energex® NC is a ready mixed 100% acrylic embedding coat which does not require cement.

Uses energex® NonCem is used to embed reinforcing mesh as part of the base coat of the energex® System.
Cautions and Limitations Avoid prolonged skin contact. Shelf life is one year. The energex® NonCem must not be allowed to form a skin prior to installation.
MixingNo mixing is required, water should not be added.
Job Conditions Temperature for the application of energex® NonCem must be 45° F or higher and must remain so for a minimum of 48 hours.
Storage Protect from freezing. energex® NonCem must be stored at 40° F or above in a tightly sealed container out of direct sunlight.
Application Use a stainless steel trowel to apply energex® NonCem to the surface of the substrate to a uniform thickness as recommended for type of reinforcing mesh being installed. Immediately place the reinforcing mesh against the wet energex® NonCem. The surface of the energex® NonCem is smoothed with a trowel until the reinforcing mesh is fully embedded. The pattern of the mesh will not be visible.
Temporary Protection Shall be provided at all times until base coat, finish, and permanent flashing, sealants, etc. are completed to protect the wall from weather and other damage. CLEAN UP - Clean tools with water while energex® NonCem is still wet.
Drying Time Under normal conditions and proper application, energex® NonCem will dry within 24 hours. Adverse temperature and relative humidity will alter drying times. energex® NonCem must be thoroughly dry prior to application. When in doubt, verify with a moisture meter.
Working Time Material will surface dry by evaporation after being applied to the substrate. The drying time varies depending on relative humidity, climatic conditions and surface absorption. energex® NonCem will not harden if kept in properly closed containers.
Bond Strength Excellent adhesion to concrete, cement block, plaster, gypsum board, polystyrene, wood (properly sealed) and rust-proofed metal.
Flexibility Flexible and chip resistant.
Clean Up Clean tools with water while energex® NonCem is still wet.
Coverage Approximately 175 sq. ft. of surface area per pail.