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Primalex Acrylic PVA

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High obliteration economical emulsion first coat designed for cost effective applications.

Products Applications:
Primers

Purchase:
Primalex Acrylic PVA is available in the following sizes: 5lt and 20lt 


Description

Appearance: Matt

Spreading Rate: 6-10m²/litre dependent on surface texture and porosity.

Solids: ± 50% by mass and ± 30% by volume.

Density: ± 1, 42 kg/l.

Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 40 µm per coat minimum.

Viscosity: ± 115Kµ.

Flash Point: Non-flammable.

Storage:

  • Keep containers properly sealed. 
  • Store away from direct heat, sun and severe cold in a place with adequate ventilation.


Available Sizes: 5Lt, 20Lt

Colours: White

Respecting The Environment:

  • 100% Lead Free. 
  • Dispose of excess product and containers in a responsible manner without harming the environment. 
  • This product is manufactured under strict SABS ISO 9001 quality standards.

 

Features

  • Water based: Low odour.
  • Economical: Good obliteration at low cost.
  • Quick drying.
  • Good over coating properties for an economical primer.

Intended Usages

  • An economical primer for new interior or exterior cement plaster surfaces.
  • Low cost finishing coat for interior ceiling boards.

Application Details

  • Mixing: Stir thoroughly with a flat paddle to an even consistency. Stir occasionally during use.
  • Method: Roller or brush.
  • Thinning: Not recommended but 10% maximum with clean water if necessary.
  • Cleaning: Remove as much of the product as possible from the application equipment before cleaning with water.


Conditions:

  • Temperature between 10°C and 40°C, relative humidity of less than 85%, preferably between 10:00 and 16:00.
  • Ideally, apply when the temperature of the substrate is at least 2°C above dew point, if possible away from direct sunlight.

Drying time: 
Touch dry: 30 minutes @ 23°C. 
Note:
 higher temperatures will accelerate the drying times (approximately halved for every 10°C increase) whilst lower temperatures will retard the drying times (approximately doubled for every 10°C decrease.

Recoating time:
 4 hours at 23°C.

Requirements:
 1 coat as a primer & 2 coats as a finishing coat on interior ceiling boards.

Surface Preparations
Cement plaster:

  • Apply directly.

Gypsum plaster/board:

  • Apply directly

Gloss Paint, Eggshell Enamel, sheen emulsion paint:

  • Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and an abrasive pad, rinse and allow to dry before applying one coat Trade Universal Undercoat.

Matt emulsion paint:

  • Sand to matt finish.
  • Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and abrasive pad, rinse and allow drying before applying directly.

Powdery surfaces:

  • High-pressure water jet cleaning or clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and an abrasive pad, rinse with water and allow to dry then apply one coat Prominent Bonding Liquid.

Poor condition surfaces, i.e. excessive peeling:

  • Strip down and treat as per new work.

Limitations

  • Not to be used directly on rhinolite, fibre cement or metal surfaces.
  • Cannot be applied in cold and moist conditions, e.g. bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Primalex Acrylic PVA should not be applied in areas where high scrub resistance is required.
  • The application of Primalex Acrylic PVA to heavy textured plaster is not recommended.
  • Product cannot accommodate excessive movement, i.e. Hairline cracking or application onto flexible coatings like textured coats and waterproofing systems.
  • Can only be applied under specified conditions.
  • Thinning Primalex Acrylic PVA with water will reduce the opacity and should not exceed a 1:10 ratio of Water/Primalex Acrylic PVA.


Safety

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In the event where product came in contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available from Prominent Paints Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In the event where product came in contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available from Prominent Paints Customer Service Department. To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.

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