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Teamac Metalcote Primer Undercoat is a high opacity oil based undercoat for interior and exterior applications. It has good flow characteristics and maximises the gloss level of Teamac Metalcote Enamel.

Colour; White, Black, Grey, Primrose, Buff and Red

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Brand: Teamac

 
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A high adhesion Primer Undercoat, Teamac Metalcote Primer Undercoat is an interior and exterior, oil based undercoat. It is a high opacity undercoat with good flow characteristics for use with Teamac Metalcote Enamel. It has been formulated to reduce topcoat sinkage and to retain a high gloss finish. Teamac Metalcote Primer Undercoat can be used either as a foundation coating or when a colour change is required.

Surface 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 Metalcote and other Teamac metal finishes

Recommended Thinners 
Thinners 14

Coverage Rates
Recommended Film weight:Minimum WFT 35-40µm 
Theoretical coverage rate: 13m² per litre

Application Methods
Teamac Metalcote Primer Undercoat can be applied by the following methods.

Airless Spray: Yes
Brush: Yes 
Roller: Yes

Application Guidance 
Airless Spray
Output fluid pressure at tip 1800-2000psi, 
Tip Size 11thou (0.33-0.48 mm) 
Thinning with Thinner 14 (Note thinning will reduce the film weight)

Brush / Roller 
Thin up to 5% 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 40µm and 20ºC 

Dust Dry: 2-3h,

Recoat: 12 hours or overnight

Hard Dry: 12 hours

Full Hardness: 3 to 5 days 

Cleaning Tools and Equipment
Clean equipment with Thinner 14 or White Spirit Thinner after use

% Volume Solids : 44-53%

Safe 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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