News Release

Sansin Launches Innovative WoodForce System to Create Barnboard Look & Vintage Weathered Effects While Offering Superior Wood Protection  

Strathroy, Ontario, Canada – November 5, 2020 – The Sansin Corporation, a global leader in environmentally friendly, high-performance wood protection, has released its new WoodForce weathering system with Intermix colors that allow for creative, customizable looks and effects.

See the WoodForce video for an overview:

The WoodForce Intermix system is based on Sansin’s established Precision Coat formula that has been utilized for 25 years around the world as the leading weathered wood protection solution for large commercial projects.

The WoodForce system uses three products – Accel, Clear and Intermix with seven tints – to create an array of weathered looks and effects, all the while delivering exceptional water repellency and protection against UV, moisture, blackening, discoloration and wood rot.

With WoodForce, even new wood can be made to look weathered and aged without sacrificing the health of the wood. Unlike some accelerated weathering treatments, WoodForce doesn’t damage the wood fiber in the process of aging it.

“The weathered wood look is on-trend, but Sansin has taken it a step further,” said Caroline March-Long, Sansin’s Director of Sales & Marketing. “We offer an innovate system that invites creativity, but retains a focus on keeping the wood protected and easily maintainable.” March-Long added, “At Sansin, we believe you don’t have to sacrifice wood protection for aesthetics, and this product proves it.”

Designers, architects and homeowners can utilize one or more of the WoodForce products for unique results:

  • WoodForce Clear: This versatile wood coating applies clear and aggressively protects against water and UV damage while allowing wood to weather naturally to a silvery gray color.
  • WoodForce Accel: Designed to be used in conjunction with WoodForce Clear, Accel speeds up the effects of natural weathering while protecting wood.
  • WoodForce Intermix: Using seven base colors, Intermix is combined in various ratios to create 27 standard barnboard colors – or the user can create their own unique color. Intermix can be applied with a brush, rag or roller to achieve custom vintage effects.

Each product is environmentally friendly, VOC-compliant, Red List/CARB compliant, breathable, easy to clean with soap and water, and extremely easy to maintain.

Sansin WoodForce is available in a retail formula at select Sansin dealers and is also available in the company’s Factory Finish line for pre-finishing and machine application.

About Sansin
For over 30 years, Sansin has been the only wood protection company focused exclusively on researching and developing environmentally-friendly, water-borne interior and exterior wood products and technologies that deliver outstanding color, durability and performance without the toxicity found in conventional stains. Sansin wood treatments, finishes and preservatives use water, not petroleum solvents, to deeply penetrate and protect wood naturally, from within. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, Sansin has dealer locations in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. To learn more about The Sansin Corporation, or how to become a Sansin preferred dealer, visit