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Tikkurila MIRANOL C 0.225L Thixotropic alkyd paint

Article: 1303758

Category: Paints for metal surfaces

Unit: pc.

Barcode: 6408070021910

7,05 €/pc.
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Thixotropic alkyd paint.

Product features

For interior and exterior painting of wood, chipboard, wood fibre board and metal surfaces. Mild odour. Miranol is easy to apply, does not sag and has good levelling properties.

Recommended uses

Freestanding furniture, objects, toys, tools, boats, bicycles, signs etc.


The paint is full-gloss The paint is solvent-borne Tool: roller Tool: spray Tool: brush The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces


 The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces


Base paints

A and C

Colour Range

Tikkurila interior and exterior colour cards. Check the suitability for exterior use with your paint shop.

Gloss grade



12 - 14 m2/l for metal surfaces. 10 - 12 m2/l for smooth wooden surfaces.

Can sizes

0.225 l, 0.9 l, 2.7 l, 9 l, 1 l, 0.1 l and 0.333 l


White Spirit 1050 and Spray Thinner 1032

Mixing ratio

Airless spray: 
- nozzle 0.009" - 0.013" i.e. 0.230 - 0.330 mm 
Thinning: 10 - 20 vol-% 

Conventional spray: 
- fluid nozzle 1.4 mm – 1.8 mm 
Thinning 25-35 vol-% (DIN4 18-25 s) 

Application method

Brush, roller or spray.
When spraying, the thickness of the dry paint film should not exceed 40 μm.

Drying time at 23°C and 50% relative air humidity

Dust dry after 3-4 hours, recoatable after approx. 24 hours.



Wash resistance

Good with all ordinary cleaning detergents, SFS-EN ISO 11998.

Chemical resistance

Resists Turpentine, White Spirit and Methylated Spirit, does not resist e.g. Thinner, SFS-EN ISO 2812.

Heat resistance

120oC. Light shades turn always a little yellow on substrates that warm up, ISO 4211-3

Oil and grease resistance

Resists lubricating oils and greases, vegetable and animal fats.

Wear resistance


Oil and grease resistance

Solids volume

Approx. 50 %


0.9 - 1.1 kg/l depending on the shade, ISO 2811



Application conditions

The surface to be painted must be dry, the temperature at least +5 °C and the relative humidity of the air below 80 %. (Note: Drying in these marginal conditions is slower than under standard conditions i.e. +23oC, relative humidity 50 %.) Especially dark shades tinted with Avatint colourants dry very slowly.


Unpainted surfaces: 
Clean dirt, dust, rust, oil and grease etc. from the surfaces. 

Prime wood surfaces with Jehu Primer or with Otex Adhesion Primer. Interior metal surfaces in dry conditions can be painted directly with Miranol. In other cases, Rostex Super Metal Primer is recommended as a primer. Prime zinc surfaces and aluminium surfaces with Rostex Super Metal Primer. Roughen aluminium surfaces by sanding before priming. 

Previously painted surfaces: 
Wash down surfaces with Maalipesu Cleaning Agent and rinse carefully with water and allow to dry. Remove loose paint with a scraper and sand the whole surface. Remove sanding dust. Fill holes and cracks with Spakkeli Alkyd Filler. Prime/undercoat surfaces in poor condition with Jehu or with Otex. 

When you paint with bright red or yellow colours, prime wood surfaces with Jehu, tinted to a similar colour as the finishing paint. Zinc, steel or aluminium surfaces should be primed with Rostex Super light grey. 


Stir Miranol well before use and thin for brush application, if needed, with White Spirit 1050, and with Spray thinner 1032 for spray application. Apply Miranol by brush or spray 1-2 times.

Cleaning of tools

Clean tools with White Spirit 1050 or Tikkurila Pensselipesu (Tool Cleaner).

Maintenance instructions

Cleaning earliest approx. 1 month after painting: The surfaces are cleaned with a soft brush, sponge or cleaning cloth and neutral (pH 6-8) dish washing solution. Clean very dirty surfaces with weakly alkaline (pH 8-10) washing detergent using a cleaning cloth or sponge. Rinse the surface carefully. 

The product achieves its final hardness and durability after one month under normal conditions, therefore the surfaces must be handled with care during a couple of weeks. If the surfaces need to be cleaned soon after finishing, clean them lightly with a soft brush or damp cleaning cloth. 

Maintenance treatment

Surfaces painted with Miranol can be recoated with similar kind of solvent-borne paint. See Preparation.

Weight 0.30 kg