Dekatex

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Specially formulated with marble, silica and mica, for Africa’s harshest weather conditions
  • Water-Based
  • Exterior Walls
  • Weather Resistant

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An acrylic emulsion that’s formulated for long-term exterior protection against the harshest South African weather conditions, Dekatex’s reputation as “the tough one” is well justified. Reinforced with interlocking mica, silica and marble chips, Dekatex is an extremely durable exterior wall coating, with outstanding weather resistance, exceptional adhesion and extra body, allowing the coating to bridge and cover fine hairline cracks in one coat for a fine-textured finish.

Product Specs (available in 5 and 20 litres):

  • Deep Base, Pastel Base, Transparent Base
  • Brick Dust
  • Desert Drift
  • Honey Gold
  • Karoo Dust
  • Pebble Stone
  • Sandstorm
  • Sea Sand
  • Stoney Creek
  • Terrace Green
  • Weathered Stone
  • White

Technical Data Sheet

<strong>CODE</strong>:
DTX

<strong>DESCRIPTION</strong>:
A durable, flexible, ready for use, textured exterior wall coating which will remain flexible against the harshest weather conditions. Dekatex is made up of marble chips together with interlocking mica particles. These additives provide extra body for a thick flexible coating which covers hairline cracks in one coat.

<strong>PRODUCT BENEFITS</strong>:
Ideal as a finishing coat for new or previously painted concrete/plaster surfaces. Highly recommended for surfaces where hairline cracks are predominant. Dekatex imparts outstanding weather resistance and a textured finish, giving long term exterior protection.

<strong>SURFACE PREPARATION</strong>:
Surface to be painted must be thoroughly clean, dry and free from all foreign contaminants.
– All bare exposed metal areas must be spot primed with the appropriate primer/undercoat. Remove all surface rust and prime with 2 coats of Dekade Rust and Metal Primer.
– Gloss and oil paint surfaces to be thoroughly sanded and wiped down with damp cloth. Apply 1 coat Dekade Universal Undercoat and allow 24 hours to dry.
– Chalky surfaces must be thoroughly brushed/sanded before applying 1 coat Dekade Surface Conditioner diluted 10% with Mineral Turpentine.

<strong>PRECAUTIONS</strong>:
Do not apply during cold, wet conditions. Do not apply directly to unprimed metal surfaces.

<strong>APPLICATION</strong>:
Stir thoroughly with flat paddle before use. Ready for use by brush or roller. DO NOT OVERSPREAD. Apply 2 coats allowing a minimum of 4 hours drying time between coats. Thinning is not normally necessary, use clean water if required. Clean up with water.

<strong>TECHNICAL DATA: </strong>
Type: An acrylic based paint containing mica and marble chips.
Drying Time: (T) 1 – 2 hours
@ 25oC (H): 8 hours
Recoat: 4 hours
Finish: Slight Sheen
Viscosity: 110 – 120 KU
Solids Volume: 40 – 44%
Solids Mass: 60 – 65%
Spread Rate: Approx. 5 – 6m2/Lt depending on surface profile and porosity.
Flashpoint: Non-flammable
Colour Range: White and 10 standard colours
SG: +/- 1.5
Pack Size: 5L & 20L

Health and Safety: Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet

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