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Acrylic Finishing Coats for Strongwall

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Colourtrend Acrylic Paint Finish Coats for Strongwall Systems High Gloss, Semi or Low Sheen


Colourtrend Acrylic Paint has been formulated using the very latest technology in high performance pure acrylic systems.

Provides exceptional adhesion, weather and ultra-violet light resistance for long term protection of Strongwall Insulated cladding systems.


  • Exceptional long term protection
  • Remains permanently flexible
  • contains high loadings of unique biocides for long term mould, mildew, algae protection - even in tropical countries.
  • With Zinc Oxide for ultra-violet light protection.
  • Unlimited colours, white and high gloss, semi, low sheen or flat - to suit your project.


Existing Stucco, Strongwall or concrete should be Chemocide treated, then waterblasted clean,  then apply 1 coat of Strongwall Sealer to total areas


New and existing Strongwall, Stucco or concrete.

  1. Apply 1 coat of Strongwall Sealer @ 3m² per litre coverage using No.3 roller and pole system or airless spray.  Allow 2-4 hours to dry
  2. Apply 1 Coat of Colourtrend Acrylic Paint @ 6m² per litre coverage.  apply full flood coats, then lay off downwards in even roller strokes to provide even finish
  3. apply second coat of colourtrend Acrylic Paint @ 6 m² per litre application as above, ensuring good wet edge is maintained providing an even finish.

Alternative options:

Glaze Coat

Optional is a Glaze coat or Pigmented Glaze - providing greater protection with self-cleaning properties.  the Glaze can be applied every 8-10 years, further extending the life of the colourtrend Acrylic Paint System.

Limewash for Special Effects

Alternatively, Mediterranean Limewash applied to achieve old fashioned designer white wash for that antique appearance in white, individual or separate basecoulours to simulate old bleached Roman architectural designs and marblising effects.  All colours available including Mexican Terracotta.

Typical Uses:

Painting Strongwall cladding systems, modified cements, Styroform building blocks, Stucco, block and concrete buildings, timber, weatherboard houses, factories, schools, freezing works, dairy companies, hospitals, shopping malls, commercial buildings, houses etc.

Physical Properties:

Vehicle Type Pure Acrylic emulsion Polymer
Pigment Zinc Oxide, TiO2


Application Roller, brush, speedbrush, conventional or airless spray
Thinning use as supplied - add 10 - 20% clean water in hot condition to assist maintaining wet edge.  Clean up with soap and water - use Methylated Spirits if dry

6m² per litre on sealed Textures / Stucco

8-10m² per litre (approximately) on smooth substrates at 160 microns WFB, 85 microns DFB

Dry Time

Touch - 15 minutes

Hard - 4 hours

Recoat 1-4 hours, dependent on ambient temperature
Packaging 1, 2, 4, 10, 20 Litre plastic Pails
Dangerous Goods Not applicable, waterbased


Observe new Occupational Safety & Health Instructions (O.S.H.)

Contact Special Finishes Ltd for any technical advice on substrate or painting requirements


Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.