Coo-Var specialist coatings


Cleaning, Preparation And Repair

A wise person once said ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail’ Coo-Var have over 100 years experience manufacturing specialist paints and products, including a range or preparation products. The cleaning, preparation and repair range is designed to compliment other Coo-Var products by offering solutions to ensure your surface is ready to paint.

Coo-Var Acid Etch

Acid Etch

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Used to clean and ‘etch’ concrete/motared floors and pools prior to painting

Removes Laitence and Salts

Essential for good adhesion on paint

Suitable Surfaces: Floated Concrete Floors, Mortared floors

Application: Still Yard Brush 

Estimated Coverage: 7m² per litre

A careful blend of acids and wetting agents in solution. Used to clean and ‘etch’ concrete/mortared floors and pools prior to painting. Removes laitance and salts from concrete and render. Must be used on exceptionally smooth surfaces such as power floated concrete floors to create ‘key’. Dilute 3 parts water/1 part Acid Etch.

Universal Degreaser

Universal Degreaser

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Powerful Cleaning

Removes oil and grease from the surface

Clear liquid

A careful blend of solvents to give powerful cleaning and degreasing properties. Use to degrease and remove oil etc from the surface prior to acid etching or painting. Part of the cleaning process for a good finish.


Floor, Sport And Line Marking

Our comprehensive range of quality floor paints cover all floors and have a solution for every problem, see below for water based, oil based, anti-slip and 2 pack durable floor paints.

Acrylic Floor Paint

Acrylic Floor Paint

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Quick Drying

Low Odour

For interior and exterior use

Seals and protects the surface

Water Based

Special Colours Available

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Metal, Concrete, ashphalt and tarmac

Finish: Semi Gloss

Our Acrylic floor paint is an easy to apply water thinned floor paint. It can be used on tarmac as well as concrete, ashphalt, wood, walls and bricks.

Easy to apply and fast drying with low odour for foot and light truck traffic. Suitable for internal and external applications such as bricks, window ledges and walls.

Floor Paint

Floor Paint

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Single Pack

For interior and exterior use

Special Colours available

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Metal, Concrete, GRP

Finish: Semi Gloss

Application: Roller or brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 4 hours or 12 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 16 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 9-11m² per litre

A single pack floor coating designed to be easy to use, versatile and yet economical.

Ideal to protect and decorate floors, inside or outside. Can be used on walls, bricks, window ledges and is compatible with most previous coatings.

BS4800, RAL & BS381C Colours to Order (Minimum Quantity May Apply).

Suregrip Anti-Slip Floor Paint

Suregrip

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Helps Prevents Accidents

Available in 9 colours

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Metal, Concrete, GRP

Finish: Aggregated

Application: Roller or brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 6 hours or 24 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 16 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 6-10m² per litre

Suregrip® is a ready mixed, single pack aggregated floor paint. It provides a rough, anti-slip finish which helps to prevent slips and falls in areas with foot and light truck traffic. It is perfect for areas where slip resistance is required such as ramps, walkways, steps, stairwells, car pits and around machinery. It is also suitable for internal and external use.

Profloor Paint Two Pack

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Low Odour / Fast Drying

Anti Slip additive available recommended for outside

Highly hardwearing

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Concrete, Masonary, asphalt

Finish: Off Gloss or the Anti-Slip option is aggregated

Application: Shortpile Roller or brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 4 hours or 8-12 hours hard dry. Full Cure 5-7 days

Overcoat time: 16 hours min or 72 hours max

Estimated Coverage: 6-10m² per kg

Profloor is a hard wearing water based, solvent free two pack floor coating. Suitable for use in heavy traffic areas such as foot, forklift and vans. Can be used in for both interior and exterior. It can also be used on existing stable paints.

Ideal for use on walls as well as floors. Anti-slip additive available.

Low Odour Line Marking Paint

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Fast drying

Ideal to colour code areas

Single Pack for interior and exterior use Special Colours available

Suitable Surfaces: Concrete, Tarmac, Wood

Finish: Matt

Application: Roller or Brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 30 minutes or 4 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 4-6 hours or overnight

Estimate Coverage: 10m² per litre

Low odour line marking paint is a spirit based paint which can be applied directly to tarmac, sealed concrete and wood. It is ideal for use in factories, car parks and schools where fast drying is a high priority. This line marking paint is ideal to colour code areas, or use where socially or physical distancing is required.

Road Line Marking Aerosol

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Quick and easy to apply

For interior and exterior use

Can be used with stencils

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Metal, Concrete, Tarmac

Finish: Matt

Application: Spray or Wheel applicator (Available)

Drying time: Touch Dry 15 Minutes or 2 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 2 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 60-100m per can

Line marking aerosols are the fast easy way to mark out lines, particularly for areas which require social or physical distancing . When used in conjunction with stencils they are ideal to identify and mark safety or critical areas.

