Technical Data

NawTone Acrylic Stain is a hydrous, specially formulated base containing high-quality polymers. The addition of lightfast pigments enables a wide range of colors to be produced. NawTone exhibits the overall characteristics of being:

UV & Weather Resistant | Lightfast | Low VOC| Aspiratory | Durable | Low Odor | Mold & Mildew Resistant | Environmentally Friendly

NawTone is very versatile. It can be applied to brick, block, mortar, stucco, EIFS, and concrete surfaces. By using different application methods and adjusting the transparency and saturation of the product, a variety of appearances can be achieved—from a faint wash to full opacity. This makes NawTone a superior choice for new construction, renovation, restoration, and preservation. NawTone is used for matching additions, historic preservation, complete color changes, decorative applications, and solving color problems in masonry and concrete.

Environmental & Safety Concerns
NawTone is water-based, non-flammable, non-hazardous, and has very low VOC content. Use of this product may help your projects qualify for LEED credits.


Viscosity: (72° F) 70°-90° KU

pH: 8.5-9.5

Finish: flat

Nonflammable (ASN/ZS 1530.3-1999)

VOC: < 5 g/L (SCAQMDR 1168)

Abrasion Resistance: excellent

Freeze/Thaw Test (ASTM C216-86): exceeded

Salt Attack Resistance (AS/NZS 4456.10): no blisters

Water Vapor Transmission (ASTM E96-05): 0.337 g/hr m2

Water Vapor Permeance (ASTM E96-05): 6.6×10-8  g/Pa s m2

UV Resistant–Accelerated Weathering
(ASTM G154:2000, ASTM G53-88, D2244-89) 2000 hrs: excellent

Application Temperature: 25°-110°F (-4°-43°C)*

Tack Free Time: 3/4 -1 1/2 hours

Dry Time for Reapplication (if required): 4 hrs

Curing: allow 21 days

Shelf Life: 6 months in factory sealed container

Product Properties

  • Nonflammable
  • Nontoxic
  • Water-based
  • Vapor-permeable
  • Low VOC
  • Water washup

*Applications in temperatures below 40°F and when temperatures drop below 40°F within 8 hours of application must be done by Nawkaw.


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