Epoxy Chemically Resistant Coating Solvent Free Technical Data Sheet
Antel Epoxy Chemically Resistant Coating is a two part solvent free system coating. It has the ability to resist a variety of chemicals and therefore has a wide variety of applications where other coatings may fail. Because the coating contains no solvents, it is safe for both the applicator and the environment. The coating has another advantage in that it can be applied in a single thick coat rather than in several thin coats as is the case with solvent borne paints and coatings.
As a surface coating for concrete, masonry, steel and metal structures to prevent attack from chemicals.
A two part product available in 1 litre, 2.5 litres and 5 litres. Non returnable containers.
Flammable. Flash point of not less than 26°C.
Store in cool, dry, frost free conditions in original containers. Store away from naked flames in a clearly marked area. Keep out of reach of children.
Shelf life in unopened containers is in excess of 12 months.
Pot life at 25°C 45 -50 minutes
Thin film set time at 25°C 7 hours
Full cure 2 - 7 days (depending on conditions)
1 litre of mixed coating will cover 3.5-6m² on an area of average porosity and texture. Areas of high porosity will reduce the coverage rate.
7. CLEANING EQUIPMENT
Brushes and rollers should be cleaned immediately after use with Antel Cleaning Solvent.
8. HEALTH & SAFETY
As Antel Chemically Resistant Coating is solvent free it is much safer to handle than other systems however please refer to the HEALTH & SAFETY DATA SHEET for full details.
Inhalation - Remove to fresh air immediately.
Ingestion - Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention immediately
Skin/Eyes - Promptly remove any spillages on the skin with soap and water. Flush eyes for 15 minutes with water and seek medical advice immediately.
9. INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
THE PERFORMANCE OF THE COATING CAN BE SERIOUSLY IMPAIRED IF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOT STRICTLY ADHERED TO
Do not apply in temperatures below 10 °C/50 °F and ensure there is at least a 4 hour weather window. We do not recommend application late in the day, due to dropping temperatures and increased humidity.
Although Epoxy Chemically Resistant Coating Solvent Free will overcoat most other finishes and paints, the best results are achieved when surfaces are clean and free of other finishes/coatings. If applying over an existing coating or to a non-porous surface, mechanically sand the area to create a key.
All surfaces should be dry. Particular attention should be made to degreasing surfaces before application. All voids and surface imperfections must be carefully filled.
Clean the surface you will be applying the Epoxy Chemically Resistant Coating Solvent Free to. If there are any leaks, these should be repaired with Antel Waterstop or Antel Epoxy Putty before applying the Epoxy Chemically Resistant Coating Solvent Free. If unsure, please contact us for technical advice.
The pot life is approximately 45 minutes. This is based on a temperature of 20 °C/68 °F. If you are applying the coating in higher temperatures, the pot life may be reduced. The material will become unworkable once outside of this pot life.
Once mixed, it is only possible to apply a single coat. Do not attempt to return to the mix to apply a second coat.
For simplicity we would recommend using a separate pack of Epoxy Chemically Resistant Coating Solvent Free for each coat, however if you would like to use one pack for both coats, you will need to accurately divide the A and B packs proportionately using digital scales.
1. Mix the A Pack thoroughly.
2. Mix the B Pack thoroughly.
3. Pour the contents of the B Pack into the larger A Pack.
4. Mix again thoroughly (ideally with a mixer paddle) for a minimum of three minutes, so that the two components are completely mixed.
5. Pour into at least one roller tray to maintain pot life.
6. Start application immediately.
9.3. APPLICATION STEPS
1. Apply the first coat by short pile roller or brush.
2. Wait 24 hours before applying the second coat. Reduced time between coats maybe possible, but it’s very important to seek technical advice from Antel before attempting this.
3. Within a maximum period of 48 hours, apply the second coat.