NEO DUR (SABS 1586-1)
    SEMI-MATT ACRYLIC EMULSION
    PRODUCT CODE: EP00
    TECHNICAL DATA SHEET NO. 01-Wall Paints
    JULY 2009

  1. Product Description

    A new generation, water based, 100% acrylic, long-life, interior / exterior, silky sheen coating. Meets the rigorous requirements of SABS 1586-1, Grade 1.
  2. Application Areas

    • Interior and exterior use.
    • High traffic areas that need a highly washable and durable coating in a wide range of colours.
    • Plaster, hardboard and fibre cement walls.
    • Primed metal and wooden substrates.
    • Walls, ceilings, fibre cement, galvanised gutters and down pipes, PVC pipes, fibre and hard board panels.
  3. Product Features

    • Highly durable and UV resistant.
    • The coating surface is smooth and silky in appearance.
    • Highly washable - comfortably meets the requirements of the very harsh SABS and ASTMS scrubs resistant test methods.
    • The slightly glossy surface prevents dirt pickup and makes it easy to clean.
    • Can be cleaned with any household detergent and by scrubbing if required.
    • Excellent adhesion.
    • Low odour.
    • Two coats of NEO Dur are applied for best results.
    • If correctly applied to a properly prepared substrate, the product has a life expectancy of 7-10 years, possibly longer.
  4. Product Data

    Resin Base Acrylic resin emulsion
    Drying Time Touch dry: ± 30 minutes
    Hard dry: 3-4 hours
    Solid Matter by Content By volume: 39%
    By mass: 57%
    Film Thickness 35-50 microns
    Spreading Rate 6-12 square metres per litre.
    Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 6-8 square metres per litre for the first coat and 10-12 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    Surface Appearance Slight silky sheen
  5. Application Details

    • Mixing Always stir well before use with a flat paddle.
    • Application Method Brush, roller or airless spray.
    • Thinning NEO Dur is ready for use un-thinned; thinning with water will reduce its hiding power.
    • Cleaning Water.
    • Application • Stir well before use.
    • Two coats of NEO Dur are applied for best results.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Do not apply before 09:00 and after 16:00 in the winter.
    • Do not apply exterior if it looks like rain will occur within 4-6 hours of application.
    • NEO Dur is ready for use un-thinned; thinning with water will reduce its hiding power.
    • Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 6-8 square metres per litre for the first coat and 10-12 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    • Clean up application equipment with clean tap water.
  6. Surface Preparation

    • Mild Steel (Renovation) • Affected areas need to be cleaned back to bright metal and spot primed with NEO Corroguard (cg00).
    • Sand existing coating.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Mild Steel (New) • Degrease surfaces with NEO Metal Conditioner (mc00) to remove the manufacturer’s grease protective layer. This process is repeated until the surface is water break free.
    • After drying, the whole substrate is coated with NEO Corroguard (cg00).
    • Degreased, galvanised metal: due to its acrylic resin base, NEO Dur can be applied direct without primer (inland, not at the coast).
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Uncoated Concrete Surfaces
    • Raw / New Plaster
    • Precast
    • Make sure surface is dry and firm.
    • Remove all dust, foreign material, fungal and algae growth.
    • Prime with NEO Acrylic Wall Primer (ap00).
    • Fill and seal all visible cracks with NEO Aurora Filler (ef00) or NEO Repair Paste (nrp07).
    • Apply one coat of NEO Bonding Liquid (ig00) to cover NEO Aurora Filler (ef00) or NEO Repair Paste (nrp07).
    • Sand well and remove dust.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Uncoated, Weathered or New Fibre Cement Surfaces • Remove dust, foreign material, fungal and algae growth.
    • If friable or powdery, seal with NEO Bonding Liquid (ig00).
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Wall Partitioning, Soft Board, Gypsum Board, Fibre Board, Hard Board, Cornices (New & Renovation) • Remove any loose particles and dust from substrate.
    • Prime nail heads with a coat of NEO Universal Undercoat (wu00) (this will prevent corrosion of nail heads).
    • Prime surface with one coat of NEO Acrylic Wall Primer (ap00).
    • Fill and seal all visible cracks with NEO Aurora Filler (ef00) or NEO Repair Paste (nrp07).
    • Apply one coat of NEO Bonding Liquid (ig00) to cover NEO Aurora Filler (ef00) or NEO Repair Paste (nrp07).
    • Sand well and remove dust.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Previously Painted Surfaces
    • Concrete
    • Precast
    • Plaster
    • Surface must be in a sound condition.
    • Existing gloss finishes should be well sanded.
    • Remove all loose, flaking and bubbling paint.
    • Remove all dust, foreign material, fungal and algae growth.
    • Allow to dry.
    • Fill and seal all visible cracks with NEO Aurora Filler (ef00) or NEO Repair Paste (nrp07).
    • Apply one coat of NEO Bonding Liquid (ig00) to cover NEO Aurora Filler (ef00) or NEO Repair Paste (nrp07).
    • Prime the bare and visible plaster areas with NEO Acrylic Wall Primer (ap00).
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Wooden Surfaces and Chipboard • Prime wooden surface with one coat of NEO Pink Primer (pi00).
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Dur.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second generous coat of NEO Dur.
  7. Colour Range and Quantities

    • NEO Dur is available in a range of popular, ready mixed colours and on the NEO ColourWorks tinting system.
    • Available in 1 litre, 5 litres and 20 litres.
  8. Precautions

    • NEO Dur is not flammable.
    • It contains no toxic substances and very low levels of VOC (EU regulations).
  9. Disclaimer

    NEO Paints can not be held liable if the product fails due to improper surface preparation or application.