Asian Paints SmartCare Damp Block is a flexible polymer modified cement based damp-proof coating for interior concrete and masonry surfaces. It is a single pack white colored powder that is easy to apply and offers lasting protection from dampness.
Areas of application
Interior walls affected by dampness (Eg. Bathroom / kitchen adjacent walls)
Interior walls affected by Paint blistering / paint peel-off due to moisture
Interior / Exterior walls affected by efflorescence
Interior walls affected by ground rising dampness.
Sunken areas of bathrooms
Product features & benefits
Water Proofing : Protection of up-to 4 bars positive and negative hydrostatic pressure.
Nanotechnology :Nano sized particles enters smallest of pores and crevices and effectively blocks water from coming out
Breathability : Breathable nature allows moisture to pass and prevents blisters.
Crack bridging : Able to bridge hairline cracks.
Adhesion : High tensile and excellent bond strength with cementatious substrates.
Permeability : Classified as a low permeability coating.
Flexibility :High polymer content for improved flexibility that can accommodate minor structural movements
Usage : Single pack and easy to apply.
Remove old paint, putty or existing POP using chisel, wire brush.
Ensure you reach the cement plaster for the product application.
Re-plaster if existing plaster is in very poor condition.
Repair the concerned area to stop the source of dampness.
Apply a self priming coat of AP SmartCare Damp Block (diluted with water in 1:1 ratio )
Apply 2 coats of AP SmartCare Damp Block (diluted with water in 3:1 ratio) using putty knife or trowel. Achieve a forced coverage of 15 sq ft / kg / coat.
The system should cover an area well over and wide of the affected area.
A gap of 4 hours should be given between coats.
Apply putty-primer and suitable top coat.
For severely affected areas, apply an additional coat as mentioned above.
Apply only on cementatious plaster and not on POP/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 reverse to ensure the mixture is free of lumps.
Mix only enough mixture that can be consumed within 2 hrs.
For best results, arrest the source of water before applying Damp Block.
For best results, strictly follow the dilution and forced coverage requirements.
Packaging Available in 2 kg, 5 kg and 10 kg packs
Coverage 15 sq.ft / kg/ coat