Corten is a texture that finds inspiration in the oxidation of iron and metals offering a glossy, uneven and natural patinated rust effect for the surfaces.

Products used
Factor Ext.- Recommended use (two coats):  2.2 kg/m2 - colours available: white, colours from the IVAS Selezione K colour chart (excluding the Reflect colours), and colours that can be produced using the You Color tinting system.
Hot Metal Ext.  - Recommended use (three coats) 0.33 l/m2 - colours available: Hot Metal colour chart, Colours produced with Base G. Can be coloured by tinting machine.
Application procedure
STEP 1: apply the 1st skim coat of Factor Ext. with a stainless steel trowel.
STEP 2: when dry, apply a 2nd skim coat, smoothing during drying in order to achieve an even surface.
STEP 3: apply the 1st coat of Hot Metal Ext. in the first colour with the trowel.
STEP 4: when dry, apply a 2nd coat of the same colour and, in the fresh coat, streak with a second contrasting colour.
STEP 5: when dry, lightly glaze the third colour using a sponge (or a trowel with water mist).
Pollock Stainless Steel Trowel, Velasquez Sponge.


The proposed solutions are also applicable on external walls with a thermal insulation system.