Hempel Hempalin Enamel 52140

UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
Glossy, general purpose topcoat. For mildly to moderately corrosive environment. For exterior and interior usage.
Available in 5 and 20 Litres
From £49.85 £41.54
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Product Description

Hempel Hempalin 52140 is a glossy alkyd enamel which forms a weather resistant coating. It is flexible and resistant to salt water and spillage of mineral oil and other aliphatic hydrocarbons. For mildly to moderately corrosive environments.

Best Uses

Hempalin Enamel 52140 is recommended as a finishing coat for alkyd systems on exterior and interior steel and woodwork in mildly to moderately corrosive environment e.g. engine rooms including tank tops, main engines and auxiliary machinery.


Apply only on a dry and clean surface with a temperature above the dew point to avoid condensation. In confined spaces provide adequate ventilation during application and drying.

New steel: Remove oil and grease etc. thoroughly with suitable detergent. Remove salts and other contaminants by high pressure fresh water cleaning. Power tool cleaning to St 3 or abrasive blasting to Sa 2 (ISO 8501-1:2007). Prime with: HEMPALIN

Repair and maintenance: Remove oil and grease etc. thoroughly with suitable detergent. Remove salts and other contaminants by high pressure fresh water cleaning. Remove all rust and loose material by abrasive blasting or power tool cleaning. Dust off residues. Prime with: HEMPALIN. Touch up bare spots with: HEMPALIN ENAMEL 52140.

Technical Details


  • Approved as a low flame spread material when used as part of a predefined paint system
  • Complies with EU Directive 2004/42/EC: subcategory i.

Technical Info

Components: Single Pack
Type: Alkyd Enamel
Finish: High Gloss
Stock Colours: Black and White
Tintable: Yes. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable
VOC Content: 429 g/l
Volume Solids: 46 ± 1
Suitable Substrates: Steel
Application Method: Brush, Airless Spray or Air Spray
Theoretical Coverage: 15.3 m2/l
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): 75 micron [3 mils]
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 30 micron [1.2 mils]
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Surface Dry: 3 hours at 20°C
Overcoatable: Min 8 hours at 20°C, Max 5 days
Fully Cured: -
Cleaner / Thinner: Thinner 08230 (See data Sheet)
Shelf Life: 5 years from date of production unopened
Packaging: Available in 5 Litres 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.

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