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Coverage Guidance

 

Theoretical coverage - on a perfectly flat, non-porous surface, a 2kg mixed pack of Koi-Kote will cover an

area of 8 square meters.

Consideration should therefore be given when calculating the Koi-Kote required for application to concrete
blockwork or screeded surfaces as both the porosity and roughness of these will influence the amount of Koi-Kote used.

As render and concrete block composition vary so much it is extremely difficult to advise of the exact

quantity of product required particularly for the first coat.

The viscosity of Koi-Kote (i.e. it's ability to flow) is directly linked to the ambient temperature. Therefore at
10°C it will be noticeably thicker and more difficult to apply than at 20°C. As a consequence it is more difficult to spread Koi-Kote at low temperatures with the result that less area is covered at a greater thickness.

As a rule the first coat of Koi-Kote is that which "Soaks in" and a 2kg unit can cover as much as 6 (on a fibre

filled render) and as little as 2 square metres (on a standard concrete block).

Note: We would not generally recommend application directly to a concrete block as these tend to be full of
blown air pockets and "sponge like", hence the very low coverage rate.

With the first coat applied the second tends to be a lot easier to put on and also covers a larger area (more
like 7-8 square metres).

 

With rendered surfaces we strongly recommend that a fibrous additive is used (such as Wizard Fibre - 01622
555 5550) this will both reduce porosity and stop cracking of the render when drying.

 

AS A COMPANY AQUAKOTE ENDEAVOUR AT ALL TIMES TO DEVELOP AND CONTINUALLY IMPROVE BOTH PRODUCT PERFORMANCE AND SUPPORTING TECHNICAL INFORMATION, THEREFORE THE INFORMATION GIVEN IN THIS DATA SHEET IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE CURRENT GUIDANCE ONLY.

SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC QUERIES OR CONCERNS PLEASE CONTACT US ON 01892 871 638

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