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    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FineGuard

    FineGuard is a 100% acrylic adhesive and base coat that is field-mixed with Type I or Type II Portland cement. It is noted for its water-resistant properties.


    ​FEATURES
    BENEFITS
    ​Highly water resistant
    ​Use to waterproof sloped parapets and window sills
    ​Smooth, creamy consistency
    ​Trowels easily, speeding mesh embedment, reducing applicator arm fatigue and increasing job-site productivity
    ​Familiar 1:1 mixing ratio
    ​Easy to mix—less chance of error
    ​Water based
    ​Safe, non-toxic; clean up easily with soap and water

    Uses

    FineGuard is designed for use as the adhesive and/or base coat in several wall systems from Finestone.
    FineGuard is used with the Pebbletex Wall System to adhere expanded polystyrene insulation board to the following acceptable substrates:

    • Finestop
    • Finestop RA
    • Unpainted and unglazed concrete or unit masonry
    • PermaBase® brand cement board (or other ASTM C1325 Type A Exterior approved cement boards)
    • Poured concrete/unit masonry
    • ASTM C1177 type sheathings, including eXP®, GlasRoc®, DensGlass®, Securock®, Weather Defense® Platinum and GreenGlass® sheathing
    • Gypsum sheathing (ASTM C79/C1396)

    Note: Wood-based sheathing substrates require priming with a sheathing primer

    FineGuard is used with Pebbletex EIFS, Pebbletex-D, D7, -D10, Finescreen Cement Board Stucco and all Finestone Surfacing Systems to embed Corner Mesh and Finestone Reinforcing Mesh.

    FineGuard will also adhere expanded polystyrene insulation board (EPS) to expanded polystyrene insulation board enabling the build out of architectural shapes and details.


    Packaging

    27.2 kg per 19-liter pail (60 lbs per 5-gallon pail)


    Coverage

    (Approximate coverage rates are shown.)

    Adhere EPS insulation board to substrate: 14.8 m² (160 ft²) per pail via notched trowel method; 16.7 m² (180 ft²) per pail via ribbon & dab method

    Embed STANDARD MESH: 26 m² (280 ft²) per pail

    Embed INTERMEDIATE 12: 18.5 m² (280 ft²) per pail

    Embed HI-IMPACT 20 and STANDARD MESH: 14.8 m²(160 ft²) per pail

    Adhere EPS insulation board to substrate and embed STANDARD MESH: ​​11.1 m² (120 ft²) per pail



    FineGuard Product Bulletin

    FineGuard Product Bulletin

    FINEGUARD BASE COAT

     Material Safety Data Sheets