AC lacquers, are two component, alkyd/urea reactive lacquers. AC lacquers contain formaldehyde. They are to date the most popular wood finishes in Southern Africa. Solids content on Specialized AC lacquers are between 25-45%, they are fast curing, easy to apply and relatively easy to repair.
It cures physically by means of solvent flashing off and then reactively. The result is a tough, rapid drying wood finishing system with good resistance to chemicals and mechanical stress. It is suitable for all fields of application, much like polyurethane but without the additional performance properties associated with PU lacquers.