Penetrating Sealer Color Enhancer No Gloss FC480

Penetrating Sealer Color Enhancer No Gloss is a water-based penetrating sealer formulated to enhance color and protect natural stone, porcelain tile, and also cement grout joints leaving a natural look.

Recommended Surfaces

  • Unsealed concrete or masonry
  • All types of natural stone, best on polished and honed surfaces
  • Quartz composite stones
  • Ceramic, porcelain and quarry tiles
  • Cement grout joints
  • Floors, walls, counters, backsplashes and also for showers
  • Residential, commercial as well as institutional applications
  • Interior also exterior use


  • Color enhancement
  • No gloss
  • A microscopic molecular formula which penetrates and fills surface porosity without leaving a superficial film
  • Allows vapor transmission, ideal for showers
  • Provides water and also oil repellent protection
  • Faint odor


  • 946ml (1L) covers approximately 20m² (200 square feet)

Environmental Data

  • Low VOC: <20gr / L


  • FC350 Heavy Duty Cleaner


  • FC110 Vinyl, Tile & Stone Cleaner
  • FC300 Neutral Floor Cleaner
  • FC305 Tile & Grout Cleaner
  • FC313 Granite Countertop Cleaner
  • FC373 Spot Free Shower Cleaner


  • FC480-05 – 500mL bottle
  • FC480-01 – 1L / 946mL bottle
  • FC480-04 – 4L bottle
  • FC480-20 – 20L pail

Penetrating Sealer Color Enhancer No Gloss Directions

Surface Preparation

New Grout:  Wait for 7 – 14 days to allow proper curing of grout before applying the sealer.  (Refer to grout manufacturer’s recommendation.)

Existing Grout:  First deep clean or remove any existing topical water sealer using FC350 Heavy Duty Cleaner.  Rinse well afterward.

Penetrating Sealer Color Enhancer No Gloss Application

Apply a generous coat of sealer evenly with an FC230 Telescopic Mop and the FC225 Microfiber Application Cloth, or the FC210 White Scrub Pad.  Then allow the sealer to sit on the surface for 15-20 minutes.  Do not allow the sealer to dry during that time, add more sealer or spread excess on the surface if needed.  Afterward, remove excess sealer from the surface with a soft cloth.

To Verify if the Sealer Protection is Adequate

Put a few drops of water on the sealed surface for a few minutes.  If the surface doesn’t darken, then the protection is adequate.  Otherwise, add another coat of sealer.

Caution & Limitations

  • Test product on a small inconspicuous area
  • While applying the product protect adjacent areas against unexpected contact withthe product
  • The product should be used at room temperature
  • Do not apply over epoxy or pre-mixed grout
  • Do not apply over a solvent based sealer
  • Regular reapplication schedule may be required on heavily used and high traffic areas

Cure Time

  • Lightfoot traffic for 6-8 hours afterward
  • Cure time 72 hours

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