Osmo Polyx (Hardwax) Oils are a durable, low maintenance, oil and wax finish for interior timber or cork flooring, as well as timber furniture including baby's cots, bassinets and playpens. Also suitable for exposed timber beams, sarking, paneling and timber benchtops. Suitable for a variety of timber types - both hardwood and softwood - such as Pine, Kauri, Oak, Eucalyptus, Teak, Jarrah and Douglas Fir (Oregon).
Available in 4 sheen levels: Gloss, Satin, Semi-Matt (Lo-sheen) and Matt.
For timbers which are oily by nature, such as some species of Eucalypt, Kwila/Merbau and Rosewood etc, it is recommended that the timber's surface be wiped over with a solvent to remove any oil present, before applying Polyx Oil. A suitable solvent would be Osmo's Brush Cleaner and Thinner.
Polyx Oils are based on natural oils and waxes, which penetrate deeply into the surface to enhance and maintain beauty and elasticity. As durable as polyurethane, and far easier to repair when scratched or worn down. Polyx Oil, once fully cured, will not crack, flake, peel, blister or water mark and is stain resistant against wine, beer, cola, coffee, tea, fruit juices, milk and water.
Easy to apply, with 2 thin coats being applied 12 - 24 hours apart. Sanding in between coats is generally not necessary. Excellent coverage rate of approximately 24 square metres per litre. The preferred method of application is by good quality bristle brush. Osmo's floor brush applicators are ideal. A low nap microfibre roller may also be used. Please read the data sheet for details.
Easy to maintain with any plant based soap such as Osmo's Wash and Care for damp mopping, and Liquid Wax Cleaner for buffing the timber when needed.