1 THORO QUICKSEAL . Cement based paint Description of product Product data THORO QUICKSEAL is a blend of Portland cements, fine Typical physical properties (a). aggregates and chemical modifiers supplied in powder Max. Particle size 0,063 mm form. Water vapour permeability 150. It is mixed with a THORO ACRYL 60/water combination (a) Typical values. All tests were carried out under temperature to form a decorative paint suitable for application by controlled conditions of 21 C. brush, roller or spray. Colours Uses Standard: white. As an inexpensive decorative finish to any undecorated masonry or concrete surface. For a finer, whiter finish over THOROSEAL. Coverage As a moisture-proof, light-reflective finish in poorly lit areas such as cable and equipment chambers An average of kg/m powder will be required per layer.
2 The coverage will be strongly influenced by the Benefits roughness of the substrate. Aesthetics - Provides a fine structure. Packaging Durable 20 kg sack. - Can be applied on damp substrates. - For internal and external use. - Long lasting. - Very hard, tough surface. Storage - High water vapour permeability. THORO QUICKSEAL should be stored under cover and clear of the ground. Cost effective Protect the materials from all sources of moisture and - Good application rate. frost. Rotate stock in order not to exceed the shelf life of - Washable, even with high pressure water. 12 months. Easy to apply - Can be applied by brush, roller or spray. - Equipment to be cleaned simply with water. Application Environmentally friendly Substrate preparation - Cement-based. The surface to be coated must be clean and sound.
3 - No solvents. Remove all traces of formwork, release agents, laitance and any contaminants that may affect the bond adversely. Previous coatings, unless of a well-bonded cementitious nature must be removed. PE_THORO 26/09/14 1/3. Suitable cleaning methods include high-pressure water Hand mixing treatment and grit blasting. Add the mixing liquid to the powder whilst stirring with a NOT recommended are aggressive percussive methods trowel or paddle to the consistency described above. such as scabbling. After the above treatment, surfaces Leave the THORO QUICKSEAL to stand for 10-20. must be thoroughly washed with clean potable water to minutes to allow full saturation to take place. Re-mix, remove all dust and loose particles. adding a small quantity of liquid if required, to restore the Cracks and bolt holes must be cut out and filled solid with consistency.
4 A THORO STRUCTURITE repair mortar. Differences in suction of the substrate can influence the Application colour uniformity and should be avoided. Do not apply THORO QUICKSEAL to frozen substrates or if the ambient temperature is below 5 C or expected to Mixing fall below 5 C within 24 hours. Pot life 45 minutes Avoid application in direct sunlight. Final set 300 minutes Wet density 1,95 kg/dm Always apply the mix to a pre-dampened surface. High- Mixing liquid 1 part THORO ACRYL 60: suction substrates require more dampening then dense 2 parts clean water substrates. However, make sure there is no free-standing litres ( ) liquid / 20 kg powder water. In more aggressive environments (swimming pool, water Apply THORO QUICKSEAL by masonry brush or spray, reservoir, etc.) it is advised to increase the amount of brushing the first applied material well into the surface to THORO ACRYL 60 in the mixing liquid.
5 Promote good adhesion. Apply uniformly at a thickness of between 300 and 500 m per coat, working in one Blend 20 kg of powder into approximately litres of direction to maintain a wet edge. When the material liquid (1 part THORO ACRYL 60 / 2 parts water). The begins to drag or ball , do not add more liquid, but quantity may vary slightly depending upon the ambient dampen the surface again. conditions. In all instances, it is important that the Dependent upon the substrate and finish required, a material is mixed to the correct consistency. second coat can be applied between 12 and 24 hours after the first coat. To improve aesthetics, brush off in one For colour uniformity always mix with the same amount of direction. Sprayed or brushed THORO QUICKSEAL can liquid. be finished by roller to change appearance.
6 Power mixing Curing Blend the powder into the mixing liquid using a slow- Under hot or excessive drying conditions fog-spray after speed mortar mixer (400-600 rpm). Mix until a fluid, lump- the initial set has taken place for as long as practicable. free consistency is obtained. Leave the THORO In cold, humid or unventilated areas it may be necessary QUICKSEAL to stand for 5 minutes to allow full saturation to leave the application for a longer curing period or to to take place. introduce forced air movement. NEVER use Re-mix, adding a small quantity of liquid if required, to dehumidifiers during curing periods. restore the consistency. Do not exceed the maximum Protect against rain until final set has taken place. liquid demand. When used under acrylic paints, allow 3 days to cure and brush off with a stiff bristle (not wire) brush any lime bloom wish may occur.
7 Clean up and spillages Not hardened material may simply be removed with water. PE_THORO 26/09/14 2/3. Health and safety THORO QUICKSEAL is based on cement and can be irritating to the skin and eyes. Gloves and eye protection should be worn. The use of dust masks is recommended. Accidental splashes of the material to the skin or eyes should be immediately washed off with clean water. In the event of prolonged irritation seek medical advice. In the case of ingestion give water or milk to drink and treat symptomatically. Medical advice should be sought. THORO Your distributor: BASF Belgium Coordination Center Comm. Business Belux Construction Chemicals Nijverheidsweg 89. B-3945 Ham Tel. +32 11 34 04 32. Fax +32 11 40 13 92. BE RPR/RPM Antwerpen Important note: Whilst all reasonable care is taken in compiling technical data on the company's products, all recommendations or suggestions regarding the use of such products are made without guarantee since the conditions of use are beyond the control of the company.
8 It is the customer's responsibility to make sure that each product is appropriate for the purpose for which he intends to use it and that the actual conditions of use are suitable. This edition replaces all previous editions. PE_THORO 14/06/13 3/3.