Contractor Latex

A specially formulated for interior use. Usually it is applying in concretes, plaster, woods, gypsum boards etc.


Regent Paints contractor latex is recommended for interior decorations of surfaces like concrete, plaster, gypsum, wooden, design board etc. It can create attractive aesthetic Regent Paints contractor latex like look to the surfaces. For better colour performance, apply Base coat closer to the shade of Velvet.


Colour : Full range - as per shade card

Finish : Matt

Solids(Volume) : 52% and above

Specific Gravity : 1.40 +/- 0.1

Theoretical Coverage : 250 – 400 sq. ft. per gallon

Drying Time :– At 25 ° t

Touch Dry : 2 hours

To Recoat : 4 hours

Vehicle Type : Acrylic copolymer


Regent Paints contractor latex is an environmentally friendly acrylic emulsion based interior decorative coating designed for Regent Paints contractor latex effects and to simulate a prestigious architectural appearance to the surface. It offers excellent adhesion and an easy to clean coating.

Product Type :

This product is a high quality waterborne paint. Based on special acrylic Latex emulsion.

Advantages :

Gives a luxurious soft Regent Paints contractor latex finish inspired by the soft touch of contractor fabric to add originality and elegance to your wall.

Application :
Remarks :

Highly recommended that this product is applied by a skilled and a professional painter.

  • The Product Can Be Applied By : Roller, Brush, Spray

  • Cleaning Of Painting Tools : Water

  • Film thickness per coat typical recommended range:

    Dry Film Thickness : 30 - 40 µm

    Wet Film Thickness : 100 - 120 µm

    Theoretical Spreading Rate : 10 - 8 m²/l

Recommended Use :

Specially formulated top coat for indoor & outdoor use and recommended for Hotels, Restaurants, Villas and all other prestigious interiors.

Substrate :

Cement plaster, Concrete, block work, gypsum board, rendered surfaces, MDF, plywood etc.

Product Data :

Packaging Size : 1 L and 4 L & 20 ltr Regent Paints Latex contractor Design Book.

Solids By Volume : 55 ± 2 volume% Theoretical

Specific Gravity : 1,27 Theoretical

VOC : 11 g/l ISO 11890 EU

VOC Comments : This is the theoretical value. Tested value will vary depending on test methodology, accuracy of equipment used for testing and test conditions.

Technical Data Sheet
Regent Paints Latex Velvet :

Spreading rate depends on film thickness applied, type of texture, surface porosity, imperfections,temperature, wastage during painting etc. The average spreading rate per coat can be confirmed at site by a trial application.

Conditions during application :

The temperature of the substrate should be minimum 10 °C and at least 3 °C above the dew point of the air, measured in the vicinity of the substrate. Good ventilation is usually required in confined areas to ensure proper drying.

Drying times :

Drying times are generally related to air circulation, temperature, film thickness and number of coats, and will be affected correspondingly.

  • Recommended data given is, for recoating with the same generic type of paint.

  • In case of multi-coat application, drying times will be influenced by the number and sequence and by the total thickness of previous coats applied.

  • The surface should be dry and free from any contamination prior to application of the subsequent coat.

The drying time is measured by stated values :
Relative Humidity (RH) 50
Substrate temperature
10°C 23°C 40°C
Surface (touch) dry 3h 2h 3h
Dry to over coat, minimum 15h 4h 3h
DENSITY 1:1.27±0.1
PH 5 - 7
SHEEN @60* 35
PACKING 1Ltr 4Ltr 20Ltr
PACK SIZE 1Ltr x 18, 4Ltr x 4, 20Ltr x 1
Surface preparation :

The substrate must be sound, clean, dry and free from dust, oil, grease, laitance etc. All traces of form release agents/curing agents must be removed. A light sanding with suitable abrasive material is recommended before application. Any resulting dust/loose particles must be removed.

Recommended paint system :
Primer :

Regent Latex Primer : 1 - 2 Coats

Topcoat :

Latex Regent Paints Contractor Latex : 2 Coats

Remarks :

Other systems may be specified, depending on area of use. Contents of packaging with different batch numbers must be mixed together before use. Please refer to the Decorative Sales Department for technical advice.

Storage :

The product must be stored in accordance with national regulations. Keep the containers in a dry, cool, well ventilated space and away from sources of heat and ignition. Containers must be kept tightly closed. Handle with care.

Technical Data Sheet
Regent Paints Latex Contractor :

Health and safety :

Please observe the environmental and precautionary notices displayed on the container. A Material Safety Data Sheet for the product has been issued. Detailed information regarding health and safety risks and precautions for the use of this product is specified in the product's Safety Data Sheet. First-aid measures, refer to section 4. Handling and storage, refer to section 7. Transport information, refer to section 14. Regulatory information, refer to section 15.

Disclaimer :

The information in this document is given to the best of Regent knowledge, based on laboratory testing and practical experience. Regent products are considered as semi-finished goods and as such, products are often used under conditions beyond Regent control. Regent cannot guarantee anything but the quality of the product itself. Minor product variations may be implemented in order to comply with local requirements. Regent reserves the right to change the given data without further notice.Users should always consult Regent for specific guidance on the general suitability of this product for their needs and specific application practices. If there is any inconsistency between different language issues of this document, the English (United Kingdom) version will prevail.