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Resene Aquapel

Resene Aquapel is a water repellent treatment formulated to help control efflorescence and give a long-term water-beading effect to deter water penetration. May be used on its own or as a primer under waterborne coatings, especially Resene AquaShield mineral effect (see Data Sheet D601).

Key Features
  • Colour: Clear
  • May be applied over a wide range of temperatures
  • Imparts hydrophobicity
  • Improves fungal resistance of coated surface
  • Improves water resistance
  • May be used under paint systems
  • Allows the substrate to breathe
  • An Environmental Choice approved product
Eco Choice Aotearoa (ECNZ) Licensed
Eco Choice Aotearoa
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use

Most porous building materials. May be used in multiple coats to keep concrete in its natural state looking good for longer by minimising the opportunity for moss, mould and lichen growths.

Typical uses:

  • Brick
  • Concrete block
  • Fibrous cement
  • Poured concrete
  • Tilt slab
  • Timber
Limitations on Use
  • Curing is slowed by low humidity
  • Will not waterproof against driving rain or water under hydrostatic pressure
  • Maximum hydrophobicity (or water repellency) develops after a few days weathering
CAD/PDF (link to page on supplier website)
Data Sheet
Material Safety Data Sheet
Environmental Choice License
Environmental Information
Maintenance Instructions
Resene Problem Solving Guide
Resene Specifiers Mailing List
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