apex duracast finetex

Asian Paints Apex Duracast FineTex is a modified acrylic, water-based exterior product specially designed as an intermediary coating. It facilitates excellent adhesion of subsequent coats. It offers a unique texture patterns which have a distinctive appeal.
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benefits

hides cracks

hides cracks

It hides surface undulations and fine cracks.

good adhesion

good adhesion

Resists efflorescence and lime blooming with good adhesion on all cement plasters. It promotes adhesion of subsequent coats.

plaster protection

plaster protection

It serves as an undercoat which will provide protection and decor for a variety of exterior and interior surfaces.

tough textured

tough textured

The tough textured finish lasts for a long time and ensures low maintenance.

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

cleaning

Surface should be free from any loose paint, dust or grease. Growths 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 white cement and fine sand in the ratio 1:3

Apex Duracast FineTex 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 Finetex covers an area of 10 - 12 square feet per litre for 1 coat.

can we use a thinner to dilute the paint?

If required, you can dilute the paint with water (50 to 100 ml.). However, Asian Paints does not recommend using a thinner 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 Finetex (Mix water, if required, up to 50 - 100 ml.) with a roller. 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 finetex last?

Apex Duracast Finetex will last for 7 years.

what are the benefits of applying apex duracast finetex?

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 roller while applying the Asian Paints Apex Duracast Finetex.

how much area does the product cover?

Apex Duracast Finetex covers an area of 10 - 12 square feet per litre for 1 coat.

can we use a thinner to dilute the paint?

If required, you can dilute the paint with water (50 to 100 ml.). However, Asian Paints does not recommend using a thinner 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 Finetex (Mix water, if required, up to 50 - 100 ml.) with a roller. 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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