PPG SigmaCover 555 (previously Sigmacover 525) is an anti-corrosive topcoat providing a water resistant, anti-fouling barrier, which is abrasion and impact resistant.
PPG SigmaCover 555 is a two component polyamide cured epoxy tie coat designed to provide an end product to epoxy underwater anti-corrosive systems.
PPG SigmaCover 555 is best used to provide a decorative, black topcoat for underwater protective systems and can be used over traditional anti-fouling primers to offer excellent water resistance, It is abrasion and impact resistant.
PPG SigmaCover 555 can be applied using spray, roller or brush and is touch dry after 8 hours. SigmaCover 555 has a theoretical coverage rate of 8.2m2 per litre and is available in 20 litre containers. Perfect for large marine projects.
Surface and Environment
PPG SigmaCover 555 can be used on a variety of surfaces and is designed to be use under water and in marine applications. Use this high quality black paint on boats and yachts, below the water line, or surfaces in marine environments, providing excellent water protection.
- Polyamide cured epoxy tiecoat
- Final coat in epoxy underwater anticorrosive systems
- Epoxy tie coat for use with Sigma antifoulings, as specified
- Excellent water resistance
- Good abrasion and impact resistance
PPG SigmaCover 555 is used within the following Sika systems:
- PPG 3101 System - Anti-Corrosive System For Underwater and Boot Top (To Be Overcoated With Anti-Fouling)
See Data Sheets tab for System sheet downloadable PDF.
|Type:||Polyamide Cured Epoxy|
|VOC Content:||387.0g per Litre|
|Suitable Substrates:||For metal surfaces|
|Application Method:||Brush, Roller, Air Atomised Spray or Airless Spray|
|Theoretical Coverage:||7.5 m2 per litre at 75 microns|
|Wet Film Thickness (WFT):|
|Dry Film Thickness (DFT):||75 - 150 microns|
|Pot Life:||4 hours at 20°C|
|Touch Dry:||6 hours at 20°C|
|Overcoatable:||Minimum of 8 hours to max of 3 days at 20°C|
|Fully Cured:||7 days at 20°C|
|Cleaner / Thinner:||PPG Thinner 91-92|
|Shelf Life:||24 months when stored cool and dry|
|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.