Ideal for line marking in car parks, tennis courts, factories, building sites and schoools. Suitable on wood, metal, concrete & tarmac.


Safety And Security

Vandalene Anti-climb Paint

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Remains tacky Deterrent poster available. Leaves a coating on the intruder

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Metal and masonary

FInish: Semi-Matt

Application: Brush or Mitt

Drying time: N/A

A thick, non drying (single pack) product of a sticky nature. Helps protect property from intruders by providing a slippery surface they cannot get a good grip on. Ideal for use on window ledges, down pipes, walls, gutters, garage roofs or anywhere which may be used as a grip point.

Also contains a hidden identifier.

Anti-Graffiti Coating Two Pack

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Two Pack

For interior and exterior use

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Brick, Masonry and plaster.

Finish: Gloss

Application: Roller or brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 3-4 hours or 16-24 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 4-6 hours

Estimated Coverage: 7-8m² per kg

Anti Graffiti coating is a two pack clear polyurethane coating which provides a highly graffiti resistant finish inside or out.

This coating has good chemical resistance making it easy to clean and durable. Will not fade or yellow when exposed to high levels of ultra violet light or support the growth of fungus.

Can be used over compatible water based paints to provide a glaze over colour (not for use over conventional solvent based paints).

An extemely hard wearing paint which can be cleaned many times without affecting the coating. Ideal for bridges, underpasses, statues, walls, toilets and much more.


Specialist Primers

Alkali Resisting Primer

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For interior and exterior use

Suitable Surfaces: Plaster, Masonry

Finish: Matt

Application: Brush or Roller

Drying time: Touch Dry 30 mins or 4 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 4-6 hours

Estimated Coverage: 10m² per litre

A high quality low odour solvent based primer/sealer. Ideal for use on alkaline surfaces which can attack conventional decorative coatings. also helps combat surfaces with varying degrees of porosity.

Zinc Phosphate Primer

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For interior and exterior use

High durability primer – ideal in coastal areas

Suitable Surfaces: Metal

Finish: Semi-Matt

Application: Brush, roller or airless spray

Drying time: Touch Dry 2 hours or 12 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 13m² per litre

A high performance metal primer for use on metals including aluminium, iron and steel. Suitable for use on combined wood/metal as it will prime both surfaced. Ideal for fire escapes, window frames, metal gates and doors.

All Metals Primer

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Water based primer

Interior and exterior

Suitable Surfaces: Most Metals Inc. Iron, Steel, Aluminium, Brass, Copper

Finish: Matt

Application: Brush, roller or airless spray

Drying time: Touch Dry 4 hours or 4 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 6 hours Estimated Coverage: 12m² per litre

Anti-Damp Paint

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Can be applied to surfaces that are still slightly damp

Reduces discolouration

Suitable Surfaces: Plaster, Cement, Stone

Finish: Matt

Application: Roller, brush or spray

Drying time: Touch Dry 2 hours or 8 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 9m² per litre

Anti-Damp is a special low odour, efflorescence resistant resin based paint. For application to damp interior walls and ceilings. Designed as a primer coat containing an active reagent which combines with surface moisture and dampness. Controls moisture release making damp areas cleaner and bright. This Product contains a biocidal product for the preservation of the dry film; to reduce discolouration. Can be overcoated with conventional paints. Anti-Damp is a stain Blocker for Interior use; provides excellent adhesion. (NOTE: This paint will not cure the cause of dampness)


Specialist Paints

Matt Black

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Oil based product

For interior and exterior use

Suitable Surfaces: Wood, Metal, Masonry

Finish: Flat Matt

Application: Roller, brush or airless spray

Drying time: Touch Dry 2 hours or 8 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 9m² per litre

An oil based flat black finish ideal for use on tudor beams, fire places, wrought ironwork, photographic dark rooms, or anywhere a non-reflective surface is required. This product can also be used on chalkboards.

Brick and Tile Paint Gloss Red

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Suitable Surfaces: Masonry, Brick, Render & Tile

Application: Roller, brush or airless spray

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Can be applied direct

Finish: Gloss

Drying time: Touch Dry 5 hours or 24 hours hard dry

Estimated Coverage: 13m² per litre

A general purpose, versatile alkyd based paint for application to brick, stone, tiles or cement. Ideal for use on porches, outbuildings, garden walls etc.

Anti-Condensation Paint

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Can be overcoated

Reduces discolouration

Suitable Surfaces: Plaster, Wood

Finish: Matt (slightly textured)

Application: Roller or brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 2 hours or 4 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 4 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 8-10m² per litre

Our Anti-Condensation Paint helps reduce condensation forming and reduces discolouration from moisture. This product can be left as a white finish or can be overcoated.

