Location: Latvia, Riga;
Application : Exterior, Garden Furniture;
Surface: Wooden surface;
Solvent: Natural Oil;
System: Natural Oil, Biocide free garden furniture oil;
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 with mixer at construction site;
Application date: 2017, March.
Challenge: Previously premium natural oil was used to treat surfaces. Surfaces were damaged within one summer season, that was mainly driven by the extreme exposure to the sun. ALINA LIFE prototype product (reddish powder, composition <5% includes iron oxyde) was added to paint. Film observations will continue on a regular/ seasonal bases.
Photos taken: 2017, October (After 8 month outdoor exposure in summer)
Wooden furniture treated with natural oil with ALINA LIFE (left side) and without (right side)