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POLYGARD-3002/3003
HIGH PERFORMANCE RUST INHIBITIVE EPOXY PRIMER


Description: A high performance two-component epoxy polyamide rust inhibitive primer designed to protect steel & aluminum in highly corrosive and chemically aggressive environments. Has outstanding adhesion, water resistance and durability.

Recommended Uses: An excellent quick dry primer for chemical processing, fertilizer, petrochemical and shipyard industries. Can be used as a shop primer or holding primer to be top coated later with high performance topcoat.

Technical Data

Color & Finish: Reddish brown, green, low gloss
Flash Point: 45F
Shelf Life: One year (subject to re-inspection)
Finish: Semi-gloss
Mixing Ratio: Base 4:1 converter
Pot Life @ 77 F: 6-8 hrs.
Volume by Solids: 45.0 1.0%
Weight per Gallon: 10.0 0.2%
Recommended DFT: 3.0 - 4.0 mils.
Theoretical Coverage: Approx. 700 sq. ft. / gal./ mil
Pot Life: 4-6 hrs. at 75F
Drying Time @ 75 F:
To touch: 1 hour
To topcoat: 4 hours
To Topcoat: 7 days
Recommended Thinner: Simco epoxy thinner, R-300
Shelf Life: 24 months
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC): 3.75 lbs./ gallon

Surface Preparation:
Immersion: Near white metal blast cleaning" (SSPC-SP10) or better.
Non-Immersion: Commercial blast cleaning" (SSPC-SP6) or better.
Aluminum: Remove grease, oil, dirt and other foreign matter by solvent or other suitable cleaner. Etch surface by light sand sweeping and remove dust before application of primer.

Application Data:
Method of Application: Conventional or airless spray, brush or roller.

Spray Guns:
Conventional Fluid Tip Air Cap
DeVilbiss-MBC-510 E 765
Binks-Model 18 66 63PB

Airless:
Graco - 30:1 ratio with golden gun or Speeflo Commander 30 with H gun - .015 orifice.

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

Mixing:
Mix base and catalyst thoroughly with Jiffy Mixer. Allow to digest 30 to 60 minutes. Apply in well atomized spray coat overlapping each pass 50%. Apply thinner for work ability only and do not exceed 1 pint per gallon.

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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