The Botanical Polymerized Tung Oils were created to be environmentally and finisher friendly option for a hand rubbed oil finish. The polymerization process remains the same, however the solvent used is our proprietary, all botanical, citrus solvent, DiCitrusol™. This formulation contains no petroleum solvents.
Polymerized Tung Oil is a process to encourage polymerization, or in other words, quicker initial drying. The process includes additional heat treatment and UV additives when combined provides a deep, almost wet look, gorgeous protection against the elements. The Botanical Polymerized Tung Oil takes on few steps more by adding a citrus solvent, derived from orange peels. This solvent is DiCitrusol™.
High Lustre contains the most amount of Tung Oil in the Original Formula line. It’s the product of choice when you want to create a high sheen and the most protection for a project. It’s also a great choice if you want to be able to create different sheens without having to buy the other lustres. The High Lustre can be diluted with Mineral Spirits to create each of the other Lustres.
High - 1 part + Dicitrusol - 1 part= Sealer
High - 2 parts + Dicitrusol - 1 part = Low
High - 3 parts + Dicitrusol - 1 part =Medium
Solid: Polymerized Tung Oil
Solvent: DiCitrusol™ (Citrus based solvent)
Average Finish Longevity: 5 years
Spot Repairable: Yes
Coverage: (per gallon)
Coat 1= 600sqf
Coat 2= 800sqf
Coat 3= 1,000sqf
Coat 4= 1,000sqf
Dry Time: 12-24 hours per coat.
weather conditions 55-75ºF
temperature change during curing process
humidity 65% or less