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Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA

Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA 1st August 2019 - The Acquisition will provide Unitex with an expanded range of products and access to wider untapped Australian Markets. The owners of Unitex are pleased to announce that after 36 years in business are proud to pass ownership onto [...]

Announcement of Sale of Unitex to German Company Sto SE & Co KGaA2019-08-08T08:54:39+10:00

The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance

The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance The current and ongoing furore concerning Non-Compliant Cladding is of great concern on High-Rise Buildings.   The Age Friday July 2019 ‘Construction Confidence plummets’ – Author Clay Lucas '…pursue nationally consistent building standards, amid the flammable cladding crisis…' 'The meeting resulted in ministers agreeing that the Australian Building Codes [...]

The Big Issue: Building Cladding Compliance2019-07-19T10:46:01+10:00

Unitex: Accredited Base Board Systems

The Unitex Base Board System is fully accredited and has been in use for over 30 years without issue. Unitex has always chosen to be aligned with Industry and international best practise providers of Accreditation, currently Branz and Bureau Veritas. The certifiers of Unitex systems carry out stringent audits of the Unitex products and processes [...]

Unitex: Accredited Base Board Systems2019-02-22T15:15:10+11:00

From Ugly Duckling, to Swan… Unitex refreshes The Block Gatwick Facade

Unitex is proud to be a major sponsor of The Block yet again for 2018.    This year, Unitex's unique products and systems have been used to repair the badly damaged Gatwick Apartment facade, and turn it into a beautiful display of Melbourne Architecture.  With architectural mouldings, and cutting edge render/texture/sealer coatings The Gatwick will [...]

From Ugly Duckling, to Swan… Unitex refreshes The Block Gatwick Facade2018-10-12T09:53:40+11:00

Polymer Render Wet

Designed for application over difficult substrates as primary key coat. The strongest adhering render in the range. Requires the addition of 5-10% cement (drill mixed) into the Unitex Polymer Render just prior to use, which aids in faster cure and setting. Coverage for key coating is approximately 8-10 m2 per pail. Product size: [...]

Polymer Render Wet2018-09-17T11:14:22+10:00

Beach Render

Designed for application over clean brickwork and block work. It is available as a fine - medium grade render for sponge finishing. It is applied in 2 passes – a build coat and then a final sponge finish. Coverage is 2-4.5 m2 per bag (depending on substrate and build thickness required). Product size: 20kg [...]

Beach Render2018-05-31T14:39:17+10:00

Aero Render

Designed for application over clean brickwork, blockwork and AAC Panels. It is available in medium grade and used for 1 coat application to thicknesses of skim coat to 10mm. Can be finished to a tight and smooth surface. Easy to use for all skill levels. Product size: 20kg bags Coverage: 4-7m2 Substrate suitability: [...]

Aero Render2018-05-31T14:39:17+10:00

Flexible Polished Concrete Finish (Tanami)

Unitex® Tanami is a premium product that gives the appearance of a polished plaster ‘moving’ wall. In a tribute to the Australian Indigenous people, this product is named after one of the most important land masses to the Aboriginal people, as 10,000,000 hectares (25,000,000 acres) of the Tanami Desert area (38% of the total [...]

Flexible Polished Concrete Finish (Tanami)2019-09-16T13:00:11+10:00

Harbour Fine™

Designed for application over clean brickwork and block work. It is available as a fine grade render for sponge finishing. Generally for skim coat work, it is applied in 2 passes – a build coat and then a final sponge finish. Coverage is 2-4.5 m2 per bag (depending on substrate and build thickness required). [...]

Harbour Fine™2018-05-31T14:09:35+10:00

Bagging Finish

Provides a course covering to rough non-rendered masonry surfaces. Can also be applied with a broom (brooming finish), mitten (hand rubbing), and traditional bricklayers bagging process. A simple and easy to apply product that requires minimum skill level. This texture product can be tinted or colour matched to almost any colour. NB: Deep tone [...]

Bagging Finish2018-05-31T14:09:34+10:00

Trowel On Dry Texture

Trowel applied dry powder finish coats which require the mixing of water on site. Uni-Cote Textures provide the textured effect with the Uni-PTC top coat, or Uni-Flex membrane, to provide the colour. The Uni-Cote Dry Powder Texture range separate texture from colour and therefore is ideal in weather/temperature conditions where it may be difficult [...]

Trowel On Dry Texture2018-05-31T14:09:34+10:00

Marble Grain Texture

Naturally coloured marble chip in a clear acrylic matrix, giving a surface marble-chip stone effect wall finish. Trowelled to a smooth closed finish. Available in two grades (0.5mm and 1mm). Marble chips of the differing natural stone colours can be mixed to produce unique shades and effects. Must be uniform undercoated to a similar [...]

