VFI®-690 Vertical Waterproofing Base Coat

VFI®-690 Vertical Waterproofing Base Coat is a 100% acrylic elastomer made to waterproof concrete and masonry walls. VFI-690 is a highly flexible elastomer that seals pores in masonry walls and has ultraviolet stability to prevent degradation before the top coat can be applied. VFI-690 is a low VOC content, water based, fully paintable surface that can be top coated with exterior acrylic paint.

An acrylic based gray base coat/primer used specifically for concrete/ stucco wall applications to provide waterproofing and fill in imperfections.

Application Methods:

  • Spray
  • Roll

Available Packaging:

  • 5 Gallon

Product Details

  • Product Color: Standard color is gray. For additional premium colors or color matching services contact Volatile Free, Inc.
  • UV Stability: This product is UV color resistant. For additional information contact Volatile Free, Inc.
  • Coverage/Thickness Requirement: See VFI specifications for specific coverage information or contact Volatile Free, Inc. for additional coverage/thickness requirements.
  • Storage Stability/Shelf Life: 12-month shelf life from date of manufacture when stored and sealed in unopened containers between 40°F - 75°F. Water based products must be protected from freezing. Material should be brought to a minimum temperature of 65°F before use.
  • Equipment: 690 wall waterproofing basecoat may be applied by single component sprayer, roller, or brush. Contact Volatile Free, Inc. for more information on any specific equipment questions and requirements.
  • Surface Preparation: Surface preparation depends on application and substrate being coated. All surfaces should be cleaned, prepped, dry and free of any oils, dirt or films that could affect the product adhesion. Contact Volatile Free Inc. with any additional questions.
  • Mixing: Mixing until uniform is required on all material before use. Mix times may vary depending on volume and mixing method, please contact Volatile Free, Inc. for more information on any specific mixing questions and requirements.
  • Material Application: Material can be applied between 50°F - 120°F and the temperature must remain above 40°F until full cure. Standard application is a single coat method with 24 wet mil. Apply only when rain or other moisture contamination will not be present before fully cured. The time between subsequent coats should not exceed 48 hours, but materials should be allowed to cure before applying the second coat. Material cure time will vary with temperature.
  • Primers: Volatile Free, Inc. recommends adhesion patch testing before use. Contact Volatile Free, Inc. with any primer questions.
  • Cleanup: Preferred clean-up method is water. Please contact Volatile Free, Inc. for more information on clean-up of equipment and tools.
  • Thinning: Do not thin prior to application.
  • Precautions: See Safety Data Sheet for complete safety data. Do not add any foreign material to this product. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapors and prolonged or repeated skin contact. Use only with adequate ventilation.

VFI®-690 Vertical Waterproofing Base Coat Physical Properties

  • Tensile Strenth (ASTM D-412): 300 psi
  • Elongation (ASTM D-412): 200%
  • Tear Strength (ASTM D-624): 120 pli min
  • Fungi Resistance (ASTM G 21): Pass
  • Permeance (ASTM D1653): 14 perms
  • Water Swelling (ASTM D 471): 12%

VFI®-690 Vertical Waterproofing Base Coat Liquid Properties

  • Solids by Weight (ASTM D 1644): 62.50%
  • Solids by Volume (ASTM D2697): 51%
  • Liquid Density (ASTM D 2939): 10.90 lbs/gal
  • Specific Gravity: 1.31 g/mL
  • Viscosity (ASTM D2196): 26,000 cps
  • VOC: <25 g/L


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