TADELAKT MOROCCAN LIME PLASTER
Tadelakt is an ideal lime-based powdered plaster finish for showers, bathrooms and other wet areas. Tadelakt is a lime-based smooth wall coating. It is a water repellent lime plaster suitable for humid environments which can be used on the interior and exteriors of buildings. Tadelakt 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 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. Its traditional application includes being polished with a river stone and treated with a soft soap wax 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.
Sizes Available: 1 Liter, 1 Gallon & 4 Gallons
Consumption Cover: Approx. 75 - 100 sq. ft. per 17 KG (FINE GRAIN) / Approx. 50 sq. ft. per 17 KG (COURSE GRAIN)
Composition: Hydrated lime powder, limestone aggregates, clays, and different additives to facilitate application.
Application field: It can be applied to any surface with proper prep work and priming.
Performances: Good workability, water resistance (if protected), excellent breathability (before protection), excellent natural anti-mildew.
Appearance: Powder is to be mixed with water with particle stones of 0.8 mm size
Application: Stainless Steel Trowel/Spatula
Dilution: The product should be diluted with water in a ratio of about 32% water by weight of powder material. The mixture is to be thoroughly mixed and, for best results, should be used between 4 hours and 24 days from the preparation.
Drying: Carbonation 3 hours at 20°C to the touch, 48 hours at 20°C below the surface, 180 days stable.
Application Temperature: Min. 5°C - Max 33°C - U.R. < 85 % about.
Viscosity: 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 Permeability: 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.
Storage: 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.
Disposal: 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.
This product can be custom tinted to any Benjamin Moore or Sherwin Williams color, this is an additional cost based on color/pigment. Please call 708-452-8819 for tinting charges.