This metallic paint adorns the walls with a silky effect with a subtle iridescence and glitter. Its texture is soft, only lightly visible and softly reflects light from the surface.
Mineral is water-impermeable, moderately breathable and easy to apply, making it ideal for professional use. This odourless water-based emulsion with acrylic resins and soft metallic pigments is easy to clean, even with commercial detergents (washable after 5 days) and is highly resistant to dirt and staining.
When you are using Mineral you must apply a Universal primer. You will not need a protector for this plaster. The thickness and opacity of this paint allows you to apply it by roller, trowel or even a sponge
Impera Italia’s Advice™
The density of the mica (metallic particles) is extremely high in Mineral and any application allows them to show their full glory. This paint finish is the right choice of a stunning feature or accent!
Wallpapers are widely used since the 18th century and were generally devised to imitate various paintings, murals, textures and finishes, even metallic ones. Unfortunately, their inability to be custom-fitted and connected seamlessly gave rise to a variety of specialist finishes in the last 20 years and many special finishes from ancient times were re-discovered.
A: No, it’s not waterproof, but lightly water resistant and washable.
Q: How durable is this paint?
A: It’s one of the most resistant water-based metallic finishes on the market and creates a hard and durable surface. On the other hand, due to the nominal thickness it’s protective quality has it’s limits. Please discuss the project requirements with our sales team.
Q: How accurate are the colours of Mineral?
A: They are extremely accurate and repeatable, ensuring that the chosen colour fits the design and is easy to repair a section or extend the size of the project.
Q: How resistant are the colours of this product?
A: This interior paint has a good colour resistance and no colour changes have been noted.
Q: Do I need a primer? Is PVA the right primer?
A: It’s crucial that the right, specialist primer is used as a base for the application to ensure look, resistance, bonding and durability.
Q: What’s the advised process of applying another finish on the wall, on top of Mineral?
A: This metallic paint should be lightly sanded and primed, the application can start straight after.
Q: Do I need a specialist to apply Mineral?
A: In case of Mineral most applications can be done even by DIY, but for a guaranteed effect you might consider contacting a specialist. Please always see the application difficulty and order a tester when necessary.
Q: What is the shelf life of this special designer paint?
A: It stays usable for at least a year, when stored under the right conditions.