DULUX AcraTex Membrane 103 is a High Build Elastomeric Membrane coating applied by medium Texture Roller delivering a weatherproofing, highly flexible crack bridging coating with a light relief Texture Profile. Specified in 400-500 micron dry film build specifications. Tintable across Dulux World of Colour pastel and deep colour selections, Membrane 103 is specified in system with AcraShield Advance Topcoat for extended lifecycle and full colour range.

Features

  • Flexible & crack bridging ability
  • Resists carbon dioxide

Benefits

  • Exterior durability
  • Excellent water resistance and protection
  • Ideal protective coating for spalled concrete

Product code: 19420827


Surface preparation

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

Product downloads

Type
Elastometric Membrane
Range
AcraTex
Room Space
Apartment Building, Residential Property
Interior or Exterior
Exterior
Shelf Life
24 months maximium
Technology Type
100% Acrylic
NBR Coats
1
Application Method
Roller, Airspray, Airless Spray
Clean Up Type
Water
How to Apply

Application Guide Dulux AcraTex Membrane 103: Low Profile Finish: Apply using a regular texture roller at 1.3 sq.m/l. High Profile Finish: Apply using a coarse texture roller at 1.1 sq.m/l. Stipple Finish: Apply using a hopper gun at 1.3 sq.m/l Smooth Finish: Apply using airless spray roller at 1.1 sq.m/l. For full details refer to individual Duspec Product and AcraTex Applicational Data Sheets. For full details refer to individual Duspec Product and AcraTex Applicational Data Sheets.
Volume solids 47%
Toxicity Lead free. Forms a non toxic film. Conforms to AS1647.3
Notes Spread rates nominated are theoretical maximum rates required to achieve the specified film builds for technical performance

Performance Guide

Performance Data

Test results Test method Unit of measure Results Comment
Water Transmission AS458.5/B g/24h/m2/kpa <1.0g/24h/m2/kPa Provides a barrier agianst water ingress when top coated with Acrashield Advance
Water Vapour Transmission AS458.5/C g/24h/m2 20g/24h/m2 Allows substrate to breath even when top coated with Acrashield Advance
Carbon Dioxide Diffusion (AS 4548.5/D) Air Equivilant(m) Concrete Cover(cm) (371m) (93cm) Excellent barrier agianst carbon dioxide when applied as a full Acra-Tex system)
Chloride Ion Diffusion (AS 4548.5/E) (m2/sec) 9.7 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) % 530 Measures the coatings elasticity utiill it breaks.Results Relevant to DFT & temperature when tested .
Crack Bridging (AS 4548.5/F) DFT 5 times DFT Ability to bridge a forth coming crack maintianing coating perfomance during surface movement
Tensile Strengt (ASTM D-412) mPa 2.8 Demonstrates adhesion capabilities to substrate
Dirt Pick Up (AS 1580 481.14) (scale 0-5 with 0 is no dirt) 1 Excellent dirt ressistance when top coated with Acrashield Advance
Caustic Soda diluted N/A N/A No reaction Test resulst are with 955 Acrashield top coa
Alchol N/A N/A No reaction Test resulst are with 955 Acrashield top coat
Diluted mineral acid N/A N/A No reaction Test resulst are with Acrashield Advance top coat
Distilleed Water N/A N/A No reaction Test resulst are with Acrashield Advance top coat
Detergent Solution N/A N/A No reaction Test resulst are with Acrashield Advance top coat

VOC Level
< 35g/L untinted
Weatherability
Excellent resistance to cracking, flaking and chalking as part of full system.
Heat Resistance
Up to 90C (dry). Meets Early Fire Hazard AS 1530.3. Ignitability 0, Spread 0, Heat 0, Smoke 1.
Salt Resistance
Resists salt spray.

Drying Characteristics

Touch Dry
60 Minutes
Full Cure
7 days (25°C,50%R.H.)
Re-Coat Time
24 hours when applied by texture roller (25°C,50%R.H.)
Dry Film Thickness
370 (Micron per coat by tetxure roller)
Wet Film Thickness
750 (Micron per coat by tetxure roller)

Specifications

Typically applied by medium cell Texure Roller to produce a highly flexible, Weatherproofing Membrane-Texture Finish for Commercial facades
Membrane 103 can also be applied by Airless Spray producing a High Build smooth (paint like) appearance, or Spray Stipple for a decorative stipple effect

953 Membrane 103 is specified in system with AcraPrime and AcraShield Advance
Typical System Specification Membrane 103 specified in a full AcraTex 3-step 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 AcraPrime 10 100 25
Texture / Body Coat Membrane 103 1.3 750 370
Protective Barriercoat AcraShield Advance 6 166 75
Minimum system DFT 470
Notes TYPICAL specification example over a levelled substrate - 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 technicalperformance

Health Safety

Clean Up
Clean all equipment with water.