FX Australia® Product Information
Product Description
FX Lime Wash(Interior & Exterior)
FX Lime Wash is an ingenious, acrylic-based coating that uses modern technology to replicate the original flat lime finish
of the classic Tuscan villa, but with greater durability and none of the problems associated with traditional lime finishes.
Different application techniques can produce a range of unusual and creative finishes on both interior and exterior
surfaces. This coating is designed to darken stylishly when wet, but returns to normal colour as it dries. FX Lime Wash
contains no lime products, so repainting to cater for another product requires only an acrylic undercoat.
Features Benefits
Water-based
Ease of application
Attractive finish
Easy spreading
Smooth finish
Tintable
Uses
Easy clean-up
FX Lime Wash produces many different special effects on all prepared interior and exterior surfaces such as plaster,
plasterboard, cement render and unglazed brick.
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 Stucco Undercoat as required.
Application
Stir contents thoroughly before and during use with a broad, flat stirrer, using an upward action.
Brush/Roller: Apply first coat by roller and second coat using a 75 mm or 100 mm brush in a criss-cross fashion, or a long
or short nap roller, depending on required effect.
Approximate Spreading Rate: 12–16 square metres per litre, depending on application technique and surface
roughness.
Approximate Film Thickness per coat: Wet: 40 Microns; Dry: 20 Microns.
Requires: 2–3 coats.
Thinner: Not required.
Tinting: Refer to colour chart for tinting specifications.
Method: Brush, roller.
Drying Times (at 25 °C): Touch: 2 Hours; Recoat: 12 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: Less than 5% 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 the
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.
Date of Issue: March 2014
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