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Roofkote
Duram Roofkote is a premium pure acrylic roof paint that provides highly attractive, long lasting protection for your roof, with an 8-year quality guarantee. The pure acrylic formulation of Roofkote offers enhanced UV screening and weather resistance, ensuring effective long-term protection against fading and chalking. Roofkote offers a superior finish for every type of roof, from roof tiles and fibrecement sheeting, to galvanized iron, and is suitable for new or weathered surfaces. Colours: Aquamarine, Biscuit, Black, Brown, Charcoal, Green, Grey, Pacific Blue, Peacock Green, Red, Terracotta, White

PRODUCT USES
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Cement roof tiles. Fibre cement roof sheets. Galvanized iron roofs (for best results on metal roofs, use Duram Roofkote with Duram NS Metal Coatings to protect against corrosion). Window sills and fascias. Exterior walls.

ADVANTAGES
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UV and weather resistant. Pure acrylic - resists fading and chalking. Superior quality with an 8-year guarantee. Attractive finish in a variety of decorative colours. Easily shrugs off dirt. Contains an anti-fungicide that inhibits the growth of mould and fungus. Easy to use. Water-based and non-toxic. Suprisingly economical. When combined with Duram NS Metal Coatings, combats and prevents corrosion on metal roofs.

GUARANTEE

Duram offers an 8-year quality guarantee on Duram Roofkote. To register your guarantee, simply call the Duram Technical Helpline on 0800 500 222 within 30 days of purchase, and supply your contact details, the site details, purchase details, batch number and related products used. You will receive a Guarantee Reference Number that you should record and keep in a safe place, together with your purchase slip for future reference. For terms and conditions of the guarantee, please visit www.duram.co.za or contact 0800 500 222.

COVERAGE
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1 litre per 4m² to 8m² per coat, depending on the nature of the surface.

ROOFKOTE SURFACE PREPARATION

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Ensure all substrates are thoroughly clean, sound, dry and free from any contaminants such as dirt, rust, salt, algae and grease. • New cement and fibre cement roof tiles / sheets: Prime substrate with a masonry primer according to manufacturer’s instructions. • Weathered cement and fibre cement roof tiles / sheets: Remove fungal growth, lichens, and loose and flaking paint with a high pressure water jet. Apply one coat of an anti-fungal wash. Wash down well with water and allow to dry. • New galvanized iron roofs: Wash with Duram NS2 Galvanized Iron Cleaner as per instructions until a water break free surface is attained. Rinse well with water and allow to dry. Prime with Duram NS6 Galvanized Iron Primer and allow to dry. • Weathered galvanized iron roofs: Remove fungal growth, lichens, and loose and flaking paint with a high pressure water jet. Apply one coat of an anti-fungal wash. Remove heavy, loose and flaking rust by wire brushing, chipping or sandpapering to expose a bright metal. Wash down well with water and allow to dry. Apply a coat of Duram NS4 Anti-Rust Coating to entire roof for protection against rusting. Allow to dry. • Factory painted roofs: Remove fungal growth, lichens, and loose and flaking paint with a high pressure water jet. Apply one coat of an anti-fungal wash. Remove heavy, loose and flaking rust by wire brushing, chipping or sandpapering to expose a bright metal. Wash down well with water and allow to dry. Apply a coat of Duram NS5 Metcote Etch Primer followed by a coat of Duram NS4 Anti-Rust Coating as per instructions. Allow to dry.

APPLICATION
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Stir Duram Roofkote well before use. Apply two coats by brush, roller or airless spray. The recommended nozzle sizes are 17, 19 or 21 thou. Depending on conditions, allow approximately 6 hours drying time between coats. Touch drying time is approximately 2 hours in hot dry conditions.

CLEANING

Hands and brushes are easily cleaned in water while wet. Collect spills with suitable absorbent material.

IMPORTANT
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Duram Roofkote is not suitable for use on slate. Do not apply if rain is expected. Ambient and surface temperatures must be between 5ºC and 35ºC during application. To retain sheen and colour consistency of your paint, always make sure that the batch numbers are the same on all paint containers you purchase.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
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Keep out of reach of children. Skin contact: wash thoroughly with soap and water Eye Contact: flush immediately with water for 10 to 15 minutes and contact a physician. Respiratory problems: remove affected person to fresh air immediately and contact a physician. Not for internal consumption.

TECHNICAL DATA
Pack size Type No of components Mixing Ratio Touch Drying Time Overcoating Time Volume solids Cleaner Service temperature Application temperature Flexibility Weathering U.V. Resistance Abrasion resistance Density Toxicity Fire hazard Shelf life Storage

5 litre, 20 litre Pure Acrylic 1 N/A Generally 2 hours in hot dry conditions 6 hours depending on conditions 36% to 38% Water when wet, Duram Solvent when dry -15ºC to 80ºC 5ºC to 35ºC Excellent Excellent Excellent Fair 1.2 g/cm³ Non toxic None 2 years Cool, dry area, below 25ºC

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ROOFKOTE

Technical details above are provided in good faith. We are an ISO 9001: 2000 registered company and our products are manufactured to the highest standards using raw materials of superior quality. Consequently we believe in the quality of our products and will willingly replace any product in the unlikely event of a quality related performance failure. Whilst we are confident in guaranteeing the quality of our products, we cannot however accept any liability for performance failure due to the incorrect application of our products. Correct application is critical to the successful performance of our products and as this process falls outside of our control we are unable to cover the application under our product performance warranty. Where there are doubts, it is recommended that the user conduct their own suitability tests before use. To retain sheen and colour consistency of your paint, always make sure that the batch numbers are the same on all paint containers that you purchase. MANUFACTURED BY: DURAM (PTY) LTD

Updated: March 2009 (this supercedes all previous publications)


				
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