FX Australia® Product Information
FX Maximus®(Interior & Exterior)
Product Description
FX Maximus® is a tough membrane coating producing a distinctive, highly textured Mediterranean finish. Because it is
available in three grades – Fine, Medium and Coarse – FX Maximus® is suited to both interior and exterior use.
Different application methods will result in a range of surface effects, varying from refined to rustic.
Features
Benefits
Water-based
Ease of application
Flexible
Easy spreading
Excellent water resistant ability
Easy clean-up
Uses
FX Maximus® can be used on a wide variety of surfaces, including plaster, plasterboard, cement blocks, bare-faced
brick and cement render.
Surface Preparation
All surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned and free of dirt, dust, grease, loose or flaking paint, and loose surface plaster.
Efflorescence or mould on masonry or concrete surfaces must be treated. Flatten gloss surfaces by thoroughly sanding
and wipe clean with a damp cloth. Then apply FX Lemon Tree Creek® Sealer Undercoat on unpainted surfaces.
Note: Best results are achieved on smooth, well-prepared surfaces.
Application
Stir contents thoroughly before and during use with a broad, flat stirrer using an upward action.
Brush/Roller/Mitt: Apply 1–2 coats with a brush, 22 mm–32 mm roller, or textured roller. Or, for a rustic or bagged effect,
apply with a mitt.
Conventional Spray: Not recommended.
Approximate Spreading Rate: 1–2 square metres per litre, depending on application technique and surface roughness.
Approximate Film Thickness per coat: Wet: 150 Microns; Dry: 50 Microns.
Requires: 1–2 coats.
Thinner: Not required.
Tinting: Refer to colour chart for tinting specifications.
Method: Brush, roller, special rollers, mitt or sponge.
Drying Times (at 25 °C): Touch: 2 Hours; Recoat: 6 Hours.
Note: Do not apply paint if the air temperature or substrate temperature is below 10 °C or above 35 °C.
The temperature should not fall below 10 °C during the drying process.
Clean-up: Water. Safety: Dust Mask. Gloss Level: 20%–30% at a 60° viewing angle.
Safety and Environmental Care
Safety
Personal Protection: Wear eye protection and dust mask when spraying, as splashes may cause eye irritation and inhalation of spray
mist may cause respiratory irritation.
Asbestos cement sheeting: Do not disturb, sand or scrub, and avoid any peripheral dust. If you do not have professional expertise
in handling/removal of asbestos sheeting, use a licensed asbestos removalist.
Refer to product labels, current FX Australia Safety Data Sheets or call FX Australia for detailed information.
Clean-up
Slippery when spilled · Restrict access to area until clean-up is completed · When cleaning up spills, use personal protection
equipment · Stop leak if safe to do so and contain spill with absorbent material such as sand, vermiculite or other inert material ·
Prevent spill from entering waterways · Collect and dispose of spilled material according to local regulations · Wash away remnants
with liberal amounts of cold water.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place out of direct sunlight · Store away from strong acids and moisture · Keep containers closed
at all times and check regularly for spills.
Disposal
Refer to State/Territory Land Waste Management Authority: most authorities permit disposal at approved land waste sites.
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