Solar Reflecting Paint Aluminium

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Apply direct

Can be used on flat roofs

Suitable Surfaces: Felt, Ashphalt, Wood, Brick, Concrete

Finish: Gloss

Application: Roller or brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 3 hours or 12 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 4-6m² per litre

A bituminous based aluminium paint that gives a highly reflective metallic finish.

Designed to reflect and dissipate heat and sunlight on roofs resulting in a reduction of heat build-up.


Products For Metal

Hammercote

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Can be used without a primer

For interior and exterior use

Hard Wearing

Rust Resistance

Fast Drying

Heat Resistant up to 150°C

Provides a hard durable film (Hardness increases over several days after application)

Suitable Surfaces: Metal

Finish: Smooth Gloss

Application: Brush or Spray

Drying time: Touch Dry 30min or 6 hours hard dry

Estimated Coverage: 10m² per litre

Hammercote is a premium quality durable coating for metal which provides a glossy smooth finish. As a rust resistant coating Hammercote provides a long lasting finish for metal, ironwork and many other suitably well prepared surfaces. This coating is fast drying and suitable for interior and exterior use. Hammercote is highly versatile being convenient and easy to use.

Suitable applications include:

Metal Railings, Gates, Radiators, Metal Fences, Bikes, Trailers, Boats and Engines.


Varnishes

Polyurethane Varnish (available in Matt / Eggshell & Gloss finishes)

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For Interior Use

Suitable Surfaces: Wood

Finish: Matt, Eggshell or Gloss

Application: Roller or brush

Drying time: Touch Dry 2 hours or 12 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Estimated Coverage: 14m² per litre

A single pack polyurethane product of excellent durability, ideal for kitchen furniture, worktops and internal doors.

Yacht and Seaplane Varnish (available in Eggshell & Gloss finishes)

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Highly weather resistant

Suitable surfaces: Wood

Finish: Eggshell & Gloss

Application: Roller, brush or airless spray

Drying time: Touch dry 6 hours or 24 hours hard dry

Overcoat time: 12 hours or overnight

Estimated coverage: 14m² per litre

A traditional marine quality varnish which is very hard wearing and UV resistant. Can be used over existing paintwork to increase add weather resistance. Ideal for use on yacht woodwork, doors, gates, fascias, sheds and furniture.


Crown Trade Clean Extreme

Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt provides a true matt finish that is 100% more stain resistant compared to conventional matt vinyl emsulsion. It has superior cleaning capabilities which do not compromise the integrity or finished appearance of the paint film.

Application : Roller, Brush or Spray

Coverage : Upto 14sqm per litre

Touch dry: 1-2 hours

Recoat time: 4hours


Clean Extreme Acrylic Eggshell offers a finish that is 100% more stain resistant compared to conventional matt vinyl emsulsion. It has superior cleaning capabilities which do not compromise the integrity or finished appearance of the paint film.

Application : Roller, Brush or Spray

Coverage : Upto 14sqm per litre

Touch dry: 1-2 hours

Recoat time: 4hours


Clean Extreme Mould Inhibiting Scrubbable Matt offers a dual purpose solution that is stain resistant and defends against mould growth. Formulated using advanced slow release technology, suitable for interior walls and ceilings.

Application : Roller, Brush or Spray

Coverage : Upto 14sqm per litre

Touch dry: 1-2 hours

Recoat time: 4hours


Clean Extreme Mould Inhibiting Acrylic Eggshell offers a dual purpose solution that is stain resistant and defends against mould growth. Formulated using advanced slow release technology, suitable for interior walls, ceilings and woodwork.

Application : Roller, Brush or Spray

Coverage : Upto 14sqm per litre

Touch dry: 1-2 hours

Recoat time: 4hours


Q1 Products

Providing masking solutions for every type of surface, Q1 specialises in a product range covering masking tapes, papers and pre taped masking films. Delivering sharp lines and clean finishes, Q1 remain the leading professionals when it comes to producing high-quality masking tapes and protective coverings.

Masking Tape

Introducing Q1® Contractor Masking Tape, a premium paper masking tape with natural rubber-based adhesive. It assures a clean and straightforward removal within three days, without leaving residue or peeling on the application surface. A must-have for professionals, this masking tape offers the perfect balance of simplicity and quality.

Why Choose Q1® Contractor Masking Tape?

  • Ideal for Painting Applications: Great for protecting surfaces like carpets during painting.
  • Easy Removal: Can be removed cleanly within 3 days.
  • No Residue: Leaves no residue or damage to the application surface.

