Travertino Powder

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1 Liter - Travertino Powder
40.00 LBS
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Product Overview


Travertino is one of the most decorative finishes among the Italian lime based plasters. Travertino allows you to achieve very desirable effects, which are similar to famous Italian marble.

Travertino is the main material which was used to build in ancient Rome. Travertino has an extremely elegant, old world charm, that helps to make any kind of exclusive and refined environment, undoubtedly suitable for housing an antique look, but at the same time enhances the contrast between modern and classic. It has resistance, hygienic properties; it does not produce toxic fumes in case of fire and has a low environmental impact, used in the BIO-BUILDING, it does not give off gas VOCs. These are just some of the features of this product that can be used to create a romantic atmosphere each house, offices and commercial premises. Stucco Travertino, according to mode of application can vary its finish, mixing the various components can have different details and nuances in different colors, changing the structure from rustic to polished smooth.

Composition: Finely filtered white hydrated lime, grains of marble (special powdered marble granules sifted and selected according to granule size of 0,0 to 0,8 mm = 0.0 - 0.030 inch) and special additives (no more than 2% total in volume)
Appearance: White powder.
Color: White
Type of Surface to be covered: The ideal substrate is plaster made of sand, lime and cement. However, with the right preparation, it can be applied to any surface.
Packaging: 40 Lbs - 1 Pail - 18 kg
Dilution: Water must be added to obtain a paste that is easy to apply. Amount of water varies depending on the substrate's absorption. Approximately 0,35 lt. of water per kg of powder.
Theoretical Yield: 1,6 kg per sq.m. / kg 0,15 per sq. foot/ 1,6kg per 10sq Ft
Drying time: 1-4 hours at 20°C (68°F) to the touch, 8-14 hours at 20°C (68°F) below the surface, 60 days stable.
Application Temperature: min. 7°C (44°F) max 30°C (86°F) - U.R. < 90 % ca
Specific weight: 14 ± 0.42 (lb/gal US)
Fade resistance: resistant/non-resistant (ASTM norms)
pH after 30 days: 12± 0,20
Vapour resistance: 28±2 average (ASTM norms)
Coat Thickness: 1,5 mm.
Inflammability: non-flammable
Shelf Life :24 months
Storage Suggestion: Product maintains its characteristics best if protected from freezing and high temperatures.
Safety Norms: Lime products are caustic. In case of contact with eyes or skin, rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Disposal: Product must be disposed of according to the norms and regulations in force. Containers must be recycled.

New Plaster: Apply directly with a stainless steel trowel. Over Old Plaster: Clean away dust and apply a quartz primer. Mix the powder with water (about 35% water). Tint with a pigment resistant to lime. For exterior application, use pigment resistant to UV-Rays. Apply a uniform layer of Travertino to the wall using a stainless steel trowel. After the first layer is completely dry, you may apply a second layer. Be sure to make the surface even with a rubber trowel (sponge float) and using a circular movement a few minutes after application, but before the stucco begins harden.

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. 

Travertino Tech Sheet in PDF

Travertino MSDS in PDF