Axalta ViterShield SPF Mid Sheen Epoxy Primer/Finish

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ViterShield SPF Epoxy Primer/Finish is a two pack epoxy primer/finish for steelwork.

It is formulated for low temperature curing and is indefinitely overcoatable.

eggshell finish and available in any colour

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Brand: Axalta

 
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ViterShield SPF Epoxy Primer/Finish is a two pack epoxy primer/finish for steelwork.

It is formulated for low temperature curing and is indefinitely overcoatable.

Eggshell finish and available in any colour.

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. Treat with a galvanising wash / mordant solution (Product Reference HSP 84/1) 
prior to application of the Primer Coat

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. Etch prime with a Two Pack Etch Primer, (Product Reference 26/3) prior to application of the Primer Coat

Aluminium and Alloys
Degrease with Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and manually abrade. Etch prime with a Two Pack Etch Primer, (Product Reference 26/3) prior to application of the Primer Coat

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:, Epoxy, acrylic or polyurethane coatings

Recommended Thinners
1031 Thinner

Coverage Rates
Recommended Film weight: WFT minimum 125µm, maximum 333µm
Theoretical coverage rate: 3m² to 8 per litre

Application Methods
Vitershield SPF can be applied by the following methods.

Airless Spray; Yes
Conventional Spray; No
Brush; Yes 
Roller; No

Mix Ratio:  3 parts base : 1 part hardener

Pot life 8 hours at 23ºC


Application Guidance 
Airless Spray
Output fluid pressure at tip 2500 -3000psi, 
Tip Size 15-21 thou (0.38-0.53 mm) 
Thinning with 10301 Thinners  (Note thinning will reduce the film weight)

Brush 

Recommended for small areas of touch up or remedial work only
Thin as appropriate to achieve a smooth film flow.
Please note: application by brush will result in a reduced film thickness and is recommended only for small areas of touch up/remedial work

Drying times at a WFT of 165µm at 23ºC
Dust Dry   30 minutes 
Overcoat   4h
Hard Dry   2h 

Cleaning Tools and Equipment

Clean equipment with 950 Thinner after use

% Volume Solids : 60%
VOC content : 400g - 440g / 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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