Arcaclear adhesion promoter for non-porous surfaces






ARCACLEAR PRIMER for non-porous surfaces is a mono-component transparent adhesion promoter.  It chemically activates glass, ceramic and glazed surfaces to provide excellent adhesion to ARCACLEAR.   

A high-technology waterproof membrane, ARCACLEAR is a non-yellowing, alkali and UV resistant waterproof coating with long-lasting transparency and elasticity.  Even after ageing ARCACLEAR will protect your building materials from the elements, water ingress, freezing, pollution and acid rain.


Ideal for waterproofing over tiled terraces, glass or glass brick, swimming pool mosaics.     




ARCACLEAR PRIMER for non-porous surfaces is used on non-absorbent glazed surfaces:

  • tiling on balconies and terraces

  • ceramic tiles

  • glass, glass brick

  • swimming pool mosaics









ARCACLEAR PRIMER for non-porous surfaces comes in 1kg packs.  


It can be ordered alone or in a kit providing complete TRANSPARENT WATERPROOFING treatment (from priming to finish).  

The ARCACLEAR system is packaged to treat 5m² (approximately 50 square feet)  or 10m2 (approximately 100 square feet) per kit.  


Four types of kits are available depending on the frequency and quantity of foot traffic to which the surface will be subjected.

(1) no foot traffic (used over mosaics or tiling in swimming pool or on wall surfaces)

(2) rare foot traffic for maintenance purposes only

(3) frequent foot traffic within a private property

(4) frequent and heavy foot traffic in public areas

When ordering, click on the type of foot traffic to which the surface will be subjected, choose the surface area you wish to cover (5 or 10 m²), the primer adapted to your surface (porous or non porous) and the look you wish to achieve (shiny or matte).  Your kit will be composed of the components you need to cover your surface area.

     To visualize or order a kit :   ARCACLEAR KIT

To see or order ARCACLEAR only:    ARCACLEAR RESIN  

To see or order ARCACLEAR PRIMER for porous surfaces only:    ARCACLEAR P2 - PRIMER for porous surfaces  



To see or order the anti-slip additive for ARCATRAFFIC:    CORUNDUM WHITE 




  • is easy to use

  • provides excellent adhesion to glass and glazed surfaces

  • is UV stable

  • is quick drying

Instructions for use ARCACLEAR PRIMER:


Application conditions

  • Do not apply if it is raining or snowing or if rain or snow are forecast with a 48-hour delay.

  • The moisture content of the surface must not exceed 5%.  

  • For best results, the temperature during application should be between 50°C and 35°C and relative humidity should be between 50 and 70%.  

Important:  The ARCACLEAR PRIMER will cure well under normal climatic conditions (5-35° C, dry weather).  
Lower temperatures will slow down curing time and higher temperatures will accelerate the curing time.  


Surface preparation

Optimum performance is achieved by using the right combination of products, surface preparation and application procedures.  Careful attention to the preparation of the surface is essential. 

  • Surfaces to be coated must be dry, clean, sound and free of all contaminants, loose particles, dirt and dust.

  • Surfaces with trapped moisture (under tiling for instance) must be left to dry thoroughly before application. 

  • New concrete must be left to dry at least 28 days before applying the ARCACLEAR system.


Repair Cracks and Joints before application

The careful and thorough repairing of cracks is important to ensure long-lasting waterproofing of the surface.  Clean all concrete cracks, hairline cracks, expansion joints etc.of dirt, dust and loose particles. Use a polyurethane mastic to seal.

All internal angles must be reinforced with ARCAMESH (embedded between 2 coats of ARCACLEAR). 



We recommend applying a coat of ARCACLEAR PRIMER before applying ARCACLEAR to obtain optimum adhesion to all surfaces except transparent plastics (polycarbonate, polyacrylate,etc.).  ARCACLEAR PRIMER is obligatory when applying ARCACLEAR to non absorbent glazed surfaces such as ceramic tiles or glass bricks. If your surface is porous (screed, cement, concrete, etc.), you will need ARCACLEAR PRIMER for porous surfaces.

Using a dry clean cloth, apply 1 coat of ARCACLEAR PRIMER for non-porous surfaces < 0,100 kg/m², rubbing the product into the surface and making sure that no area is left uncovered.  Change cloths often to ensure full degreasing while applying.

NOTE: ARCACLEAR PRIMER for non-porous surfaces + ARCACLEAR RESIN are available in kit form, one kit primes and waterproofs a surface area of 5m² or 10m2.

Drying time  

2 to 6 hours.

Recoatable: 12 hours minimum, 18 hours maximum before applying ARCACLEAR.



approximately 30-80 gr/m2 depending on surface porosity, temperature and application method



Can be stored in dry and cool rooms for up to 9 months.

Protect the material against moisture and direct sunlight.  Storage temperature: 5-30oC.  Products should remain in their original, unopened

containers, bearing the manufacturers name, product designation, batch number and application precaution labels. Keep 1 year in original unopened packaging.

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