Roof Paint

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An inexpensive pure acrylic roof paint for application to correctly prepared concrete, galvanised iron and fibre cement surfaces. About 8m²/l.

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Product Specs:

Available in 5 and 20-litre packs.


  • Black
  • Brown (Moroccan)
  • Green
  • Grey (Steel)
  • Red

Technical Data Sheet


Trade Roof Paint is an economical, versatile quick drying water based Pure Acrylic Paint providing excellent adhesion to fibre cement, cement roof tiles, galvanised iron and zinc aluminium sheeting.

Hard dry within 4 hours enabling 2 coats to be applied the same day. Easy application with brush, roller or airless spray. An appealing sheen finish. Easy clean up with water.

New Work:
GALVANISED IRON: Remove fabricators pre-treatment with Galvanised Iron Cleaner and prime with WB Galvanised Iron Primer. CEMENT: Surfaces should be free from dirt, friable material and foreign contamination. Apply first coat Trade Roof Paint diluted up to 20% with water followed by 2 more coats undiluted.

Previously Painted Surfaces:
Surface must be in a sound condition. Roof surfaces showing signs of
flaking must be stripped. All chalky and powdery surfaces to be thoroughly
sanded and hosed down. Surfaces with algae, lichen, moss etc must be
cleaned using a high pressure water spray or by wetting the roof with clean
water and applying a copper sulphate and water mixture, followed by

Do not apply during cold, wet conditions. Do not apply when roof is extremely hot (@noon on a hot day) Do not apply directly to galvanised roofs unless dry, clean and primed. Allow sufficient time for paint to dry before evening dew begins to settle. Take care when using chemical treatments as they kill plant growth. Avoid splashing and wear protective clothing and gloves. Do not apply to friable surfaces regardless of whether new, old or previously painted.
Not suitable for roofs that act as catchments for drinking water.

Ready for use by brush, roller or airless spray. Thinning is not normally necessary, unless surface is very porous, thin up to 20% clean water if required. Clean up with water.

Type: Pure Acrylic
Drying Time: (T) 1/2 – 1 hour
@ 25oC (H): 4 hours
Recoat: 2 hours
Finish: Sheen
Viscosity: 85 – 95 KU
Solids Volume: 32 – 36%
Solids Mass: 42 – 46%
Spread Rate: Approx. 8m2/Lt depending on surface profile and porosity.
Flashpoint: Non-flammable
Colour Range: Highland Green, Vixen Red, Slate Grey, Platinum, Moroccan Brown, Everglade
SG: 1.23 – 1.26
Recommended DFT: 50 – 75 micron
Pack Size: 5L & 20L

Health and Safety: Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet

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