Aropex Shinex

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Weather Proof Exterior Emulsion

Apollo Paints Aropex Shinex Weatherproof Exterior is a modified acrylic exterior wall finish with excellent sheen.

Performance Features: Aropex Shinex is an exterior wall finish with a specially reformed acrylic emulsion suitable for all climatic conditions. Provides sheen & durability performance beyond expectation. Ideal paint for extreme tropical conditions with an excellent resistance against fungal & algae growth protects from alkali and UV degradation.

USP: Excellent Sheen, Anti Fading & Anti Fungal.

Usage Area: On exterior plastered surfaces.

Most Ideal: For Apartments, Independent Houses, and High-end Commercial Buildings / Showrooms.

Warranty: 7 Years


Surface Preparation:

 New Surfaces – Freshly plastered surfaces should be allowed to cure completely. Ensure the plaster is completely dry and thoroughly clean, free from any dust, flakes and dampness, etc.

 Previously Painted Surface – Remove all loose particles, powdery material or defective paint by thorough wire brushing, scraping and water jetting (if required). If chalking or powdery surface persists, one coat of Apollo Paints Magic Sealer with a dilution in the ratio of one liter magic sealer mixed with one liter of potable water is advisable / recommended. Ensure that all water leakages/seepages are repaired before painting.


 CRACKS: For filling cracks up to 3mm use Apollo’s InstaCare Crack Lock.

 For Holes & Dents: In case of dents and holes use Apollo’s Wall Grace White Cement based putty or combination of white cement and fine sand in the ratio 1:3.


Option 1: Apply one coat of Apollo’s “Insta Care Prime N Seal” silicon enriched, Efflorescence Resistant, and Water Proof High Performance Primer Sealer as primer coat with a thinning ratio of one part of Prime N Seal with one part of potable water.

Option 2: Apply one coat of Apollo’s Aroprime (Emulsion Based) Water Thinnable Exterior Primer with a thinning ratio of one liter of primer with 600 to 650ml of potable water.

Finish Paint:

Finish Coat: Apply a minimum of 2 coats of Aropex Shinex Weather Proof Exterior Emulsion with a thinning ratio of one liter of paint with a maximum of 450ml of potable water. Ensure that horizontal surfaces like top of windows, ledges and sloped surfaces are painted with an additional coat for greater protection. Allow a minimum of 3-4 hrs drying time between coats.

Maintenance Tips: For the best performance of the paint ensure proper washing and cleaning of all algal and fungal growth at regular intervals of six months.

Recommended Undercoats:

Please Note: Application of undercoat is must for new plastered surfaces, while it is optional in the case of old/repainting surfaces.


On Primed SurfaceMinimum Recommended Number of CoatsCoverage
By Brush / Roller ApplicationTwo CoatsSingle Coat 120 – 130 sq ft/ltr
Two Coats 60 – 65 sq ft/ltr

 **Coverage depends on many factors like surface conditions, surface preparation, application skill, weather conditions, dilution etc. The coverage mentioned is under ideal conditions and will vary depending up on site conditions.


1ThinningPotable Water
2Thinning Ratio for Light / Pastel shadesMaximum of 450ml of water per one liter of Paint.
Note: In case of (Clear base) shades No Dilution is advised to ensure proper color depth.
3Thinning Ratio for Vibrant / Dark shadesMaximum of 100-150ml of water per liter of Paint.
4Method of applicationBrush or Roller
5Drying Time SD :30minutes
6Pot life of thinned materialUse within 24hrs
7Gloss Level 7 - 12 @ 600 GH
8Flash Point100% water – base paint, hence NA
9Recommended Surface Sand/Cement Plastered Surface, asbestos, brickwork, concrete block.
10VOC (gm/ltr)30.5gm/ltr
11Certification As per IS 15489:2004
12Fire Hazard ClassNon - flammable
13Safety DataRefer MSDS

Shelf life: 3 years from date of manufacture in original tightly closed containers away from direct sunlight and excessive heat.

Safety Measures:

Keep out of reach of children and away from eatables.

May be harmful if swallowed. In case of ingestion seek immediate medical attention.

Wear eye protection during application. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

In case of skin contact, immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists.

Do not breathe vapour or spray. It is recommended to wear suitable nose pad during sanding and surface preparation to avoid dust inhalation.

Do not pour leftover paint down the drain or in water courses.

No added Lead, Mercury or Chromium compounds.


Store the product at ambient conditions in well ventilated locations. Avoid eye and skin contact. In case of eye and skin contacts wash with plenty of clean water.

In high humidity areas, use of a Bio-wash solution is recommended to remove surface fungus growth, fungal spores, mould, etc. before application of the paint system.

Do not apply when ambient temperature is less than 100C or if the temperature might drop to this level within 4 hrs of application.

Tinted paints need thorough shaking immediately after tinter addition as well as before use.

Use diluted materials within 48 hours

Stir well and strain before use.

Keep the container tightly closed to prevent drying.

For deeper shade apply 1 additional coat.


Before painting the following things should be checked thoroughly:

1. pH value of the wall surface (Ideal condition between 7-10).

2. Moisture content of the wall (Ideal condition –below 10-12%).

If these are violated, owner will be responsible.

*As per test conducted at Apollo R&D.

DISCLAIMER: The product information & application details given by the company & its agents has been provided in good faith & meant to serve only as a general guideline during usage. Users are advised to carry out tests & take trials to ensure on suitability of products meeting their requirements prior to full scale usage of our products. Since the correct identification of problems, quality of other materials used and on- site workmanship are factors beyond our control, there are no expressed or implied guarantee / warranty as to the results obtained. The company does not assume any liability or consequential damage for unsatisfactory results arising from the use of our products.