Crown Medicryl Silk Emulsion is a premium quality Anti-Bacterial waterborne paint which provides a subdued sheen level. It has fast drying, low odour qualities and ensures ease of application in public areas.
Independently tested and APPROVED by IMSL UK (Industrial Microbiological Services Ltd), the product is suitable for Hospitals, Clinics, Food courts, Kitchen areas and other areas of high traffic to prevent growth of Bacteria and Fungus. Totally safe for use in Nurseries, Schools, Hospitals, Restaurants, Hotels, Public buildings etc. Especially resistant against Escherichia Coli & Staphylococcus Aureus bacteria .
It is suitable for new and previously painted surfaces e.g. Plaster Cement, Brick, Stone, Soft/Hard Woods, Asbestos sheets etc. Special Anti-Bacterial Primer is available with this paint to achieve best results.
Characteristics: High scrub resistance, making it highly washable. Suitable for areas of high traffic which require regular cleaning e.g. passage ways, corridors and reception areas. Contains special Bactericides to fight Bacterial and Fungus growth.
Advantages:Washable, odour free & has an attractive sheen finish. Easy to apply by Brush or Roller. Minimum down-time for key working areas. Tough and washable finish. Economic maintenance. Good opacity. Fights bacterial and fungal growth.
SURFACE PREPARATION: All surfaces must be clean, dry and free from dust, grease, mould, dirt, loose or flaking old paintings. Cracks and surface defects must be made good using Crown Polyfilla.
New unpainted surfaces: Allow surface to dry. Apply 1 coat Crown Medicryl Silk Emulsion thinned up to 25% with water for first coat. Apply 2 more coats of Crown Medicryl Silk Emulsion.
Surfaces Previously Painted in Waterbased Paint: Ensure the surface is clean and free of powdery or flaking material. If surface is still suspect, apply 1 coat of Crown Penetrating Primer and allow to dry overnight. Then apply 2 coats Crown Medicryl Silk Emulsion.
Previously Gloss Painted Surfaces: Ensure that the gloss finish is thoroughly rubbed down to provide a key. Apply 1 coat of Crown Undercoat followed by 2 coats Crown Medicryl Silk Emulsion.
Application: By brush, roller or conventional spray.
Thinning: Use clean water for thinning and cleaning of equipment. Stir well before use. Avoid over-thinning.
Drying Times: Surface dry: 1 hour recoatable 2-4 hours
Spreading Capacity: See Table Below (m2/l)
|Surface type||New or Unpainted||Previously painted|
|Smooth- Lime Plaster||12 – 14||14 – 17|
|Cement-Wood||10 -12||12 -14|
|Bag Wash-Concrete Blocks||5 -7||6 – 8|
|Tyrolean / Roughcast||2 – 4||3 – 5|
Equipment Cleaner: Water
Colour range: Available in selected shades.
Finish: Silk sheen
Pack Sizes: 1 litre, 4 litres and 20 litres.
Availability: From Crown Depots and through Crown Stockists.
For health & safety information, please refer to our Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)