Product

Racoat Silicate Cover

Brand: RA&Sons

SILICATE COVER is a ready mixed UV resistant silicate render. Due to its unique formula it repels water and dirt while being extremely flexible. SILICATE COVER is easy to apply and comes in two granular sizes, 1.2mm and 1.5mm and is available in over 300 colours. SILICATE COVER is DIN 18363 certified.

High Thickness Potassium Silicate Based Plaster

Packaging & Storage

SILICATE COVER is supplied in 25Kg buckets and can be stored in a cool dry place, in its original unopened packaging

Safety Notice

Before using SILICATE COVER it is recommended to consult the product safety data sheet available on request

Surface Preparation

All surfaces should be sound, dust free and clear of any surface contaminants like oil, grease or salt efflorescence.

 

Application

All surfaces must be treated with SILICATE PRIMER, allow to cure for 12 hours. Apply Silicate cover evenly over the primed substrate with a steel trowel. As the product starts to cure use a plastic trowel in a circular motion to achieve a uniform textured finish. Clean all tools thoroughly and protect the finish from rainfall for 48 hours.

 

Recommendations

Do not use SILICATE COVER:

  • At temperatures below +8°C or above +35°C
  • On sunny or cold surfaces
  • When rain is forecast, high humidity or during strong winds

 

 

 

 

Technical Data

Density
1.78 Kg/L
Binding Agent
Acrylic Copolymer/Potassium Silicate
Colour
White or Colour Chart
Dilution
Ready to Use
Granulometry
Fine 1.2mm/ Medio 1.5mm
Coverage (Theoretical)
1.2mm:2.1Kg/1m² - 1.5mm:2.5Kg/1m²
Minimum Reticulation Temperature
+8°C
Volume Solid Content
84% Approx
VOC According to dir EU 2004/42/CE Cat. A/c Exterior Walls of Mineral Substrate
40 g/L
Impact Resistance
Category II
pH
10
Permeability to Water Vapour
V = 90 (g/m²) d
Water permeability
W = 1.40 (Kg/m²) h ½ - (Class II)
The data and statements in this information sheet refer to laboratory tests in our possession, conducted in standard environmental conditions. Practical applications on site according to these conditions of use may result in different data readings. Due to the wide variety of possible uses and applications, the end-users should independently determine the suitability of the material for their specific purpose prior to use. R.A. & SONS Manufacturing Ltd. reserves the right to make technical modifications of any kind without prior notice.

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