Berger Undercoat

A quality alkyd coating formulated to act as an intermediate coat in an alkyd coating system.

Berger undercoat is a high opacity and high solid undercoat that will effectively hide the substrate and impart a good film build to the overall coating system. It is used as an intermediate coat as part of an alkyd coating system for use on both interior and exterior ferrous surfaces, wood and timber products ete.


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Excellent Flow and LevellingTested and certified under PSB Product Listing Scheme to SS34:1998Excellent Intercoat Adhesion
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Surface Preparation

Please ensure that surface to be coated is dry (moisture meter reading of <6%, clean and free from all loose extraneous materials such as loose paint, dust etc. Wash the surface with a solution of detergent and water to remove all traces of dirt and other contamination. Allow the whole surface to dry thoroughly before painting. It is recommended to pretreat the surface with the concrete etching solution Luxaprime 1900 prior to application of Pathmasta to for good adhesion. For repainting over old coatings, a high pressure water cleaning should be performed to remove all loose or flaking coatings and ensure the remaining coating is tightly adherent.

Application procedure

Stir contents of the can thoroughly before use. Thinning is not usually required, however, if desired, do not exceed thinning ratio mentioned in the product data sheet. Apply two coats of paint with adequate time between coats.

Tools you can use


May be used for difficult shapes or touch up purposes



May be used for difficult shapes or touch up purposes

Available Packs

1L/  5L

1 Coat
15.4Sqm/L @35 microns**


On well-prepared surfaces, as per the painting system recommended. Please refer to the Product Data Sheet for surface preparation and method of application.

** Actual coverage may vary from the quoted coverage due to factors such as method and condition of application, surface roughness, and porosity.

Popular system

  • Base Coat
    Luxaprime 1250
  • First Coat
    Berger Undercoat
  • Second Coat
    Berger Super Gloss

Other systems

  • Base Coat
    Luxaprime 1250
  • First Coat
    Berger Decoseal
  • Second Coat
    Berger Gloss 7
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