Travertine Polished Plaster
Application

Materials and number of coats:

  • 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 K124 or K149 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.
  • Topcoat: Two to three coats Pitted finish (total approximately 2–2.5 mm).


Applied coating:

  • For higher sheen or increased protection against soiling: White wax or black wax.
  • For breathable water repellence, frost resistance, mould inhibition: Armourcoat Armoursil.
  • For coloured, metallic or pearlescent glaze: Colourwash.


Suitability

  • Suitable for internal applications with a range of substrates and external use in sheltered locations and limited colour range.
  • Suitable for use with 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, and for careful application on previously decorated (but not papered) surfaces.
  • Not suitable for application to substrates with high water content.

Description

Proprietary multicoat, self-finishing, water vapour permeable plaster system with a light open texture, directional quality and partial self-polish.


Features and benefits:

  • British fire test result: CLASS 0 as defined in paragraph a12(B) of Approved Document B, ‘Fire Safety’, to the Building Regulations 1991.
  • Complies with BS 476-7:1997 Class 1 surface spread of flame.
  • 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: 60.
  • Wet scrub resistance exceeding 10 000 cycles to ASTM D 2486.
  • Spread of flame to ASTM E 84 - 98: Class 1.
  • Compressive strength :28 N/mm².
  • Mould and mildew resistant. Tested to ASTM D 3273 and ASTM D 3274.
  • VOC Content to ASTM D3960: 0 g/L.

General information

Color

Wide choice of integral colours.

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Finish

Range available.

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WarrantyDescription

Ten years

Ten year material warranty for interior applications.

Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_31_64_64 Polymer plastersPrimary

CAWS

M20/220 Multicoat proprietary plaster

M20/330 Proprietary lime:sand

Specification data - Polymer plasters Enhanced data

Colour

TR L0022.

TR L0139.

TR L0170.

TR L0006.

TR L4206.

TR L4214.

TR L0188.

TR L0246.

TR L0287.

TR L6185.

TR L0436.

TR L4222.

TR L0444.

TR L0162.

TR L0451.

TR L8157.

Dulux Trade.

Insert reference.

Pantone.

Insert reference.

RAL.

Insert reference.

As sample BUK.

Input reference as marked on reverse of sample.

Product Reference

Travertine Polished Plaster

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.

Applied finish

Armoursil.

Water repellent

Low sheen.

Unwaxed.

Standard sheen.

Waxed.

As sample BUK.

Input reference as marked on reverse of sample.

Surface texture

As standard.

As sample.

Location

As drawing.

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

Thickness

1.5–2 mm finished thickness.

Environmental information

Recycled content

40

Contains 40% pre-consumer recycled marble.

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