Dulux Aquatech Exterior Damp Protect Basecoat

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Key information
  • Finish Mid Sheen
  • Coverage 3.71 sqm/L
  • Drying Time 8 hours
  • Coats 1
Product Features
  • Crack bridging up to 1mm
  • 3 Years Waterproofing performance
  • Good adhesion
  • Strong reinforcing polyfibre network

Product Description

Dulux Aquatech DampProtect Basecoat is an Exterior Waterproof Basecoat that can be applied on vertical as well as horizontal surfaces. Its unique AquaProtect Technology prevents the penetration of water and can handle up to 5 bar of Hydrostatic Pressure, providing waterproofing performance for upto 8 years. The basecoat is efficient in bridging the cracks of upto 1mm and provides SunReflect property that helps to reduce the surface temperature by upto 5 Degree Celsius.

Application Description

Step 1: Surface Preparation Freshly plastered surfaces must be allowed to cure completely (12 weeks for new masonry surfaces). Fill up minor cracks and defects with Dulux Aquatech Crackfillers according to the crack size and depth. Step 2: Application process Apply a priming coat of Dulux Weathershield Alkali Bloc primer/Dulux Professional Weathershield E1000 Sealer as per recommended dilution or do a self-priming coat of Dulux Aquatech DampProtect Basecoat with 30% dilution. After drying apply 1 coat of undiluted Dulux Aquatech DampProtect Basecoat. Post drying apply two coats of Dulux Weathershield Protect, Weathershield Max, Powerflexx, Weathershield Elastomeric, Weathershield E1000, with recommended dilution. Step 3: Drying time Touch Dry for the basecoat is 30-45 minutes and allow 6-8 hours for complete drying.

Health & Safety

Treatments such as sanding, burning off, etc. of paint films may generate hazardous dust and/or fumes. Wet sanding should be used whenever possible. Work in well ventilated areas. Keep out of reach of children. Refer Safety Data Sheet for more details.
  • dulux_aquatech_exterior_damp_protect_basecoat_pds.pdf

Tips & Advice

  • 1. Preparing the Surfaces
    Clean the surface thoroughly for any powdery loose particles by brushing and water jetting. Allow surface to dry completely.
  • 2. Cleaning
    Clean painting equipment immediately after use and dry