Alpha Genie Base Coat

Alpha Genie Base CoatALPHA GENIE BASE COAT is a 100% acrylic, fiber-reinforced base coat, adhesive and leveler that is field-mixed with Type I or Type II Portland cement. 

​FEATURES

​BENEFITS

​High build, fiber-reinforced

​Achieves excellent resistance to drying shrinkage cracks; improves coverage when
embedding mesh

​Smooth, creamy consistency

​Trowels easily, speeds mesh embedment, reduces applicator arm fatigue, increases
job-site productivity

​Can be used as a leveling coat up 1/8" thick per pass, 1/4" total

​Minimizes multiple applications when leveling shallow spots or filling voids; spots
fasteners in one pass without shrinking and cracking; reduces cement and pail disposal
cost

​Versatile, multipurpose product

​Use as an adhesive, base coat and leveling coat

​Water based

​Safe, non-toxic; clean up easily with soap and water

Uses

  • SENERGY ALPHA GENIE BASE COAT's properties enable it to be used as a leveler over masonry, stucco and other cementitious substrates. ALPHA GENIE BASE COAT can be applied at a maximum thickness of 6 mm (1/4").  
  • ALPHA GENIE BASE COAT is designed for use as the leveler, adhesive and/or base coat in several wall systems from Senergy:  
  1. SENERSHIELD

  2. SENERSHIELD-R

  3. Unpainted and unglazed concrete or unit masonry

  4. PermaBase® brand cement board (or other ASTM C1325 Type A Exterior approved cement boards)

  5. Poured concrete/unit masonry

  6. Fiberock® Aqua-Tough™ sheathing

  7. ASTM C1177 sheathings (eXP® by National Gypsum, GlasRoc® by Certainteed and DensGlass® exterior sheathing)

  8. Gypsum sheathing (ASTM C79/C1396)

  9. New and untreated Exposure 1 or exterior plywood sheathing (Grade C-D or better)

  10. Exposure 1 OSB
    Note: Wood-based sheathing substrates require priming with SENERPRIME.

  • ALPHA GENIE BASE COAT is used with Senerflex EIFS, Senturion I, II, and III residential EIFS, Senergy Cement-Board Stucco System and all Senergy Surfacing Systems to embed CORNER MESH and SENERGY REINFORCING MESH.
  • ALPHA GENIE BASE COAT will also adhere expanded polystyrene insulation board (EPS) to expanded polystyrene insulation board, enabling the build out of architectural shapes and details.

Packaging

27.2 kg per 19-liter pail
(60 lbs per 5-gallon pail)

Coverage

(Approximate coverage rates are shown.)

Adhere EPS insulation board to substrate:

  • 14.8 m² (160 ft²) per pail via notched trowel method

  • 16.7 m² (180 ft²) per pail via ribbon & dab method

Embed FLEXGUARD 4:

  • 29.7 m² (320 ft²) per pail

Embed INTERMEDIATE 12:

  • 21.3 m² (230 ft²) per pail

Embed HI-IMPACT 20 and FLEXGUARD 4:

  • 16.7 m²(180 ft²) per pail

Adhere EPS insulation board to substrate and embed FLEXGUARD 4:

  • 11.1 m² (120 ft²) per pail



Alpha Genie Base Coat Product Bulletin

Alpha Genie Base Coat Product Bulletin