DULUX AcraTex 501/1 AcraPrime Water Based

Code: 194-20809

DULUX AcraTex 501/1 AcraPrime is a pigmented (white) 100% acrylic water based primer/sealer used in typical AcraTex Texture Coatings systems over clean, porous masonry


  • Water based
  • Penetrates masonry surfaces
  • Seals masonry surfaces


  • Easy application and economical clean up.
  • Foundation for uniform adhesion & extended durability of subsequent coatings
  • Ensures consistent appearance and finish of total system.

Performance Guide

Weatherability] Suitable for exterior application when top coated with a full Acra-Tex system.
Heat Resistance] Up to 90C when topcoated.
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] Resists aliphatic hydrocarbons, sensitive to alcohols and strong solvents.


Roller, Brush, Airless

Surface Preparation

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




White (not tintable)

Use and typical specification

DULUX AcraTex 501/1 AcraPrime Water Based acrylic primer/sealer is applied to the substrate to unify the substrate porosity, it ensures maximum adhesion and provides excellent key for following texture coats, particularly DULUX AcraTex 950 Roll On , 951 Trowel On , 952 Spray On , 954 AcraStone .

Typical properties and application data

Application Guide DULUX AcraTex 501/1 AcraPrime Water Based may be applied by roller, conventional or airless spray. A brush is required to cut in around edges and obstacles. Typical airless set-up: Graco Ultra 500 using 0.011-0.013 spray tip at approx. 1000 psi. For full details refer to individual Duspec Product and AcraTex Applicational Data Sheets
Technology Type 100% Acrylic
Volume solids 30%
Number of coats 1
WFT (Micron per coat) 65
DFT (Micron per coat) 20
Spread Rate Sqm/L Per coat 10.0
Touch Dry 30 Minutes
VOC content <25g/L untinted
Toxicity Lead free. Forms a non toxic film. Conforms to AS1647.3
Application Nap Roller, Brush , Spray
Clean up Water
Recoat Time (25°C,50%R.H.) 2 hours
Full Cure (25°C,50%R.H.) 7 days
Shelf Life 24 months maximium
Sizes 15 Litres
Notes Spread rates nominated are theoretical maximum rates required to achieve the specified film builds for technical performance

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