Since such premises are engaged in producing food-stuffs the paint should be
Lead-free and non-toxic. Areas where hygiene calls for frequent washing, the
paint system must adhere firmly to the surface in order to avoid the danger of
paint flaking off and contamination with the food.
Surface Preparation: Clean with mild soap solution, wash with water and dry. To
check organic growth, 2% Dettol solution can be applied using brush. Allow to
dry and paint.
Semi-gloss finish: Apply 2-3 coats of Chlorinated Rubber Paint.
Gloss Finish: Apply 3 coats of Epilux-4 Enamel, 1st coat thinning down with T-7.
For wooden cabinet or shelves Epilux-1 Clear Lacquer may be used.
BAR CEILINGS & WALLS
Old surfaces which may have impregnated with nicotine needs to be thoroughly
Cleaned so that new coats are not tainted.
Wash down thoroughly with a solution of detergent and water, rinse well with
clean water and allow to dry. Previously painted Gloss or Egg-shell surfaces
should be well abraded.
2 coats of Robb. Acrylic Plastic Emulsion or Luxury Silk over a coat of Plastron
Sealer. 2 coats of Synthetic Enamel Matt finish can also be used.
These are usually made of hardwood and require a clear treatment of sufficient
resistance to hard wear and tear and drink spillages which could result in
permanent disfigurement of the wood.
2-3 coats of Polyurethane clear lacquer or Epilux 4 clear lacquer giving an over-
coating time interval of 24 hrs.