AASHO DESIGNATION: M-69
Aluminum Paint M-69 is based on an Oleo-resinous water resisting spar varnish and leafing type Aluminum Paste supplied in separate containers.
As a topcoat, primarily intended for use on properly primed steel structures.
Conforms to Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development. Specifications AASHO M-69, Type-1.
||Silver (varnish & paste mixed together)
||2.0-3.0 Mils Wet Film Thickness
|Solids by Volume (mixed):
|Volatile Organic Compound (VOC):
||3.60 lbs./gal. or 432 grm. / ltr.
||Approx. 700 sq. ft. / gal.@ 1.0/mils DFT.
|Dry hard and touch:
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 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 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, surface temperature shall be at least 5ºF (3ºC) above the dew point, and the temperature of the air shall be over 40ºF (4ºC). Do not paint outdoors in rainy weather or if freezing temperatures are expected before the paint dries.
(A) Use normal precautions such as gloves, facemasks.
(B) Adequate ventilation must be maintained.
(C) Explosion proof lights and electrical equipment.
(D) Non-sparking shoes and tools for workers in the area.
(E) This product contains flammable materials. Forbid all flames, smoking and welding in the work area.
(F) Avoid breathing of vapor, contact with skin and eyes.
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.