Nitocote EN901 is an epoxy novolac coating designed to provide protection to concrete and steel structures in aggressive chemical conditions. The material is particularly suitable in wastewater treatment, desalination, food processing, electric power, chemical manufacturing, fertiliser and insecticide plants, petroleum refineries and pulp and paper mills.
Nitocote EN901 may be used with or without Nitoflor FC Antislip grains as a heavy-duty floor coating in applications such as chemical processing and drum storage areas, loading docks and ramps. It may also be used in conjunction with glass fibre cloth to increase the thickness of the system or to reinforce structures subjected to aggressive chemicals.
Nitocote EN901 is a solvent free, highly crosslinked, high build epoxy novolac based coating. Nitocote EN901 is a two-part grey material applied by brush or roller. It is formulated to be applied in two coats to achieve a minimum total-dry-film thickness of 400 microns. Higher thickness can be specified.
Preparation of concrete surfaces
All surfaces, which are to receive the coating, must be at least 28 days old or have a moisture content of less than 5%. These surfaces shall be dry, sound and free form debris and loose material. The substrate must be free from contamination such as oil, grease, wax, dirt or any other form of foreign matter which might affect adhesion. All surfaces should be grit blasted to remove all foreign matter and open up all blowholes and provide a suitable key for Nitocote EN901. All blow holes and imperfections should be filled with Nitomortar FC.
Preparation of steel surfaces
All surfaces should be grit blasted to meet the requirements of BS7079 SA 2.5. The coating work should be programmed so that newly cleaned steel is coated as soon as possible before the formation of rust or scale.
Nitocote EN901 is designed to be used without primer. However, if the concrete substrate is considered porous, Nitoprime 25 can be used.
Once mixed, Nitocote EN901 should be immediately applied to the prepared surface ensuring a continuous coating of uniform thickness is obtained. A maximum film thickness of 200 microns can be achieved on vertical surfaces per coat. Stiff nylon brush or short nap roller is recommended for such application.
The fully cured coating is resistant to the splash/spillage of the following chemicals:
|Acetic Acid 25%||Hydrochloric acid 35%||Ammonium Hydroxide *|
|Hydrofluoric acid 25%||Benzene||Jet fuel|
|Benzoyl chloride||Isopropanol||Benzyl alcohol|
|Ethylene glycol monoethylether||Bleach (Sodium hypochlorite)||Kerosene|
|Boric Acid *||Lactic acid 20%||Brake Fluid|
|Methyl isobutyl ketone||Brine 10%||Mineral spirit|
|Car oil||Nicotinic acid *||Carbon tetrachloride|
|Nitric acid 30%||Castor Oil||Phenol 50% in IPA|
|Deionised water||Phosphoric acid 85%||Diesel fuel|
|Potassium hydroxide *||Diethanolamine 88%||Propylene glycol|
|Ethylene glycol||Sea water||Hydrogen peroxide 20% sol|
|Skydrol||Fatty acids||Sodium hydroxide *|
|Formaldehyde 37%||Sulfuric acid **||Petrol|
|Tartaric acid 50%||Hexamine||25% Toulene|
* Any concentration in water ** 30% Indefinite; 50% maximum 24 hours
Our technical team should be consulted for resistance to specific chemicals and conditions or when long term exposure is required.
|Type:||Epoxy Novolac Solvent Free|
|Suitable Substrates:||Concrete and Steel in agressive chemical conditions|
|Application Method:||Brush, Roller|
|Theoretical Coverage:||10m2 per pack at 400 microns|
|Wet Film Thickness (WFT):|
|Dry Film Thickness (DFT):||400 microns|
|Pot Life:||45 minutes at 23°C|
|Tack Free:||4 hours at 23°C|
|Overcoatable:||Between 4 - 16 hours at 23°C|
|Fully Cured:||7 days at 20°C|
|Cleaner / Thinner:||Nitocote EN901 should be removed from tools and equipment with Fosroc Solvent 102 immediately after use. Cured material can only be removed mechanically.|
|Shelf Life:||2 years minimum in original unopened containers.|
|Packaging:||Available in 4 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.