DESCRIPTION: Tawi Economy Undercoat is a premium quality water-based pre-coat that provides good adhesion on surfaces.
USES: Tawi Economy Undercoat can be applied directly to cement rendering, brick, plaster, soft boards, stone, etc.
BENEFITS: Forms a flexible and durable coating, The product allows for “breathing” on new walls, Easy to apply, Affordable
METHOD: Roller or brush
THEORETICAL COVERAGE: 10 – 12 m2 / liter depending on surface texture, substrate porosity and method of application
DILUTION: Ready for use, no dilution required
New or unpainted interior and exterior masonry surfaces: Remove all imperfections and sand down for an even surface, Remove dust, contaminants with a damp cloth and allow the surface to dry
Previously painted interior and exterior masonry surfaces: Remove any loose, peeling or flaking paint using scrapper or water jet wash whichever is suitable, Repair any imperfections. Fill cracks with suitable water-resistant putty or filler and sand down to an even surface, Remove dust, contaminants with a damp cloth, Remove oil or grease by solvent cleaning or mild detergent, Allow the surface to dry, If fungus, moss or mould is visible, use Anti-Fungus Solution to treat the affected surface. Leave the solution for at least 2 hours, Ensure that the previously painted surface is sound, If the surface has a high gloss or semi-gloss finish, sand to remove the high gloss to enable the new paint to adhere
New or unpainted dressed or raw exterior timber: Remove all imperfections and sand for a smooth surface, Remove all imperfections and sand for a smooth surface, Fill nail holes with a suitable, exterior grade water-resistant wood filler, Remove dust and contaminants
DRYING TIME: Surface dry: 30 minutes at 25 ⁰C || Hard dry: 2 hours at 25 ⁰C
OVERCOATING TIME: 2 hours under normal conditions
RECOMMENDED PAINTING SYSTEM: 1 coat Tawi Emulsion Undercoat || 2 coats water-based topcoat
PACKING: 1 Litre 4 Litres, 20 Litres
STORAGE: Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dry place.
PRECAUTION: Avoid direct contact with sensitive skin. Use appropriate personal protective equipment
Consult Tawi Paints Technical Advisory Department for advice
Please refer to our Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
DISCLAIMER: The technical information provided on this data sheet is for your guidance and usage. Such information is based on Kipepeo Industries Ltd experience and research and is believed to be reliable. As we have no control over conditions in which the product is used, stored, or otherwise handled, the above information does not constitute a warranty. Buyers must assume responsibility for the suitability of the product for their purposes. The information may be modified by us from time to time, and without notice, based on our experience and continuous product development.
1 Ltr, 4 Ltr, 20 Ltr