Marine Protective Coatings

MATSON #40250 Series Quick-Dry Gloss

(#40250 White Base/#40251 Deep Base/#40252 Clear Base/#40253 Mandarin Red/#40255 Forest Green*)

(#40257 Delphinium Blue/#40259 Black/#40260 Canary Yellow*/#40261 Orange*)

COLOR(S): Whites and Tints. *WARNING: #40255, #40260 and #40261 contain lead.

PRODUCT TYPE: Pigmented Gloss Alkyd Enamel.

DESCRIPTION: A durable marine and equipment enamel which withstands all types of weather conditions. The fully-cured finish can withstand repeated washing and normal everyday abuse. Its toughness has been proven in marine, industrial and commercial maintenance fields when used as an interior or exterior gloss enamel.

Intended Use: For marine areas such as freeboards, deck houses, and interiors, holds, passageways, machinery, cabinets, or furniture.


VISCOSITY: 70-80 k.u.

DRY TO TOUCH: 1 hour

WEIGHT SOLIDS: 50-60% depending upon color*

TACK FREE: 4-6 hours

VOLUME SOLIDS: 42-45% depending upon color*


WEIGHT PER GALLON: 7.60-9.50 lbs. per gal.

DRY HARD: 6-8 hours

V.O.C.: 439 grams per liter

COLOR RANGE: Whites and Tints


PACKAGING: 1 or 5 gallon containers

BATCH: Stock

PRACTICAL COVERAGE: 300-500 square feet per gallon depending on application.

* Contact Farwest Paint for specific weight solids and volume solids % on individual colors.

SURFACE PREPARATION: WOOD: New wood should be primed with Farwest #710 Exterior White Oil Base Primer and allowed to dry for 24 hours before applying Matson Marine Finish. Old painted wood should be sanded or wire brushed and spot primed with Farwest #710 Exterior White Oil Base Primer. The surface to be coated should be cleaned thoroughly with Farwest #644 Gloss Set to remove all dirt, grease, or wax. METAL: New metal should be etched with Farwest X-5679 Phos-Pro Cleaner-Etcher Rust Stopper or Farwest #695 Rynolite Chemical Cleaner-Etcher then rinsed and allowed to dry and then primed with Farwest X-4985 Weatherguard White Lacquer Proof Primer. Old and rusted metal should be wire brushed and washed with a suitable solvent or degreasing solution such as Farwest #644 Gloss Set, followed by an application of Farwest #695 Rynolite Chemical Cleaner-Etcher and then rinsed according to instructions on the label. Iron and steel surfaces should be primed with Farwest X-4985 Weatherguard White Lacquer Proof Primer before applying Matson Marine Finish.

APPLICATION: Brush, roller, or airless or conventional spray. Note: This material needs little or no thinning for brushing and rolling. The consistency has been formulated to provide best results from full-body application.

THINNING: Thin if necessary with Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits or Farwest #605 Synthetic Thinner.

CLEAN-UP: Tools and equipment may be cleaned with Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits or Farwest #605 Synthetic Thinner.

LIMITED WARRANTY. To the best of our knowledge, the technical data presented above is true and accurate at the date of issuance and subject to change without prior notice. Farwest Paint Manufacturing Co. guarantees its products to conform to its standards of quality control. Liability is limited to replacement of product. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind is made by Farwest Paint Manufacturing, implied or otherwise.