For decking, cladding and other exterior applications
Osmo End Grain Wax is specially developed to seal the end grain of timber. Designed to protect the end grain from weathering, cracking, swelling and shrinkage, Osmo End Grain Wax minimises the amount of water the end grain can absorb.
Protecting from the inside, Osmo End Grain Wax is absorbed into the natural fibres of the timber, blocking the movement of water in to and out of the board. Controlling the moisture in the timber in this way, Osmo End Grain Wax stabilises the board and prevents swelling and shrinkage of the timber in wet and dry conditions.
End Grain of decking, cladding or timber roofing applications of softwood and hardwood species such as Western Red Cedar, Pine, Larch, Douglas Fir, Spruce, Teak, Yellow Balau, Cumaru and Thermowood.
The wood surface must be clean, dry and frost-free (maximum moisture content 20%).
Osmo End Grain Wax is ready for application, do not dilute, stir thoroughly.
Osmo End Grain Wax is easily applied to the end grain with a thick brush.
To ensure optimal protection of the end grain, we recommend applying a secondary coat once the first coat has dried.
Please apply to end grain surfaces only. Excess wax can be wiped from other surfaces clean with a cloth.
About 3-4 hours (at 23°C / 50% relative humidity). At low temperatures and / or high humidity, please allow for an extended drying time.
After drying, it is recommended that the rest of the timber is finished with an Osmo wood finish such as:
- Osmo Natural Oil Woodstain
- Osmo Bangkirai Wood Oil
- Osmo UV Protection Oil
- Osmo UV Protection Oil Extra
Osmo End Grain Wax can be stored for up to 5 years if container is kept tightly sealed.