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Bio Wall Paint And BIO PIGMENTS
DESCRIPTION : A matt interior paint based on natural and non toxic ingredients. Gentle
on the environment and designed for efficient use of resources. Low odour and low allergenic. The paint has a pleasant smell and is available in a range of colours.
For use on interior surfaces such as plasterboard, solid plaster, concrete and mud brick.
It is not recommended for use on timber or on timber products such as medium density
fibre board, masonite or particleboard. Bio Wall Paint breathes, while conventional wall
paints seal off the walls, which can promote mould growth.
Bio Wall Paint HD (Heavy Duty) has been tested by the Department of Defence according to the Australian Standard AS 1580 for scrub- resistant and dry hiding power. It is therefore well suited for schools, restaurants, offices and public buildings with heavy traffic areas. Suitable for use in wet areas. Extreme low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) less than 1 g per litre and does not contribute to smog and pollution. It contains no lead, glycol derivates, aromatic hydrocarbons or styrene compounds.
PREPARATION : Prepare the surface in accordance with AS 2311 - Painting of Buildings. The surface to be painted should be smooth, dry and cleaned of greasy and dirty contaminants.
New plaster and concrete can be painted after 6 weeks. Remove stains, watermarks, soot etc. seal off with a solution of shellac: 250 g Shellac per 1 litre metholated spirits.
Old lime and kalsomine paint must be removed. Oil based and acrylic paint surfaces, semi gloss or gloss - should be sanded with sandpaper. A test strip is recommended on already painted surfaces if compatibility is in doubt.
PRIMING : New, highly absorbent and crumbly surfaces must be primed with BIO Wall Primer.
Alkaline surfaces must be primed first with a special conventional sealer to prevent saponification of the paint. Plasterboard jointing cement should be left for 48 hours before painting.
APPLICATION : Stir thoroughly before use with a broad flat stirrer. May be brushed, rolled or sprayed. Apply one thick coat or two thin coats (may be thinned with water 5%- 10% to obtain a smooth flowing consistency). New Gyprock surfaces need two or three coats initially. Airless spraying requires 200 bar/pressure with a nozzle of 0.28 mm Titan - adjustable- or 0.53 mm with a fan angle of 50 degrees.
If using deep base, for better hiding power use BIO Wall Paint White for the first coat .
Followed by 1 to 2 coats of BIO Wall Paint Deep Base. We recommend to use at least 10% pigments in a Deep Base system for better hiding power.
Technical Data: Components: Volume solids: 41 % Spreading rate: 8 - 10sqm per Litre
Density: 1.60 Dry Hiding Power: 97.2 Gloss level at 6o/80 degrees 2.3-9.7
DRYING : 2-4 hours at 20-23 degrees C and 50-55% humidity. Fully dry after 4-6 hours. May be recoated after about 4-6 hours. Allow 7 days for film to fully cure before washing.
Under cold and damp conditions allow a longer drying time. Do not use below + 5 degrees C. Wet film thickness 100 micron, dry film thickness 41 micron.
COLOURS : Bio Wall Paints are supplied in base white or deep base. Bio Pigments are available in a range of colours. The customer tints to obtain the required colour, however, because the tint is not a paint in itself, a maximum of 1 part of tint to 1 part white is recommended. All tints are intermixable. The standard colours are: Red, Blue, Violet, Orange, Golden Ochre, Brown, Ochre, Yellow, Black and Green. Slight variations between colour lots are possible.
Mixing proportions for 4 Liter white Wall paint:
1:100 1% 40 ml of BIO Pigments
1:50 2% 80 ml of BIO Pigments
1:20 5% 200 ml of BIO Pigments
1:10 10% 400 ml of BIO Pigments
1:1 50% 2000 ml of BIO Pigments
CLEANING: Brush or roll off surplus paint. Use warm, soapy water.
COVERAGE: 1 Liter will cover approx. 8 - 10 sqm. On concrete and rough surfaces 1 Litre covers approx. 3-5 sqm. Fire Hazard Indices in accordance with AS 1530.3 Ignition time in minutes 0 Spread of flame in seconds 0 Heat evolved in kJ/m2 0 Smoke release-non ignited specimens 3
PACKAGING : White 250 ml, 1, 4 and 10 Litres. Tints 100 ml, 250 ml and 1 Litre.
INGREDIENTS: Castor oil, resins, lemon oil, aluminum silicate, white earth pigments, china clay, iron oxides, metal pigments, earth pigments, calcium carbonate, cellulose, mineral oil, borax, water, lecithin, etc. Free of cadmium, chromates and lead.
STORAGE : Keep tightly sealed in a cool frost free place. Seal well after using. Once opened, use as quickly as possible. Keep out of the reach of children.
PAINT DISPOSAL: Do not pour left over paint down the drain. Unwanted paint should be brushed out on newspaper, allowed to dry and then disposed of via domestic waste collection. Let empty paint containers dry out and dispose via recycling program.
The preceding information is given as a general guide only. Some variations may occur or be advisable for particular conditions. Our responsibility for claims arising from breach of warranty, negligence or otherwise is limited to the purchase price of the material.
BIO WALL PAINT and BIO PIGMENTS are environmental friendly products.