​​​​Alpha Genie Base Coat

Alpha Genie Base CoatAlpha Genie Base Coat is a 100% acrylic, fiber-reinforced base coat, adhesive and leveler that is field-mixed with Type I or Type II Portland cement.



​High build, fiber-reinforced

​Achieves excellent resistance to drying shrinkage cracks; improves coverage when
embedding mesh

​Smooth, creamy consistency

​Trowels easily, speeds mesh embedment, reduces applicator arm fatigue, increases
jobsite productivity

​Can be used as a leveling coat up 1/8" thick per pass, 1/4" total

​Minimizes multiple applications when leveling shallow spots or filling voids; spots
fasteners in one pass without shrinking and cracking; reduces cement and pail disposal

​Versatile, multipurpose product

​Use as an adhesive, base coat and leveling coat

​Water based

​Safe, non-toxic; clean up easily with soap and water


  • Alpha Genie Base Coat's properties enable it to be used as a leveler over masonry, stucco and other cementitious substrates. Alpha Genie Base Coat can be applied at a maximum thickness of 6 mm (1/4").  
  • Alpha Genie Base Coat is designed for use as the leveler, adhesive and/or base coat in several wall systems from Senergy:  

    1. Senershield
    2. Senershield-R
    3. Unpainted and unglazed concrete or unit masonry
    4. PermaBase® brand cement board (or other ASTM C1325 Type A Exterior approved cement boards)
    5. Poured concrete/unit masonry
    6. Fiberock® Aqua-Tough™ sheathing
    7. ASTM C1177 sheathings (eXP® by National Gypsum, GlasRoc® by Certainteed and DensGlass® exterior sheathing)
    8. Gypsum sheathing (ASTM C79/C1396)
    9. New and untreated Exposure 1 or exterior plywood sheathing (Grade C-D or better)
    10. Exposure 1 OSB
    11. Note: Wood-based sheathing substrates require priming with SenerPrime.

  • Alpha Genie Base Coat is used with Senerflex EIFS, Senturion I, II, and III residential EIFS, Senergy Cement-Board Stucco System and all Senergy Surfacing Systems to embed corner mesh and Senergy Reninforcing Mesh.
  • Alpha Genie Base Coat will also adhere expanded polystyrene insulation board (EPS) to expanded polystyrene insulation board, enabling the build out of architectural shapes and details.


27.2 kg per 19-liter pail
(60 lbs per 5-gallon pail)


(Approximate coverage rates are shown.)

Adhere EPS insulation board to substrate:

  • 14.8 m² (160 ft²) per pail via notched trowel method

  • 16.7 m² (180 ft²) per pail via ribbon & dab method


  • 29.7 m² (320 ft²) per pail


  • 21.3 m² (230 ft²) per pail

Embed Hi-Impact 20 and Flexguard 4:

  • 16.7 m²(180 ft²) per pail

Adhere EPS insulation board to substrate and embed​Flexguard​ 4:

  • 11.1 m² (120 ft²) per pail

Alpha Genie Base Coat Product Bulletin

Alpha Genie Base Coat Product Bulletin