EWI-269 Lightweight Basecoat is designed to be used internally or externally and can be applied onto high-performance blockwork, lightweight masonry structures and stonework. The Lightweight Basecoat can also be applied up to 25mm in one pass (if machine applied).
Please note: this basecoat is not for use with insulation products.
EWI-269 Lightweight basecoat is a breathable, heritage-friendly basecoat. Once dry, the basecoat provides a strong, flexible and waterproof layer. Because the Lightweight Basecoat can be applied in such a thick layer, it’s ideal for use with our Blue Fibreglass Mesh, which is ideal for thick coat renders and plasters.
The Lightweight Basecoat can be applied internally or externally on the following substrates:
Please note that this basecoat is not for use with insulation products.
The Lightweight Basecoat comes as a dry mix in 25kg bags. The bag needs to be mixed with 5 litres of clean potable water using an electric paddle mix. It is recommended the basecoat is mixed for 2-3 minutes to achieve the required consistency. The Lightweight Basecoat is then ready for use. When hardened, the Lightweight Basecoat should not be remixed with fresh material.
The basecoat should be applied to the substrate using a plastering trowel or spray machine. The basecoat can be applied in either a single pass or multiple layers depending on the finish required. The maximum recommended depth of a single pass of the Lightweight Basecoat is 25mm.
At 5mm thick, 5.5kg of dry mix basecoat will cover approximately 1m²
Comes in powder form in a 25kg paper bag.
Store in a cool, dry place. Avoid ingress of water. Shelf life: up to 12 months from the date of manufacture.