*Bradite Solar Reflective Bitumen BS59

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Product Description

Please note, this product is now discontinued. Please contact our technical team for a suitable alternative.

Bradite Solar Reflective Bitumen is a solvent thinned full bodied bituminous coating, pigmented with high quality aluminium flake.

Best Uses

Bradite Solar Reflective Bitumen BB58 is best used as a fast drying application to a variety of substrates providing excellent water resistance and also offers solar reflective insulation properties. It is for use on all suitably primed ferrous & non-ferrous metals, concrete, brick, asphalt and felt roofing which are dry, free of contamination and dust. Compatibility with existing coatings should be confirmed by preparing and painting a test area. Not recommended for ornamental fish ponds.

Bradite Solar Reflective Bitumen BB58 is formulated for use as a protective coating on properly prepared steel, asphalt and bituminous substrates. Manufactured under the auspices of an ISO 9001:2008 quality & ISO 14001:2004 environmental management systems


Application and use should always conform to the codes of practice described in BS 6150 and BS 5493.

High pressure steam clean to remove all loose, flaking paint and contamination back to a sound surface. Scrub the area with Bradite TD39 industrial strength detergent, wash and rinse to remove grease or oil. Remove all rust scale, loose mill scale or other corrosion products by scraping and mechanical cleaning to
SIS-St 3 (ISO 8501-1:1998). Intact areas of existing coatings should be roughened by abrasive manual or disc sanding, feathering back to a sound coating edge. Cracks and pits should be filled using a suitable metal filler before painting. Substrate should be dust free and completely dry before coating.

Technical Details

Certificates & Approvals

  • Manufactured under the auspices of an ISO 9001:2008 quality & ISO 14001:2004 environmental management systems.


    • Solar reflective bright silver finish which is ideal for roofs and insulation.
    • Fast drying one coat application.

    Technical Info

    Components: Single Pack
    Type: Solvent Thinned Bitumen Coating
    Finish: Eggshell
    Stock Colours: Silver
    Tintable: No.
    VOC Content: 500 g/L
    Volume Solids: 47%
    Suitable Substrates: Steel prepared & cleaned to minimum SIS-St3 or suitably primed. Properly prepared asphalt, bitumen, concrete and mineral substrates free of contamination, dust and efflorescence.
    Application Method: Brush, Roller, Airless Spray or Conventional Air Spray
    Theoretical Coverage: 16 m2/L/coat
    Wet Film Thickness (WFT): 64 microns/coat
    Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 30 microns/coat
    Induction Time: -
    Pot Life: -
    Touch Dry: 4 hours at 20°C
    Overcoatable: After 16 hours minimum at 20°C
    Fully Cured: 7 days at 20°C
    Cleaner / Thinner: Bradite Thinner TW35
    Shelf Life: 12 months minimum in original unopened containers.
    Packaging: Available in 5 Litres

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