Keim Silan Primer
Keim Silan Primer (Also known as Keim Silangrund), is a water repellent silane-based primer for use with Keim Mineral Paint Systems.
- Water repellent
- Easy to apply
- Non-flammable when dry
- Helps resist the passage of waterborne salts
- Can only be applied over bare surfaces
Keim Silan Primer works by penetrating the pores and any hairline cracks of mineral building materials. After evaporation of the solvent, the active component is deposited on the walls of the pore and, once subsequently coated with a Keim mineral paint system develops water repellent characteristics. Keim Silan Primer does not seal the pores of the building material, ensuring the water vapour permeability of the substrate remains virtually unchanged.
The manufacturer recommends it is particularly good practice to pre-treat horizontal and inclined surfaces with Silan Primer prior to redecoration to help shed water and protect the surfaces.
Top Features & Benefits
The following features apply:
- Water repellent.
- Easy to apply.
- Non-flammable when dry.
- Helps resist the passage of waterborne salts.
- Can only be applied over bare surfaces.
Preparation & Application
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 Silan Primer may proceed.
Keim Silan Primer should be applied to bare areas as a flood coat, by brush or low-pressure spray, undiluted and within a period of 2 to 6 hours, and these times are critical, the first coat of Keim Mineral Paints must be applied. 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.
Clean tools with water immediately after use..
- For Use By
- General Use
- Base Type
- Exterior / Interior Use
- Exterior Use
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