Ethyl Silicate Inorganic Zinc-Rich
Self-curing, primer/finish with tenacious bonding and abrasion resistance qualities. Its galvanic action resists undercutting. Excellent stand alone performance in high temperature or long-term atmospheric exposure. Finish with specialized topcoats to improve aesthetics, increase long-term performance or protect the primer from attack in aggressive exposures.View more product details
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Number of Components
Two: Part A and Part B
2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat.
1,042 mil sq ft/gal (25.6 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.
Volatile Organic Compounds
Unthinned: 3.95 lbs/gallon (473 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 18 Thinner): 4.15 lbs/gallon (497 grams/litre)
Thinned 9% (No. 15 Thinner): 4.17 lbs/gallon (500 grams/litre)
|Temperature †||To Handle||To Recoat|
|75°F (24°C)||1 hour||16 hours|
|0°F (-18°C)||7 days minimum|
† 50% Relative Humidity
Moisture is required to achieve proper cure. Curing time will vary with temperature and humidity. At relative humidities below 30%, it may be necessary to gently spray the coated surface with water to achieve proper cure and to minimize recoat time. Consult your Tnemec representative for specific recommendations. Ventilation: When used as a tank lining or in enclosed areas, provide adequate ventilation during application and cure. Reference ventilation guidelines contained in the latest edition of AWWA D 102.
65.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) void content method
Unthinned: 0.41 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (No. 18 Thinner): 0.41 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 9% (No. 15 Thinner): 0.49 lbs/gal solids
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