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Product Data Sheet

Maxiprime

Primer for many of the Duramax Texture Coatings

Description

Duramax MAXIPRIME is a water - based , penetrative primer which enhances the adhesion of subsequent acrylic and other water based coatings in our range.Which can be tinted on request. A premium may apply.

Uses

Internal and external surface primer for products in our range.

Suitable Surfaces

MAXIPRIME is suitable to be applied to the following substrates:
Off from concrete. Render. CSR Hebel, FC sheeting. Harditex sheeting. concrete block work, brick and plaster board. 
Surface imperfections must be fixed or patched with MAXIJOINT, MAXICRETE or MAXIPATCH prior to the application of MAXIPRIME.

Specification

The information contained in this product data sheet is typical but does not constitute a full specification as conditions and specific requirements may vary from project to project. The instructions should be considered as a minimum requirement but the applicator or contractor must use their skill, knowledge and experience to carry out additional works as may be necessary to meet the requirements of the project. Specification for specific projects should be sought from the Company in writing.

Benefits and Advantages

Excellent adhesion to prepared surfaces.
Enhances adhesion of subsequent coatings.
Controllable water vapour permeability.
Ease of application.
Environmentally friendly.
Non combustible.
Can be tinted.

Precautions in Use

The use of gloves and goggles is recommended when applying MAXIPRIME. When spraying avoid breathing spray mist. Product may irritate skin, eyes and respiratory organs. If on skin remove contaminated clothing and wash with soap and water. If in eyes flush thoroughly with clean water, holding open the lid to ensure any trapped product maybe flushed away. Do not use solvents. If inhaled remove person to fresh air and apply artifical respiration if required. Seek medical attention. If swallowed give water to drink and seek urgent medical advise.

Priming and Surface Preparation

Good preparation is essential. Surfaces must be sound, stable, dry, clean and free of dust, loose, flaking, friable material and substances that may diminish adhesion.

 

Cracks, gaps and joints should be prepared  using MAXIJOINT, MAXICRETE or MAXIPATCH and finished flush with the surface in accordance with good painting practice. Refer to Product Data Sheets.

Application

Apply MAXIPRIME by brush, roller or spray.
Do not apply if rain or frost is imminent or likely during the product curing time.

Application Experience
We recommend that the product is applied by person with the appropriate skills and experience for the type of product. The acceptability of the surface is the responsibility of the applicator.

Coverage

The stated average coverage rate may vary depending upon type, condition, porosity, texture of the surface and application technique.

 

Apply MAXIPRIME at the following rates:
Untinted
• Undiluted: 6 to 8 m² per litre per coat, usually applied in one coat.
• Diluted with the addition of up to 30% clean water:  ± 14 m² per litre per coat usually applied in one coat.
Tinted
• Apply undiluted at 6m² to 8m² per litre per coat, usually applied in one coat.
Note: Dilution of tinted maxiprime will effect and change the colour.

Colours

The product is available untinted milky white. It can be tinted as requested and a premium may be applied. Note batch to batch variations may occur.

 

Colour Batches
Whilst care is taken to accurately colour match, batch to batch variations may occur for reasons which may be beyond our control. We strongly advise that project requirements are ordered in a single batch lot to avoid colour matching from batch to batch. Minimum quantities and tinting charges may apply.

 

Contractor Responsibility
It is the responsibility of the contractor or applicator to ensure that the colour is within specification prior to its application. The Company shall not be liable for any colour variations after the product has been applied. Further, the applicator should use product for touch-ups from the same batches used to do the original coats.

Drying and Curing

Drying and curing of the product is affected by type, dryness and porosity of the surface, temperature, humidity, ventilation, climate conditions and application technique and therefore drying and curing can only be given as a guide.

 

Touch Dry: 1 to 2 hours. Hard Dry: 12 to 24 hours.

Storage

Store in cool dry areas. Protect product from excessive heat, frost and container damage. Available in 4 and 15 litre Pails.

Clean Up

Very difficult on porous surfaces as is a penetrative product, on other surfaces clean with water. Ensure product does not enter the drains.

Safety & Precautions

The use of gloves and goggles is recommended when applying MAXIPRIME. When spraying avoid breathing spray mist. Product may irritate skin, eyes and respiratory organs. If on skin remove contaminated clothing and wash with soap and water. Do not use solvents. If in eyes flush thoroughly with clean water, holding lid open to ensure any trapped product maybe flushed away. If inhaled remove person to fresh air and apply artifical respiration if required. Seek medical attention. If swallowed give water to drink and seek medical advise.

 

For full safety data refer to the products Material Safety Data Sheet. Observe precautions as per label.

Issued: 1 May 2012 | Valid to: 31 May 2020

Conditions of Use and Disclaimer

The information contained in this Material Data Sheet is given in good faith based upon our current knowledge and does not imply warranty, express or implied. The information is provided and the product is sold on the basis that the product is used for its intended purpose and is used in a proper workmanlike manner in accordance with the instructions of the Product Data Sheet in suitable and safe working conditions. Under no circumstances will the Company be liable for loss, consequential or otherwise, arising from the use of the product.

 

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