1 EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH (Replaces LUXEPOXY 4 FINISH ). Two Pack Epoxy Gloss FINISH PC 223. FEATURES GLOSS FINISH FOR SEVERE CHEMICAL AND MARINE EXPOSURES. TOUGH, ABRASION RESISTANT FINISH . SUITABLE FOR CONTACT WITH FOODSTUFFS. USES EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH provides a high gloss, easily maintained surface in areas of high abuse and under aggressive chemical exposure. It is recommended for the protection of plant in most chemical, industrial and petrochemical environments including alumina refineries, paper mills, oil refineries, food and beverage plants, abattoirs and canneries.
2 EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH is also a versatile maintenance coating for machinery, process equipment, many flooring surfaces, canteens and amenity blocks and laboratories. SPECIFICATIONS The use of the film forming components of EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH when applied as directed is authorised by Section of the Code of Federal Regulation (Food & Drugs) as the food contact surface of articles intended for use in producing, manufacturing, packing, processing, preparing, treating, packaging, transporting or holding food, subject to the limitation and conditions of use prescribed in that Section.
3 AS/NZS RESISTANCE GUIDE. HEAT RESISTANCE Up to 120 C dry heat. Slight ALKALIS Excellent resistance to splash and spillage discolouration may occur. of most common alkalis. Unaffected by splash and spillage of WEATHERABILITY Epoxy coatings may yellow with time. SALTS. neutral and alkaline salt solutions. On exterior exposure some chalking may also occur. This will not detract Excellent resistance to fresh and salt water from the Protective properties of the WATER. (not recommended for immersion coating. Use a weatherable topcoat if conditions).
4 Required for appearance. SOLVENTS Resists splash and spillage of most Excellent when fully cured. ABRASION. hydrocarbon solvents, refined petroleum products and most common alcohols. Suitable for splash and spillage ACIDS. exposure to weak solutions of inorganic acids. TYPICAL PROPERTIES AND APPLICATION DATA. CLASSIFICATION Two pack epoxy gloss FINISH APPLICATION CONDITIONS Min Max FINISH High Gloss Air Temperature 10 C 45 C. COLOUR White and MTO factory made colours. Substrate Surface Temperature 10 C 45 C. Relative Humidity 85%.
5 COMPONENTS Two SOLIDS BY VOLUME 50% (White). VOC LEVEL <440 g/L (White) Min Max Recom. FLASH POINT 14 C Wet film per coat (microns) 80 150 100. POT LIFE 8 Hours (4L, 25 C) Dry film per coat (microns) 40 75 50. MIXING RATIO (V/V) Part A : 2 Part B : 1. SUITABLE SUBSTRATES Suitably primed steel, aluminium, THINNER 920-08925 Dulux Epoxy Thinner zinc coated steel, concrete, fibreglass or MDF. PRODUCT CODE 732-89893 White 976-89894 Hardener PRIMERS Most two pack primers. APPLICATION METHODS Brush, roller, conventional, airless spray, air assisted spray or HVLP.
6 Drying characteristics at 50 microns dry film thickness Overcoat Temperature Humidity Touch Handle Full Cure Min Max 10 C 50% 8 Hours 22 Hours 7 Days 22 Hours 3 Days 15 C 50% 5 Hours 12 Hours 7 Days 12 Hours 2 Days 25 C 50% 2 Hours 7 Hours 7 Days 8 Hours 2 Days These figures are given as a guide only, as ventilation, film thickness, humidity, thinning and other factors will influence the rate of drying. If the maximum overcoat interval is exceeded then the surface MUST be abraded to ensure maximum intercoat adhesion.
7 Refer to PRECAUTIONS section for overcoating requirements for immersion service. TYPICAL SPREADING RATE AT RECOMMENDED A spreading rate of sq. metres per litre corresponds to 50. DRY FILM BUILD microns dry film thickness assuming no losses. Practical spreading rates will vary depending on such factors as method and conditions of application and surface roughness. July 2013 Page 1 of 3 PC 223. EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH TYPICAL SYSTEMS. (The typical systems are offered as a guide only and are not to be used as a specification.)
8 It is recommended that the specific needs of a project be discussed with a Dulux Protective Coatings Consultant.). SURFACE PREPARATION GUIDE SYSTEM DRY FILM THICKNESS. STEEL Abrasive blast Class 1st Coat DUREPON P14 Primer 75 Microns 2nd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns 3rd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns 1st Coat ZINCANODE 402 75 Microns 2nd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns 3rd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns CONCRETE Clean surface to remove contaminants. 1st Coat LUXEPOXY 4 White Primer 50 Microns MASONRY Diamond grind, track or light-shot blast.
9 2nd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns Remove dust. 3rd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns HARDWOOD & Sand and dust down before and after 1st Coat LUXEPOXY 4 White Primer 50 Microns MDF first coat. 2nd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns 3rd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns ALUMINIUM Clean, degrease and abrade surface 1st Coat LUXEPOXY 4 White Primer 50 Microns 2nd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns 3rd Coat EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH 50 Microns SURFACE PREPARATION It is recommended that specifiers follow the guidelines for surface preparation from the data sheet for the primer selected.
10 The primer surface must be free from grease, oil, dirt and other loosely adhering materials. APPLICATION USE ONLY EPIGLOSS 4 FINISH HARDENER (976-89894). Check hardener cans before use. Stir each can thoroughly until the contents are uniform. Use of a power mixer is recommended. Mix the contents of both packs together thoroughly using a power mixer and allow to stand for 10 minutes. Remix thoroughly before using. BRUSH/ROLLER Apply even coats of the mixed material to the prepared surface. Thin if necessary with up to 50 ml/litre with Dulux Epoxy Thinner (920-08925) to ease application.