Owatrol ESP Easy Surface Prep

Non Hazardous
Added stick for glossy surfaces use on melamine, plastic, glass, metal, painted surfaces and more.
Available in 1 Litre
£29.71 £24.76
In stock
Product Description

Owatrol Easy Surface Prep offers exceptional adhesion on non-porous surfaces such as lacquers, varnishes, baked enamels, ceramics, kitchen furniture, radiators and even glass.

Owatrol ESP Easy Surface Prep, can be used with any type of solvent based or water based paint or varnish. ESP is an easy wipe-on/wipe-off product that prepares and primes the surface all in one, negating the need for the dirty, dusty and laborious job of sanding. Quick and easy to use, ESP leaves a micro-priming bonding film that promotes the strong adhesion of paint to any non-porous surface. Easy on the hands and virtually odourless, ESP is a clean, effective and easy way to prepare any non-porous surface for painting, thereby saving on time and labour.

Owatrol ESP, Easy Surface Prep is basically a bonding primer which stops the laborious job of having to sand and key up a surface. You can just use this bonding film that promotes strong adhesion to new paint or on any non-porous surface. It's a very simple, wipe on, wipe off application and you will need to give the surface a clean down first. Remove any loose or flaking debris, any flaking paint, clean it down so you don't have to sand the surface. You can, using a lint free cloth, wipe the ESP over the surface. You can then overcoat, once dry, from around two hours onwards. You can then use any type of solvent based or water based paint or varnish over the top of it. It will help the bonding process and the adhesion process.

Best Uses

ESP Easy Surface Prep by Owatrol is a magnificent cleaning product that works excellent to prepare surfaces for the painting of priming with other products. ESP cleans all old painted surfaces and leaves a thin film before recoating. Once applied to the surfaces, you can paint over it after 2 hours and anywhere up to 7 days after.

It is an acrylic, alkyd resin for internal or exterior use. It can be used on all sorts of surfaces for example lacquers, varnishes, baked enamels, ceramics, even glass, kitchen furniture, radiators, things like that where paint will struggle to stick to, dense surfaces. It has particularly good coverage at eighteen square meters a liter. It can be applied fairly liberally with a clean cloth wiped over the surface. You can then leave it for about five minutes and following that wipe off any excess that hasn't stuck. This product should not be overcoated with 2 Pack Epoxies, cellulose, xylene and urethane coatings.


Owatrol ESP Easy Surface Prep can be applied using lint free cloth, brush or roller and has a theoretical coverage rate of 18m2 per litre. Available in a 1 litre container for small to medium sized projects. Owatrol ESP is simple and quick to apply and works to prepare smooth, slick surfaces in preparation for painting or varnishing.

Surface and Environment

ESP Easy Surface Prep can be used on a variety of different surfaces including glass, melamine in kitchens, ceramics in bathrooms and can be added to a variety of lacquers and paint for walls, furniture and radiators. ESP is a cleaner that can be used on any non-porous surface internally or externally, domestically or commercially.

Technical Details
  • Cleans old painted surfaces and leaves a thin film before recoating
  • Allows paints to stick to any smooth non-porous surface
  • Avoids sanding
  • May be painted over anytime after 2 hours or up to 7 days later
  • Easy to use
  • Will not damage old coatings
  • Reduces surface preparation time.

Technical Info

Components: Single Pack
Type: Acrylic/Alkyd resins.
Finish: -
Stock Colours: -
Tintable: No
VOC Content:  29 g/l
Volume Solids: 6% ± 2
Suitable Substrates: Lacquers, baked enamels, varnishes, paint: walls, furniture, radiators, Ceramics: Bathroom, Melamine: Kitchen Furniture, Glass
Application Method: Lint Free Cloth, Brush, Roller
Theoretical Coverage: Approx 18 m² per litre.
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): -
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): -
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Touch Dry: 2 hours at 20°C
Overcoatable: -
Fully Cured: -
Cleaner / Thinner: Clean tools with soap and water
Shelf Life: 1 year minimum in original unopened packaging.
Packaging: Available in 1 Litre
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