Tikkurila Temacoat RM 40, Semi-Gloss Modified Epoxy

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A two pack, resin modified epoxy paint. Recommended for building frameworks, tubular bridges, conveyors, ships hulls and other steelwork and equipment.

Semi-Gloss finish

Pack sizes 3 litre and 10 litre

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Product Info

A two pack, resin modified epoxy paint

Excellent resistance to abrasion, chemicals and water immersion

Used as a primer or finish for interior and exterior steel, aluminium and zinc surfaces exposed to mechanical and/or chemical stress

Also used for underground and underwater structures

Also suitable to be used as a single-coat system

Recommended for construction frameworks, tubular bridges, conveyors, ship hulls and other steelwork and equipment

Can be used as a vapour barrier coating for concrete surfaces.

Semi-Gloss finish

Pack sizes 3 litre and 10 litre

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 Temacoat, Temadur and Temathane finishes

Recommended Thinners 
1031 Thinners

Coverage Rates
Recommended Film weight:Minimum WFT 125µm Maximum 195µm
Theoretical coverage rate: 5.2 - 8.1m² per litre

Application Methods
Tikkurila Temacoat RM40 can be applied by the following methods.

Airless Spray: Yes
Conventional Spray: Yes
Brush: Yes 
Roller: Yes

Mix Ratio: 2 Parts base :1 Part hardener

Pot life: 4 hours at 23ºC

Application Guidance 
Airless Spray
Output fluid pressure at tip 1700-2600psi, 
Tip Size 15-21 thou  
Thinning with 1031 (Note thinning will reduce the film weight)

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 160µm and 23ºC 
Dust Dry: 2h 
Recoatable: 3-24h

Cleaning Tools and Equipment
Clean equipment with 1031 Thinner after use

% Volume Solids : 64-66
VOC content : 310-456g / litre

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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