Z39 - Render Finishes

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The aim of this Recommended Practice is to provide designers, building owners and users of render coatings with guidance on the provision of durable render coatings for applications to a range of situations.

Publisher

Concrete Institute of Australia

Published

2008

Format

Handbook - Hard Copy

Publication Details

Render is used as an applied finish to walling to:

  • improve the resistance of the walling material to penetration of moisture 
  • improve the appearance of some background materials thereby enabling the use of lesscostly construction methods 
  • correct the shape and alignment of background surfaces 
  • provide a reasonable-smooth, uniformlytextured surface suitable for the application of further decoration
  • provide increased fire protection rating 
  • improve the acoustic properties of background materials. The laying-on and finishing of render reflects the skills of the operator, for their part the designer and specifier must consider 
  • degree of exposure 
  • serviceability 
  • types of substrate materials with respect to their strength, suction and movement characteristics 
  • sizes and shapes of areas to be rendered, utilising joints to provide acceptable limits of size and shape 
  • choice of surface texture
  • availability of suitable render materials, particularly sands
 

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