Stains & Dyes

Dyes [solvent/UV-resistant]

Pellucid Dye | UV resistant dye for concrete surfaces

Pellucid dye is an important colorant for concrete surfaces which is designed to penetrate exterior and interior cementitious surfaces. It is translucent, UV stable aqueous acrylic dispersion of organic and inorganic pigments. It creates unique, multicolored translucent pattern that is not the same as the traditional colors. It is available in 20 standard colors. However, unique colors can be generated by combining different colors. When compared with ordinary paints, Pellucid dye is better because it does not crack or peel. Pellucid dye is available in United States and Canada.

Why use pellucid dye

  • Very economical as it penetrates easily
  • Relatively cheap to buy
  • Creates a beautiful mottled effect similar to acid rains
  • VOC compliant when diluted as recommended
  • UV resistant

How to use it

Before application, it is important to ensure that the chemical is well mixed by reading the instructions presented with the chemical. Trained personnel should be used in this case to ensure that high quality result is achieved

The first step to do this is mixing. The chemical should be mixed with acetone in 1 quart, 1 gallon or 5 gallon increments. Following the instructions written, it is important to mix the chemical in the most efficient manner. It is important to mix the chemical container for 30-45 seconds. Ensure that you don’t use an electrical device to mix the dye.

After mixing, it is important to test the chemical using a predetermined test area. If the result is good, then it is time to apply using an acetone sprayer with the tip being approximately 240. The application should be in a circular motion. It should be applied evenly to ensure consistency.


  • Should be stored in places between 500F and 800
  • All ventilations should be blocked before application
  • It is flammable thus you should not smoke
  • Do not apply it over carpet
  • Should be spread evenly
  • All requirements on the pellucid dye cover should be followed

Technical Data

Solids Content 10% VOC <50gal.
Drying Time 15 minutes Min. Application Temperature 50°F
Re-Coat Time 20 minutes Wet Appearance Colored liquid
Foot Traffic Depends upon the sealer Dry Appearance Colored surface
Wheel Traffic Depends upon the sealer Concrete Adhesion Excellent
Blush Resistance n/a


Color Chart

  • Raw Sienna
  • Black
  • Chestnut
  • Chocolate Brown
  • Glacier
  • Forest Green
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Egg Plant
  • Dixie Red
  • Sand
  • Turquoise
  • Sadle Brown
  • Terra Cotta
  • Gold
  • Midnight Black
  • Slate Blue
  • Green
  • Mahogony
  • Caramel
  • Walnut