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EnviroTex Lite is a pour-on plastic finish that preserves and beautifies. It cures to a thick, glossy coating in about 8 hours at 70°F, and reaches full strength and toughness in about 48 hours. This durable, resilient material requires no polishing to produce a high gloss.

One coat is all that is usually required for a deep attractive finish. However, two or more coats may be applied one over the other by simply wiping the surface with alcohol and a clean cloth prior to recoating.

EnviroTex Lite can be used on photos, ink, plaster, paint, wood, and table tops. One coat equals up to 50 coats of varnish.

Coverage areas may vary according to the surface and method of application. It is recommended that too much be mixed for a project rather than not enough.

8 oz. Kit can cover 2 square feet.
The Pint Kit can cover 4 square feet.
The Quart Kit can cover 8 square feet.
The Half Gallon Kit can cover 16 square feet.
The Gallon Kit can cover 32 square feet.

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Product Questions and Answers

I taped around the bottom edge of my coffee table so I could remove any drips. How long can I leave the tape before it's too hard to remove?

- Asked by shawn wright on 02-Mar-14

The drips stay fluid for about 30 - 40 minutes. The Envirotex will cure in eight hours, but it reaches its full strength and toughness in 48 hours. Vinyl tape is recommended and can pop off the drips after they are cured.

- Answered by MisterArt on 03-Mar-14

I'm planning to put this over flooring which has a coat of polyurethane on it. Do I need to lightly sand the top before applying this product?

- Asked by Jake s on 15-Feb-14

Yes, we recommend lightly sanding it first.

- Answered by MisterArt on 19-Feb-14

Can this be used outside? What do extreme temperatures do to this product?

- Asked by John Tice on 07-Sep-13

The EnviroTex Pour-On High Gloss Finish is not recommended for outdoor use. Exposure to constant sunlight or high temperatures will cause the compound to soften and become cloudy in color. Also, extreme heat will cause items left on top to leave an impression over time.

- Answered by MisterArt on 09-Sep-13

Would this be appropriate to use to finish a bathroom vanity top I am creating from an old bureau? I am concerned how it will react when wet.

- Asked by Leslie E. Bush on 13-Jun-13

It would be perfect. When cured, this product is waterproof.

- Answered by MisterArt on 13-Jun-13

I want to use it for a bar top. How do you apply it so it doesn't drip down the sides?

- Asked by Betty on 10-Jun-13

Ordinarily one would simply put a cloth, or newspapers, below the surface to catch any drips, but it sounds as if you want to prevent the drips altogether. You may be able to apply a silicone glue, wax glue, wax paper, or tape around the edges that can peel off afterward. Ordinarily EnviroTex Tex can be scraped off the edges up to about 30 minutes after application, but it's also good to wipe them off during application while they are still wet.

- Answered by MisterArt on 11-Jun-13

Can EnviroTex Lite be poured on ceramic tile?

- Asked by Ken N. on 04-Jun-13

You should be able to apply this over ceramic tile no problem.

- Answered by MisterArt on 05-Jun-13

Can I seal with lacquer prior to using EnviroTex?

- Asked by Ken N. on 04-Jun-13

You can seal before using EnviroTex if you want, but the product acts as a sealant in of itself, too, if you apply thin layers before flooding. However, if you use a lacquer before then it must be sanded and wiped with rubbing alcohol first.

- Answered by MisterArt on 05-Jun-13

Are there any problems with this product yellowing over time?

- Asked by BeckyVN on 01-Jun-13

Over exposure to high heat and direct sunlight will cause the pour-on-gloss to amber over time.

- Answered by MisterArt on 03-Jun-13

I have unopened containers of this finish and they have been on my shelf for two years can I still use this product?

- Asked by Neffy on 30-May-13

If the unopened containers have been stored at the right temperature (not too hot or in direct sun, etc.) then they should be fine. In fact, they should be fine for many years (possibly more than 10).

- Answered by MisterArt on 30-May-13

I don't think I waited long enough to apply the second coat because it isn't drying well. It isn't sticky to the touch. Anything I can do to dry this? Time in the oven? Put a fan on it?

- Asked by Carleton Wing on 29-May-13

Heat that speeds up the drying time as well as low humidity, so finding a way to place the object at a higher temperature with lower humidity should work best. Expect up to 72 hours before it is completely cured. I would not put it in the oven however, as extreme heat can cause it to become cloudy and flexible enough to move.

- Answered by MisterArt on 29-May-13

Can I use it over a copper table top?

- Asked by Marcos on 25-May-13

It can be applied over metal surfaces.

- Answered by MisterArt on 29-May-13

Is it OK to apply it to wood stained with Minwax?

- Asked by lee h. on 24-May-13

As a general rule, it can be applied to anything as long as it is in it's completely cured state (If there is actual wax in the product, though, it is repelled by wax).

