International Intersheen 579 is a fast drying, single pack modified acrylic cosmetic finish for above the waterline in marine environments.
International Intersheen 579 is suitable as a cosmetic finish on above water areas. For use at Newbuilding, Maintenance & Repair or On Board Maintenance.
Use in accordance with the standard Worldwide Marine Specifications. All surfaces to be coated should be clean, dry and free from contamination. High pressure fresh water wash or fresh water wash, as appropriate, and remove all oil or grease, soluble contaminants and other foreign matter in accordance with SSPC-SP1 solvent cleaning.
PREPARATIONS FOR NEWBUILDING / MAJOR REFURBISHMENT
Intersheen 579 should always be applied over a recommended primer coating scheme. The primer surface should be dry and free from all contamination, and Intersheen 579 must be applied within the overcoating intervals specified (consult the relevant product data sheet). Areas of breakdown, damage etc., should be prepared to the specified standard (e.g. Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:2007) and primed prior to the application of Intersheen 579
PREPARATIONS FOR REPAIR / OBM
Intersheen 579 should always be applied over a recommended primer coating scheme. The primer surface should be dry and free from all contamination, and Intersheen 579 must be applied within the overcoating intervals specified (consult the relevant product data sheet).Areas of breakdown, damage etc., should be prepared to the specified standard (e.g. Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:2007) and primed prior to the application of Intersheen 579.
Intersheen 579 may be applied directly over aged Intersheen 579 following thorough fresh water washing and degreasing provided the coating to be overcoated is in an intact and tightly adherent condition. Loose or flaking coatings should be removed back to a firm edge and Intersheen 579 or an appropriate primer should be used to repair the area before application of the full coat.
This material is a one pack coating and should always be mixed thoroughly with a power agitator before application. Apply using airless spray or brush / roller for small areas only.
Approvals and Certification
Intersheen 579 should only be applied over recommended anticorrosive primers. The primer to be used will depend upon vessel area and application location. Typical primers include:
- Intergard 263 (as a tiecoat)
- Interprime 198
- Intertuf 203
- Interstores Epoxy Primer
|Stock Colours:||LAB000 White, LAK724 Storm Grey, LAL274 Red, LAL549 Signal Green, LAY999 Black|
|Tintable:||Yes, to most RAL or British Standard codes. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable|
|VOC Content:||518 g/L|
|Suitable Substrates:||For above the waterline|
|Application Method:||Brush, Roller for small areas. Airless Spray|
|Theoretical Coverage:||8.75 m2 per litre at 40 microns DFT, allow appropriate loss factors|
|Wet Film Thickness (WFT):||118 microns|
|Dry Film Thickness (DFT):||40 microns|
|Touch Dry:||1 hour at 5°C|
|Overcoatable:||After 8 hours at 5°C|
|Hard Dry:||1 day at 5°C|
|Cleaner / Thinner:||Do not thin|
|Shelf Life:||24 months at 25°C. Subject to reinspection thereafter. Store in dry, shaded conditions away from sources of heat and ignition.|
|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.