Concret Art is a modern acrylic plaster for exteriors and interiors that enables the applicator to create various contemporary, concrete, stone and plaster effects with a wide range of styles from solid and almost completely smooth to very textured. This product can be applied directly on top of a variety of surfaces, like, but not limited to concrete, plaster, wood, chipboard, plywood, etc.
A surface featuring Concret Art has good breathability, enhanced durability and is resistant to repeated washings with water; these attributes make this decorative plaster highly suitable for industrial, commercial and residential use.
How to apply Concret Art
Make sure to apply Marcotherm primer as a base coat to ensure the correct bonding and look. This plaster does not need to be protected on exterior and can be used on many surfaces such as glass, metal, plastic, concrete and various others.
Impera Italia’s Advice™
The applicator can make the desired effect more realistic and ‘natural’ by applying a light coat of a traditional Italian colour wash like our Samba.
Impera Italia™ supplied numerous movie sets in Europe and the United Kingdom with this special decorative plaster; it has been featured extensively in the 2015 movie ‘The Gunman’, starring Sean Penn and a Star Wars movie.
A: This plaster is for interiors and exteriors, is extremely durable and even flexible. Due to the porosity it should be protected with a sealer and a sealant in wet rooms; texture should be controlled to enable easy maintenance.
Q: Can you put Concrete_Art over tiles?
A: Not directly, but it’s applicable after a flexible base coat.
Q: Can this plaster be applied on floors?
A: It should not. This plaster is made to be applied on ceilings and floors.
Q: How durable is Concret_Art? Is it scratch proof?
A: This acrylic plaster is extremely hard and can endure more than most other plasters, but still only acts as a decorative coating and should be protected for commercial and industrial projects. This can be further enhanced by special protectors.
Q: How accurate are the colours of this plaster ?
A: As it’s formulated with acrylic binders, the colour repeatability and accuracy is extremely high compared to lime-based plasters. Furthermore, industrial colouring offers a precise and reliable method of colouring for small and large projects and further enhances the colour accuracy.
Q: How resistant are the colours?
A: Due to it’s formulation and the fact that the pigments are inserted into Concret_Art, it has exceptional colour resistance. Colour changes haven’t been registered yet.
Q: Do I really need a primer? Is PVA suitable as a primer?
A: Finishes applied without the proper primers might deteriorate very quickly. Please use the special primer specified for the product. The primers supplied by us ensure resistance, bonding and durability; finishes applied with the proper system can last dozens of years!
Q: What do we have to do if one day we want to re-do the wall?
A: This poses no problem, Concrete_Art should only be lightly sanded and primed. Texture should be covered with a suitable plaster.
Q: Do I need a specialist to apply these finishes?
A: Please see the application difficulty. It’s highly advisable to contact a specialist or get training if the application difficulty is greater than 3. For training and specialists in your area please contact our sales team.
Q: What’s the shelf life of Concret_Art?
A: 2 years if it’s stored between 5 and 30 degrees Celsius and is protected from light.