Dulling Agent (No.30)
This additive makes leather colourants and topcoat less shiny.
- Add to leather paint, Colour (No.6),to flatten the sheen from satin to matte
- Add to Topcoat (No.7) to reduce the sheen as needed
- Add to Colour Restoration Cream (No.32) to reduce the sheen from satin to matte
- Add to Black Jacket Reviver (No.18) to reduce the sheen from satin to matte
You have control
Dulling Agent (No.30) gives you control over the level of shine and allows you to tailor the finish to the needs of your job. Simply add a dash at a time and test after each adjustment. Apply a test spot in an inconspicuous area, dry it off and assess the result. As a guide, desired results are typically achieved with the addition of 5%-20% Dulling Agent.
Bring your coatings into alignment
Best results are achieved when your colourant has the same level of shine as your original finish and/or your chosen topcoat.
Leather Hero Leather Paint has a satin finish. Your job requires a matte finish and you have purchased matte topcoat. You will add an amount of Dulling Agent (No.30) to your Leather Paint to produce a lower sheen paint that is in alignment with the level of shine in the matte topcoat.
You have purchased gloss topcoat and have found that is has more shine than your project requires. You will add an amount of Dulling Agent (No.30) to reach the desired level of shine for your project.
Want to know more about using this product? Read through the info on this page then head to the How To library to learn more about using Dulling Agent (No.30).
Can be used on all leather types
1) Pour into Leather Paint, Topcoat or Colour Restoration Cream
2) Shake to combine
Add Dulling Agent progressively, testing as you go. Typically 5% - 20% is needed although it depends whether you are dulling Matte, Satin, Gloss or High Gloss topcoat and how flat you want your result to be. It is ok to use more than 20% Dulling Agent. Stop adding when your preferred level of shine has been reached.
50ml: Small jobs and touch ups or enough to adjust a 50ml, 125ml or 250ml bottle of Leather Paint or Topcoat or 250ml - 500ml Colour Restoration Cream
125ml: 1 x seater lounge or 2 x armchairs or enough to adjust 500ml or 1L of leather paint or topcoat or 500ml Colour Restoration Cream
250ml: 1 x 3 seater lounge or enough to adjust 1L Leather Paint or 1L Topcoat or more or 1L Colour Restoration Cream
Coverage estimates are approximate. Your job may require more or less product to meet your unique needs.
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Control the shine
Add Dulling Agent (No.30) to your leather coatings to flatten the level of shine back to matte finish.
Leather Hero Leather Paints and Colour Creams are Satin finish. Making them Matte finish is as simple as mixing in some Dulling Agent.
For best results, be sure to use Dulling Agent when applying Matte Topcoat (No.7). Dilling Agent can also be used in Black Jacket Reviver (No.18) and Topcoat (No.7).
Add, mix, test
Find the right level of shine for your job.
Pour a small amount of colourant into a cup. Add some Dulling Agent. Mix, then paint a test spot in an inconspicuous place on your job and allow it to dry. Assess the level of shine.
Continue adjusting the shine until you arrive at the right level for your job. When you know the ideal ratio, adjust the rest of your colourant. Now you are good to go!