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ALUMINUM ALKYD PAINT
SSPC NO. 101 TYPE-I


Description: This Aluminum Paint is based on an Alkyd Resin Solution and Leafing Type Aluminum Paste supplied in separate containers.

Recommended Uses: As an aluminum finish coat, primarily intended for use on properly primed structural steel, bridges and heavy equipment.

Conformance: Conforms to Steel Structures Painting Council Paint Spec #101

Technical Data

Type Alkyd Resin Solution
Varnish TT-R-266 Type I, Class A
Aluminum Pigment Paste Leafing, Fed Spec TT-P-320, Type-II, Class B
Color Silver
Color Reddish Brown
Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) 2.25 lbs./gal. or 270 g/l
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: Approx 1.0 -1.5 Mils.
SAG Resistance 2.0-3.0 Mils Wet Film Thickness
Volume Solids (mixed) 46 1%
Theoretical Coverage: Approx. 700 sq. ft. / gal. @ 1.0/mil dft.
Flash Point 105 F
Drying Time Hours @ 77F (25 C):
To dry: 3-4 hours
Dry hard and touch: 8-10 hrs.
Pot Life Unlimited
Recommended Thinner Mineral Spirits
Packaging Drums/ 5's/ 1's

Surface Preparation & Directions for Use:
This paint is intended as a finish coat over rust inhibitive primers on structural steel or over other alkyd and oleo-resinous paints. All oil, grease dust and loose or non-adherent paint shall be removed. If the undercoat is damaged, the steel shall be spot-cleaned and spot-primed with a rust inhibitive primer.

This paint is furnished in two components, add the Aluminum Paste to the mixing varnish in the ratio of two pounds of Aluminum Paste per gallon of varnish vehicle.

To mix the Paste with the varnish, add a small amount of varnish to sufficient Aluminum Paste in a large container. Thoroughly mix the Aluminum Paste with a small portion of varnish until a smooth, thin Paste is achieved. Gradually, add more of varnish while stirring. Continue adding paste and mixing until all the varnish is incorporated with the vehicle. Examine bottom of container for un-mixed paste.

Screen paint before applying. Apply by brush or spray to the specified film thickness. The surface to be painted shall be dry and surface temperature shall be at least 5F (3C) above the dew point, and the temperature of the air shall be over 40F (4C). Do not paint outdoors in rainy weather or if freezing temperatures are expected before the paint dries.

Application:
Brush, roller, or spray

Safety Precautions:
(A) Use normal precautions such as gloves, facemasks.
(B) Adequate ventilation must be maintained.
(C) Explosion proof lights & electrical equipment.
(D) Non-Sparking shoes & tools for workers in area.
(E) This product contains flammable materials. Forbid all flames, smoking and welding in work area.
(F) Avoid breathing of vapor, contact with skin or eyes. If product comes in contact with skin or eyes, wash thoroughly with water and obtain medical attention.

Non-Warranty:
The technical data listed herein has been compiled for your convenience and guidance, and is based upon our experience and knowledge. However, since we have no control over the use of this information of this product, no warranty expressed or implied, is intended or given. Simco Coatings, Inc. assumes no responsibility whatsoever for coverage, performance, or any other damages, including injuries resulting from use of this information or of products recommended herein.


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