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Aqua Seal Sanding Sealer

Aqua Seal Sanding Sealer is a water based,  penetrating sealer.  This easy-to-sand, sealer is for applications where a high build seal coat is desired.  Aqua Seal is available in amber or clear.

Because it is made of fine particle size acrylic emulsions, Aqua Seal works great in sealing MDF. Its penetration properties and reduced grain raising makes Aqua Seal ideal for production finishes when using Aqua Coat Topcoats.

Available in 5-gallon or 55-gallon drum quantities. 
Features & Benefits
  • Fast drying and exceptional hardness
  • Provides superior wetting and sealing properties
  • High penetration rates
  • Industry leading sanding properties 
  • Warm appearance with high clarity not seen with other sealers
  • Gives the warm look of solvent borne sealer
  • Minimal grain raising 
  • Low odor, low VOC
  • Water cleanup
Ideal Uses

Aqua Seal is ideal for any interior wood surface where a sanding sealer is required.  Aqua Seal is ideal for.

  • Millwork
  • Furniture
  • Paneling
  • Cabinets
  • Trim
  • Doors
  • Aqua Seal can be used over raw wood and stain

Industries Served

We help you produce quality wood finishes 


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Q.) How do I apply sanding sealer? 

A.) Spray or brush medium wet coat. Allow 30 to 60 minutes of dry time. If your sandpaper gums up, allow additional dry time, or use a fan as suggested in step #3.

Scuff sand with 220-grit or finer sandpaper.

Clean off dust with a damp cloth. We suggest a maximum of 2 coats with sealer. We suggest 2 full coats of the sanding sealer, without sanding between coats. Sanding only after the 2nd coat of sealer gives a thicker film coat, eliminating any grain raising between coats and reducing your chance of sanding through the stain.


“As a conservator/restorer of fine furniture, I was looking for a water-based system to replicate the look and clarity of a shellac finish.  I have used the X-119 product in the past, but was pleasantly surprised with the outcome and clarity of the Aqua Seal sealer, and the lacquer provided a beautiful topcoat with exceptional depth, and color over my dye/gel stain base.  No toxic solvents to mess with, no reaction to the high humidity of western Florida, and to the untrained and trained eye, a shellac look alike finish that brings out the grain and beauty of this 160+ year old chair. Thanks for the great products. “



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