Benjamin Moore® Advance® Interior Paint
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Benjamin Moore® Advance® is a premium quality, waterborne alkyd enamel that offers the application and performance of traditional oil paint in a waterborne formula. Benjamin Moore® Advance's 100% alkyd formula is a water-dispersible alkyd developed with proprietary new resins that keep VOCs low even after tinting and cleans up with soap and water. It flows and levels like a traditional alkyd with the extended open-time required to achieve high-end finishes. Benjamin Moore® Advance® is available in unlimited colors, giving you more ways than ever to achieve the perfect look for every space.
Features Of: Benjamin Moore® Advance® Interior Paint
- Excellent durability
- Excellent flow and leveling properties
- Extended open time
- Very High Gloss
- Spatter resistant
- Easy application
- Easy clean up
- Block resistant
- Interior/exterior use
Recommended For: Ideal for interior doors, trim, cabinets, walls, and ceilings. For primed or previously painted wallboard, plaster, masonry, wood and metal. Advance Gloss is recommended for exterior use on properly primed metal, masonry, and stable trim substrates such as cedar and redwood.
Coverage: 400-500 sq.ft./gal
- To touch: 4-6 hours
- Recoat: 16 hours
- Benjamin Moore® Advance® full hardness and adhesion develop over time. Do not expose to heavy abrasion or return shelves/tabletops to service for at least 5-7 days to prevent damage to the finish. High humidity or cooler temperatures will prolong dry, recoat and cure times
- Available Colors: All Colors, An assortment of Ready Mixed Whites
- Sheen (or Gloss): Matt, Satin, Semi-Gloss, Gloss
- Cleanup: Soap and Water
- Resin Type: Acrylic Blended Latex
- Recommended Use: Interior
- MPI Rating: 44
- VOC Level: 144.0
Priming: New surfaces should be fully primed, and previously painted surfaces may be primed or spot primed as necessary.
Limitations: Depending on weather and drying conditions, it could take up to 30 days to reach optimum hardness and final sheen. Sand glossy alkyds before applying Advance
New surfaces should be fully primed, and previously painted surfaces may be primed or spot primed as necessary. For best hiding results use Benjamin Moore® Advance® Waterborne Interior Alkyd Primer tinted to the approximate finish coat color.
Wood and Engineered Wood Products: Primer: Advance® Waterborne Interior Alkyd Primer (790), Fresh Start® High-Hiding All Purpose Primer (046) or Fresh Start Multi-Purpose Oil Based Primer (024) Finish: 1 or 2 coats Advance® Interior Paint
Cabinetry - All surfaces to be roughened by sanding (220 grit or coarser) before priming; light sanding between coats allows for a smoother finish; all dust must be cleaned.
Wood, MDF & Thermofoil Primer: 1 coat Advance® Waterborne Interior Alkyd Primer (790) Finish: 1 or more coats of Advance® Interior Paint
Laminate (Formica) Primer: 1 coat Fresh Start High-Hiding All Purpose Primer (046) Finish: 1 or more coats of Advance® Interior Paint
Plastic (Vinyl) Veneer Primer: 1 coat of Advance® Waterborne Interior Alkyd Primer (790) after removing plastic veneer by sanding away (an electric sander with a 100 grit paper works fine; manual sanding may need to be vigorous) Finish: 1 or more coats of Advance® Interior Paint
Drywall: Primer: Advance® Waterborne Interior Alkyd Primer (790) or Fresh Start® Multi-Purpose Latex Primer (N023) Finish: 1 or 2 coats Advance® Interior Paint
Plaster: Primer: Fresh Start® Multi-Purpose Latex Primer (N023) or Fresh Start HighHiding All Purpose Primer (046) Finish: 1 or 2 coats Advance® Interior Paint
Rough or Pitted Masonry: Primer: Ultra Spec® Masonry Interior/Exterior Hi-Build Block Filler (571) Finish: 1 or 2 coats Advance® Interior Paint
Smooth Poured or Pre-cast Concrete: Primer: Ultra Spec® Masonry Interior / Exterior 100% Acrylic Masonry Sealer (608) or Fresh Start® Multi-Purpose Latex Primer (N023) Finish: 1 or 2 coats Advance® Interior Paint
Ferrous Metal (Steel and Iron): Primer: Ultra Spec® HP Acrylic Metal Primer (HP04) or Super Spec HP® Alkyd Metal Primer (P06) Finish: 1 or 2 coats Advance® Interior Paint
Non-Ferrous Metal (Galvanized & Aluminum): All new metal surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned with Corotech® Oil & Grease Emulsifier (V600) to remove contaminants. New shiny non-ferrous metal surfaces that will be subject to abrasion should be dulled with very fine sandpaper or a synthetic steel wool pad to promote adhesion Primer: Ultra Spec® HP Acrylic Metal Primer (HP04) Finish: 1 or 2 coats Advance® Interior Paint Hard Glossy Alkyd Surfaces: Abrasion by sanding required for optimum adhesion. Repaint, All Substrates: Prime bare areas with the primer recommended for the substrate above. Sand glossy alkyds before applying Advance.
Application: Stir thoroughly before and during use. Apply one or two coats. Paint Application: For best results, use a premium Benjamin Moore® custom-blended nylon/polyester brush, premium Benjamin Moore® Microfiber roller, or a similar product. Apply paint generously from unpainted area into wet area. This product can also be sprayed.
Spray, Airless: Fluid Pressure — 1,500 - 2,500 PSI; Tip — .011 - .015 Orifice
Spray, HVLP: Fluid Pressure — 20 PSI; Tip — 1.8
When choosing Benjamin Moore® Advance® Interior Paint sheen, consider the following:
- Advance® Matte sheen provides great depth of color and is ideal for less-than-perfect surfaces.
- Advance® Satin sheens are light, easy to clean, work great in high traffic areas, and reveal color with a softly polished glow.
- Advance® Semi-gloss or Gloss sheens are particularly durable and are often recommended for moldings and trim.