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Keim - Optil Interior Silicate Paint

£46.80  Price includes VAT

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Colours are mixed to order and take approximately 5 working days to deliver regardless of delivery option selected
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Product Description

Keim Optil sol-silicate paint is a premium paint product, designed for interior use. Keim Optil with it's intense, matt, lightfast colours, is great for use on any mineral substrate. It can also be used over, existing paint layers as long as they are sound.

Keim Optil is highly breathable and has no added preservatives, solvents or plasticisers. It provides a healthy indoor climate and actively protects the environment.

Tools can be easily cleaned using water. 


Colours

Online colour card - colours 9033-9294 (opens in new tab)

Online colour card - colours 9295-9595 (opens in new tab)

Colours on screen may vary from actual colour and for use as a guide, please order a colour card and preferably a sample pot to ensure colour is correct.


Key Features and Benefits

  • Intense, lightfast colour shades, flat matt appearance
  • Environmentally friendly, ISO14001
  • Low VOC (category A/a) 
  • No odour during or following application 
  • Breathable with high vapour permeability
  • Resistant to abrasion and soiling
  • Resistant to mould, mildew and algae 
  • Non flammable 
  • Intensive, lightfast mineral matt colours including gold and silver tints
  • Suitable for use on previously painted surfaces
  • Easy and safe application

General Preparation considerations for all surfaces

The key to optimum performance with Keim products is preparation prior to decoration.

  • Remove flaking and unstable material back to a sound edge.
  • Check that any remaining coatings are stable and feather the edges with sand paper.
  • Flat down any shiny surfaces with sandpaper to create a good key
  • Remove any Mould and Fungal growth and treat the affected area with Keim Algicid.
  • Repair cracks with Keim Spachtel filler
  • Ensure air and surface temperatures are between 5-30ºC

Clean all surfaces with clean cold water to remove dirt, dust and contaminants. leave surfaces dry naturally
Please note: Consumption rates are offered for guideline purposes only. For more accurate measures, site trials should be conducted.


Previously Painted Surfaces

Follow the general preparation guidelines.

Specific considerations for previously painted surfaces.
Any areas exhibiting salt efflorescence should be treated with a coat of Keim Silan Primer.
It is critical that the first coat of Keim Optil is applied within 2-6 hours.

Application
We advise a coat of Keim Granital Dilution over any bare or newly plastered areas to reduce porosity. Leave a minimum period of 12 hours before further decoration
Apply 2 coats of Keim Optil by brush or roller, working well into all surfaces. Leave a minimum of 12 hours between coats.

Typical consumption rates for previously painted surface (smooth)

First Coat (new/repaired areas only)
Keim Granital Dilution 0.15 lt per square metre

Second & Third Coat
Keim Optil 0.22 lt per square metre for two coats 


Unpainted Lime Plaster

Follow the general preparation guidelines.

Specific considerations for lime plaster.
New lime render should be left to dry for a minimum of 28 days to allow carbonation to a minimum depth of 2.5mm.

Application
Apply a coat of Keim Granital Dilution to reduce porosity. Leave a minimum period of 12 hours before further decoration
Apply 2 coats of Keim Optil by brush or roller, working well into all surfaces. Leave a minimum of 12 hours between coats.

Typical consumption rates for a smooth lime plaster surface.

First Coat (new/repaired areas only)
Keim Granital Dilution 0.15 lt per square metre

Second & Third Coat
Keim Optil 0.22 lt per square metre for two coats


Brick Surfaces

Follow the general preparation guidelines.

Application
We advise a coat of Keim Granital Dilution over porous surfaces. Leave a minimum period of 12 hours before further decoration
Apply 2 coats of Keim Optil by brush or roller, working well into all surfaces. Leave a minimum of 12 hours between coats.

Typical consumption rates for previously painted surface (smooth)

First Coat (porous surfaces only)
Keim Granital Dilution 0.15 lt per square metre

Second & Third Coat
Keim Optil 0.25 – 0.3 lt per square metre for 2 coats


Downloads:

Keim Optil Brochure
Keim Optil Technical Data Sheet
Keim Optil Safety Data Sheet

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