MPI Approved Guide Formulas List



MPI #   128      Varnish, Water Based, Clear, Satin
A water based emulsion-type clear coating for interior wood trim, frames, doors, paneling and cabinetry. Used in residential, commercial and institutional locations or where solvent fumes from conventional varnishes pose a health or safety problem. These coatings shall be “self sealing” on new or bare hardwood and softwood surfaces. Primary application methods include: airless, HVLP and/or conventional spray; may also be applied by roller or brush.
[Characteristics reviewed include gloss levels of 20 — 35 units . See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or reference specs.]

MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   <101 g/l E2   101 - 150 g/l E1   151 - 250 g/l > E '0' - outside range, n/a - unavailable
EPR - Environmental/Performance Rating (VOC & Relative Performance of Category+Gloss & Appropriate Specified Use).
   
Supplier Formula Description Code Brand(s)/Tradenames Formula / Link Chemical Family
E Range
EPR
Bayer MaterialScience Satin Finish Waterborne Polyurethane Dispersion 943087-A Bayhydrol ../Bayerinfo.asp Polyurethane Dispersion
E 1
1