Marble Grain Texture2019-11-18T10:13:04+11:00

Panel Patch (4hr Fire Rating)

Specifically formulated for application over steel joining plates in concrete tilt-up panel construction. Panel Patch has a 4-hour fire rating when used as per the Unitex specifications, and is suitable in fire rated walls. Product size: 8kg bags Coverage: Approx 10 joining plate recesses Substrate suitability: Precast Panel, Concrete repairs Application tools: Trowel [...]

Panel Patch (4hr Fire Rating)2018-05-31T14:09:33+10:00

Roll On Texture

Generally applied with a spaghetti roller to produce a gentle-peaked texture finish. The two grades available provide a medium finish (109) or a heavy texture finish (110). Unitex Heavy Texture 110 finish sometimes referred to as Tyrolean finish is roller applied and just prior to drying the peaks are trowelled off producing a clean [...]

Roll On Texture2018-05-31T14:09:33+10:00

Trowel On Texture

There are several grades of varying coarseness to select: 146 (Fine grain, low-build coat) 333 (Fine sand finish, low-build coat) 500 (fine to medium grain glossy finish) 888 (medium marble grain finish, medium-build coat) 777 (medium marble grain finish, medium-build coat) 107 (fine to medium scratch coat, low-build coat) 104 (1mm marble scratch coat [...]

Trowel On Texture2018-05-31T14:09:33+10:00

Polished Concrete Finish (Uni-Rock)

Designed specifically for skim coating of prepared masonry surfaces to yield a polished smooth and decorative feature wall (internal and external). Can be beeswaxed coated for internal feature walls staining and gloss level effects.  The Unitex finish made famous on Channel Nine's 'The Block'. Available in four unique colours: White Off White Grey Dark [...]

Polished Concrete Finish (Uni-Rock)2019-08-09T10:16:31+10:00

HiLite Render™

Suitable for all high and very high-build applications over uneven surfaces. Can be applied over many substrates including Brickwork, Concrete slabs and Panels. It is ideal for multi-substrate application. It is possible to achieve 30mm depth in 2-3 passes. A lightweight render, not adding excessive weight to the structure. Easy to use for all [...]

HiLite Render™2018-05-31T14:09:33+10:00

Base Board Render BBR 8.5

Designed for application as a build coat for the Unitex Base Board™ and IB Board systems. Applied at minimum thickness of 5mm. A super lightweight product (8.5kg) and easy to use for most skill levels. Product size: 8.5kg bags Coverage: 1.5-2m2 Substrate suitability: Uni-Base Board systems Application tools: Trowel Dry time: Minimum 72 [...]

Base Board Render BBR 8.52018-05-31T14:09:33+10:00

Polymer Render Dry

Designed for application over difficult substrates as primary key coat. The strongest adhering render in the range. Coverage for key coating is approximately 8-10 m2 per bag. Product size: 19kg bags Coverage: 8-10m2 Substrate suitability: New & / or Old Brick, In-situ Concrete (Rough), Fibrous-Cement Sheeting Application tools: Trowel Dry time: Minimum 72 hours [...]

Polymer Render Dry2018-05-31T14:09:33+10:00

Fast-R Render

Designed for application over clean AAC Panels, brickwork and blockwork. It is available in medium grade and used for 1 coat application to thicknesses of skim coat to 10mm. Can be finished to a tight and smooth surface. Easy to use for all skill levels. Product size: 16kg bags Coverage: 2.5-3.5m2 Substrate suitability: [...]

Fast-R Render2018-05-31T14:09:33+10:00

Redi Render™

Unitex® Uni-Dry Cote® Redi Render™ is trowel-applied and suitable for a one-coat or two-coat application on all suitable masonry surfaces, eg Brick or Block etc, both inside and out, and is recommended to aid in the protection of masonry walls from the damaging effect of surface ingress of moisture. If the surface is in good order [...]

Redi Render™2019-09-24T09:04:45+10:00

Industry Leaders meet to discuss Safe Cladding in Residential Housing

Industry Leaders meet to discuss Safe Cladding in Residential Housing Melbourne’s weather came to the party when Industry stallwart, Andrew Concannon, met with industry heavyweights Russell Bielenberg (Manufacturing and Product Development Foamex Group Pty Ltd) and Justin Kelsey (General Manager Foamex Group Pty Ltd)). The group met to discuss the important issues: Media using ‘Fake [...]

Industry Leaders meet to discuss Safe Cladding in Residential Housing2017-08-04T14:26:14+10:00

Unitex Base Board cladding: the quality original

Unitex Base Board cladding:  the quality original.   Pirating a dodgy copy of Game of Thrones does not compare with a legitimate original.  Similarly, shoddy substituted cladding does not compare with safe, reliable accredited Base Board systems. Base Board is not only safe, warranted and accredited, it also saves money. The ‘Grandfather of EIFS’, Andrew [...]

Unitex Base Board cladding: the quality original2017-07-31T17:18:35+10:00