Owatrol Owalak Premium Marine Enamel

SKU id17141 Non Hazardous
A premium, high gloss marine enamel for use on all boat marine substrates above the waterline.
Available in 1 and 2.5 Litres
£46.16 (£55.39 Inc VAT)
*These colours are for guidance only. Variations between output devices can misrepresent the appearance of an actual colour. Also, we strongly advise that you order your complete paint requirements simultaneously to ensure a uniform batch colour.
£46.16 (£55.39 Inc VAT)

Product Description

Owatrol Owalak is a premium, high gloss marine enamel for use on all boat marine substrates above the waterline. Owatrol Owalak is long lasting, resistant to salt and pollutants while also possessing excellent flexibility and UV resistance.

Best Uses

Owatrol Owalak is an easy to apply, exceptional finish high gloss marine enamel for interior and exterior use on metals such as aluminium, steel and galvanised steel. Owalak is also ideal for painted surfaces, wood, gelcoat, previously painted surfaces painted with polyurethanes, epoxies, alkyds and acrylics. This product is ideal for pipes, machinery, superstructures, handrails and cabins.

  • Excellent colour and gloss retention
  • Specially formulated for extreme weather conditions
  • Excellent UV and Anti-corrosive properties
  • Renews, protects and decorates dull surfaces
  • Good mechanical and chemical resistance
  • Excellent flexibility and adhesion on all surfaces
  • Easy application. Easy clean

Application

Surfaces must be clean, dry, in sound condition and free of oil, grease and other surface contamination including any preparation residue e.g. blasting, sanding etc. before applying Owatrol Owalak. Prior to blasting or manually preparing the surface all salt contamination should be removed using fresh water and the surface allowed to dry. All oils, grease etc. must be thoroughly removed using a suitable cleaning solvent e.g. Owatrol Owaclean, Acetone. Deposits firmly adhered should first be removed by scraping and then cleaned using the solvent.

Painted Surfaces:
Conduct adhesion test using the Cross Hatch method.

Coating in Good Condition and Well Adhered - Clean surface with Owatrol Owaclean or other suitable cleaning agent. Sand surface with 80-100 grit abrasive paper feathering in any sharp edges. Dust off.

Coating in Poor Condition and Poorly Adhered

Uncoated Wooden Surfaces:
New: Treat with Owatrol Deep Cleaner, Neutralise with Owatrol Deck Cleaner. Alternatively sand surface with 80 grit (max) abrasive paper. Dust off and wipe surface with a cloth soaked in Acetone, Methylated Spirits, or similar (NOT White Spirit) to remove any remaining sanding residue and degrease the surface.
Weathered Wood: Clean with Owatrol Deck Cleaner or thoroughly sand with coarse abrasive paper to remove all signs of dead denatured wood fibres. Sand surface with 80-100 grit abrasive paper to smooth off. Dust off and wipe surface with a cloth soaked in Acetone, Methylated Spirits, or similar (NOT White Spirit) to remove any remaining sanding residue and degrease the surface. Prime, prepared new/weathered wood with Owatrol Owalak plus 25% