DRY MARBLE

Waterproofing, protective agent

Description

DRY MARBLE is a compound based on oligomers and low molecular weight polymers with functional changes, additives and solvents. Once fully cured, the product prevents the absorption of liquids, maintaining treated material good transpiration properties.

DRY MARBLE alters the surface appearance giving it a particular wet look. This product is also available in a different version, the DRY MARBLE INVECCHIATO, capable of giving the treated stone a great antique look.

Usage field

DRY MARBLE is the ultimate response to the absorption and maintenance problems of both marble or natural stone used for the realization of floors and walls in residential or commercial buildings. Ideally suited for bush-hammered or blasted material (both treatments significantly increase material absorption and make fouling easier).

Packaging

The product is sold in containers of 1 and 5 litres.

DRY MARBLE

Waterproofing, protective agent

Application

Initial inspection and moisture reading

  • DRY MARBLE can be applied only on dry surfaces even to depth, in order to allow a perfect polymerization of the substances contained in the product.
  • If possible, when the stone is laid down using cement glues, wait 2 or 3 months, to allow the subfloor moisture transpiration toward the exterior surface.
  • Pay attention to substrates made ​​of clay insulating material admixed with binders and aggregates: the difficulty in expelling water is significantly higher due to the intrinsic retention capacity of this type of screed.

Washing

  • If the stone is bush-hammered or otherwise roughened, the product can be washed by brushing with NORDECAL FORTE, but in case of existing shiny parts it must be remembered that NORDECAL FORTE can opacify. In this case, the applicator should avoid leaving adhesive or concrete residue on the stone, not to be in need of washing with a  descaler.
  • After cleaning, wait until the screed is perfectly dry, get rid of all dust deposited and proceed with the treatment.
  • Generally, Florentine terracotta tiles dry in ten days during summer (with plenty of air flow) and in about twenty days during winter (with heater on), while a granite or bush-hammered marble dries much faster.

Treatment

  • Prior to start using it, shake DRY MARBLE in the container, then pour it into an appropriate bowl and dip in it a medium pile roller (with solvent-resistant hair).
  • The product shall be applied rolling-over the area with care and for a long time, in order to allow a deep soaking of pores, then cross the roller back and forth, treating surface-sections of the same size any time you reload the roller.
  • The next day, proceed with laying a second product coat. To achieve a greater wet look, lay a further treatment coat, but never exceed the three coats, unless specific instructions are given by NORD RESINE technical department.

DRY MARBLE

Waterproofing, protective agent

Average Consumption

Coverage varies from 0.2 to 0.4 litres/m2.

DRY MARBLE

Waterproofing, protective agent

Features

Bulk Density, UNI 8310

g/cm3

0.95 ± 0.05

Apparent dynamic viscosity, ISO 3219

mPa·s

50 ± 20

Contact angle

degrees

> 100

Water repellency by immersion

%

> 80

Note: testing methods are in accordance with the standards referred to in the table. 

DRY MARBLE

Waterproofing, protective agent

Warning and informations
  • Wait at least 3 days after treatment to allow a minimum curing of the initial active substance.
  • Protect from sun and rain in the early hours.
Preservation

Store in a dry place between +4 and +30°C. Stable for at least 12 months.