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Natural Silicate Mineral Paint Creative Colour Designs for Concrete


Stonebond is a silicate mineral formulated from natural ingredients that are inert, do not ignite when subjected to flame, provides exceptional long term durability and weatherproofing of building structures, prevents the formation of mould, fungi or algae growth and allows designers to protect historic buildings with a natural Stone effect in any desired colour.


Stonebond silicate mineral paint chemically bonds onto the substrate maintaining old aged natural effects on building structures and offers more than 500 natural opaque designer colours.

  • Exceptional resistance against weathering with long term protection of buildings.
  • Stonebond silicate paints have high vapour permeability due to their crystalline nature, allows the concrete substrate to breath and maintains water resistance.
  • Stonebond silicate paint prevents the formation of mould fungi or algae growth.
  • Unique chemically bonding onto concrete structures, offers exceptional durability, prevents UV degradation.
  • Stonbond silicate paints have zero ignitability they do ignite when subjected to open flame.
  • Environmentally friendly consisting of naturally occurring mineral compounds that are harmless to the environment.
  • Stonebond silicate paint provides an effective protection against sulphur / sulphuric acid present in the atmosphere (acid rain) due to the high chemical resistance of this silicate technology.
  • Provides opaque translucent effect maintaining the natural colour of substrate.
  • Unique colour combinations can be achieved with designers alternating the Basecolour distinguishing a colour difference from the basecoat to the finish.
  • Offers architects and designer the opportunity to protect historic buildings with a natural appearance in any desired colour.


Stonebond silicate paint can be used on all types of concrete substrates, old or new rendered concrete buildings on brickwork, limestone etc, provides extreme durability on historical buildings, castles, churches, museums, schools, luxury apartments, hotels, shopping malls, offices, homes etc.


By roller, brush or airless spray.

Refer to application specifications before commencing application.

Ensure all concrete has cured for 27 days and is completely free from dirt, paint, grease, grime, mould, algae, efflorescence etc, (refer to Stonebond treatment data on preparation).

Repairs to concrete structures should always use only cement mineral fillers.

Apply one coat of Stonebond, allow 16 hours to cure, then apply second coat.  Use as supplied - do not dilute stonebond.


Stonebond silicate paint should be applied with a minimum of two coats @ 400-500 grams per m²

Application Temperature:

Do not apply Stonebond @ 5°C or below.  Keep out of direct sun when working with Stonebond.  Ensure 5 hours rain free dry time.

Clean up:



Any aluminium joinery, glass, ceramic tiles, etc, may become etched with Stonebond (wash immediately).  Ensure all areas are masked and covered with vinyl tape and polythene clear film.  All splashes and overspray must be washed off immediately with clean water.

Health & Safety:

Stonebond silicate paints are relativity non-toxic - protect eyes, skin, etc, wash immediately with copious amounts of clean water.  Keep away from children.  Observe occupational safety and health instructions (OSH).

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.