Mapei Colorite Matt is ideal for painting all types of new, old and painted internal surfaces where an attractive finish with a smooth, matt surface with a high whiteness is required. The product’s special formulation makes it particularly suitable for painting cementitious, lime and gypsum substrates which require a high degree of protection and good permeability to vapour.
Colorite Matt is a synthetic resin-based paint for interiors in water dispersion and selected charges with good covering properties and high level of whiteness for internal walls. When applied on internal surfaces, Colorite Matt bonds perfectly to all types of masonry, render, smoothing and levelling compounds and old paintwork, as long as it is well attached. Colorite Matt protects the substrate and gives it a highly attractive, uniform matt finish which is velvety to the touch.
Some application examples
Surfaces must be well cured, perfectly clean, sound and dry. Remove all traces of oil and grease from the surface and any parts which are not well attached. Seal all cracks and repair areas which are deteriorated. Seal porosity and level uneven areas of the substrate with mortar and smoothing compounds from the MAPEI Building products line. Apply Malech. Dilute Malech with water according to the type of substrate (cementitious, gypsum or lime based); as a general rule, it is suggested a diluition Malech/water in a ratio of 1/1 for more absorbent substrates and 1/2 for less absorbent substrates, in order to avoid the forming of a glassy film on the wall surface. Wait until Malech is completely dry (6-12 hours) and apply Colorite Matt.
Dilute Colorite Matt with 15%-20% of cold water, making sure that it is thoroughly blended. Use a low-speed drill for blending if possible. When preparing only partial
quantities, we recommend mixing Colorite Matt as is in its original container before pouring off the quantity required. Apply Colorite Matt with a brush, a roller or by spray on dry Malech primer. The cycle comprises the application of at least two coats of Colorite Matt with a recoat time of 6-12 hours, according to humidity and temperature and, in any case,
The manufacturers data sheets are available for download from this website. It is your responsibility to read and understand all aspects of the data sheets before you place an order and prior to application. Please pay special attention to the preparation, mixing and application temperatures of the product, cleaning of substrate and environmental factors such as temperature, rain etc. Quoted coverage rates are based on the manufacturers theoretical rates and may vary depending upon substrates absorption, texture and application. We always recommend a test is carried out to ensure suitability.
Customer further agrees that Promain have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets and are not liable for failure due to misapplication or inadequate substrate cleaning and preparation. For more information please refer to our Terms & Conditions.
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