DULUX AcraTex 968 Elastomeric 201

Code: 194-85670

Approvals: CONFORMS TO AS4548.1, AS4548.2 : Long Life Coatings for Masonry

DULUX AcraTex Elastomeric 201 is an enhanced mid-build, Elastomeric performance coating applied by conventional nap roller delivering minimal roller stipple for even coverage and superior weather proofing and Anti-carbonation properties Available in Matt only across the Dulux World of Colour range, pastel, deep and ultradeep colour range Elastomeric 201 delivers a paint like appearance with film builds 2-3 times standard decorative paint for enhanced crack bridging performance

Features

  • 10 year warranty when applied as a full system
  • High water tightness
  • Water based
  • Resists carbon dioxide
  • High tensile strength

Benefits

  • Guaranteed long term exterior durability.
  • Excellent water & dirt resistance .
  • Easy, safe and economical clean-up.
  • Idealprotective coating for spalled concrete.
  • Excellent crack bridging ability.

Performance Guide

Weatherability] Excellent resistance to cracking, flaking and chalking. Crack Bridging is 4.8 times DFT.
Heat Resistance] Up to 90C (dry). Meets Early Fire Hazard AS 1530.3. Ignitability 0, Spread 0, Heat 0, Smoke 1.
Abrasion Resistance] Good resistance to abrasion .
Solvent Resistance] Resists alcohol and aliphatic hydrocarbons. Sensitive to other strong solvents.
Acid Resistance] Slightly softening with dilute acids.
Alkaline Resistance] Slightly softening with dilute alkali.
Salt Resistance] Resists salt spray.

Surface Preparation

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

Clean Up

Clean all equipment with water.

Sizes

15L

Bases

Pastel base and Ultra Deep Base allowing for most Dulux Colour Specifier colours.

Use and typical specification

Applied by conventional nap roller to produce a Mid Build, weatherproofing barrier coat, 968 Elastomeric E201 is specified for facade repaints where a balance of elongation, crack bridging and dirt pickup is required for Commercial or Residential applications
968 Elastomeric E201 is also specified as an Elastomeric AntiCarbonation Protective Coating for reinforced concrete

Typical System Specification A 968 Elastomeric E201 Performance Topcoat for Facade repaint Texture system
Substrate Preperation Relative to Project Substrate and Specified Finish - refer to Project Specific Duspec Specification and AcraTex Substrate Guide
Product Spread Rate (Sqm/L) WFT (Micron) DFT (Micron)
Primer relevant to surface . . .
Elastomeric Basecoat 968 Elastomeric E201 4 250 125
Protective Barriercoat 968 Elastomeric E201 4 250 125
Minimum system DFT 250

Typical System Specification B 968 Elastomeric 201 Anticarbonation System for Concrete Protection
Substrate Preperation Relative to Project Substrate and Specified Finish - refer to Project Specific Duspec Specification and AcraTex Substrate Guide
Product Spread Rate (Sqm/L) WFT (Micron) DFT (Micron)
Primer AcraPrime 501 10 100 25
Elastomeric Basecoat Elastomeric E201 4 250 125
Protective Barriercoat Elastomeric E201 4 250 125
Minimum system DFT 275
Notes TYPICAL specification examples - for full detail refer to Project Specific Duspec Specification and individual Product Data Sheets
Spread rates nominated are theoretical maximum rates required to achieve the specified film builds for technical performance

System performance data

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Test results Test method Unit of measure Results Comment
Water Transmission AS458.5/B g/24h/m2/kpa 10.6g/24h/m2/kPa Provides a barrier agianst water ingress when top coated with 955 Acrashield
Water Vapour Transmission AS458.5/C g/24h/m2 55.7g/24h/m2 Allows substrate to breath even when top coated with 955 Acrashield
Water Swelling 72 hour Immersion % 7.4 Minimal blistering
Carbon Dioxide Diffusion (AS 4548.5/D) Air Equivilant(m) Concrete Cover(cm) (117m) (29cm) Excellent barrier agianst carbon dioxide when applied as a full Acra-Tex system)
Chloride Ion Diffusion (AS 4548.5/E) (m2/sec) 2.7 x 10-14 Excellent barrier agianst Chloride Ino's when applied as a full Acra-Tex system)
Clyclone Testing (ASTM E514) Rating Scale Class E Highest rating-No water penetration
Elongation (ASTM D-412) % 280 Measures the coatings elasticity utiill it breaks.Results Relevant to DFT & temperature when tested .
Low Temperature Flexibilty (ASTM C-711) 1/2" Mandral Zero Degrees Celcius PAss Low temperature performance
Crack Bridging (AS 4548.5/F) DFT 4.8times DFT Ability to bridge a forth coming crack maintianing coating perfomance during surface movement
Tensile Strengt (ASTM D-412) mPa 5.08 Demonstrates adhesion capabilities to substrate
Dirt Pick Up (AS 1580 481.14) (scale 0-5 with 0 is no dirt) 1 Excellent dirt ressistance
Caustic Soda diluted N/A N/A No reaction Full system application
AlcholN/A N/A No reaction Full system application
Diluted mineral acid N/A N/A No reaction Full system applicationt
Distilleed Water N/A N/A No reaction Full system application
Detergent Solution N/A N/A No reaction Full system application

Typical properties and application data

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Application Guide DULUX AcraTex 968 Elastomeric 201 is applied by Nap Roller at 4 sq. m/l per coat in a two coat application for a to a achieve semi smooth finish. For full details refer to individual Duspec Product and AcraTex Applicational Data Sheets.
Technology Type 100% Acrylic
Volume solids 50%
Number of coats 2
WFT (Micron per coat by nap roller) 250
DFT (Micron per coat by nap roller) 125
Spread Rate Sqm/L Per coat 4.0 by nap roller
Touch Dry 60 Minutes
VOC content <75g/L untinted
Toxicity Lead free. Forms a non toxic film. Conforms to AS1647.3
Application Nap Roller or Airless Spray
Clean up Water
Recoat Time (25°C,50%R.H.) 2-4 hours when applied by nap roller
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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