or brush  to provide an even appearance. Do not over spread.

Achieving the correct paint film thickness is important to the life of a semi - transparent coating. Apply Timbakote to one board at a time; lay off in long even strokes along the board's length working to natural breaks in the cladding. Always keep a wet edge to avoid lap marking.
Highly exposed aspects require an additional coat for extra protection due to extreme weathering. Apply the final coats of Timbakote after the cladding has being installed. If using more then one container of Timbakote make sure all containers are mixed together prior to application. Thinning is not generally recommended, as it can be detrimental to the coating performance. The addition of 50mils of water per Litre maybe required in hot weather or when coating absorbent surfaces.


Timber Band Sawn     4 - 10 sqm per litre
Timber Dressed     7 - 12 sqm per litre


Wash down on a annual basis and reapply when the coating is starting to look weathered or thin on the edges.


All equipment can be cleaned up in water.


Wear impervious gloves and wash paint deposits off skin with soap and water.
Moderately irritating to eyes- wear splash proof goggles to protect eyes. Flush eyes immediately with plenty of water if coating splashes to the eyes occur. If discomfort persists seek medical attention. Keep out of children's reach. Ingestion; Give 1-3 cups of water and seek medical attention. VOCs 6 grams per Litre.


Let residual coating dry by leaving the lid off the container. Dispose with refuse if permitted by local council. Paint containers are reusable for non-food purposes and recyclable in areas where recycling and collection facilities are available.

Every care is taken to ensure that the information provided in this data sheet is accurate. Timbakote Coatings Ltd is unable to guarantee results, as it has no control over the conditions under which products are applied, the substrate or the application. The customer has to determine the sustainability of the delivered products or information for its intended purpose.
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