smartcare damp block

Asian Paints SmartCare Damp Block is a polymer modified, flexible cementatious waterproof coating. It is a single pack high performance cementatious product formulated with elastic waterproofing polymers, nano technology based additives and crystalline technology.
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benefits

waterproofing

waterproofing

Resists 4 bars negative hydrostatic pressure.

crystalline & nano technology

crystalline & nano technology

Forms insoluble crystals inside plaster to block the water pathways. Contains nano sized particles to block the pores.

flexibility

flexibility

Accommodates minor plaster movements.

adhesion

adhesion

Excellent bond strength with cement like substrates.

water vapour breathability

water vapour breathability

Breathable enough to allow water vapour to pass while blocking liquid water, thus preventing vapour pressure build up.

usage

usage

Single pack and easy to apply.

available packs

Shelf life: 1 year from date of manufacture in original tightly closed containers away from direct sunlight and excessive heat.

coverage

areas of application

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can be used for damp interior walls adjacent to bathroom, kitchen and exteriors
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walls affected by ground rising dampness
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walls affected by efflorescence

Coverage


tile dimensions, mm
length width thickness
300 300 8
300 300 10
300 300 20
300 600 10
330 330 10
450 450 12
600 600 12
200 300 6
consumption, Kg/Sq m
tile joint of width, mm
3 4 5
0.32 0.42 0.53
0.39 0.53 0.66
0.80 1.06 1.33
0.30 0.40 0.50
0.36 0.48 0.60
0.32 0.42 0.53
0.24 0.32 0.40
0.29 0.39 0.49
consumption calculator

Please enter your Tile Dimensions :




Coverage as per the Tile Dimensions entered :


Continue to find out the total grout required (in Kgs)
Total tile grout required:
#Note: Actual coverage might vary with the surface condition and the quality of workmanship. The above figures are for indicative purposes only.

Coverage


Tile Dimensions, mm
length width thickness
300 300 8
300 300 10
300 300 20
300 600 10
330 330 10
450 450 12
600 600 12
200 300 6
consumption, Kg/Sq m
tile joint of width, mm
3 5 8 10
0.26 0.44 0.71 0.89
0.33 0.56 0.89 1.12
0.67 1.12 1.79 2.24
0.25 0.42 0.67 0.84
0.30 0.51 0.81 1.01
0.26 0.44 0.71 0.89
0.20 0.33 0.53 0.67
0.25 0.42 0.67 0.84
consumption calculator

Please enter your Tile Dimensions :




Coverage as per the Tile Dimensions entered :


Continue to find out the total grout required (in Kgs)
Total tile grout required:
#Note: Actual coverage might vary with the surface condition and the quality of workmanship. The above figures are for indicative purposes only.

how to apply smartcare damp block?

precautions

  • Apply only on cementatious plaster and not on POP, putty or existing paint.
  • Not designed for application on ceiling affected due to seepage from toilets upstairs. It is recommended to go to the source and apply the product in the sunken areas.
  • Always add powder to water, not the other way round, to ensure the mixture is free of lumps.
  • Mix only enough mixture that can be used within 2 hours.
  • For best results, arrest the source of water before applying Damp Block.

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faqs

what is smartcare?

Asian Paints SmartCare is a revolutionary range of hi-tech products, tailor-made to address specific dampness problems, and the waterproofing needs of your home.

what is smartcare damp block?

Asian Paints SmartCare Damp Block is a polymer modified, flexible cementatious waterproof coating, formulated for high performance with elastic waterproofing polymers, nano technology based additives and crystalline technology. It is a single pack, three layer coating which provides adequate thickness, and upon curing, forms a strong damp proofing barrier.

what are the recommended areas of application for the smartcare damp block?

SmartCare Damp Block can be used for:

Interior: Damp walls adjacent to bathrooms, kitchens, etc.

Exterior: Water tanks and sumps, walls affected by ground rising dampness and walls affected by efflorescence.

what is the coverage for the smartcare damp block?

The SmartCare Damp Block has a coverage of 7.5 square feet per kg.

what are the available pack sizes of the smartcare damp block?

The SmartCare Damp Block is available in 2 kg, 5 kg and 10 kg packs.

what are the precautions to be observed while applying damp block?

There are a few precaution to be taken while applying Damp Block:

1) Apply only on cementatious plaster, and not on POP, putty or existing paint.

2) It is not designed for application on ceilings affected due to seepage from the toilets upstairs. It is always recommended to go to the source and apply the product in the sunken areas.

3) Always add powder to water, not reverse, to ensure that the mixture is free of lumps.

4) Mix only enough mixture that can be used within 2 hours. 5. For best results, arrest the source of water before applying Damp Block.

 

what is the open time for smartcare damp block?

The SmartCare Damp Block can be kept open for upto 2 hours.

what is the shelf-life of smartcare damp block?

If properly closed, and is kept away from frost and humidity, the shelf-life of SmartCare Damp Block is 12 months.

what is the application procedure for smartcare damp block?

The application procedure for SmartCare Damp Block is comprised of 6 simple steps:

1) Remove old paint, putty or existing POP using a chisel and wire-brush. Ensure that you reach the cement plaster base for the product application.

2) Apply a self-priming coat of SmartCare Damp Block (diluted with water in 1:1 ratio).

3) Apply 2 coats of SmartCare Damp Block (diluted with water in 3:1 ratio) using a putty knife or a trowel. Achieve a forced coverage of 7.5 square feet per kg for the system.

4) The system should cover an area well over and wide, of the affected area. This will prevent water seepage from affecting the adjacent areas.

5) A gap of 4 hours should be given between coats. 6. Apply putty-primer and suitable topcoat.

 

in 3:1 dilution ratio, is it 3 parts water and 1 part damp block or vice-versa?

The dilution ration is 3 parts SmartCare Damp Block and 1 part water.

what is smartcare?

Asian Paints SmartCare is a revolutionary range of hi-tech products, tailor-made to address specific dampness problems, and the waterproofing needs of your home.

what is smartcare damp block?

Asian Paints SmartCare Damp Block is a polymer modified, flexible cementatious waterproof coating, formulated for high performance with elastic waterproofing polymers, nano technology based additives and crystalline technology. It is a single pack, three layer coating which provides adequate thickness, and upon curing, forms a strong damp proofing barrier.

what are the recommended areas of application for the smartcare damp block?

SmartCare Damp Block can be used for:

Interior: Damp walls adjacent to bathrooms, kitchens, etc.

Exterior: Water tanks and sumps, walls affected by ground rising dampness and walls affected by efflorescence.

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