*Hempel Pro Acrylic 55880

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Product Description

Please note, this product is now discontinued. See Hempel Pro Acrylic 55883 QD as a potential alternative.

Hempel Pro Acrylic 55880 is a two-component, isocyanate-free, acrylic finishing coat for structural steel in severely corrosive environments with good gloss and colour retention.

Best Uses

Hempel Pro Acrylic 55880 is formulated as a finishing coat for protection of structural steel in severely corrosive environment, where lightfastness and gloss retention are required. Hempel Pro Acrylic 55880 is also resistant to water and spillage of aliphatic hydrocarbons. Minimum curing temperature is 0°C/32°F.


Prepare according to specification. Apply only on a dry and clean surface with a temperature above the dew point to avoid condensation. Minimum temperature for curing is: 0°C/32°F. In confined spaces provide adequate ventilation during application and drying.

Preceding Coat will depend on specification. Recommended systems are: HEMPADUR HI-BUILD 45200, HEMPADUR 45141 / 45143.

Technical Details
Components: Two Pack
Type: Acrylic
Finish: Gloss
Stock Colours: 10000 White
Tintable: Yes, to most RAL or British Standard codes. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable
VOC Content: 394 g/L
Volume Solids: 56%
Suitable Substrates: For structural steel
Application Method: Airless Spray, Brush
Theoretical Coverage: 11.2 m2 per litre at 50 microns
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): 75 microns
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 50 microns
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: 4 hours at 20°C
Surface Dry: 4.5 hours at 20°C
Overcoatable: According To Specification
Fully Cured: 7 days at 20°C
Cleaner / Thinner: Hempel Thinner 08450
Shelf Life: 3 years for BASE and 1 year (25°C/77°F) for CURING AGENT from time of production.
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.

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