NEO MARBLE PLASTER
    TEXTURED COATING
    PRODUCT CODE: PP00
    TECHNICAL DATA SHEET NO. 01-Wall Paints
    JULY 2009

  1. Product Description

    A new generation water based, interior / exterior, long-life structured (textured) wall coating containing marble aggregates. When applied with a textured roller, a regular decorative pattern is achieved.
  2. Application Areas

    • Interior and exterior use.
    • Walls, plastered and concrete.
    • Ceilings, plastered or cast.
    • New and weathered cement tiles.
    • New and weathered fibre cement sheeting.
    • Plaster and previously painted substrates.
    • Primed metal and wooden substrates.
  3. Product Features

    • Long-life exterior protection of buildings.
    • Ideal “cover-up”/sound insulation coating for uneven/blemished ceilings.
    • Galvanised metal ceilings can be coated with a decorative textured finish.
    • Based on a highly weather, humidity and alkaline resistant acrylic resin emulsion.
    • Highly durable and UV resistant.
    • Coarse stipple/textured effect to hide surface imperfections.
    • Water resistant.
    • Excellent adhesion.
    • Quick drying - 2 coats can be applied in one day.
    • Two coats of NEO Marble Plaster are required for best results.
    • Low odour.
    • NEO Marble Plaster can always be easily redecorated with NEO Dur (ep00) in all required shades.
    • 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: 1hour
    Hard dry: 4 hours
    Solid Matter by Content By volume: 61%
    By mass: 80%
    Film Thickness 40-50 microns per coat
    Spreading Rate 0.5-2 square metres per litre.
    Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 0.5-1 square metres per litre for the first coat and 1-2 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    Surface Appearance Matt, textured (coarse) finish
  5. Application Details

    • Mixing Always stir well before use with a flat paddle.
    • Application Method A combination of sheep skin roller and a textured roller.
    • Thinning Under no circumstances may the product be diluted.
    • Cleaning Water.
    • Application • Stir well before use.
    • Two coats of NEO Marble Plaster are required for best results.
    • Apply one generous coat with a sheep skin roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second thin coat with a textured roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • If required, NEO Marble Plaster can be overcoated with NEO Dur (ep00) in a wide range of shades and to give added protection.
    • NEO Marble Plaster may under no circumstances be diluted.
    • Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 0.5-1 square metres per litre for the first coat and 1-2 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    • Clean up application equipment with clean tap water.
    • 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.
  6. Surface Preparation

    • Mild Steel (Renovation) • Clean affected areas back to bright metal.
    • Spot prime with NEO Corroguard (cg00).
    • Apply one generous coat with a sheep skin roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second thin coat with a textured roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • 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).
    • Apply one generous coat with a sheep skin roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second thin coat with a textured roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • No primer is required inland.
    • Dry, Uncoated Concrete Surfaces
    • Raw 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).
    • Repair any cracks, holes and blemishes 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.
    • Apply one generous coat with a sheep skin roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second thin coat with a textured roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Fibre Cement Surfaces (Uncoated, Weathered or New) • Remove dust, foreign material, fungal and algae growth.
    • If friable or powdery, seal with NEO Bonding Liquid (ig00).
    • Apply one coat of NEO Acrylic Wall Primer (ap00).
    • Apply one generous coat with a sheep skin roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second thin coat with a textured roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Previously Painted Surfaces
    • Precast
    • Make sure old paint coatings are firm and solid.
    • Check the adhesion on the substrate.
    • If there is any doubt regarding the quality of the existing coating (old coatings may lose adhesion due to the heavy textured coating), refrain from applying NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Remove all loose, flaking and bubbling paint.
    • Remove all dust, grease, foreign material, fungal and algae growth.
    • If friable or powdery, seal with NEO Bonding Liquid (ig00).
    • Repair any cracks, holes and blemishes 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).
    • Apply one generous coat with a sheep skin roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
    • Allow to dry 4-6 hours before recoating.
    • Apply a second thin coat with a textured roller of NEO Marble Plaster.
  7. Colour Range and Quantities

    • NEO Marble Plaster is available in a limited range of shades in minimum batch quantities.
    • Available in 5 litres and 20 litres.
  8. Precautions

    NEO Marble Plaster is not flammable and contains no toxic substances.
  9. Disclaimer

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