DULUX AcraTex 500/2 AcraPatch Coarse

Code: 194-20806

DULUX AcraTex 500/2 AcraPatch Coarse is an acrylic based, granular patching compound. Supplied in a water based paste requiring the addition of 5-10% cement it exhibits minimal shrinkage on drying and good adhesion to clean masonry substrates. Approved James Hardie Fibre Cement Jointing compound.


  • Easy to handle
  • 100% water-based acrylic
  • Fills up to 4mm deep blemishes
  • Mixes with cement


  • Fast, efficient application
  • Flexible, minimal shrinkage, easy clean up.
  • Gives smooth surface for textured topcoats.
  • Forms very durable exterior patching material.

Performance Guide

Weatherability] Excellent weather resistance when mixed with cement when top coated with a full Acra-Tex system.
Heat Resistance] Up to 60C.
Water Resistance] Resists rain and condensation when top coated with a full Acra-Tex system.
Abrasion Resistance] Resists abrasion when top coated with a full Acra-Tex system. .
Solvent Resistance] Sensitive to alcohols, aromatic hydrocarbons, acetone and strong solvents.
Salt Resistance] Resists salt spray when when top coated with a full Acra-Tex system.

Surface Preparation

Relative to Project Substrate and Specified Finish - refer to Project Specific Duspec Specification and AcraTex Substrate Guide



Use and typical specification

DULUX AcraPatch Coarse can be used as a base filler for filling larger surface irregularities & blemishes of up to 4mm per coat. This product can also be used as a skim coat over flush jointed blockwork prior to application of texture coatings. DULUX AcraTex 500/2 AcraPatch coarse can be applied to any clean masonry surfaces. It should be top-coated with a selected DULUX AcraTex coating system. The product is also used for the flushing of joints with the addition of 10% clean Portland cement on Fibre Cement Sheetings incorporating an alkaline resistant mesh and then as an entire skimcoat ( no cement ) over the board when the joints have dried.

Typical properties and application data

Application Guide DULUX AcraTex 500/2 AcraPatch Course Applied by Plastering Technique (Hawk and Trowel). A spatula knife can be used for isolated patching and often a sponge float is used to spread the material over extensive blow holes. Multiple coats may be needed to fill larger surface irregularities .For exterior application us a power mixing device to incorporate 10%-20% cement. For interior applications use the product as supplied. For full details refer to individual Duspec Product and AcraTex Applicational Data Sheets.
Technology Type 100% Acrylic
Volume solids 65%
Number of coats 1-2
WFT (Micron per coat) 1538
DFT (Micron per coat) 1000
Spread Rate Sqm/L Per coat 0.7
Pot Life 1 hour
Touch Dry 1 hour (At 2mm DFT)
Toxicity Lead free. Forms a non toxic film. Conforms to AS1647.3
VOC content <25g/L untinted
Application Trowel
Number of coats 1-2
Clean up Water
Recoat Time (25°C,50%R.H.) 24 hours
Full Cure (25°C,50%R.H.) 7 days
Shelf Life 12 months maximium
Sizes 15 litre
Notes Spread rates nominated are theoretical maximum rates required to achieve the specified film builds for technicalperformance

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