Keim Granital

KEI1008

Keim Granital is a classic mineral paint from Keim, Granital is an effective paint for all exterior mineral surfaces.

  • Non-fading colours that are incombustible - Highly water repellent and water vapor permeable
  • Environmentally Friendly, ISO14001 - Highly water repellent - Water vapour permeable
  • Resistance to UV - Resistance to mould, fungal and algal growth
  • Resistance to airborne pollutants and acid rain - Free from solvents, biocides and preservatives
  • Environmentally Friendly, ISO14001 - Nature Plus CertificationLow VOC
  • Incombustible - For external use - 
  • 250+ Non-fading colours
  • More colours (Avantgarde, Concrete) are available on request, per spec

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Description

This classic mineral paint from Keim, Granital is an effective exterior paint for all mineral and absorbent surfaces. With both new construction projects and renovation of old surfaces in mind, Keim Granital boasts water repellency, vapour permeability and forms a chemical crystalline bond with the substrate.

The crystalline nature of this paint allows vapour to pass freely through the coating from the substrate whilst at the same time protecting against the ingress of moisture, eliminating blistering and flaking associated with conventional paints. 



Top Features & Benefits


Keim Granital boasts a host of top features, some of which go towards Keim's principle of forming a permanent, long lasting chemical crystalline bond with the substrate. In addition to Keim Granital being made using pure inorganic mineral fillers, earth oxide colour pigments and potassium silicate binder, it offers the following features:

  • Highly water repellent
  • Water vapour permeable
  • Resistance to UV
  • Resistance to mould, fungal and algal growth
  • Resistance to airborne pollutants and acid rain
  • Free from solvents, biocides and preservatives
  • Environmentally Friendly, ISO14001
  • Nature Plus Certification
  • Low VOC
  • Non-fading colours (Keim colour palette: Exclusiv) 
  • Incombustible
  • For external use



Preparation & Application


Substrate Preparation
All loose, flaking and unstable material must be identified and then thoroughly removed, all surfaces must be thoroughly washed down with clean cold water to remove all surface dirt and dust. When all surfaces are clean, sound, wind dry, dust free and free from all surface contaminants, decoration using KEIM Mineral Paints may proceed.

Application
If the substrate is porous we would advise to first coat all surfaces with KEIM Granital Dilution, brush applied and worked well into all surfaces, this will help reduce any high surface porosity and should be left for a minimum period of 12 hours before further decoration. Onto unpainted surfaces KEIM Granital should be applied as a two coat system, the first coat to be diluted with up to 30% by weight KEIM Granital Dilution and applied by brush or roller, working well into all surfaces. After a minimum period of 12 hours a final coat of KEIM Granital may be applied undiluted. For previously painted surfaces KEIM Granital Grob diluted with up to 20% by weight KEIM Granital Dilution should be used as a first coat. It is important to point out that when any redecoration is taking place this must be taken back to a natural breakline.

Application Conditions
Ambient and substrate temperature above 5°C and below 30°C. Do not apply in direct sunlight or onto sun-heated surfaces, nor if it is raining or if there is an immediate likelihood of rain.



Images of Keim Granital in Use


Keim Granital



Associated Products for the Keim Granital system


Granital Grob - Priming coat for previously painted surfaces, hairline cracks and textural variations.

Granital Dilution (Spezial-Fixativ) - Soon to be added to rawlinspaints.com. Silicate based dilution and primer for highly absorbent substrates.



NBS Specifications


The NBS (National Building Specification) is a UK-based specification launched in 1973 and is used by building professionals and architects to describe the materials, standards and workmanship of a construction project. Keim provides documentation specific to this product that outline the NBS specifics. You can download these documents by locating the Keim Granital product at the following link: Download the NBS Documents Here

Product Details
KEI1008

Data sheet

For Use By
General Use
Application
Brush, Roller, Spray
Coverage
Approx. 0.4 kg/m2
Colour(s)
Standard Colours
Base Type
Water-Based
Exterior / Interior Use
Exterior Use
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