apex duracast dholpurtex

Asian Paints Apex Duracast DholpurTex is a textured finish composed of high quality durable acrylic modified resin specially designed as an intermediate coating. DholpurTex imparts a super premium look to the walls.
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benefits

hides fine cracks

hides fine cracks

It hides surface undulations and fine cracks.

tough textured

tough textured

The tough texture finish lasts for long and ensures low maintenance.

plaster protection

plaster protection

It increases the life of the plaster by protecting it from wind driven rain.

UV resistance

UV resistance

It has excellent UV resistance and adhesion.

anti-algal formula

anti-algal formula

It resists fungus and algal growth, when applied as a system with the recommended top coat.

available packs

Shelf life: 3 years from date of manufacture in original tightly closed containers away from direct sunlight and excessive heat.

coverage

available shades

Choose from over 1800 original shades in our Colour Catalogue.

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how to paint

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how to paint exterior wall surfaces of your home

pre-painting steps

plaster

New masonry surfaces must be allowed to cure completely. It is recommended to allow 28 days as the curing time for new masonry surfaces.

 

cleaning

Surface should be free from any loose paint, dust or grease. Growth of fungus, algae or moss should be removed by wire brushing and water. In case of areas having excessive dampness, use Asian Paints SmartCare DampBlock to limit further dampness. When the underlying surface exhibits chalkiness, in spite of thorough surface cleaning, use Asian Paints SmartCare Exterior Sealer.

 

filling for cracks

For filling cracks upto 3mm use Asian Paints SmartCare Crack Seal.

 

filling for holes & dents

In case of dents and holes, use Asian Paints Wall Putty or a mix of white cement and fine sand in the ratio of 1:3.

Apex Duracast DholpurTex should not be applied on surfaces / substrates that are subjected to continuous seepage or dampness.

faqs

how much area does the product cover?

Apex Duracast Dholpurtex covers 2 - 2.5 square feet per litre for 2 coats.

can we use a thinner to dilute the paint?

We do not recommend using a thinner since no dilution is required in the paint.

what is the application procedure for this paint?

Before painting you need to first, clean the surface properly to remove dirt, chalk, dust and particles of previous paint. This can be done by scraping your walls with a wire brush and cleaning with water. We recommend that you allow freshly plastered surfaces to cure properly with water for at least 4 weeks before painting. With regards to the painting procedure, below are the steps to be followed:

1) Apply Asian Paints Wall Putty (optional). Mix water in the Putty based on your requirement to form a paste. Allow the surface to dry for 4 hours.

2) Apply Exterior Wall Primer by mixing 900 - 1100 ml. of water. If using a spray, you need to mix 400 - 450 ml. of water. Allow surface to dry for 4 hours. (Application of primer is mandatory in case of re-painting. Horizontal surfaces like top of windows or ledges should be painted with 3 coats of Apex Ultima for greater protection).

3) Apply the first coat of Asian Paints Duracast Dholpurtex (No dilution required) with a Trowel / Spatula. After application, allow the surface to dry for 12 - 16 hours.

4) Lastly, apply 2 - 3 coats of Asian Paints Apex Ultima/Apex/Apex Ultima Metallic. You can apply this with a brush, spray or roller by mixing 400 ml of water. Allow the surface to dry for 4 - 6 hours.

how long will apex duracast dholpurtex last?

This product will last for 7 years.

what are the benefits of applying apex duracast dholpurtex?

Painters will find the application easier as compared to other textures. Moreover, it hides fine cracks on the wall.

which kind of tool can be used to apply this texture?

You need to use a Trowel/Spatula while applying the Asian Paints Apex Duracast Dholpurtex.

how much area does the product cover?

Apex Duracast Dholpurtex covers 2 - 2.5 square feet per litre for 2 coats.

can we use a thinner to dilute the paint?

We do not recommend using a thinner since no dilution is required in the paint.

what is the application procedure for this paint?

Before painting you need to first, clean the surface properly to remove dirt, chalk, dust and particles of previous paint. This can be done by scraping your walls with a wire brush and cleaning with water. We recommend that you allow freshly plastered surfaces to cure properly with water for at least 4 weeks before painting. With regards to the painting procedure, below are the steps to be followed:

1) Apply Asian Paints Wall Putty (optional). Mix water in the Putty based on your requirement to form a paste. Allow the surface to dry for 4 hours.

2) Apply Exterior Wall Primer by mixing 900 - 1100 ml. of water. If using a spray, you need to mix 400 - 450 ml. of water. Allow surface to dry for 4 hours. (Application of primer is mandatory in case of re-painting. Horizontal surfaces like top of windows or ledges should be painted with 3 coats of Apex Ultima for greater protection).

3) Apply the first coat of Asian Paints Duracast Dholpurtex (No dilution required) with a Trowel / Spatula. After application, allow the surface to dry for 12 - 16 hours.

4) Lastly, apply 2 - 3 coats of Asian Paints Apex Ultima/Apex/Apex Ultima Metallic. You can apply this with a brush, spray or roller by mixing 400 ml of water. Allow the surface to dry for 4 - 6 hours.

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