*PPG Amercoat 385 Formerly Sigmacover 385

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This product is now discontinued.
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Product Description

Please note, this product is now discontinued. See PPG Sigmacover 410 as a potential alternative.

PPG Amercoat 385 is a high build polyamide epoxy offers excellent durability and toughness when exposed to high wear conditions, it adheres well to steel, aluminium, stainless steel, concrete and all previously coated surfaces.

PPG Amercoat 385 is a high build polyamide epoxy with high solids content for industrial and marine use that offers excellent durability and toughness when exposed to high wear conditions. When used in an external environment, Amercoat 385 provides surface with a highly resistant coating to chemicals and weathering.

Best Uses

PPG Amercoat 385 can be used over all inorganic zinc primers or can be applied to bare surfaces due its self priming nature, to offer long term protection with economical properties. Amercoat 385 can be used in the marine environment and is highly waterproof, making it suitable for immersion in water for long periods in the marine environment. Typical uses include application to decks, hulls, superstructures and ballast tanks of ships and barges. On an industrial side, Amercoat 385 can be applied to tank exteriors, structural steel pipes, refineries and in waste water treatment plants.

Application

PPG Amercoat 385 can be applied by a variety of spray methods to produce a smooth, fast-drying high build film that provides an excellent barrier to corrosion.

Surface and Environment

PPG Amercoat 385 can be used internally or externally to produce a high quality, decorative and protective surface layer that adheres well to steel, aluminium, stainless steel, concrete and all previously coated surfaces.

Technical Details

Features

  • PPG Amercoat 385 is compatible over inorganic zincs
  • Outstanding chemical and weather resistance
  • Suitable for immersion service
  • Self-priming, economical, long-term protection
  • Wide film build range

Technical Info

Components: Two Part
Type: Polyamide Cured Epoxy
Finish: Flat
Stock Colours: White, RAL 1004, Black. RAL 7035
Tintable: Call to check. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable
VOC Content: 312.0g per Litre
Volume Solids: 68%
Suitable Substrates: For steel, galvanized steel, aged coatings, concrete, non ferrous metals, stainless steel
Application Method: Brush, Roller, Air Atomised Spray or Airless Spray
Theoretical Coverage: 5.4 m2 per litre at 125 microns
Wet Film Thickness (WFT):
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 75 -200 microns
Induction Time: 15 minutes at 16°C
Pot Life: 3 hours at 21°C
Touch Dry: 2 hours at 21°C
Overcoatable: After 12 hours at 21°C
Fully Cured: 6 days at 20°C
Cleaner / Thinner: PPG Thinner 91-92
Shelf Life: Base 36 months, Hardener 24 months when stored cool and dry
Packaging: Available in 5 and 20 Litres

The manufacturers data sheets are available for download from this website. It is your responsibility to read and understand all aspects of the data sheets before you place an order and prior to application. Please pay special attention to the preparation, mixing and application temperatures of the product, cleaning of substrate and environmental factors such as temperature, rain etc. Quoted coverage rates are based on the manufacturers theoretical rates and may vary depending upon substrates absorption, texture and application. We always recommend a test is carried out to ensure suitability.

Customer further agrees that Promain have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets and are not liable for failure due to misapplication or inadequate substrate cleaning and preparation. For more information please refer to our Terms & Conditions.