Appearance: Thick smooth white paste
Application: Interior and Exterior, can be applied with a steel trowel or paint scraper
Spreading rate: 1.5-2m² / kg spreading rate @ 0.3mm wet film. Depending on roughness of the surface profile.
Drying time: 6-8 Hours drying time depending on film thickness and temperature.
Packaging: 1.5kg, 4kg, 18kg, 35kg
Colours: Off White
FullSkim is a high solids/low shrink skim filler, applied on deeper imperfections and will also provide a smooth and flexible finish on plasterboard joints and partitioning boards.
Full Skim is used to pre-fill deeper imperfections, as a first coat to remove textured surfaces and as the jointing compound on plaster boards and drywall systems.
Full Skim can be applied directly on painted and unpainted plaster and usually does not need to be primed. Primer required in coastal, moist areas and brittle surfaces.
When applied as a jointing compound on plasterboard it should be used in conjunction with the self-adhesive re-enforcing tape.
Use Plasterskim for the second coat to achieve that perfect smooth finish.
Primary used as a jointing compound on Composition- and Plasterboard surfaces.
Can also be used to smooth-out various textured plaster finishes such as brush plaster or Spanish plaster, or to pre-fill deeper plaster imperfections in conjunction with PlasterSkim. It can be applied directly onto painted surfaces of sound condition on interior and exterior walls.
When applied as a jointing compound on plasterboard, it should be used in conjunction with self-adhesive re-enforcing tape.
It is recommended for applications in excess of 2mm to a maximum of 5mm per application.
A primer would be advised in coastal areas on exterior applications and moist areas eg. bathrooms.
Interior & exterior use.
Our range of quality skimming products are a high solids, buttery trowelling compounds, designed to ensure a perfectly smooth & ready to paint surface when correctly applied.
Best applied using a plasterer’s steel trowel (or large paint scraper), by pressing firmly against the substrate and laying down a thin film in a sweeping action.
Ease of use:
All our skim’s are premixed and ready for use and may be closed up and re-used as required.
Unless otherwise specified, priming and undercoating is not required.
All decorative emulsion and enamel paints can be used as suitable topcoats.
Where to use:
PlasterSkim: Filling small and hairline cracks and smoothing of minor surface imperfections.
FullSkim: Used to pre-fill deeper imperfections, as a first coat to remove textured surfaces and as the jointing compound on drywall systems.
ContractorSkim: Designed to fill the grain and provide a smooth first coat finish on new plaster.
PlasterFix: Filling and fixing of deeper cracks with good side adhesion.