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weberend OCR

weberend OCR
weberend OCR

Product Benefits

  • Provides an excellent background for all weber finishes, masonry paints and many other types of surface coatings
  • Can be applied to most suitably prepared substrates, including:

Pre-blended single coat application renders

Product Features

About this Product

weberend OCR is a basecoat render for use in conjunction with Weber decorative finishes. weberend OCR is applied in one coat, avoiding the drying time associated with multicoat render systems.

Features and Benefits

▲ Resists the penetration of external water and has excellent weather resistance and durability, whilst allowing the structure to breathe ▲ Factory controlled production to give a consistently high quality product ▲ Give the same final appearance as traditional cement and sand renders but in significantly less time ▲ Non-combustible (Class 0 fire rating when applied to non-combustible substrates)


Do not apply to gypsum plaster or previously painted surfaces.

Technical Services

weber's Customer Services Department has a team of experienced advisors available to provide on-site advice both at the specification stage and during application. Detailed specifications can be provided for specific projects or more general works. Site visits and on-site demonstrations can be arranged on request.

Technical helpline
Tel: (01525) 722110
Fax: (01525) 718988

Sales Contact

Sales, England and Wales
Tel: (01525) 722100
Fax: (01525) 718988

Sales, Scotland
Tel: (0141) 445 0121
Fax: (0141) 445 0122

Sales, Ireland
Tel: (028) 9335 2999
Fax: (028) 9332 3232


Product Datasheet

Material Safety Datasheet

Declaration of Performance (DoP)

Send or download the documents

You can either send the documents to an email address, or download it

Preparation & Application


All surfaces must be sound, clean, dry and free of any material which may impair adhesion.

Scaffolding must be independently tied to allow for uninterrupted application. Any faults in the structure, particularly those which may lead to moisture penetration must be rectified.

Poorly keyed surfaces, for example smooth concrete, or substrates of uneven or high suction should be prepared with weberend aid.

Mask around the areas where material is to be applied. Masking tape must be removed before the material has dried out.

Expansion joints should be included as required by the substrate and carried through all applied materials.

Suitable specification clauses, including specifications for difficult or mixed substrates are available from our Technical Services Department.

Note: In many cases rendering applied to expanded metal lathing is more prone to cracking than when applied to dense masonry. To reduce this risk, lathing must be fixed strictly in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and relevant codes of practice.

Consult our Technical Services Department for further advice.


weberend OCR should be mixed with clean water at a rate of approximately 4 - 5 litres per 25 kg bag using a tumble mixer or suitable drill with whisk attachment. For best results, use as little water as possible and mix to give a workable consistency.

Note: weberend OCR may stiffen on standing. Re-mix product to regain workable consistency but do not add any more water.


To avoid dampness and discolouration of finishes rendering should be avoided below DPC or within 150 mm of ground level.

weberend OCR should be applied with a hawk and trowel in a one coat operation, then ruled level. On low suction backgrounds a first pass may be necessary prior to building up the full thickness in the second pass.

Render thicknesses are as for traditional materials.

  • External render approx. 16 mm for sheltered to moderate exposure or 20 mm for severe exposure.
  • Internal render approx. 8 to 19 mm.
  • Tiling approx. 8 to 20 mm.

Thickness should not exceed 25 mm.

Finish as required. For plain face finishes rub up in the normal way as the render begins to pick up. Other appropriate fishes may be achieved by suitable means.

Cure for 2 - 3 days before over coating.

During rapid drying conditions such as hot climates, curing with a fine spray of clean water may be necessary.

Protect from unfavourable weather conditions during application and early curing.

Good practice
Do not apply:

  • If frost is forecast within 24 hours of use
  • In damp/wet conditions
  • In temperatures below 5°C or above 30°C
  • On elevations in direct sunlight or where the substrate is hot


All equipment must be washed with clean water immediately after use. Waste material should not be emptied into drainage systems.

Packaging, Health & Safety


weberend OCR is supplied in 25 kg bags.

Coverage / Yield

For each mm of thickness you will require approximately 1.8 kg per m2.

When applied at 16mm thick, coverage is approximately 35 m2 per tonne.

Note: These estimates take no account of wastage and may vary according to the type of surface involved. An allowance must be made for uneven and misaligned substrates when ordering materials.

Storage and Shelf Life

When stored unopened in a dry place at temperatures above 5°C, shelf life is 12 months from date of manufacture.

Health and Safety

Contains cement (Contains chromium (VI). May produce an allergic reaction). Harmful by inhalation. Irritating to eyes and skin. Keep out of the reach of children. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical help. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.

For further information, please request the Material Safety Data Sheet for this product.