DULUX AcraTex 500/2 AcraPatch Coarse
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.
|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.|
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
||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.
|Number of coats
|WFT (Micron per coat)
|DFT (Micron per coat)
|Spread Rate Sqm/L Per coat
||1 hour (At 2mm DFT)
||Lead free. Forms a non toxic film. Conforms to AS1647.3
|Number of coats
|Recoat Time (25°C,50%R.H.)
||Full Cure (25°C,50%R.H.)
|| 7 days
||12 months maximium
||Spread rates nominated are theoretical maximum rates
required to achieve the specified film builds for technicalperformance