Novtek Skim Coat Standard

For 3-5 mm Plastering

NOVTEK Skim Coat Standard is a finishing layer cementitious plaster specially formulated for uneven concrete surfaces and pre-casts for indoor and outdoor use. It offers excellent non-sag properties that provide great workability on overhead and vertical applications.

This product is suitable for all types of concrete surfaces.
• Suitable for rendering and leveling indoor and outdoor wall in layers of thicknesses from 3-5 mm.
• Repairing old, damaged renders.
• Smoothing foamed cement, brick, etc. walls

Form: Powder
Color: Gray and White
Water/ Powder: 8L of Water for 25 kg
( *Water ratio may Ratio vary depending on weather condition. )
Curing Time: 7 days prior for painting purposes
Consistency: Homogenous paste mortar
Packaging: 25 kg/ bag

Pot Life: 3-4 hours
VOC Content: Very low Odor
Shelf life: 12 months
Compressive strength Results:  28 days 2600 Psi ( 18 MPa )
Coverage Area: 6-10 sqm /bag ( *but depends on substrate condition and thickness of application )


Remove all dust, oil or traces of foreign materials. Dampen the dry concrete or plastered surface before application of NOVTEK Skim Coat Standard.


Add approximately 8 liters of water to 25 kg of NOVTEK Skim Coat Standard. Use electric mixer for stirring and mix thoroughly for 2-3 minutes until desired homogenous paste is achieved. The Skim Coat paste will remain usable for approximately 3-4 hours after mixing.


• Apply NOVTEK Skim Coat Standard using plain steel trowel.
• Smoothly apply the Skim Coat Paste over the surface to be skimmed in a back and forth direction strokes based on thickness and smooth finished required.
• Let dry for about 5 minutes and then lightly trowel the surface again.
• If there is a need to increase the thickness of the Skim Coat, apply the second coat before the first coat is about to set.
• Allow the last coating to completely dry for 6 to 12 hours prior to sanding process
• Sand the uneven surface using 120 to 220 sand paper and feather the edges into the
surrounding surface.
• Lightly brush off the dust from the surface and wipe gently with a damp cloth or sponge before priming and painting. Use appropriate primer when applying gloss or semi-gloss paint topcoat.