Fugabella Color, the new colour grout and sealant range from Kerakoll has been designed by Piero Lissoni to contain 50 of the most relevant colours for modern interiors from delicate neutrals and gentle pastels to rich, intense shades.
The grout is a resin-cement hybrid which is safe, simple to choose and easy to use. It is formulated with a new mix of pure, natural binders which have been hybridised with resin binders and other additives, giving them very low VOC content, lower environmental impact than traditional cement or epoxy-resin grouts, and making them safer for people’s health.
It is suitable for use in a wide range of temperatures and environmental conditions meaning that you can specify the same grout for everything rather than having to choose one that fits the on-site conditions.
The rich, intense colours are due to the particles used in the grout. They maintain the depth of colour and don’t fade as resin-cement grout is not subject to salt and lime efflorescence, due to the absence of Portland cement. It remains workable without changing consistency in the bucket, so there is no need to add water which can lead to colour inconsistencies.
The purity of the materials employed along with the use of specific natural additives gives reduced water absorption, lower levels of joint staining and complete protection from common acid pH substances. A revolutionary bonding system gives superior resistance to abrasion of 425 mm³ for Fugabella Color after 72 hours compared to 970 mm³ for a cementitious grout.
The grout is accompanied by a coordinating range of silicone sealants in the same colours. These develop a high degree of adhesion thus ensuring that the seal stays watertight even on joints subject to deformation.
More details can be obtained from the Kerakoll team, who will also be delighted to give technical advice both during specification and onsite.