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SIMTAR-200 COAL TAR EPOXY

Description: Self priming two components, H.B. Coal Tar Epoxy.
Excellent adhesion & abrasion resistance. Recommended for saltwater immersion service. Provides 16.0 mils. protection in two coats.
Conformance: U.S. Corp of Engineers formula C-200 and the steel structures painting council No. 16 specifications.
Recommended Uses: Marine docks, ship hulls, tank interiors, pipelines interior & exterior, marine barges (exterior), metal protection in most chemical environments.

Technical Data

Generic Type: Epoxy Polyamide Coal Tar Epoxy
Color and Finish: Black & Red, Low Gloss
Components: Two
Application Temperature Normal Minimum Maximum
Ambient Air: 60-90º F 50º F 120º F
Material: 65-85º F 55º F
Surface: 65-85º F 50º F 100º F
Humidity: 20-80% 0% 85%
Temperature Resistant:
Continous: 200º F
Occassional: 250º F
Percent Solids by Volume
(Part A&B Mixed):
75 +/- 1.0%
Theoretical Coverage: 1170 sq. ft. per gal @ 1 mils dry
Flash Point: Comp A: 85º F. Comp B: Over 160º F
Recommended DFT: 16 mils (8 mils per coat)
Wet: 10-12 mils
Dry: 8 mils
Drying Time: at 50º F at 70º F at 90º F
Set to touch: 24 hrs. 6 hrs. 4 hrs
Recoat Time: 72 hrs. 18 hrs. 12 hrs.
Final Cure:
Non-Immersion: 3 days 1 day
Immersion 7 days 3 days
Shelf Life: 12 months
Pot Life: 4 hours @ 77º F
Mixing Ratio: 4:1 by volume
Packaging & Shipping Weight: 5 Gal. Kit: 56.0 lbs. 1 Gal. Kit: 12.0 lbs.
Recommended Thinner: T-1 Thinner for Coal Tar Epoxy

Surface Preparation:
Steel: "Near White Blast Cleaning" (SSPC-SP10)
Concrete: Should be properly cured and free from contaminants. Brush blast to provide etched surface.

Application Data:
Method of Application: Conventional or Airless Spray

Spray Guns:
Conventional Fluid Tip Air Cap
DeVilbiss-MBC-510 D 64
Binks-Model 18 66 or 68 63PB or 68PB

Airless:
Graco- 30:1 ratio with 206718 gun or Speeflo Commander 30 with H Gun- 0.019 or 0.031 orfice.

The Substrate temperature before coating should be 5-7º F. above the dew point.

Mixing:
Agitate Part A with Jiffy Mixer to reduce viscosity of material. Thoroughly mix Component B for a few minutes. Below 65 F allow 30 minutes induction time before application. Apply in well-atomized spray coat overlapping each pass 50%. May be thinned up to 1 pint per gallon with T-1 Thinner.

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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