3590 Sensitive Tape

This Japanese Washi paper masking offers excellent paint anchorage and sharp break lines, without damaging the freshly painted or ultra-sensitive surface beneath, such as wallpapers and plaster

3590 Q1® Sensitive Surface Masking Tape guarantees 1 week clean and residue free removal on sensitive surfaces. For common indoor surfaces such as PVC, glass, wood and aluminium, it can removed after 2 weeks without damages.

This tape product offers 7 days UV resistance, affording you the time to achieve a professional result, even on indoor surfaces exposed to sunlight such as door profiles and windows outlines.

3560 Precision Tape

Q1® Precision Line Masking Tape is an ultra-thin paper masking tape for perfect razor sharp paint edges. This professional high-performance fine line masking tape is ideal for precise high-quality spray painting jobs in indoor and outdoor, and can be easily applied and removed. It sticks well on smooth surfaces and it is compatible with both solvent-based and water-based paints.

Q1® Precision Line Masking Tape guarantees perfect adhesion and assures easy and clean removal without leaving any kind of residue on the application surface, nor peeling of the substrate.

Q1® Precision Line Masking Tape is engineered for HVLP and airless paint spray, and is UV and water resistant.

3570 Delicate tape

Ultra-thin, low tack paper masking tape specifically designed for the preservation of delicate surfaces during the painting process. Can be used on wallpaper or fresh plaster.

3570 Q1® Delicate Surface Masking Tape assures easy removability on smooth and slightly textured surfaces. It guarantees 7 days clean removal from regular indoor surfaces and 24 hours from fresh paints.

Cover All dust sheet

The perfect solution for rapid coverage of large areas, the Q1® Cover All protects carpets, floors and furniture from paint, dust and spills even in the messiest of projects.

Thanks to an exclusive patented system it is faster and easier to unfold and open out compered to others products. This sheet is electrostatically charged so that it doesn’t slip or flutter when you pass by.

  • Fast and easy unfolding
  • Provides furniture and floor protection from overspray, dust and spills
  • Ideal for properly covering and draping goods in storage
  • Excellent adherence on all surfaces

Hand Masker

  • Practical Dispenser: The Q1 Hand Masker joins masking tape to film or paper in one smooth and easy step, saving you valuable time when preparing both indoor and outdoor environments for painting.
  • Special Clip: Designed to ensure fluid unrolling of paper and film, enhancing your workflow.
  • Easy Blade Fixation: The blade attaches to the Hand Masker’s structure with two flat screws, which can be easily tightened by hand, allowing you to make adjustments quickly and effortlessly.
  • Q1 Adjustable “L” Shaped Blade: For added versatility, the Q1 Adjustable “L” Shaped Blade is available separately, providing you with options to tailor your masking to specific project requirements.
  • Extra Butterfly Screws: We’ve included 2 extra butterfly screws in the handle’s hole for your convenience, ensuring you’re always prepared for any adjustments needed during your work.

Masking Paper

Masking paper rolls: sizes available

Q1® Handy Masking Paper Single Roll is available in two different sizes: 15cm x 55m or 30cm x 55m. Choose the one that most fits your needs!

Features of Q1® Handy Masking Paper

What you are seeing is not a common brown masking paper roll. This high-quality masking paper roll makes masking up quick and effective for both traditional brush painting or airless and HVLP paint sprayers.
Suitable for both water and solvent based paints, Q1® Handy Masking Paper rolls are ideal for protecting large areas from over spray and splatters as well as quickly covering beams, window sills and cornicing.

This masking product can make you save time and money: in fact, it’s easy to use, cut and place it wherever you want. Make it an ally to keep any surface clean when painting and decorating, even from the most annoying paint stains.

Our tips to take the most out of it

  • Use it when preparing for painting or spray painting a room, ceiling texturing or decorating exterior walls.
  • Match this brown masking paper with our Multiple purpose masking tape to obtain a resistant surface protection that you can remove up to 7 days later without leaving sticky residues.
  • Put it on a hand masker to unroll it quickly and to avoid mess.

Pro floor board masking paper

Features and benefits of a floor masking paper

Q1® Floor ProBoard is a reusable paper which provides durable temporary floor protection for painting and renovation projects.

Compared to traditional floor protection boards,this masking paper is characterised by a longer length and lighter weight, making it very easy to use and reposition during masking operations.

How and when to use it

Q1® Floor Pro Board is made of 100% recycled and biodegradable paper which is perfect when you need to protect floors and surfaces from paint spills, water, scratches, and footprints. It blocks moisture and liquids from getting through to the surface, offering superior performance even in wet conditions.

For a stable and safe fastening, we recommend using Q1® Multiple Purpose Indoor Masking Tape.