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Kölner system – gloss size


Kölner system - gloss size


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Gilding glue for all surfaces both indoor and outdoor for bright, glossy finishes.


size made with a yellow or transparent water base (component 1).

Use method

Surfaces must be free of dust, wax, oil and fat and perfectly dry. In the event of gilding on porous surfaces apply an acrylic varnish prior to Size application.Apply by brush or spray, diluting where appropriate if the product is too dense.Leaf can be applied 30-60 minutes after application depending on surface and environmental conditions. On completion, to obtain a uniformly glossy effect, wipe the surface with a non-fluffy cloth (such as microfibre).

Gilding on large surfaces

If the size dries its adhesive power will need to be reactivated with a specific activator (component 2, sold separately, Activator for Kölner sizes), above all where the surface to be treated is large. In the case of application on large surfaces, spray application is possible after dilution with distilled water to no more than 10%. The use of a low-pressure nozzle with a diameter of 1 - 1.5 mm is recommended.


8-10 m² / litre (undiluted)


Store in a cool, dry place in its own container, closed, and away from direct light and heat. The ideal temperature is 15-25°C with humidity under 50%.

Additional information

Dilution percentage, application method and quantities applied may significantly affect workability time frames. The most suitable application methods should be determined experimentally on the basis of support used and desired result.

This item is not subject to any shipping restrictions.

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