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Walltex Fibre Rend

Pre bagged poly modified render supplied in 25KG bags, add water and start rendering. YES It's that simple!

Walltex Fibre Rend Before
Walltex Fibre Rend After

Uses

Walltex Fibre Rend can be applied to most surfaces including suitably prepared brickwork, blockwork or concrete. It may also be applied over metal lathing, plastic tensar grid or External insulation board systems.

Easy on Site Use

All the chemicals and additives are in the bag therefore eliminating waste and inconsistent on site mixing of conventional products.

Excellent Adhesion

This unique formula has excellent flexible adhesion properties to overcome problems associated with poor substrates making it ideal for NEW BUILD or RESTORATION projects

Cost Savings

On blockwork and brickwork an overall thickness of 10mm is required consisting of 8mm basecoat and 2mm topcoat. The render can be applied as little as 2mm to feather out uneven Edges of existing old render and for repairing old render.

Advantages

  • Easy to use
  • High resistance to cracking
  • Conforms to BS 473 550 and BS 4315 water permeability and water saturation storm test
  • Ideal surface for Walltex smooth and High build Coatings
  • Available in 12 standard colours
  • Impermeable to driving rain

Coverage

1 x 25KG bag covers 1.78 m2 at a thickness of 10mm.

Method Statement for the Application of Walltex Fibre Rend

Mixing OF Walltex Fibre Rend

1. Empty contents of 100g bag of fibres in to 10ltrs of water in a bucket.

2. Stir to disperse fibres.

3. Empty into cement mixer./ the render can be mixed in a large tub using an electric paddle mixer if preferred.

4. Start mixer.

5. Add 4 x 25kg bags of Walltex RENDER in to mixer, one at a time.

6. Add water to suit.

7. Give thorough mixing until material is of suitable consistency to apply to walls.

Application On Blockwork Of Walltex Render With Fibres

1. Apply 7 - 8mm of render mix with fibres as basecoat on to dry blockwork.

2. Second coat of Reno-Prep WITHOUT fibres to be applied as topcoat 2mm - 3mm in depth, giving overall depth of 10mm.

3. Basecoat does not need to be scratched.

4. Second coat can be applied in same day if the basecoat is sufficiently hard enough to render over. Wash off any render from glass or PVC before it sets.

5. The topcoat can be steel trowel finished, sponged or wood floated. Beware: a sponged surface can bring sand to the surface when dry, so brush off before applying Walltex All Weather Coatings.

6. Allow up to 7 days for the render to cure before Walltex All Weather COATING is applied.

Beading And Expansion Joints

1. Expansion joints to be 10mm in depth.

2. Use Expamet 562 (galvanised) side-by-side with plastic expansion strip.

3. Expansion joints to be place approximately 5 metres apart, preferably behind rainwater goods.

4. Use galvanised beads around windows to take 10mm render.

Step By Step Example Of Applying Walltex Render

1st coat 8mm with fibres

1st coat 8mm with fibres

8mm 1st coat

8mm 1st coat

1st coat render being applied

1st coat render being applied

2nd coat of render has been applied at 2mm

2nd coat of render has been applied at 2mm. This photo shows the render being given a sponge finish. Can be trowel finished if preferred

Walltex All Weather  Smooth coating applied

Walltex All Weather Smooth coating applied

Completed Building

Completed Building

Close up of Walltex all Weather smooth finished job in Yorkstone colour

Close up of Walltex all Weather smooth finished job in Yorkstone colour. Note the detail over the door coated in Driftwood colour

Close up detail of front and side elevation

Close up detail of front and side elevation

Shopping List

How to calculate how much product is required for the job.

  • At a thickness of 10mm 1 x 25KG of Walltex Render will cover 1.78 m2
Example to cover 80 m2
  • 45 x 25KG Bags
  • 9 x 100gm Fibres for 8mm base coat

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I render over a painted surface?
YES providing the paint has been made sound by power ashing or scraping. Apply the primer kit as directed and allow to dry before applying the render.

Can I apply 2 coats of render in a day?
YES make sure the 1st coat is solid before applying the 2nd.

Do I need to use fibres on every surface also are they necessary in both coats?
Fibres are added for every surface but only in the 1st coat, no fibres added to 2mm top coat. If you are only applying a 5 mm skim coat NO fibres are required.

When can I apply the Walltex All Weathercoating over the Walltex Render?
When it is dry approx 3 days in the summer and allow 7 days in the winter months.

I have some deep patching to do how deep can I apply the render?
To fill in deep holes or patches the fibre rend can be built up in 30mm coats including fibres.

How can I tell when I need to sponge/trowell finish the top coat?
As soon as it is touch dry, you can then remove the render lines to a smooth finish.

If you have further questions, please call 01924 820292 and ask to speak to Technical Sales. We are always happy to help!

Case Studies

How to Turn an Ugly Box into Something that will Stand Out

1960's house ripe for renovation, the render and coating was applied onto new blockwork, old brick and stone.

Products used: Walltex Fibre Rend and Walltex all Weather smooth WHITE.

1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation
1960 Renovation

Outside Restoration of a Victorian House

The surface was power washed to remove all loose paint. All loose render was removed and the walls were prepared with the Walltex Primer Kit product and allowed to cure.

Walltex Fibre Rend was used to fill out where the original render was removed and the whole building received a 5mm skim coat of Walltex Render The building was then coated in Walltex All Weather smooth Coating in WHITE.

Victorian House Restoration

Render consistency

Victorian House Restoration

Wall treated with Walltex Primer Kit now filling voids

Victorian House Restoration
Victorian House Restoration
Victorian House Restoration
Victorian House Restoration

Cottage Restored to Former Glory

Loose render was removed and the painted surface was treated with Walltex Primer Kit product before the knocked off areas were re rendered.

The front received a 5mm skim coat of Walltex Render The building was then coated in Walltex All Weather smooth Coating in WHITE.

Products used: Walltex Primer Kit, Walltex Fibre Rend and Walltex All weather Smooth.

Cottage Restoration
Cottage Restoration
Cottage Restoration
Cottage Restoration
Cottage Restoration
Cottage Restoration

Walltex Fibre Rend Test Summaries

Mechanical strength 28 days Compressive Strength
28 days Flexural Strength
28 days Tensile Strength
10-12N/mm²
2.60N/mm²
1.00N/mm²
Adhesion On Aerated Concrete
On Dense Concrete
On Semi Engineering Bricks
0.50N/mm²
0.50N/mm²
0.19N/mm²
Water permeability BS473:550  
Water penetration storm test BS4135 part 2 1970 Nil after 7 hours
Water vapour permeability Allows the walls to breathe 0.54gms/m² hour 250mm Hg
Freeze-thaw after 28 days curing 25 cycles -20°C to +20°C No change
Thermal conductivity   0.52 Wm deg. K
Fire BS476 part 4 Non-combustible
Biological Resistant to insect and vermin attack  

Walltex Fibre Rend Colours

Although the render finish is grey the following colours can be applied.

Standard Colours

White

Magnolia

Cream

Waterlilly

Yorkstone

Oakland

Driftwood

Harvest

Mint Green

Champagne

Brick Red

Mid Grey

Mediterranean Colours

Apple White

Mimosa

Morning Sky

Jade

Carnation

Spanish Gold

Terracotta

Tuscan

Walltex Fibre Rend Health and Safety Instructions

For health and safety instructions for this product please download our material safety datasheet by clicking the button below:

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