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A high quality UV resistant interior/exterior matt acrylic with low VOC level for walls and ceilings.

Products Applications:
Ceilings (Interior)Ceilings (Exterior)Ceilings (Interior & Exterior),   Walls (Exterior) and Walls (Interior)Walls (Interior & Exterior)

Purchase:
Prominent Select Matt is available in the following sizes: 1lt , 5lt and 20lt 


Description

Appearance: Matt.
Colours: White and tint bases to tint most of the colours on the tint system.
Solids: ± 60% by mass and ± 40% by volume.

Spreading Rate: 4 - 8 m²/l dependent on surface texture and porosity.


Density: ± 1,60 kg/litre.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 2 coats at 40µm per coat minimum.
Viscosity: ± 120 Kµ.
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: 1l, 5lt, 20lt

Life Expectancy: 7years interior & exterior applications.
Calculated Maximum VOC: 16g/L maximum for white.

Respecting The Environment:

  • 100% Lead Free & Low VOC.
  • 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

  • Waterbased: Low odour, easy cleaning, non-toxic.
  • Good UV resistant properties.
  • Smooth classic matt finish with good stain and wear resistance.
  • Good washability for a finishing coat and resists formation of shiny patches on cleaning.
  • Non-yellowing.
  • Can be tinted to most colour requirements.
  • 100% lead free.

Intended Usages

  • Final coat for correctly prepared interior and exterior unglazed brick and cement plaster free of hairline cracks.
  • Sound previously painted surfaces.
  • Correctly prepared gypsum plaster and fibre cement boards.

Application Details

  • Mixing: Stir well before use with a flat paddle to an even consistency. Stir occasionally during use.
  • Method: Roller, brush or airless spray.
  • Thinning: Not recommended.
  • Cleaning: Tap water. Remove as much of the product as possible from the application equipment before cleaning with water.

Conditions:

  • Temperature between 5°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. 
Note:  Higher temperatures will accelerate the drying times (approximately halved for every 10°C increase), whilst lower temperatures will retard the drying time (approximately doubled for every 10°C decrease).

Recoating time: 
4 hours at 23°C.

Requirements: 
Two coats.

Surface Preparations:

Surfaces must be sound, clean and dry (moisture content below 15%) before painting. Plaster sand to comply with SABS 1090 requirements. Plaster mix must have a minimum thickness of 10mm, free from soft and friable material and comply with SABS 0164-1 for strength (MPA).

New Work:

Exterior Cement plaster:
Prime with one coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Plaster Primer or Prominent Select Plaster Primer or Prominent Select Wall & Ceiling.

Interior Cement plaster:

Prime with one coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Plaster Primer or Prominent Select Plaster Primer or Prominent Select Wall & Ceiling.

Gypsum plaster/board:
Prime with one coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Plaster Primer or Prominent Select Plaster Primer.

Fibre cement:
Prime with one coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Plaster Primer or Prominent Select Plaster Primer.

Redecorating:

Gloss Paint, Eggshell Enamel, Sheen Emulsion paint:
Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1: 10) and abrasive pad. Rinse with clean water and allow to dry. Apply one coat Prominent Universal Undercoat or Prominent Trade Universal Undercoat.

Matt emulsion paint:
Sand to matt finish. Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1: 10) and abrasive pad. Rinse with clean water and allow to dry. Apply directly.

Powdery surfaces: 
High pressure water jet cleaning or clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1: 10) and abrasive pad. Rinse with clean water and allow to dry. Apply one coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Surface Restorer or Prominent Select Plaster Primer.

Poor condition surfaces i.e. excessive peeling:
Strip down and treat as per new work.


Limitations

  • The low VOC compliance is applicable on White.
  • Cannot be applied in cold and moist conditions.
  • Product cannot accommodate excessive movement, i.e. Hairline cracking or application onto flexible coatings like textured coats and waterproofing systems can lead to mud cracking.
  • Spot touching-up over large areas will be noticeable.
  • Not as durable as Textured, Satin or Sheen as an exterior finish, but more economical.
  • To ensure a consistent appearance ensure that the batch numbers on all containers used are the same. Where batch numbers on containers differ, intermix before use.

Safety

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • Wear a suitable dust mask if sanding.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Do not smoke while painting.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available on www.prominentpaints.co.za or from Prominent Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.
  • If the surface to be painted is asbestos then the preparation, cleaning and/or removal of broken asbestos sheeting needs to be done in compliance to the Asbestos Regulations, 2001 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1993. (ACT NO 85 of 1993). Contact Prominent Technical Department on 0861 776 646 or 011 389 4746 if a copy of the Asbestos Regulations is required.

Tint Bases

  • The tint base containers are only filled to levels which are specific for each tint base to allow the calculated volume of colourant to be added in order to achieve the volume indicated on the container after tinting.
  • Tint bases and colourants are unfinished products which should not be used on their own.
  • Only once the prescribed colourant is added to the specific tint base will the finished product comply with the technical features and related information as set out in this TDS

Product Information:

  • Colourant to be used: Prominent colourants are 100% Lead Free specifically formulated for use with Prominent Pro-Matic tinting system. ICC colourant which are 100% lead free, using only Prominent supported formulations on Largo 2000.
  • Tint Bases: Clear Tint Base.

 

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • Wear a suitable dusk mask if sanding.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of 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.
  • Do not smoke while painting
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available on www.prominentpaints.co.za or from Prominent Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.
  • If the surface to be painted is asbestos then the preparation, cleaning and/or removal of broken asbestos sheeting needs to be done in compliance to the Asbestos Regulations, 2001 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1993. (ACT NO 85 of 1993). Contact Prominent Technical Department on 0861 776 646 or 011 389 4746 if a copy of the Asbestos Regulations is required.

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