Access Basic Matt

High obliteration economical emulsion first coat designed for cost effective applications.

Products Applications:
Walls (Interior & Exterior), Ceilings (Interior & Exterior), and Interior & Exterior

Purchase:
Access Basic Matt is available in the following sizes: 5lt and 20lt

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COLOURS AVAILABLE

White and standard colours as per latest colour brochure. Eye tinting can be done for pastel colours from white.

Please note: Every care has been taken to ensure that the colours displayed on this website reflect the actual paint colour as accurately as possible. Colours may vary due to your screen settings and resolution. Always consult a Prominent Paints colour card or stripe card before making your final colour choice.

PRODUCT DETAIL

Appearance: Matt.
Spreading Rate: 4 – 8m²/l dependent on surface texture and porosity.
Solids: ± 32% by mass and ± 15% by volume.
Density: ± 1, 25 kg/l.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 40 μm per coat.
Viscosity at 23°C: ± 110Kμ.
Flash Point: Non-flammable.
Respecting the environment: Dispose of excess product and containers in a responsible manner without harming the environment.
Storage:

  • Keep containers properly sealed.
  • Store away from direct heat, sun and severe cold in a place with adequate ventilation.

Available Sizes: 5Lt and 20Lt
Colours: White, Cream & Coffee

TECHNICAL DATASHEET

Features

  • Water based
  • Economical
  • Quick drying
  • Low odour
  • Good obliteration at low cost
  • Good over coating properties for an economical primer.

Intended Usages

  • An economical primer for new interior cement plaster surfaces.
  • Low cost finishing coat for interior ceiling boards.

Application Details

  • Mixing: Stir well before use with a flat paddle to a homogenous consistency. Stir occasionally during use.
  • Method: Roller and brush.
  • Thinning: Not recommended but 10% maximum with clean water if necessary.
  • Cleaning: Tap water. Remove as much of the product as possible from the application equipment before cleaning with water.

Application Conditions:

  • Surface Temperature between 5°C and 40°C.
  • Ambient Temperature between 5°C and 40°C.
  • Relative Humidity between 10% and 85%.
  • Ideally, apply when the temperature of the substrate is at least 2ºC above dew point and if possible away from direct sunlight.

Touch dry: 30 minutes @ 23°C.

Recoating time: 4 hours at 23°C.

Full cure: 7 – 21 day depending on weather conditions.

Note: higher temperatures will accelerate the drying times (approximately halved for every 10°C increase) whilst lower temperatures will retard the drying times (approximately doubled for every 10°C decrease.

Requirements: 2 coats minimum.

Surface Preparations
Surfaces must be sound, clean and dry (moisture content below 15%) before painting. Newly applied plaster need to be left for 21 days or 1 week for every 5mm thickness of plaster. Undesirable weather conditions e.g. cold or wet weather conditions will result in extended curing period.

Plaster sand to comply with SABS 1090 requirements. Plaster mix must have a minimum thickness of 10mm, free from soft and friable material and comply with SABS 0164-1 for strength (MPA).

New Work:

Interior cement plaster:

  • Apply directly.

Gypsum plaster/board:

  • Apply directly.

Gypsum plaster (rhinolite, glasstone and crete stone):

  • Apply Access Plaster Primer.

Redecorating:
It is advisable to test the compatibility of coatings when redecorating is involved, i.e. paint a small section and then check the adhesion after 24 hours by applying a strip of masking tape and attempting to rip the paint off.

Gloss Paint, Eggshell Enamel, sheen emulsion paint:

  • Clean with ProGold GP Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and an abrasive pad, rinse and allow to dry before applying one coat Select Universal Undercoat.

Matt emulsion paint:

  • Sand to matt finish. Clean with ProGold GP Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and abrasive pad, rinse and allow drying before applying directly.

Powdery surfaces:

  • High-pressure water jet cleaning or clean with ProGold GP Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and an abrasive pad, rinse with water and allow to dry then apply one coat Prominent Bonding Liquid.

Poor condition surfaces, i.e. excessive peeling:

  • Strip down and treat as per new work.

Limitations

  • Not to be used directly on rhinolite, fibre cement or metal surfaces.
  • Cannot be applied in cold and moist conditions, e.g. bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Prominent Paints Access Basic Matt should not be applied in areas where scrub resistance is required.
  • The application of Prominent Paints Access Basic Matt to heavy textured plaster is not recommended.
  • Product cannot accommodate excessive movement, i.e. Hairline cracking or application onto flexible coatings like textured coats and waterproofing systems.
  • Prominent Paints Access Basic Matt is not designed for tinting.
  • Not for use as a topcoat other than on ceiling boards.
  • Can only be applied under specified conditions.

Safety

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In the event where product came in contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available from Prominent Paints Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.

PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In the event where product came in contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available from Prominent Paints Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.