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Optic Translucent Silicone Coating

The difference is clear.

When a building façade leaks - forget major renovations or temporary fixes. GE Optic™ Translucent Silicone coating provides the lasting solution.

Available in:

North America

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Latin America

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Europe, Middle East & Africa

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India & Pakistan

Prevent repeated failures, minimize maintenance, and keep your building looking great over the long term, with GE Silicones Optic™ Translucent coating.

When you want long lasting protection for hard to waterproof substrates such as brick and masonry, Optic™ Translucent coating provides thge ideal solution.

A cost effective, long term alternative to invasive renovations or temporarty fixes, GE Optic™ Translucent Coating provides 15 years of protection, guaranteed.* Unlike penetrating sealers, it creates a clear membrane that remains waterproof, breathable, permanently flexible and weather resistant for decades.

With GE Optic™ coating, you don't have to compromise. This breathable waterproof barrier typically takes 85% less in time and cost and than brick removal/reinstallation, but can last for decades, and all without sacrificing the original beauty of the building.

Optic™ Translucent coating can securely bond to most substrates, including brick, concrete, natural stone, stucco, masonry, wood, copper, EIFS, aluminum, glass, and many painted surfaces.

It is backed by world-class technical support and available with warranties of up to 15 years.

  • Clear coating
  • 100% silicone elastomeric membrane
  • Vapor permeable - 18 perms
  • Waterproof and weatherproof
  • Protects against wind driven rain
  • Resists efflorescense
  • Bridges hairline cracks
  • Anti-graffiti
  • VOC compliant formulation that meets stringent air quality requirements
  • Primerless adhesion to most substrates
  • *15-year warranty available as part of the GE Silicones Approved Applicator Program.
Performance

Building longevity

  • Withstands extreme temperatures and UV rays
  • Repels wind-driven rain
  • Seals hairline cracks in mortar joints and wall materials
  • Stays air- and water-tight long-term
  • Offers high water vapor permeability
  • Remains flexible after cure and will not crack, peel, chip, or harden
  • Guards against moisture leaks through porous substrates
  • Backed by a 10-year warranty


Simple planning & application

  • Can be applied without a primer and with minimal surface prep
  • Offers application flexibility: roller, power roller, spray, and brush
  • Can be rain ready in 30 minutes to help keep projects moving
  • Installs in temperatures ranging from 20°F to 120°F (-7°C to 49°C)
  • Works with other 100% silicone products to form a continuous waterproof barrier
  • Meets low VOC requirements. 1

Translucent protection

  • Stays clear and does not yellow
  • Covers minor holes, cracks, and surface irregularities for a clean appearance
  • Allows light to pass through daylighting features such as glass block walls and skylights
  • Preserves the natural look of brick, stone, masonry, and more
  • Resists graffiti from most paints and inks to enable easy removal

1Based on VOC content of less than 50 g/L, as provided for in the 06/2018 US EPA (40 CFR 59) and the 02/2016 South Coast AQMD (Rule 1113) VOC emission standards for architectural coatings.
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Available in approximately 4.8 gallon (18 L) pails.

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