Handycoat LoDust

Handycoat LoDust is an innovative, low dust interior filler, designed for efficient and comfortable application with minimal airborne particles during sanding.

Application Method: Trowel Spatula
Grades: Acrylic

Product Overview

Handycoat LoDust is a cutting-edge interior filler, uniquely formulated to produce up to 80% less airborne dust during sanding compared to traditional fillers. This eco-friendly, low VOC product offers exceptional adhesion and flexibility, making it ideal for a wide range of applications, from gypsum board jointing to repairing hairline cracks and touch-ups on interior surfaces.

Its quick-drying, vapour-permeable properties ensure a durable, mold-resistant finish, suitable for use on cementitious materials, renders, and wood, among other common building surfaces. Handycoat LoDust combines ease of use, environmental safety, and superior performance, revolutionizing interior surface finishing.


The properties of Handycoat LoDust include:

  1. Low Dust Emission: Generates up to 80% less airborne dust during sanding compared to conventional fillers, minimizing discomfort and health risks associated with dust inhalation.
  2. Quick Drying: Designed to dry faster than traditional fillers, facilitating quicker painting and finishing processes.
  3. High Adhesion and Flexibility: Offers strong bonding to various substrates and possesses high flexibility, reducing the risk of flaking and improving the durability of the application.
  4. Vapour Permeability: Allows for moisture transfer, which helps prevent moisture accumulation and mold growth, enhancing the longevity and healthiness of the environment.
  5. Low VOC Content: Contains low levels of volatile organic compounds, making it a healthier choice for indoor environments and less harmful to the environment.
  6. Ease of Application and Sanding: Formulated for easy application and smooth sanding, ensuring a fine, professional finish.
  7. Versatility in Application: Suitable for a wide range of interior surfaces including cementitious materials, gypsum boards, wood, and others, ideal for jointing, skimming, and repairing tasks.
  8. Technical Specifications:
    • Can be diluted with water if necessary.
    • Coverage is 0.5 – 1.5 kg/m², depending on substrate conditions.
    • Layer thickness can range from 1-4mm.
    • Specific gravity of 1.75 ± 0.05.
    • Available in 5kg and 25kg containers.

These properties make Handycoat LoDust an excellent choice for various interior surface finishing tasks, combining health, environmental considerations, and ease of use with high-quality performance.

Areas Of Use

Handycoat LoDust is suitable for a variety of interior applications, including:

  1. Gypsum Board Jointing: Ideal for seamless jointing of gypsum boards.
  2. Skimming: Perfect for skimming over large areas to create a smooth, even surface.
  3. Repairing Hairline Cracks: Effective in repairing hairline cracks in plaster and paintwork.
  4. Touch-Ups on Interior Surfaces: Can be used for general touch-ups and repairs on various interior surfaces.
  5. Filling Nail Holes: Suitable for filling nail holes and other small imperfections in surfaces.
  6. Application Around Door Profiles and Skirtings: Ideal for precise applications around door frames, skirtings, and other intricate areas.

These diverse areas of use make Handycoat LoDust a versatile and practical choice for a wide range of interior repair, maintenance, and finishing tasks.

Application Method

The application method for Handycoat LoDust involves several key steps:

  1. Surface Preparation: Ensure the surface to be treated is clean, dry, and free from dust, grease, and loose material. If necessary, prime the surface before application.
  2. Mixing: If the filler is too thick, it can be diluted with a small amount of water. Stir the product well before use.
  3. Application: Apply Handycoat LoDust using a suitable filling knife or trowel. For best results, apply in thin layers. If a thicker layer is required, build it up with several thin layers, allowing each layer to dry before applying the next.
  4. Drying Time: Allow the filler to dry completely. The drying time will vary based on the thickness of the application, temperature, and humidity.
  5. Sanding: Once dry, the filled area can be sanded to a smooth finish. The low dust formulation helps to minimize airborne particles during this process.
  6. Painting: After sanding, the surface is ready for painting. Ensure the surface is clean and dust-free before applying paint.
  7. Cleaning: Clean tools and equipment with water immediately after use.

Following these steps will ensure a smooth, professional finish, taking advantage of Handycoat LoDust’s low dust properties for a cleaner and more comfortable application process.

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