ACE High Performance Tough Enamel for Metal

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A highly durable synthetic finish with excellent adhesion to most substrates in a Gloss, Satin or Matt finish High quality air drying finish. Giving long lasting exterior durability against weathering and chalking. Excellent for all types of metalwork, marine applications and vehicle bodies. 

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Brand: Ace

 
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A highly durable synthetic finish with excellent adhesion to most substrates in a Gloss, Satin or Matt finish High quality air drying finish. Giving long lasting exterior durability against weathering and chalking. Excellent for all types of metalwork, marine applications and vehicle bodies. 

Wet edge time can be controlled by using either W219 to give a long wet edge or Solvent X for smaller areas. Can be masked and over coated next day giving a fast turn round of items. 
The use of 10e Primer is recommended to achieve an excellent finish.

Preparation
Surfaces to be coated must be clean, dry and free from any material such as oil, grease, salts and dirt that might affect adhesion.
Remove loose flaking or friable material. 
Where necessary, remove weld spatter and grind smooth all rough,sharp edges and weld seams.

Galvanised steel
Thoroughly degrease with Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and lightly abrade any very shiny areas. 

Mild Steel 
Degrease with a Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and either manually abrade or blast clean to Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:2007)
If blast cleaning is not possible, phosphating is recommended for cold rolled steel to improve adhesion.

Phosphate Steel 
Degrease with Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and manually abrade prior to application of the Primer Coat

Stainless Steel
Degrease with Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and manually abrade. 

Aluminium and Alloys
Degrease with Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and manually abrade. 

The temperature of the ambient air, surface or paint should not fall below 5ºC during application or drying.

Application Conditions
Relative humidity should not exceed 80%. 
The surface temperature of the steel should remain at least 3ºC above the dew point.
Cold damp conditions will impair drying times and the final finish.

Recommended Finish Coats
Overcoat with itself only

Recommended Thinners 
Solvent X Thinners

Coverage Rates
Recommended Film weight:Minimum WFT 100µm Maximum 113µm
Theoretical coverage rate: 10.0m² per litre

Application Methods
ACE Tough Enamel can be applied by the following methods.

Airless Spray: No
Conventional Spray: Yes
Brush: Yes 
Roller: Yes

Application Guidance 
Conventional Spray Thin up to 15% with Solvent X

Brush / Roller 
Recommended for small areas and touch up. Thin as appropriate to achieve a smooth film flow.

Please note: application by brush and roller will result in a reduced film thickness and is recommended only for small areas of touch up/remedial work

Drying times at a WFT at 100µm and 23ºC 
Dust Dry: 30min 
Recoatable: 8h

Cleaning Tools and Equipment
Clean equipment with Solvent X Thinner after use

% Volume Solids : 40%

Safe use
This product is formulated for professional use. 
Please ensure suitable and appropriate personal protective equipment is worn during handling and application.

For more detail please consult the Product Datasheet.
Please contact us for the Health and Safety Datasheet.

 
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