The DULUX AcraTex Tuscany range is our premium Tuscan Style Float Finish texture range. Tuscany Fine is a fine grain, flexible acrylic texture delivering a traditional Tuscan Style float render finish in coloured, full acrylic coating. Applied by traditional hawk and trowel plastering methods over base rendered and prepared brick or blockwork and all suitably flushed and prepared masonry substrates. Specified in system with AcraShield Advance weather-proofing barrier topcoat for optimum weatherability.

Features

  • Pre-mixed ready for use
  • Fast processing

Benefits

  • Exterior durability
  • Tuscan style look & finsh in a range of colours
  • Quick, efficient, and levels uneven cement based surafces to an even finish
  • Reduced maintenance when top coated with AcraShield Advance

Product code: 19485605


Surface preparation

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

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Surfaces
Concrete, Masonry, CSR Hebel Block, CSR Hebel Power Panel, Cement Rendered (sponged finish), AAC, Compressed fibre cement sheet, Brick & Block, Precast / Tilt up Concrete, Off Form Concrete
Type
Trowel On
Area
Fence, Gable, Wall, Column, Cladding, Parapet
Range
Tuscany
Room Space
Apartment Building, Residential Property, Office
Interior or Exterior
Exterior
Shelf Life
24 months maximium
Technology Type
100% Acrylic
NBR Coats
1
Application Method
Plastering Tools : Hawk & Trowel, Finishing Float
Clean Up Type
Water
How to Apply

Application Guide DULUX AcraTex Trowel On Tuscany Fine is a applied by Plastering Technique (Hawk and Trowel) and float finished . Once applied the product is processed with a plastic finishing float to a uniform fine trowel finish. For full details refer to individual Duspec Product and AcraTex Applicational Data Sheets.
Volume solids 75%
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 220g/24h/m2/kPa Outsanding moisture barrier when top coated with Acrashield Advance
Water Vapour Transmission AS458.5/C g/24h/m2 56.5g/24h/m2 Allows substrate to breath even when top coated with Acrashield Advance
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 Acrashield Advance top coat
Alchol N/A N/A No reaction Test resulst are with Acrashield Advance 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
< 25g/L untinted
Weatherability
Excellent resistance to cracking, flaking and chalking when topcoated with DULUX AcraTex AcraShield Advance .
Heat Resistance
Up to 90C (dry). Meets Early Fire Hazard AS 1530.3. Ignitability 0, Spread 0, Heat 0, Smoke 1.
Water Resistance
Resists rain and condensation when top coated with a full Acra-Tex system.
Salt Resistance
Resists salt spraywhen topcoated with DULUX AcraTex AcraShield Advance .

Drying Characteristics

Touch Dry
60 Minutes
Full Cure
7 days (25°C,50%R.H.)
Re-Coat Time
24 hours (25°C,50%R.H.)
Dry Film Thickness
750 (Micron per coat)
Wet Film Thickness
1000 (Micron per coat)

Specifications

Applied by Plastering Technique (Hawk and Trowel) and float finished to a produce a Flexible Acrylic Sand Finish for Commercial or Residential facades
Tuscany Fine is specified in system with AcraPrime and AcraShield Advance
Typical System Specification Tuscany Fine 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 501 10 100 25
Texture / Body Coat Tuscany Fine 1.0 1000 800
Protective Barriercoat AcraShield Advance 6 166 75
Minimum system DFT 900
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.