- Answered by MisterArt on 24-May-13

I am pouring it on a bar top measuring 2' x 10' so should I have an extra person with 2 torches?

- Asked by lee h. on 24-May-13

The manufacturer actually recommends an extra pair of hands when doing larger surfaces.

- Answered by MisterArt on 24-May-13

Can I use an electric heat gun instead of a torch?

- Asked by lee h. on 24-May-13

You can use an electric heat gun.

- Answered by MisterArt on 24-May-13

I bought a 1 gallon kit, mixed it as directed, and poured it onto a wood-painted floor. After 2 days and temps of 80 degrees the surface is still tacky. What do I need to do to get it to harden?

- Asked by Bill on 12-May-13

Unfortunately, you probably didn't mix it exactly as noted in the instructions. Varying the mixture can cause the product to remain tacky longer than the normal required curing time. Also, it is important to mix twice in two separate containers.

- Answered by MisterArt on 21-May-13

Can I restore old items with this product, even if the item appears to have been used with a similar product many years ago?

- Asked by KAY on 28-Apr-13

This product is not used for restoration. This is used to add a glossy top coat to a project. Ideal for use on photos, ink, plaster, paint, wood, and table tops.

- Answered by MisterArt on 01-May-13

Can I thin this product to saturate the wood I'm using?

- Asked by Chazmo on 26-Apr-13

Environmental Tech does not make a thinning agent for the EnviroTex Pour-On High Gloss Finish. However, you can mix one to two ounces per square foot and spread it thinly over the entire surface using a plastic spatula or stiff pieces of paper if you want to put a thin coat over the surface (per the manufacturer).

- Answered by MisterArt on 30-Apr-13

Is this the same as EnviroTex Jewelry resin?

- Asked by Chris on 25-Apr-13

The EnviroTex Pour-On High Gloss Finish and the Jewelry Resin are both manufactured by Environmental Tech. However, these are different products and are for different uses.

- Answered by MisterArt on 29-Apr-13

How much does each sized-container cover?

- Asked by joe on 19-Apr-13

Coverage areas may vary according to the surface and method of application. It is recommended that too much be mixed for a project rather than not enough. The 8 oz. Kit can cover 2 square feet, the Pint Kit can cover 4 square feet, the Quart Kit can cover 8 square feet, the Half Gallon Kit can cover 16 square feet, and the Gallon Kit can cover 32 square feet.

- Answered by MisterArt on 22-Apr-13

How can I remove paper stuck on the bottom while the granite tile was drying?

- Asked by Pam on 17-Apr-13

If the EnviroTex Pour-On High Gloss Finish has already dried, it would have to be sanded off or you can try using an acetone based cleaner.

- Answered by MisterArt on 18-Apr-13

My bar top is a slightly uneven natural slate tile and it is bordered by cedar. Will this product work for me?

- Asked by Billy Monaghan on 11-Apr-13

The EnviroTex Lite instructions do suggest for use on an even surface. If you are able to balance the table by putting something underneath one side to make it even then this product would be easier to use.

- Answered by MisterArt on 11-Apr-13

I'm using EnviroTex Lite to cover photo pictures for jewelry and it discolors the picture. Is there any way to avoid this?

- Asked by Val Leri on 11-Apr-13

While it can be used on paper and photos, EnviroTex Lite is not acid-free or archival. Therefore it is possible that some yellowing may occur.

- Answered by MisterArt on 11-Apr-13

Can I use this product to make wall plaques out of cotton t-shirts?

- Asked by RICKY on 30-Mar-13

The EnviroTex Lite can be used on fabric and wood.

- Answered by MisterArt on 01-Apr-13

I have low spots (uneven), will another coat fill them in?

- Asked by Sam on 23-Feb-13

If scratches occur that cannot be polished out, clean with acetone, then re-coat with EnviroTex Lite. This additional coat will remove all surface blemishes.

- Answered by MisterArt on 25-Feb-13

Can the "pour on" resin be used for jewelry?

- Asked by stacy on 10-Feb-13

The Pour-On High Gloss Finish is not suggested for use on jewelry.

- Answered by MisterArt on 11-Feb-13

How do you clean the surface once it's cured? Do you wipe it with plain water, will detergent hurt the finish?

- Asked by Pat Wedge on 22-Jan-13

According to the manufacturer, furniture polish will prolong the life of the surface and clean smudges, etc. in general. If scratches occur that cannot be polished out, clean with acetone, then re-coat as this additional coat will remove all surface blemishes.

- Answered by MisterArt on 28-Jan-13

Can I use the high gloss finish on my plastic bath tub?

- Asked by Susan W. on 14-Jan-13

It is not recommended for use on plastic.

- Answered by MisterArt on 16-Jan-13

Can I use EnviroTex Lite Pour-On High Gloss Finish with leather?

