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SKU: WCSOFT/100ML

WoodCream Softener

$2399 USD

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Good to know

WoodCream Softener must always be used in combination with WoodCream. Do not use WoodCream Softener on a standalone basis.

Description

WoodCream Softener is a product that allows you to decrease the color intensity of the WoodCream colors and create a more transparent or aged effect. WoodCream Softener is also used as a mix-in when performing a maintenance application of WoodCream.

  • 0% VOC
  • Reduces solid content without changing viscosity
  • Extends dry time, making it easier to work with in hot conditions and reducing the risk of overlaps
  • Reduces layer build-up when maintaining WoodCream and when WoodCream is applied in 2 layers.

Specifications

  • VOC Content
    0%
  • Dilutable
    No
  • Shelf Life
    24 months
  • Warning
    Do not allow to freeze

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Instructions

An overview of instructions. Please consult the TDS for complete product information.

Application

Creating an aged/transparent effect on new wood

  1. Prepare the surface in order to achieve the desired result (planed, sanded wire brushed…).
  2. Remove sanding dust from the surface and wipe dry.
  3. Stir Rubio WoodCream well and dilute it with Rubio WoodCream Softener (proportion: max 1:1).
  4. Apply carefully and evenly to the vertical surface with a block brush suitable for water-beading products. Work with the grain in sections approximately 3 to 4 boards wide. It’s best to keep a wet edge. In one motion, use an application brush to perform a final pass, ensuring the WoodCream application is even and consistent.

In case of renovation/refreshing Rubio WoodCream

  1. Clean the surface by using water at low pressure and a soft brush; there is no need for sanding.
  2. Stir Rubio WoodCream well and dilute it with Rubio WoodCream Softener in a ratio from 9 parts Rubio WoodCream and 1 part Rubio WoodCream Softener. You can adjust this ratio to max. 1 part Rubio WoodCream and 1 part Rubio WoodCream Softener to achieve the desired result.
  3. Apply carefully and evenly to the vertical surface with a block brush suitable for water-beading products. Work with the grain in sections approximately 3 to 4 boards wide. It’s best to keep a wet edge. In one motion, use an application brush to perform a final pass, ensuring the WoodCream application is even and consistent.

Maintenance

In general, we recommend a yearly visual check-up just after the winter season. Please check for the following three points:

  1. Dirt and green deposits: clean with low-pressure water and a soft brush.
  2. Fading out of colors.
  3. Diminishing water-beading effect.

If necessary (concerning points 2 and 3), apply a maintenance coat according to the instructions. The frequency of maintenance depends on the weather conditions:

  • In normal weather conditions: every 5 years.
  • In extreme weather conditions: every 3 years.
  • In ideal circumstances, this can take significantly longer, up to 10 years.

Normal climates: When the color fades, apply a maintenance coat of Rubio WoodCream with Rubio WoodCream Softener in a ratio from 9 parts Rubio WoodCream and 1 part Rubio WoodCream Softener to a maximum of 1 part Rubio WoodCream and 1 part Rubio WoodCream Softener to achieve the desired result. Consult the technical data sheet for more information.

The frequency of maintenance depends on exposure, geographical situation, solar orientation of the treated wood, wood type, and desired shade. Waterfront, seaside, piling, wetland, and marshland scenarios sometimes require more frequent maintenance.

Maintenance Instructions:

  1. Clean the wood with a mixture of 10% Rubio Monocoat Exterior Wood Cleaner and water. After using Rubio Monocoat Exterior Wood Cleaner, clean the surface using water at low pressure and a soft brush; there is no need for sanding. Consult the accompanying technical data sheet before use.
  2. Stir Rubio WoodCream well and dilute it with Rubio WoodCream Softener in a ratio from 9 parts Rubio WoodCream and 1 part Rubio WoodCream Softener to a maximum of 1 part Rubio WoodCream and 1 part Rubio WoodCream Softener to achieve the desired result.
  3. Apply carefully and evenly to the vertical surface with a block brush suitable for water-beading products. Work with the grain in sections approximately 3 to 4 boards wide. It's best to keep a wet edge. In one motion, use an application brush to perform a final pass, ensuring the WoodCream application is even and consistent.

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Payment & Security

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  • Mastercard
  • Shop Pay
  • Visa

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the WoodCream Softener just WoodCream without pigment?

No, for a transparent WoodCream, use the color Transparent #0 from the Grey Collection.

Is there a use time after mixing WoodCream and WoodCream softener?

No, for a transparent WoodCream, use the color Transparent #0 from the Grey Collection.

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WoodCream Softener is a product that allows you to decrease the color intensity of the WoodCream colors and create a more transparent or aged effect. WoodCream Softener is also used as a mix-in when performing a maintenance application of WoodCream. 0% VOC Reduces solid content without changing viscosity Extends dry time, making it easier to work with in hot conditions and reducing the risk of overlaps Reduces layer build-up when maintaining WoodCream and when...

Size

  • 100 Milliliter
  • 1 Liter

Type

Exterior

Spread Rate

N/A

Cure Time

N/A

Dry Time

N/A

VOC Content

0%

Color Options

N/A

Dilutable

No

Shelf Life

24 months

Warning

Do not allow to freeze

Combustion warning

N/A
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