Location: Latvia, Valmiera city;
Surface: Wooden surface;
Solvent: Natural Oil (linseed);
System: Biocide free wooden paint;
ALINA LIFE product added: Prototype in powder form (Dry organofilized smectite (2:1) with quaternized ammonium salts. Clay mineral – material base/ vehicle: chlorite, illite, carbonates, silica and hematite.);
ALINA LIFE dosage: 4% , Dispersed together with pigment;
Application date: 2017, August.
Challenge: Newly built summer house without heating, located in the meadow. To validate ALINA LIFE positive impact towards film weathering performance, ALINA LIFE prototype product (reddish powder, composition <5% includes iron oxyde) was added to paint. Film observations will continue on a regular 6 month bases.
Photos taken: 2018, August – 12 month after application. Results: Film degradation, havent been observed.