- Asked by Mike on 01-Jan-13

It is not recommended for use on leather.

- Answered by MisterArt on 02-Jan-13

Can you put a hot pan on top of this once it is cured?

- Asked by Steph on 02-Dec-12

Heat can make EnviroTex more flexible and leave impressions. It is definitely not recommended to put direct heat on it.

- Answered by MisterArt on 03-Dec-12

Can this product be used on polymer clay?

- Asked by jody k, on 11-Oct-12

Yes, this product can be used on polymer clay.

- Answered by MisterArt on 11-Oct-12

Can it be brushed on instead of poured?

- Asked by Rhonda Standage on 06-Oct-12

The high gloss finish can be brushed on.

- Answered by MisterArt on 12-Oct-12

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Customer Product Reviews

Rated by: Bernie S. in Paulding County, OH
This is awesome stuff! I've used it often, especially for Graduation gifts on wooden plaques, with the grads, picture, name cards, invitations, awards etc. Makes a super yet inexpensive gift. Getting this from is convenient, less expensive than driving 40 miles to get it at a craft store! Thank you,!
Rated by: amateur kichen remodler in nashville, tn
We found the trick to using this is to make sure you use enough for the self leveling to take effect. Wish there was some way to get a smooth finish on the short counter-type back splash. Likely should have put down protection on counter and flooded back splash liberally prior to coating counter top. Caution: A thicker coat will require a longer curing time. Be prepared to be without your counter tops for longer than it says in order for them to completely harden.
Rated by: Eli B in Springfield, IL
This product is hit and miss. You can follow the directions to a T every time and will only get the desired results part of the time. I think the Manufacture has poor consistency. And also, the shelf life on this stuff is very limited. Buyer beware
Rated by: Larry Jones in Terre Haute, IN
Overall, this product sucks. Following directions to the letter, success rate was less than 50%. We measured exactly, timed the mixing with a stop watch, poured as directed, and chased bubbles with a flame torch. Most would continue to bubble in the same spots till the product set. Water based stain,3 coats of Elmer's glue with drying time in between coats. Mixing in two new containers each time. New stirring stick each time. Nothing raised the success rate. I believe it has inconsistency in the manufacturing.
Rated by: matamaya12 in Danville, IN
Excellent product, easy to use! Poured EnviroTex over a broken glass mosaic, covered perfectly!'s pricing and timely delivery were a bonus!
Rated by: terenia in CA
This product performed exactly as described on your Web site. Delivery was prompt and the price was the best I found anywhere. Everything was packed very securely. I'm very HAPPY
Rated by: randy s in sotheast ne
i used this on a rough cedar bar top with peeled pole edges. it worked perfectly for a super deep high gloss finish with very little odor, very easy to use
Rated by: John L Feaster in Chester S.C.
I use this product and can't fine it in stores.
Rated by: STEVEN E. in chantilly, VA
This stuff is great!!!! I made a mistake and tried to use a casting resin for the top of this bar. Major mistake! I called Enviromental Tech Company and received great service and they said to use Pour On. I could not believe how easy it was to use with little to no odor. I strongly suggest a propane torch if you have an area bigger than a couple of feet. I will never look for another product for a bar top.
Rated by: natalie s. in Los Angeles, CA
I couldn't find this product sold anywhere here! I am so happy to find it online and even happier with it's results!
Rated by: tom t. in salt lake city, UT
this was very easy to use. the art works that I used it on came out great. I give it my highest rating. But it is a must to let it dry in a dust free room, or cover the item until it dries which is not hard to do.
Rated by: Marcia T. in Albany, NY
I needed a less time consuming method of applying a thick poly coating to a commercially used decoupaged bar. This was IT!! Shiny and perfect, self leveling. An inexpensive propane torch got out all the initial bubbles-- and don't forget to mask the sides of what you are covering.. I think I may have poured it on too thick because it dripped a fair amount..(though it was better not to run out of mixed product in the middle of the application process). The final product is beautiful!
Rated by: Brian N. in new york, NY
i used this for my bar top and it worked out great. the best coating that i've found.
Rated by: Maria A. in Las Vegas, NV
I have searched high and low for a clear coating to cover carved woodblocks. This product is not only the best, it is IT! Perfect covering everytime, crystal clear, easy to use, time saving over spraying individual coats of polyurethane, durable beautiful finish.
Rated by: Ann A. in Sunrise, FL
This product is terrific!! It is clear, and can be used on almost any surface. It is self leveling so it is easy to work with. I have used it to seal mosaic counter tops and to finish tile table tops. I love it!
Rated by: Greg H. in Hoffman Estates, IL
For a terrain modeler, this material is indispensable.
Rated by: karen s. in akron, OH
The product was great. I loved the results on my table.
Rated by: Caryl L. in Moore, SC
This was very easy to use. Even with shipping the price was better than I could find locally- if I could find the product at all.

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