PCT Thatch Preserver



PCTTHATCH PRESERVER
PRODUCT CODE D-004
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
 
Conventional thatch preservers all contain toxic solvents and pollutants. UV properties are poor and life expectancy restricted. When subjected to exterior exposure these products often fail in a short period of time.
 
PCT HYDROPHOBIC THATCH PRESERVER is based on modern high technology binder and excellent UV stabiliser and contains PCT WATER REPELLENT TECHNOLOGY.
 
A truly remarkable product when compared to similar products currently available in the market. PCT HYDROPHOBIC THATCH offer unique benefits which are distinguishing factors.
 
FEATURES:    BENEFITS:
   
Economical    Inexpensive.
Ease of application   No expensive application equipment required.
Low dirt retention   Prevents accumulation of dust.
No thinning required    Use as is.
Quick drying   Reduces application and maintenance time.
High solid content    Actually reduces the amount of chemical required.
Water based     Contains no toxic pollutants or solvents. Simply wash equipment with potable water.
UV stable     Excellent exterior exposure
Impermeable to water   Water is unable to penetrate the film.
Acid and alkali resistant   Indestructible by chemical means
Semi-gloss    Aesthetic appeal, enhances the natural colour of the thatch.
Availability    vailable nationally via 16 dedicated licensed distributors.
Aesthetic    Thatch will retain natural colour for long periods
Cost saving   Increased life expectancy of thatch.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCT HYDROPHOBIC THATCH PRESERVER
PRODUCT CODE D-004
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
 
SURFACE PREPARATION.
  • Thoroughly remove all dust, dirt, loose thatch or any foreign debris.
  • Ensure that all ridges are secure, sealed and in sound condition.
  • Ensure that all supporting wood, poles and trusses are in sound condition.
  • Ensure are all crevices are free from and dust, dirt, loose grass or any foreign debris.
  • Wash down and remove all traces of bacterial growth and fungi with an alkaline liquid (jik, pool chorine etc.)
  • Leave to dry completely.
 
APPLICATION.
 
PCT HYDROPHOBIC TREATMENT FOR THATCH is of low viscosity to ensure penetration into small crevices and joints.
  • Apply two coats by means of brush, roller or high pressure spray equipment.
  • Ensure that the open grain sections of the thatch is covered completely.
  • Ensure that all lower areas where water is able to condense are covered completely.
  • Apply to bottom overhangs and awnings.
  • It is important to ensure that the entire substrate is coated and sealed.
PCT®HYDROPHOBIC THATCH PRESERVER
 
PRODUCT CODE                       
PCT HYDROPHOBIC THATCH PRESERVER
 
PRODUCT FEATURES                
PCT HYDROPHOBIC THATCH PRESERVER is a murky transparent chemical treatment for thatch which, when applied to the  surface, permanent hydrophobic properties are obtained. It is recommended to treat aged thatch to ensure that water or moisture is unable to penetrate the surface
 
PRODUCT BENEFITS                  
Economical
Enhances the natural appearance of the thatch.
Greatly extends the life of the thatch.
Low dirt retention
Ready to use, no thinning required.
Resistant to termite and rodent attack. (contains Sodium Tetraborate)
Water based, contains no toxic solvents
UV stable
Impermeable to water or moisture
Acid and alkaline resistant
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION   5 AND 25 LITER PACKS
4.1   APPEARANCE   Murky transparent.
4.2   SOLID CONTENT     37% by mass
4.3   DENSITY   1.1 KG/liter
4.4   SOLVENT     Potable water
4.5   SPREADING RATE   1.5-2.5 Square per meter depending on porosity of surface.
    Aged thatch will be more absorbent and the spreading rate will reduce.
     
TYPICAL SUBSTRATES   All aged natural and dry thatch species.

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION DETAILS
6.1   SUBSTRATE   Dry and free from dust, dirt or foreign debris
6.2   APPLICATION    Ensure that the surface is dry.
 
               
            
Apply by brush or spray and ensures that the liquid enters areas where thatch grain is exposed. Normally at the  grass ends. Ensure that the surface is dry