Ecologic® Rainsil Concentrate – A Water Repellent Coating for Masonry:
A Siloxane additive to the Ecologic® Brand Colorwash Stain and Potassium Silicate Paint to make a coating over masonry, concrete, stucco/plaster have water repellent properties. Additionally, Rainsil is vapor permeable and reduces/inhibits the absorption of water from wind-driven rain.
When/where to use water repellent coating:
Ecologic® Rainsil Concentrate is used mainly as an additive to the final coat of Silicate Dispersion Paints and Stains on Masonry surfaces. This additive adds an additional level of protection against wind-driven rain and other excess surface water. Ecologic® Rainsil is for any porous masonry such as Brick, Block, Stone, Terracotta, Cast Stone, Concrete, Stucco, Plaster, etc.
Dilute one part Ecologic® Rainsil Concentrate to ten parts either Water, Ecologic® Waterglass, Ecologic® Potassium Silicate Paint, or Ecologic® Colorwash Stain.
Milky white while a liquid, dries clear (test before major usage on experimental applications).
225 sq. ft. after dilution
Stir well before using. Do not apply at working temperatures (surface + air) below 40°F or above 110°F. Apply by brush, roller, or airless sprayer after proper surface preparation. Use as the final coat and apply continuously wet-in-wet, especially when using stronger tinted colors. Ideally, Rainsil should be sprayed.