Hempel Hempadur 1555 E

Part A and B: UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
A flexible coating with good abrasion and impact resistance. BBA Cert No. 08/H135-PS5. Highways Approved Item No.110
Available in 20 Litres in 22430 Cream
£268.26 £223.55
In stock
Product Description

Hempel Hempadur Primer 1555E is for use on steel structures and hot galvanised surfaces, as part of the Hempatex or Hempathane systems.

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This product is part of the Network Rail Specification NR/L3/CIV/039

Hempel Hempadur Primer 1555E is a two component, polyamide adduct-cured epoxy paint containing zinc phosphate that dries to offer excellent flexibility along with abrasion and impact resistance. BBA Cert No. 08/H135-PS5. Highways Approved Item No.110

Best Uses

Hempel Hempadur Primer 1555E is best used as part of a coating system, in conjunction with Hempatex and Hempathane, for providing a high adhesion coating for the application of Hempatex and Hempathane topcoats and can be applied and cured, even at temperatures down to -10°C.


Hempel Hempadur Primer 1555E can be spray applied for large theoretical coverage rates of 10 square metres per litre. For smaller, trickier areas, a brush or roller may be used.

Surface and Environment

Hempel Hempadur Primer 1555E has been designed for application to steel structures and can also be applied to hot galvanised surfaces as well as aluminium and stainless steel surfaces which are found in an industrial and construction environment.

Technical Details


  • This product is part of the Network Rail Specification NR/L3/CIV/039. Certificate number M20/181, M20/187, M21/034, M21/035, N2/034 and N2/036
  • Highways Approved Item number HA Item 110
  • BBA Cert No. 08/H135-PS5

Technical Info

  • A general purpose primer for HEMPATEX HEMPADUR and HEMPATHANE systems
  • May also be used as a primer for hot dipped galvanized surfaces, aluminium and stainless steel
Components: Two Part
Type: Polyamide Adduct Cured Zinc Phosphate Epoxy Paint
Finish: Flat
Stock Colours: 22430 Cream
Tintable: No
VOC Content: 531.0g per Litre
Volume Solids: 40%
Suitable Substrates: For steel and metals prior to using Hempatex, Hempadur and Hempathane systems
Application Method: Brush or Airless Spray
Theoretical Coverage: 10 m2 per litre
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): 100 microns
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 40 microns
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: 2 hours at 20°C
Touch Dry: 3 hours at 20°C
Overcoatable: Depending on Specification
Fully Cured: 7 days at 20°C
Cleaner / Thinner: Hempel Thinner 08450 (5%)
Shelf Life: 6 months (25°C/77°F) from time of production. Depending on storage conditions, mechanical stirring may be necessary before usage.
Packaging: Available in 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.

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