Luxury & Lime - Advanced Application Course

Lime Paint Wash - Punto Calce

Description of productApplication FieldTechnical dataProduct characteristics

Instructions for use Notes 

Natural Lime Wash Paint

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Description of product

“White paint”, mat, lime-based, naturally anti-mould with a high coating effect indicated for white or light shade finishing.

Application Field

Paint and decorative veiling for interiors and exteriors

Product characteristics

The lime wash paint PUNTO CALCE is a white lime-based paint produced with fine aged lime putty. The colour shades can be personalized by using the colour scheme of the Tintometric system Luxury&Lime. The accurate mixture of selected micro-marblegives the product unique features, like opacity, filling and easiness in spreading. The tradition of lime, produced with an advance technology, aims Bericalce towards the Environment Care and Green Division market. The natural raw materials, accurately selected, give Punto Calce a very high ecologic value: the dispersion of humidity avoids the growth of moulds and bacteriums, without using chemical additives. Non-flammable and low odour.

Technical data


Punto Calce


“Dolomitic” Lime Putty (Grassello) minimum 12 month aged
Marble powders, titanium dioxide and additives for less than 4%


Dense paste




in water 15 - 25%

Quantity per layer

approx. 5 - 6 m2/Kg



Vapour permeability

SD ~ 0,05 m (DIN 52 615)

Water absorption

w ~ 0,4 Kg / (m2 h0,5) (EN 1062-3:2001)

VOC class

5 g/l, wall paint and subcategory “L” max.value UE2010 30g/l

Specific weight

1,4 Kg/l


7,5 - 22 Kg buckets


Keep in dry place with temperture min.5° - 30°C max.


Protect the surfaces from rain in the first 24 - 48 hours from application

Instructions for use lime paint

• Prepare the base with a specific Primer, Isolante Acrilico or smoothing base like Bericalce’s Micro Primer Veneziano
• Application the Lime Paint with paintbrush, roller, sprayer, sponge or decorating glove
• 2 or more coats of Lime Paint, according to the final result desired
• Base must be clean and dry, any unsubstantial parts, traces of oil or grease must be removed; plaster any irregularity of the base
• Wait 4/6 hours between applications
• Temperature of application: 5° to 35°C
• All lime-based products have a normal drying time according to the thickness but, the real hardness is obtained through carbonation which occurs on contact with the air.
This process could last many months


The present technical chart has been written by Bericalce’s experts and the indicated technical and scientific information have been tested in our own workshop.
Any responsability regarding the results are due only to the method and conditions used during application of the product.
These indications are a valid support for testing the quality of the product in each specific case.


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