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  • TADELAKT Lime-based wall coating for interior and exterior
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Tadelakt Moroccan Lime Plaster

SKU: Tadelakt
44.00 LBS
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    Lime-based wall coating for interior and exterior

    Lime-based smooth and shiny wall coating for indoor and outdoor, suitable for humid environments and typical of the Moroccan Hammam and Riad in Marrakech.

    Tadelakt Finish is a unique blend of marble dust, fine marble aggregate, slaked aged lime and other materials, which is designed to create a beautiful smooth, medium to very high polished finish that blends perfectly in multicolored applications. Inherently water-resistant and durable, Tadelakt can be used on a variety of exterior and interior surfaces, including showers.

    Tadelakt is a nearly waterproof lime plaster which can be used on the interior and exteriors of buildings. It is the traditional coating of the palaces, hammams and bathrooms of the riads in Morocco. Its traditional application includes being polished with a river stone and treated with a soft soap to acquire its final appearance and water resistance. Tadelakt has a luxurious, soft aspect with undulations due to the work of the artisans who finish it; in certain installations, it is suitable for making bathtubs, showers, and washbasins and confers great decorative capacities. Traditionally, tadelakt is produced with the lime of the area of Marrakech.

    Hydrated lime powder, limestone aggregates, clays, and different additives to facilitate application.
    Application field
    It can be applied to any surface. Use the PRIMER if the coat is not a sand lime plaster.
    good workability
    good water resistance (if protected)
    excellent breathability (before the protection) excellent natural anti-mildew
    excellent decorative effect
    powder to be mixed with water with particle stones of 0.8 mm size
    20kg. weights bucket - 44 Lbs
    by hand using trowels, spatulas, stone
    the product should be diluted with water in a ratio of about 32% water by weight of powder material. The mixture is thoroughly mixed and, for best results, should be used between 4 hours and 24 days from the preparation.
    Consumption Cover:

    20 Kg - 44 lbs - 100 sqf
    gr/m2 1,700 ÷ 2,200
    /carbonation 3 hours at 20°C to the touch
    48 hours at 20°C below the surface
    180 days stable
    Application temperature
    min. 5 max 33°C - U.R. < 85 % about
    Specific weight
    1,650 ± 50 (gr/LT.)
    200,000 ± 25,000 CPS = 20° C (white)
    pH after 30 days
    12.5 ± 0,20
    Vapour resistance
    µ 24 ± 2 medium (ASTM norms)
    Vapour permeabilit
    y gr/m2 x 24 h = 260 ± 30 (ASTM norms)
    Coat thickness
    1,7 mm. ÷ 2,10 mm.
    VOC Classification
    As per Dir. 2004/ 427 EC, Cat . A/c: Paints for exterior walls of mineral substrate. Eu limit 75 g/l (2007) 40 g/l (2010). This product contains 0 g/l of Voc.
    24 months. Product maintains its characteristics best if protected from extreme heat or humidity
    Safety Norms
    Lime products are caustic. Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Be careful not to rub the eyes since the stone sand could scratch the eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
    Product must be disposed of according to norms and regulations in force. Containers must be sent for recycling.

    We have drawn up the material presented above to the best of our technical and experiential knowledge. Nevertheless, our suggestions and recommendations are not guaranteed. We reserve the right to make modifications to the present information without previous warning.


    Tadelkat Data Sheet in PDF

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    1. Very good product  star rating

      Posted by Jim on 17th Aug 2013

      Original Moroccan tadelkat product, installed in bathroom, looks perfect

    2. Tadelakt  star rating

      Posted by Tim on 13th Aug 2013

      Very Good Water Proof plaster. Tadelkat is awesome

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