Dulux Aquatech Exterior Waterproof Basecoat

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Key information
  • Finish Mid Sheen
  • Coverage 2.78 sqm/L
  • Drying Time 8 hours
  • Coats 1
Product Features
  • Elastic film with crackbridging upto 2mm
  • Sun Reflect up to 5 degree Celsius
  • 6 Years Waterproofing performance

Product Description

Aquatech Waterproof Basecoat is an exterior waterproof basecoat that protects exterior walls for 6 years by developing a shield against water damage with its inbuilt fibre mesh. Its unique DampResist Technology can protect against moisture and water damage by providing a protection against a Hydrostatic Pressure of up to 7bars and provides a crack bridging of up to 2mm on walls, thus giving a long-lasting protection.

Application Description

Step 1 : Surface Preparation Clean the surface and ensure its dry and free from all loose dirt, chalk, grease, oily substances, fungi, algae and flaking paint. Fill up all the cracks upto 20mm with Dulux Aquatech Crack Fillers (5mm, 10mm & 20mm) 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 a self-priming coat of Dulux Aquatech Waterproof Basecoat with 30% dilution. After drying, apply 1 coat of Dulux Aquatech Waterproof Basecoat without dilution and allow it to dry for 6-8 hours. Apply two coats of Dulux Weathershield Powerflexx, Weathershield Flexx, Weathershield Max, Weathershield Elastomeric, Weathershield E1000, with 20-30% dilution. Step 3 : Drying time Touch Dry for the basecoat is 30-45 minutes, and allow 6-8 hours drying time before recoating.

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_waterproof_basecoat_pds.pdf
  • aquatech_waterproof_bc_sds.pdf

Tips & Advice

  • 1. Preparing the Surfaces
    Freshly plastered surfaces must be allowed to cure completely. It is recommended to allow at least 12 weeks for new masonry surfaces.
  • 2. Cleaning
    Clean painting equipment immediately after use and dry