Dekalite Masonry Paint

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Formulated for South Africa’s demanding coastal and Highveld conditions, with outstanding weather resistance and low dirt retention.
  • Solvent-Based
  • Exterior Walls
  • Matt Finish

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Formulated with enhanced resins to provide outstanding weather resistance and low dirt retention, Dekalite Masonry Paint is an exceptional wall coating for South Africa’s demanding coastal and Highveld conditions.

Ideal uses:

Manufactured to conform to international standards, Dekalite Masonry Paint offers direct application and outstanding adhesion on all masonry surfaces, including stone, concrete, cement plaster, fibre cement and previously painted surfaces.

Benefits:

  • Excellent breathability, allowing moisture evaporation but no water penetration
  • Excellent resistance to alkali, water and fungal growth
  • Application and drying in any climatic conditions
  • Self-cleaning

Product specs:

  • Available in 5 and 20-litre packs
  • Colour: White

Technical Data Sheet

CODE:
MAP

DESCRIPTION:
Used extensively for the protection of exterior walls, fibre cement, downpipes, chalky and previously painted surfaces. Very reliable in replacing PVA. Has similar matt finish, uniformity & fast drying properties. Can be washed & scrubbed with detergents with little/no effect to the film. Its self cleaning properties makes it ideal for high rise buildings.

PRODUCT BENEFITS:
Breathes better than PVA. Allows moisture vapour to evaporate through the film but prevents rain water from penetrating the film. No problem with drying. Excellent recoating. Outstanding durability. Resists rain 20 minutes after application. Formulated with PLIOLITETM resins from ELIOKEMTM

SURFACE PREPARATION:
New Work:
CONCRETE/CEMENT: Large cracks and blow holes must be filled. Apply first coat Dekalite diluted up to 20% with Mineral Turps. GYPSUM/FIBRE CEMENT: Dilute first coat Dekalite up to 20% with Mineral Turps. GALVANISED IRON: Fabricators pre-treatment must be completely removed with Galvanised Iron Cleaner & primed with WB Galv Iron Primer.

Previously Painted Surfaces:
CHALKY PVA: Sand down all loose powder and flaking paint. Dilute first coat Dekalite 10 – 25% with Mineral Turps depending on severity of chalkiness. ENAMEL SURFACES: Very lightly rub with 320 grit dry paper to a matt finish and wipe down with damp cloth. Apply Dekalite undiluted.

GENERAL:
Not recommended for surfaces which exceed 60°C. Poor resistance to oils, fats and solvents including MIneral Turps.

APPLICATION:
Stir thoroughly with flat paddle before use. Ready for use with brush, roller or airless spray. 2 coats normally required, in some cases 3 may be necessary. Allow minimum of 4 hours dry time between coats. Thin up to 20% when applying porous and chalky surfaces.

TECHNICAL DATA: 
SG: 1.28 – 1.30
Viscosity: 75 – 80 KU
Drying Time: (T) 1 hour
@ 25oC (H): 24 hours
Recoat: 4 hours
Solid Mass: 56 – 60%
Finish: Matt
Volume Solids: 34 – 38%
Spread rate: Approx. 8m2/Lt depending on surface profile and porosity.
Pack Sizes: 5L & 20L
Flash Point: 37°C
Colour Range: White
Resistant Properties: A. Chemical Fumes – Excellent. B. Moisture – Excellent. C. Heat Resistance – Poor (60°C max)

Health and Safety: Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet

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