roger white

05:57PM | 08/07/03
Member Since: 05/24/03
4 lifetime posts
I am wondering of the compatibility between sweedish finish and Bona X waterborne porducts. Can you apply Bona X products right over sweedish finish or do you start by sanding the entire floor to bare wood first.


08:29PM | 08/07/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
test by putting some down in an out of the way area , if the new product does not flake off you should be o.k..( swedish finish is a water cured urethane)....good luck


10:36PM | 08/07/03
Member Since: 07/24/03
80 lifetime posts

Bonakemi makes a water based product they label as "Swedish Finish" If this is what you are referring to they are possibly compatible. Bonikemi would be the ones to talk to about that.

The product that is generally referred to as "Swedish Finish" is an acid curing resin and has formaldahyde as a solvent. ( Bring your respirator) It's tough as nails and is compatible only with itself and sometimes it doesn't even like being compatible with itself. Glitza and Synteko are common "Real Swedish finishes".

Of course there is a disagreement in Sweden and Finland wether it is more Swedish or more Finnish but that is another subject.


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