Dulux Trade Pyroshield Basecoat

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Key benefits
  • Flame retardant
  • Upgrade fire classification BS476
  • For use over multi-layerd paint systems
  • Water based
  • Smooth finish
Technical characteristics
Technical Information
  • Finish mat
  • Coverage Up to 10m² per litre
  • Drying Time 2 hours
  • Recoatable 4 hours
  • Composition Water-based
Product Features
  • Fantastic Dulux Quality

Product Description

Pyroshield Basecoat from Dulux Trade is a smooth water-based, flame-retardant basecoat, used as part of a certified and approved system for upgrading the reaction-to-fire surface classification of existing internal finishes. It is suitable for all plaster-based interior wall and ceiling surfaces, giving a smooth finish. Pyroshield Basecoat from Dulux Trade should be overcoated with Dulux Trade Pyroshield Matt or Eggshell finish.

Application Description

Application: Brush or roller. Apply in temperatures above 10°C only. Any lower temperature will prolong drying and recoat time. Coverage: 1 coat of Dulux Trade Pyroshield Basecoat achieveing a coverage of 10 m² per litre. It is critical for the flame-retardant properties that this coverage is achieved. Pyroshield Basecoat from Dulux Trade should be overcoated with a 2 coats of Dulux Trade Pyroshield Matt or Egghsell finish. Consult with the AkzoNobel Technical Advice Centre. NOTE: This product must not be thinned but must be stirred thoroughly before use to incorporate any water layer that has been formed on top of the paint in the can.

Technical & Safety Documentation

  • dt_gb_en_pyroshield_basecoat.pdf
  • dt_1018__pyroshield_basecoat.pdf
  • dt_gb_en_pyroshield_fire_upgrade_basecoat.pdf

Tips & Advice

  • 1. Preparing the Surfaces
    To get the best results, ensure surfaces to be painted are sound, clean, dry and free from loose, powdery and flaking materials. See Dulux Trade Datasheet 1018 for full information before use, available free on request by telephoning 0333 222 70 70 or visiting duluxtrade.co.uk. Before surface preparation, read the Health & Safety information about old lead paints.
  • 2. Cleaning
    After use, remove as much paint as possible from equipment before cleaning with water
  • 3. Storing
    Do not use or store in extremes of temperature and protect from frost