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Sealer

Undercoat

FX Australia® Product Information

FX Marmorino Smooth or Coarse (acrylic)

(Interior & Exterior)

FX Marmorino Smooth or Coarse is a marble-based, render-like coating that replicates the seasoned, elegant interiors and exteriors of Italy’s grand villas. Different application methods and finishing techniques produce varying special effects; smooth and subtle or mottled and textured, flat finished or with a slight sheen.

Product Description

Features

Water-based

Attractive Finish

Many varying effects

Tintable

Benefits

Ease of application

Easy spreading

Easy clean-up

Uses

FX Marmorino Smooth or Coarse can be applied on all sealed surfaces such as plaster, plasterboard and rendered walls.

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 Stucco Undercoat as required.

On pre-painted surfaces apply one coat of FX Stucco Undercoat before applying FX Marmorino Smooth or Coarse.

On pre-painted surfaces where an oil-based product has been used, sand and apply one coat of FX GP oil-based exterior undercoat and then one coat of FX Stucco Undercoat.

Application

Stir contents thoroughly before and during use with a broad, flat stirrer, using an upward action, or preferably use a power-driven mixing paddle.

Trowel:

Requires 2–3 coats applied with a stainless steel stucco trowel. Different sized trowels give different effects. Place

a small amount of product onto the trowel and apply as evenly as possible. The trowel is held at an approximate

45-degree angle to the surface during application. Apply second coat using the same method after 6 hours drying

time. To achieve a slight sheen, rub the trowel over the surface, using as for the application, while surface is still wet.

Or when dry, polish using a fine sanding block and then move trowel over the surface. Can also be left flat.

Note: On smooth surfaces, only two coats are required. Rough surfaces require further coats.

Note: Do not apply in direct sunlight.

Clear Coating:

FX Wicked Wax® or FX Liquid Wax can be applied to seal finished surface – interior use only.

Approximate Spreading Rate:

4–6 square metres per litre, depending on application technique and surface roughness.

Approximate Film Thickness per coat:

Not applicable – depends on application.

Requires:

2 coats minimum, more coats on rough surfaces.

Thinner:

Not required.

Tinting:

Maximum 150 ml per litre (refer to colour chart for tinting specifications).

Method:

Stainless steel stucco trowel.

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

Clean-up: Water. Safety: Dust Mask. Gloss Level: 20%–30% at a 60° viewing angle after final coat is polished.

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.

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: March 2014

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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