apex duracast crosstex

An innovative way of doing up your wall is to give it a trowel pattern. Apex Duracast CrossTex is a modified acrylic, silica based product that can used to give a wide range of innovative trowel based patterns for interior and exterior wall surfaces.
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horizontal

horizontal

Add the horizontal effect to give your walls a unique and inspiring look.

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rainfall

rainfall

The drizzle of rain replicated specially for your walls.

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vertical

vertical

Use this finish to get a true rustic look.

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circular

circular

The beautiful whirling motion now available for your interior and exterior walls.

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crisscross

crisscross

Get the interplay look on your walls by using the crisscross finish.

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benefits

hides fine cracks

hides fine cracks

Hides surface undulations and fine cracks.

tough textured

tough textured

Tough textured finish that lasts for a long time and ensures low maintenance.

plaster protection

plaster protection

Increases the life of plaster by protecting it from wind driven rain.

anti-algal formula

anti-algal formula

Resists fungal and algal growth when applied as system, with the recommended top coat.

available packs

Shelf life: 3 years from date of manufacture in original tightly closed containers away from direct sunlight and excessive heat.

coverage

available shades

Choose from over 1800 original shades in our Colour Catalogue.

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how to paint

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how to paint exterior wall surfaces of your home

pre-painting steps

plaster

New masonry surfaces must be allowed to cure completely. Allow 28 days as the curing time for new masonry surfaces.

 

cleaning

Surface should be free from any loose paint, dust or grease. Growth of fungus, algae or moss should be removed by wire brushing and water. In case of areas having excessive dampness, please use Asian Paints DampBlock to limit further dampness. When the underlying surface exhibits chalkiness, in spite of thorough surface cleaning, use Asian Paints SmartCare Exterior Sealer.

 

filling for cracks

For filling cracks up to 3mm use Asian Paints SmartCare Crack Seal.

 

filling for holes & dents

In case of dents and holes, use Asian Paints Wall Putty or a mix of white cement and fine sand in the ratio of 1:3.

Apex Duracast CrossTex should not be applied on surfaces / substrates that are subjected to continuous seepage or dampness.

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faqs

how much area does the product cover?

The product covers 3 square feet per kilogram for 1 coat.

can we use a thinner to dilute the paint?

We do not recommend using a thinner since no dilution is required in the paint.

what is the application procedure for this paint?

Before painting you need to first clean the surface properly to remove dirt, chalk, dust and particles of the previous paint. This can be done by scraping your walls with a wire brush and cleaning with water. We recommend that you allow freshly plastered surfaces to cure properly with water for at least 4 weeks before painting. In case of dents and holes, use Asian Paints Wall Putty or white cement and fine sand in the ratio 1:3. Apex Duracast Crosstex should not be applied on surfaces that are prone to continuous seepage or dampness. With regards to the painting procedure, below are the steps to be followed:

1) Apply Asian Paints Wall Putty (optional). Mix water in the Putty based on your requirement to form a paste. Allow the surface to dry for 4 hours.

2) Apply Exterior Wall Primer by mixing 900 - 1100 ml. of water. If using a spray, you need to mix 400 - 450 ml. of water. Allow surface to dry for 4 hours. (Application of primer is mandatory in case of re-painting. Horizontal surfaces like top of windows or ledges should be painted with 3 coats of Apex Ultima for greater protection).

3) Apply the first coat of Asian Paints Duracast Crosstex (no dilution required). Apply it with a Trowel. After application, allow the surface to dry for 12 - 16 hours.

4) Lastly, apply 2 - 3 coats of Asian Paints Apex Ultima/Apex/Apex Ultima Metallic. You can apply this with a brush, spray or roller by mixing 400 ml of water to the Emulsion. Allow the surface to dry for 4 - 6 hours.

how long will this product last?

The Asian Paints Duracast Crosstex will last for a period of 7 years.

what are the benefits of applying this product?

Painters will find the application easier as compared to other textures. Moreover, it hides fine cracks on the wall. This texture can be applied on both interior and exterior walls.

which kind of tool can be used to apply this texture?

For Asian Paints Apex Duracast Crosstex you need to use a Trowel while application.

how much area does the product cover?

The product covers 3 square feet per kilogram for 1 coat.

can we use a thinner to dilute the paint?

We do not recommend using a thinner since no dilution is required in the paint.

what is the application procedure for this paint?

Before painting you need to first clean the surface properly to remove dirt, chalk, dust and particles of the previous paint. This can be done by scraping your walls with a wire brush and cleaning with water. We recommend that you allow freshly plastered surfaces to cure properly with water for at least 4 weeks before painting. In case of dents and holes, use Asian Paints Wall Putty or white cement and fine sand in the ratio 1:3. Apex Duracast Crosstex should not be applied on surfaces that are prone to continuous seepage or dampness. With regards to the painting procedure, below are the steps to be followed:

1) Apply Asian Paints Wall Putty (optional). Mix water in the Putty based on your requirement to form a paste. Allow the surface to dry for 4 hours.

2) Apply Exterior Wall Primer by mixing 900 - 1100 ml. of water. If using a spray, you need to mix 400 - 450 ml. of water. Allow surface to dry for 4 hours. (Application of primer is mandatory in case of re-painting. Horizontal surfaces like top of windows or ledges should be painted with 3 coats of Apex Ultima for greater protection).

3) Apply the first coat of Asian Paints Duracast Crosstex (no dilution required). Apply it with a Trowel. After application, allow the surface to dry for 12 - 16 hours.

4) Lastly, apply 2 - 3 coats of Asian Paints Apex Ultima/Apex/Apex Ultima Metallic. You can apply this with a brush, spray or roller by mixing 400 ml of water to the Emulsion. Allow the surface to dry for 4 - 6 hours.

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