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FX Super Easy Concrete – DIY Industrial Look Finishes

(Interior)

FX Super Easy Concrete is made for DIY home-renovators. NO PROFESSIONAL REQUIRED! It is a superior, acrylic paint finish. Its depth and movement mimic classic Venetian Plaster to give a subtle, undulated colour-effect. The coating dries to a matte finish; can be trowel-polished to a satin finish; or sandpapered to a high sheen, creating a perfect backdrop for both classic and industrial design concepts.

Product Description

Features

Water-based

Attractive Finish

Many varying effects

Tintable

Benefits

Ease of application

Easy spreading

Easy clean-up

Uses

FX Super Easy Concrete can be used on most interior surfaces such as plaster, plasterboard and cement render or sound, previously painted surfaces.  

Surface Preparation

All surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned and free of dirt, dust, grease, loose or flaking paint, and loose surface plaster. Efflorescence or mould on masonry or concrete surfaces must be treated. Flatten gloss surfaces by thoroughly sanding and wipe clean with a damp cloth.

Then apply FX Max Solar Superprep or FX Stucco Undercoats required. For best results, surfaces should be well prepared and smooth.

Application

Stir contents thoroughly before and during use with a broad, flat stirrer using an upward action, or ideally use 

a power-driven mixing paddle. 

Trowel: Requires 2–3 coats applied with a brush or roller and a stainless-steel stucco trowel. Different sized trowels give different finishes. 

Step 1: Brush or roll product onto the pre-prepared surface then while the product is still wet, move a trowel smoothly and evenly over the surface to create a pattern. The trowel is held at an approximate 45-degree angle to the surface during application. Allow to dry for 3-6 hours. 

Step 2: Repeat the application process as  STEP 1 with added pressure applied to the trowel during trowelling to create a distinctly stucco look and a higher sheen. Allow to dry for 3-6 hours. Leave the finish as completed or polish with an ultra-fine sanding block. 

Clear Coating: Generally, not required. For hardwearing areas or to achieve water resistance, apply a coating of clear FX Wicked Wax® by trowel.

Approximate Spreading Rate:

8–10 square metres per litre, depending on application techniqueand surface roughness.

Approximate Film Thickness per coat:

Wet: 200 Microns; Dry: 100 Microns.

Requires:

2-3 coats.

Thinner:

Not required.

Tinting:

Refer to colour chart for tinting specifications.

Method:

Stainless steel stucco trowel.

Drying Times (at 25 °C): Touch: 2 Hours; Recoat: 6 Hours.

Clean-up: Water. Safety: Dust Mask. Gloss Level: N/A.

Note: Do not apply paint if the air temperature or substrate temperature is below 10 °C or above 35 °C. The temperature should not fall below 10 °C during the drying process.

Safety and environmental care

Safety

Personal Protection:

Wear eye protection and dust mask when spraying, as splashes may cause eye irritation and inhalation of spray mist may cause respiratory irritation.

Asbestos cement sheeting:

Do not disturb, sand or scrub, and avoid any peripheral dust. If you do not have professional expertise in the handling/removal of asbestos sheeting, use a licensed asbestos removalist.

Refer to product labels, current FX Australia Safety Data Sheets or call FX Australia for detailed information.

Clean-up

Slippery when spilled • Restrict access to area until clean-up is completed ·When cleaning up spills, use personal protection equipment ·Stop leak if safe to do so and contain spill with absorbent material such as sand, vermiculite or other inert material ·Prevent spill from entering waterways • Collect and dispose of spilled material according to local regulations ·Wash away remnants with liberal amounts of cold water.

Slippery when spilled·

Restrict access to area until clean-up is completed · When cleaning up spills, use personal protection equipment · Stop leak if safe to do so and contain spill with absorbent material such as sand, vermiculite or other inert material · Prevent spill from entering waterways · Collect and dispose of spilled material according to local regulations · Wash away remnants with liberal amounts of cold water.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place out of direct sunlight · Store away from strong acids and moisture · Keep containers closed at all times and check regularly for spills.

Disposal

Refer to State/Territory Land Waste Management Authority: most authorities permit disposal at approved land waste sites.

Date of Issue: September 2018

About Us

Australian manufacturer of premium quality speciality paints, architectural & protective coatings and a range of innovative joint & topping compounds.


FX Australia is proudly Australian-owned and Australian-made. We’ve created unique, award-winning paint and plaster finishes for local and international top-drawer brands and design teams and turned many a professional’s concept into reality.

 

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