Dur-X-Cel Primer
Exterior-Grade Primer for Concrete and Masonry
Coverage

One coat:       7m2/L (280ft2/gal)

Two coats:     3.5 m2/L (160 ft2/gal)

NMS
09 91 00
Description

Dur-X-Cel Acrylic Latex Primer is a flat 100% acrylic-based primer.

Advantages
  • Exceptional exterior durability.
  • Excellent water repellency – protects wall from moisture penetration.
  • Breathable coating – allows water vapour within the wall system to evaporate.
  • Excellent adhesion to substrate.
  • Abrasion resistant.
  • Colourfast – no colour change under UV rays.
Uses

Dur-X-Cel Acrylic Latex Primer is used as a premium quality primer for exterior masonry and concrete surfaces. It can be pigmented to match almost any colour. This product is used as a primer for all Durex® Architectural Finish Coatings.

Physical Properties
 
Product Type

Water-based acrylic coating

Appearance

Dense paint-like consistency

Viscosity

10,000 - 15,000 cps

pH Level

9.0 - 9.5

Toxicity

Non-toxic

Density

1.18-1.30 Kgs/lt

Coverage
  • One coat:      7m2/L (280ft2/gal)
  • Two coats:     3.5 m2/L (160 ft2/gal)

Coverage will vary according to the porosity of the substrate, colour of original substrate and colour of the Durex® Dur-X-Cel Primer to be applied. A test sample should be applied to establish practical coverage on the actual substrate.



Performance Properties
Method Results
Consistency

ASTM D562

105 KU

Fineness of Grind

ASTM D210

3 Hegman, 58 Microns

Alkali Resistance

ASTM D1308

Pass

Water Vapour Permeance

ASTM E96

1460 ng/Pa.s.m2  (25.5 Perms)

V.O.C.

40 CFR 59.406

< 50 g/lt (<0.42 lbs/gal)

Freeze-Thaw Stability

ASTM C67

Pass 50 cycles

Flexibility

ASTM D522

Pass

% Solids

58% +/- 2%

UV Exposure

No cracking

Mildew Resistance

ASTM D3273

No growth