Universal Undercoat

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A premium-quality general purpose undercoat providing excellent adhesion on correctly prepared and primed steel, wood and plaster surfaces.

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Product Specs:

Available in 500ml, 1, 5 and 20-litre packs


  • Grey
  • White

Technical Data Sheet


Good quality general purpose undercoat for use under decorative topcoats. Excellent adhesion on correctly prepared primed steel, wood and plaster surfaces. Provides a smooth base with good binding properties. Easily applied by brush or roller.

Essentially an intermediate coating for all decorative paints. Steel and plaster etc. must have the correct primer before applying a coat of Dekade Universal Undercoat.

New Work:
Must be clean, dry and correctly primed with appropriate primer.
A hard dry film should be lightly sanded.

Previously Painted Surfaces:
The effective life of any coating system depends on the degree of preparation which the surface has previously received. The better the surface preparation the more effective the performance of the paint system will be. Loose and flaking paint must be completely removed and bare exposed areas correctly primed with the appropriate primer.

Do not paint during cold or wet weather. Do not apply to bare metal, cement plaster and fibre cement.

Stir thoroughly with flat paddle before use. Ready for use by brush or roller. Thin if required with Mineral Turpentine. Clean up with Mineral Turpentine.

Type: Alkyd Based
Drying T ime: (T) 4 Hours
@ 25oC (H): 18 Hours
Recoat: 18 Hours
SG: 1.45 – 1.47
Viscosity: 68 – 72 KU
Solids by Volume: 36 – 40%
Spread rate: Approx. 8m2/Lt at DFT 60 microns
Gloss Level: Matt
Solids by Mass: 58 – 62%
Flashpoint: 37°C
Recommended DFT: 50 – 60 micron
Colour Range: White and Grey
Pack Sizes: 500ml, 1lt, 5lt, 20lt

Health and Safety: Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet

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