Metallic Grit

COARSE METALLIC
EFFECT

Boero Metallic Grit provides the look of mica enhanced, beach sand or micro glass beads and is available in an endless array of colors. This finish is water-based, low VOC and comes in four tintable bases; Pearl, Aluminum, Gold and Transparent.

The Boero Metallic Grit “creates a coarse metallic effect and can be applied using a microfiber roller, then Back-Troweled or Back-Brushed or Brushed-On directly.

 

Technical  data sheet (pdf)
Color card (pdf)
Brochure (pdf)


How-To Video  How-To Video

Colors and effects

Custom colors available
All colors shown on this colour card are merely indicative.

1 SUBSTRATE PREPARATION

Substrates must be sound, dry, clean and as smooth as possible. Tape off adjacent surfaces with the proper low tack tape. Patch serious imperfections, deficiencies, etc., with Boero Water-Resistant Gypsum Powder.
Application of Basecoat.
Apply 2 coats of an eg-shel paint in a similar color to the Boero Metallic Grit color

2 APPLICATION OF METALLIC GRIT

The Boero Metallic Grit “creates” a coarse metallic effect and can be applied using a microfiber roller, then Back-Troweled or Back-Brushed or Brushed-On directly. Product is ready to use.
Roller & Back-Trowel or Back-Brush:
Using a microfiber, mini roller in corners and edges and a 9” microfiber roller in the large areas, apply the Boero Metallic Grit in random rolled directions (up, down and diagonally, creating random “curving X’s”) Immediately “Back-Trowel” randomly using a Boero Stainless-Steel Flex Trowel or Back-Brush to create the random pattern. You may also apply directly with a brush to create a Brushed Effect.

3 EFFECT

Striae Effect: Using a microfiber, mini roller in corners and edges and a 9” microfiber roller in the large areas, apply the Boero Metallic Grit in vertical direction. Immediately Back-Brush through the product in vertical for a Striae effect. Immediately Back-Brush through the product in vertical and then randomly in horizontal direction for a Textile Effect.

4 TECHNICAL INFORMATION

COVERAGE: 300-450 sq ft / U.S. gal (depending on the substrate and thickness applied).
DILUTION: Ready to use.
DRYING (at 70°F and 65% H.R.):
Touch dry: 1-2 hours.
Fully dry: 18-24 hours.
TOOLS: Roller, brush, Boero Stainless-Steel Flex Trowel.
TOOLS CLEANING: Clean tools immediately after use with water.
STORAGE TEMPERATURE: Keep the product in a cool place and do not allow to freeze. Do not apply at temperatures below 40°F.
V.O.C.: Max. 250 g/L (2.09 lbs/gal).

We suggest these products for a perfect application cycle

GYPSUM POWDER

Water Resistant Stucco in Powder

The Boero Water Resistant, Gypsum Powder is the perfect finishing product for bare sheetrock installed in high humidity and coastal environments. This coating is compatible with water-base primers and paints.
This “industry-first” combination of Boero Water Resistant, Gypsum Powder with Boero Stain Resistant Texture provides a wall and ceiling finishing system that is extremely resistant to the affects continued exposure to water and high humidity. This breathable, mold resistant finishing system is prefect for bathrooms, spa rooms, all ceilings and walls in coastal environments continually exposed to high levels of moisture and constant humidity.

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CLEARCOAT MATTE

Water-Based protective Clearcoat

Protective clearcoat, available in matte version, based on polyurethane polymers in a water dispersion, featuring high hardness and excellent adhesion. Non-yellowing and resistant to aggressive external agents, including UV radiation, thanks to protective filters contained in the product. Offers excellent protection for decorative products against surface stress, without altering their appearance and metallic effect.

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CLEARCOAT GLOSS

Water-Based Protective Clearcoat

Protective clearcoat, available in gloss version, based on polyurethane polymers in a water dispersion, featuring high hardness and excellent adhesion. Non-yellowing and resistant to aggressive external agents, including UV radiation, thanks to protective filters contained in the product. Offers excellent protection for decorative products against surface stress, without altering their appearance and metallic effect.

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