Johnstones Trade
Acrylic Satin Colour (Tinted) 5L

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Quick drying, non-yellowing, high opacity, satin finish for interior and exterior use on wood and suitably primed metal surfaces.
Acrylic Satin Colour (Tinted)

In detail

Johnstone's Trade Acrylic Satin is a low VOC content satin finish. A washable product which is thinned with water and is applied by brush. 

  • Suitable for interior and exterior use. 
  • Touch dry in 1-2 hours and recoatable after 4-6 hours. 
Water based satin is a tough, durable mid sheen finish for wood and metal, which is non-yellowing and provides good resistance to knocking and scuffing.

Can be applied over most previously painted surfaces without an undercoat. On new surfaces apply over the top of a suitable primer.

Application Methods
Up to 12sq/m per litre 
VOC level
Touch dry
1-4 hours 
4-8 hours 
Suitable for...
Interior and exterior use 
Colour type
Water & Detergent 

* Colours on screen may vary from actual paint

Available colours

Johnstones Trade Acrylic Satin Colour (Tinted) is available in 5724 colours from the Johnstones Trade Colour Cards.

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    Always ask your client to try their colour choice on the wall first. Colour cards and emulsion sample pots are available at your local Brewers or at

    Additional information

    All surfaces to be painted should be clean, dry and free from loose and flaking material. Rub down sound
    glossy surfaces with fine waterproof abrasive paper and rinse thoroughly before applying a pre-coat of Johnstone's Joncryl Water Based Primer Undercoat. Avoid the inhalation of dust. Wear a suitable face mask if dry sanding. Treat knots with Johnstone's Woodworks Knotting Solution and prime exposed wood and metal surfaces with an appropriate primer. Special precautions should be taken during the surface preparation of pre-1960's paint surfaces over wood and metal as they may contain harmful lead.

    Stir well before use and apply by brush or roller. Apply liberally and evenly for a smooth finish. Two coats are recommended under most conditions. Do not apply in temperatures below 10°C or in damp conditions.

    Johnstone's Acrylic Satin will cover approximately 12 square metres per litre depending on the nature and porosity of the surface.

    Drying Time
    Touch dry 1-2 hours.
    Allow 4 hours between coats.

    After Use
    Remove as much paint as possible from application equipment before cleaning. Replace lid firmly. Clean equipment immediately after use with warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly. Some local authorities have special facilities for the disposal of waste coatings. Do not empty surplus product into drains or watercourses.

    General Information
    Thinner: Clean Water
    To avoid the risk of spillage, always store and transport in a secure upright position.