CATALYST – Catalyst for Finishing Oils – LIGNA

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Catalyst for Oils with High Abrasion Tolerance !

LIGNA®’s CATALYST is an additive that improves performance, drying speed and reduces curing time by 1/3! This product is only compatible with traditional wood finishing oils like TANDEM-2 or new generation oils like PRONTO and EASY-SOLO. CATALYST should not be used with water-based products, hybrid oils or exterior oil. This catalyst provides a high tolerance to chemical and mechanical aggressions and ensures a durable finish.

  • Accelerates drying speed
  • Increases performance and durability
  • Reduces cure time by 1/3
  • Provides high tolerance to chemical and mechanical aggression
  • Compatible with penetrating oils for wood surfaces


Mix the oil and catalyst together thoroughly. Never add more than 5-6% catalyst to the finishing oil.

  • 54 mL of catalyst for ± 946 mL of oil.
  • 220 mL of catalyst for ± 3,78 L of oil.


According to the oil manufacturer’s recommendations.

After 5-10 minutes, remove any excess oil by rubbing the surface with a cotton cloth.

If the temperature in the room is high when applying, do not wait more than 5 minutes to elapse before removing the excess, otherwise the product will dry on the surface. Catalysed oil dries more quickly.

Optional : For a higher gloss surface, use a polisher with a white pad. (after 1 to 2 hours)


  • WORKING TIME : 45 to 60 minutes.
  • BETWEEN COATS : 8 to 16 hours.
  • CAREFUL USE : After 16 hours.
  • FULL DRY : 7 days.




54 mL [LIG-CAT-54]

220 mL [LIG-CAT-220] – Professional use


2 to 3 years in an airtight container. Protect from freezing!


  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Not compatible with water-based products.
  • Catalyst is sensitive to excessive moisture and UV light before curing.
  • Only use Catalyst with penetrating oils for wood finishings.
  • Properly dispose of the catalyzed product and its container after use.
  • After use, rags soaked with the product should be immersed in water before disposal to avoid self-combustion. You can also dry the rags flat.

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Safety data sheet