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Betolux Akva

Water based single pack floor paint 

Betolux Akva is a versatile water-based quick drying single pack floor paint for use on concrete, wood and steel. Betolux Akva is low odour and M1 classified.

New and old surfaces, previously painted epoxy and alkyd substrates, floors in light industrial environments/ factories, walkways ramps and steps, residential garages. Particularly suited for use in schools, hospitals and industrial food preparation areas. Betolux Akva has London Underground approval for use below ground.


Highly versatile and quick drying allowing fast turnaround and re commissioning

The paint is suitable for interior floorsThe paint is water-borneTool: rollerTool: brush
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces

Durable and beautiful surface

The semi-gloss surface of Betolux Akva produces beautiful concrete and wooden floors. Betolux Akva is easy to work with. It dries quickly, so you will be able to use the room soon.

Colours for every taste

Betolux Akva is a safe M1 category paint for concrete and wooden floors, and can be tinted to any colour included in Tikkurila’s interior paint colour cards. Make an impression with your floors by painting interesting patterns on them, for instance.

Tikkurila Oyj
(Previous date 26.11.2012)

Betolux Akva - Floor Paint

Water-borne polyurethane-acrylate paint for interior concrete and wooden floors.
Product features

Versatile single pack waterbased floor paint for interior concrete and wooden floors. Also suitable for repainting epoxy floors or floors previously painted with alkyd paints.

Recommended uses
Concrete and wooden floors and stairs in residential, commercial and storage premises. Also concrete floors in saunas and humid rooms. Suitable for interior concrete and wooden floors subjected to light mechanical and chemical stress.

The paint is suitable for interior floors The paint is semi-gloss The paint is water-borne Tool: roller Tool: brush
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces
Base paints
A and C
Colour Range
Tikkurila Floor Paints colour card. Additionally large part of colours in Tikkurila Symphony colour card.
Gloss grade
5-7 m2/l.
Can sizes
0.9 l, 2.7 l, 9 l, 18 l
Application method
Brush or roller.
Drying time at 23°C and 50% relative air humidity

Dust dry after approx. 15 min. Ready to use the next day. Completely cured and reaches final durability approximately in 2 weeks.

Chemical resistance
Resists White Spirit and Denaturized Spirit. Does not resist strong solvents e.g. Thinner.
Solids volume
approx. 35 %
approx. 1,1-1,2 kg/l, ISO 2811
Protect from frost.
Product code

Application conditions
The surface to be painted must be dry and at least 4 weeks old, with concrete relative humidity less than 97%. During application and drying, the air, surface and paint temperature must be at least + 10 º C, and relative air humidity less than 80 %.
Unpainted surfaces:
Concrete floors: Remove cement glue coat with a grinding machine. Remove grinding dust.
Wooden floors: Remove all dirt, oil, dust and grease.
Previously painted surfaces:
Wash down previously painted surfaces with Maalipesu (Cleaning Agent), rinse thoroughly with water and allow to dry. Remove old, flaking paint. Sand the surfaces carefully and remove sanding dust.
Stir the paint thoroughly before use. Concrete floors: Apply Betolux Akva Primer OR one coat of Betolux Akva diluted 10% with water to new concrete floors. Finish new and previously painted concrete floors with 2-3 coats of non-diluted Betolux Akva. Use a short-pile roller or synthetic brush for smaller surfaces. Wooden floors: Apply 1-2 coats of Multistop Isolation Primer on bare wood surfaces. Finish with 2-3 coats of non-diluted Betolux Akva. Use a synthetic brush. NB. Paint will dry quickly, so plan your work beforehand to avoid paint joints. Apply lengthwise to several planks at once, and only make repairs when the paint has dried.
Cleaning of tools
Clean tools with water or Tikkurila Pensselipesu (Tool Cleaner).
Maintenance instructions
The painted surface reaches its ultimate abrasion and chemical resistance approx. 2 weeks from the surface treatment, during that time avoid cleanup. Clean the surface with a brush, a mop or a rag. Clean soiled surfaces with cleaning supplies using neutral (pH 6-8) detergent.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value
(cat A/i) max.140 g/l (2010).

according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
The product is not classified as dangerous. A Safety Data Sheet is available on request.
Safety data sheet

Empty cans should be recycled or disposed of in accordance with local regulations. Liquid waste should be destroyed according to the local regulations.
VAK/ADR: not classified
sre160915 / dco111108 / mli130109 / ars190109 / 4126001-


Colour card for floors

There are 20 colours in the floor paint colour card to create an individual colour scheme.

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Consumption varies depending on the surface to be treated and its condition. Absorption is affected e.g. by the surface roughness, moisture content level of timber and porosity. For example, log surface that has been untreated for a long time takes a lot more wood finish than a new surface to be treated.

When calculating the consumption, note that the consumption for round logs is 1.5 times higher than normal. Please also note the corner joints in the surface area.

Rounding up

As the filling rate is usually 90% (space for tinting), it is good to round up the liter amounts and reserve enough of the product so that the work is not interrupted unnecessarily, and colour will be even.