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Suitable for application to a range of substrates. External use possible in sheltered locations. Suitable for application to plastered or rendered masonry such as block, brick or concrete. Generally suitable for application to taped and skimmed boards. Generally suitable for application with care on previously decorated (but not papered) surfaces.

Description

Proprietary multicoat plaster system for internal walls, supplied and applied by Armourcoat Ltd.

Features and benefits:

  • Incorporates aged lime putty, micronized marble powder and proprietary additives.
  • Also referred to as Stucco Lustro, Stucco Veneziano
  • Self-finishing, with natural shading and polish.
  • Wide choice of integral colours.
  • System is water vapour permeable and is suitable as a finish for traditional plastered masonry, including historic buildings.
  • Pencil hardness to ASTM D 3363: 5H. Surface hardness increases with age and carbonation of the material.
  • Impact resistance to ASTM D 2794: Two inch pounds.
  • Shore D hardness when tested using Elcometer 3120 Shore Durometer D: 76.
  • Wet scrub resistance to ASTM D 2486: Exceeding 1000 cycles. Finish is durable but may show differential patination.
  • Spread of flame to ASTM E 84: Class 1.
  • Mould and mildew resistant. Tested to ASTM D 3273 and ASTM D 3274: Results 10/10/10
  • VOC content to ASTM D3960: 68 g/L.

System:

- Substrate:

  • Suitable for application to plastered or rendered masonry such as block, brick or concrete. Generally suitable for application to taped and skimmed boards such as Bluclad, plasterboard, GRG (glass fibre reinforced gypsum), primed MDF. Generally suitable for application with care on previously decorated (but not papered) surfaces. Consult supplier.
  • Surface to be true, flat and even, free of curing compounds, dust and other impurities, such as oil, grease and salts.
  • Substrate to be prepared by others. General information is available for selection or preparation of suitable materials. Detailed consultation with supplier is also recommended to ensure best results.
  • Plaster beads to be installed by others. Prior consultation with supplier is recommended to ensure appropriate detailing.
  • Will not obscure cracked or uneven substrates.

- Materials and number of coats:

  • Selection of materials and number of coats determined by supplier to achieve required finish.
  • Where surfaces are of uneven suction: One coat Armourcoat K40 Primer by brush or roller.
  • Where surfaces are not uniformly flat or smooth: Two coats Armourcoat K149 Fine Keycoat (each typically 0.5 mm) applied by trowel over primer.
  • On unsealed plasterboard or gypsum plaster: one coat Armourcoat Anti Crack Skim Coat Plaster (typically 3 - 5 mm) applied by trowel. Can be combined with reinforcement mesh. Taped and filled joints not required. Top layer of plasterboard to be left by main contractor with 3-4 mm open joints prior to application of Armourcoat Anti Crack Skim Coat.
  • Top coat: Five-seven coats Spatulata (total approximately. 0.5–1.0 mm).
  • self-polishing when trowelled.
  • Applied coating, for higher sheen or increased protection against soiling: White wax, or Black wax.
  • Applied coating, for breathable water repellence, frost resistance, mould inhibition: Armoursil.

- Thickness:

  • Finished thickness approx. 0.5-1.0 mm.

Programme:

  • Time required on site varies with finish criteria and work conditions.
  • Number of coats varies with desired sheen and visual movement.
  • Application time varies with desired sheen and visual movement required, as well as accessibility of the working area.
  • Drying time for each coat varies with temperature, humidity, suction and airflow.
  • Adjacent finishes may need to be protected during application, particularly during sanding of dark colours.
  • May need to be protected during completion of adjacent building works.

Control joints:

  • Joints are advised between each day's work. Maximum daywork area is determined by number of staff working together, accessibility, environmental conditions and finish required. Consult supplier.
  • In addition to work joints, need for expansion joints may be determined by the structural engineer. Detailing to be agreed with supplier.
  • Consistency of finish requires consistency of application. Special consideration is necessary for areas of constrained access.

Application:

Suitable for application to a range of substrates. External use possible in sheltered locations. Suitable for application to plastered or rendered masonry such as block, brick or concrete. Generally suitable for application to taped and skimmed boards. Generally suitable for application with care on previously decorated (but not papered) surfaces.

General information
Finish

Armoursil

Water repellent.

Black wax

Standard sheen, partial protection, also intensifies dark colours.

White wax

Standard sheen, partial protection.

As sample

Features

Self-finishing, choice of integral colours

Material

Incorporates aged lime putty, micronized marble powder and proprietary additives. Selection of materials and number of coats determined by supplier to achieve required finish

Size

0.5-1.0 mm finished thickness

WarrantyDescription

10 year material warranty for interior applications

Uniclass 2015 Polymer plasters (Pr_35_31_64_64)
Specification data
Product Reference

Spatulata Polished Plaster

Colour

SP P80 Y2395

SP P80 Y0860

SP P80 Y2403

SP P80 Y0316

SP P80 N0509

SP P80 Y0555

SP P80 Y0522

SP P80 Y0548

SP P80 Y0613

SP P80 Y2411

SP P80 Y2429

SP P80 N5151

SP P80 N5169

SP P80 N5177

SP P80 R3814

SP P80 R0398

SP P80 R4358

SP P80 R4366

SP P80 R4374

SP P80 R4382

SP P80 R4390

SP P80 R4408

SP P80 R4416

SP P80 N0756

SP P80 N0244

SP P80 N0491

SP P80 N0145

SP P80 N5110

SP P80 N5128

SP P80 G2132

SP P80 G0045

SP P80 G2140

SP P80 G2157

SP P80 G2165

SP P80 G2173

SP P80 G2181

SP P80 G0102

SP P80 G0136

SP P80 B4471

SP P80 B4489

SP P80 B4497

SP P80 B4505

SP P80 B4513

SP P80 B4521

SP P80 N5144

SP P80 N0228

SP P80 N5292

SP P80 R4465

SP P80 R3194

SP P80 R4473

SP P80 R4512

SP P80 R4481

SP P80 B4612

SP P80 R0513

SP P80 R4499

SP P80 B4620

SP P80 B0875

SP P80 B0800

SP P80 G2264

SP P80 G0391

SP P80 G0425

SP P80 N5573

SP P80 N0061

BUK

Armourcoat custom colours.

Dulux Trade

Insert reference.

Pantone

Insert reference.

RAL

Insert reference.

As sample BUK

Input reference as marked on reverse of sample.

Preparatory reinforcing skimcoat

Armourcoat Anti-crack

Applied to pre-beaded plasterboard substrates where joints are left open in the top layer by 3-4 mm.

Finish

Armoursil

Water repellent.

Black wax

Standard sheen, partial protection, also intensifies dark colours.

White wax

Standard sheen, partial protection.

As sample

Surface 'movement'

SP

Standard. 4-5 coats - closed down polished surface termed as SP.

SO

Open. 3-4 coats - open surface termed as SO.

As sample BUK

Input reference as marked on reverse of sample.

Location

As drawing

Show dimensions, also edge, corner and shadow joint beads by main contractor.

Standard product features

Colour:

66 standard colours available.

Features:

Self-finishing, choice of integral colours.

Finish:

Self-finishing, with natural shading and polish.

Material:

Incorporates aged lime putty, micronized marble powder and proprietary additives. Selection of materials and number of coats determined by supplier to achieve required finish.

Size:

0.5-1.0 mm finished thickness.

Warranty description:

10 year material warranty for interior applications.

Recycled content:

Contains 40% pre-consumer recycled marble.

Environmental information
Recycled content

Contains 40% pre-consumer recycled marble

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