Hempel's Uni-Primer 13140 is a quick-drying, one-component primer with rust-inhibiting pigments.
Hempel's Uni-Primer 13140 is a versatile primer on steel and metal surfaces for HEMPALIN or HEMPATEX in mild to medium corrosive atmospheric environment. It provides the possibility of reducing the number of primers for maintenance.
New steel: Remove oil and grease etc. thoroughly with suitable detergent. Remove salts and other contaminants by high pressure fresh water cleaning. Abrasive blasting to Sa 2½ (ISO 8501-1:2007). For temporary protection, if required, use a suitable shop primer. All damage of shopprimer and contamination from storage and fabrication should be thoroughly cleaned prior to final painting. For repair and touch-up use: HEMPEL'S UNI-PRIMER 13140.
Other metals and light alloys: Very careful degreasing followed by fresh water hosing to remove all contamination.
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 wet or dry abrasive blasting or power tool cleaning. Feather edges to sound and intact areas. Dust off residues. Touch up bare spots to full film thickness.
APPLICATION CONDITIONS: 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.
SUBSEQUENT COAT: According to specification. Recommended systems are: HEMPALIN or HEMPATEX
Certificates and Approvals
- Complies with Section 175.300 of the Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 – Dry Foodstuff. Consult Hempel for details.
- Tested for non-contamination of grain cargo at the Newcastle Occupational Health & Hygiene, Great Britain.
- Approved as a low flame spread material. According to IMO resolution MSC 61 (67): France Spain EC-type Examination Certificate: France Spain
|Stock Colours:||Grey, Red|
|VOC Content:||518 g/l|
|Volume Solids:||42 ± 1%|
|Suitable Substrates:||Steel and metal surfaces|
|Application Method:||Airless spray / Air spray / Brush|
|Theoretical Coverage:||8.4 m2/l|
|Wet Film Thickness (WFT):||125 micron|
|Dry Film Thickness (DFT):||50 micron|
|Flash Point:||30 °C|
|Surface Dry:||15 minutes at 20°C|
|Through Dry:||30 minutes at 20°C|
|Cleaner / Thinner:||Thinner 08080|
|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.