Hemp Slake Lime Putty Information

The use of hemp in green building brings many benefits: hemp is mould-resistant, hemp made walls are able to absorb damp and then gradually release it, hemp guarantees thermal and acoustic insulation, it offers protection against bugs and microbes and above all it can synthesize carbon and thus reduce pollution, making internal rooms healthier.

The Product

Factory prepared hydrated fat lime putty.

Suitable Uses

As an external mineral closing layer over Hempire External Render and a protective breathable paint on all lime rendered walls.

Composition

Slaked Lime (Calcium hydroxide) and water.

Preparation

Mix 1 part Hempire Slaked Lime Putty with 3 parts clean water to make Lime Wash. Stir frequently during use.

Delivery

10Lt Buckets. 300Lt Tubs by arrangement.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry location avoiding direct sunlight and frost.

Coverage

6-8 m2 per litre after dilution. Coverage will vary depending on the texture and porosity of the wall surface.

Quality Assurance

The product undergoes an in-house monitoring, using a quality management system which conforms to current international standards.

Health & Safety

X Irritant.

Irritates the eyes and skin. Contact with skin can cause sensitization. In case of contact with eyes rinse with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing and safety goggles.

Application

Applied manually using suitable brush.

Finishing

Material can be protected using Potassium Silicate

Hints

Add lime stable pigments to make you own colour wash or paint. If mixing pigments ensure to mix excess to avoid matching colours. Avoid under dilution as cracking will appear. Use several coats to achieve solid rich tones. Can be used as final coat in sheltered areas. Traditional paint for many centuries. Replace lid and keep for many months.