• Mathys Paracem Deco Primer

Mathys Paracem Deco Primer


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Mathys Paracem Deco Primer is a water based interior primer for use on various porous surfaces prior to painting with water based paints.

  • Reinforces the substrate and reduces absorption
  • Neutralises differences in absorption characteristics
  • Prevents differences in the glossiness of the topcoat
  • Very good hiding characteristics
  • Improves topcoat adhesion
  • Available in 4,100+ colours, including RAL, BS and NCS

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Mathys Paracem Deco Primer

Mathys Paracem Deco Primer is for interior use on on various porous, unpainted surfaces (for example, brick, plaster, concrete) before finishing them off with water-based paints. Mathys Paracem Deco Primer reinforces the substrate and reduces absorption characteristics, it prevents differences in the glossiness of the topcoat and has very good hiding characteristics as well as improving topcoat adhesion.

Features & Benefits

  • Reinforces the substrate and reduces absorption
  • Neutralises differences in absorption characteristics
  • Prevents differences in the glossiness of the topcoat
  • Very good hiding characteristics
  • Improves topcoat adhesion

Technical Data

Density: ± 1,35 (white - wit - blanc)
Gloss Level: Matt
Gloss level at 60º: Matt: 5%
Solids content in volume: 45% (white - wit -blanc)
Solids Content in weight: 58% (white - wit - blanc)

Drying Times At  20°C/RH 50%

  • Touch dry: 1,5 hours
  • Dry to recoat: 2-3 hours
  • Fully cured: 1 week

Theoretical Consumption

8 - 10 m²/l

Practical Consumption

Practical coverage depends on many factors such as porosity and roughness of the substrate and material losses during application (see DIN 53220).

Surface Preparation

Clean the substrate and remove all grease.  Paracem Deco Primer may be directly applied over lightly porous substrates and old, cleaned paint layers if they are in good condition.  Highly porous substrates, smooth plaster and water-resistant gypsum board: use Pegafix in 1 or 2 layers of Paracem Deco Primer.  Use Pegaprim Isofix or Pegamat RL to insulate water spots or nicotine stains.

Directions For Use

To ensure homogeneity, coating materials should be thoroughly stirred prior to use.

Application Conditions

Apply at a temperature of minimum 5°C and a R.H. of maximum 80%

Application Methods

  • Brush: Apply undiluted.
  • Roller: Apply undiluted.
  • Airless Spray: Apply undiluted. Nozzle: 011 - 015 / Pressure: 180 - 200 bar
  • Air-Atomised Spray: Apply undiluted.
Product Details

Data sheet

Interior / Exterior Use
Water / Solvent Based
For Use On
Brickwork, Concrete, Slabwork
Application Method
Brush, Roller, Spray, Airless Spray
Fully Tintable
VOC Levels
Ultra-Low (5-49 g/l)
Single, Two or Three Pack
Pack Size
1L, 4L, 10L
Brush, Roller, Spray
Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
2-3 hours
Fully Cured (at 20°C)
2-3 hours
8m² per litre
Min. Application Temperature
30 g/l
Shelf Life (from date of manufacture)
2 years from date of production when kept in unopened cans, original packaging, stored in dry, well ventilated areas, not in direct sunlight at temperatures between 5° and 35°C.
Touch Dry
1, 5 hours
Recommended Dry Film Thickness
45 µm
Recommended Wet Film Thickness
100 µm
UN Number
Not regulated

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