Millwork / Furniture - Nitrocellulose Lacquer Systems - Gloss White Lacquer Finish

  • Product Description
  • Physical Properties
  • Application Data
  • Directions for Use
  • Technical Literature

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Product Description and Uses:

Schwartz Gloss White Lacquer is a fast-dry, heavy-bodied nitrocellulose-based white lacquer for interior wood surfaces like particleboard, solid wood and MDF.

It can be used as topcoat for surfaces primed with 1W8 White Lacquer Primer.

Product Advantages:

  1. Fast dry
  2. Excellent build and adhesion
  3. Excellent flow and leveling
  4. High solids

Standard Container Sizes

205L Drum

18.9 Litre Pail

Physical Properties:


4500 – 5000 cps

Flash Point:


Weight Solids:



1.058 g/ml


≥ 70


white liquid

Shelf Life:

2 years unopened

Environmental Information:

VOC: max 699 g/L

Suggested Uses:

Used as finish coat for interior wood furniture and millwork.

Mixing Instructions:

Mix before use.

Reduce with 30% 4T100 Lacquer Thinner to adjust spray viscosity.

Recommended System:

Use Schwartz 1W8 White Lacquer Primer followed by Schwartz 1W7 Gloss White Lacquer.

If a satin finish is desired, use Schwartz 1W11.

Application Tools:

Apply using conventional, airless, air-assisted airless and HVLP sprayer/atomizer.


400 - 500 sq ft/gal (1 mil dry film).

Dry Time:

Tack Free Time = 15 - 20 minutes.
To Sand = 30 minutes.
To Recoat = 40 minutes (25C, 60% RH).

Cold temperature and high humidity can cause prolonged dry times..

Recoat time:

40 minutes per coat (25C, 60% RH).

Clean-up Solvent:

4T100 Lacquer Thinner.


4T100 Lacquer Thinner.


4T175 Retarder.

Pot Life:


Surface Preparation:

Surfaces must be clean, dry and contaminant-free.

Sand wood with 150-grit sandpaper before staining or coating.

Remove all dust.

When primer/sealer or topcoat is sanded, always apply succeeding coat within 8 hours of sanding.

Sand between coats with 280-320 grit sandpaper.


Following surface preparation, apply Schwartz 1W8 White Lacquer Primer (see TDS for recommended application).

On a properly prepared and primed surface, apply 2 even coats of 1W7 Gloss White Lacquer by spray.

Always allow to dry and scuff sand between coats with 280-320 grit sandpaper.

Ambient Conditions:

Use only when ambient conditions are 18°C to 30°C and RH= 40-60%.

Wood moisture content must be between 6 - 10%.


Store indoor at room temperature, away from heat, ignition sources, open flames and direct sunlight.


Avoid sparking, use non-sparking tools.

Avoid open flames, turn off all pilot lights, ensure that work area is properly ventilated.

Soiled rags and waste products may contain combustible liquids or vapours, dispose in accordance with local regulations.

Refer to MSDS for information on safe use of this product.

Material Safety and Technical Data Sheets for download.

Please click the appropriate link below.

Technical Data Sheets (TDS)

TDS - 1W7 - Nitrocellulose Gloss White Lacquer Finish (pdf)

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

MSDS - 1W7 - Nitrocellulose Gloss White Lacquer Finish (pdf)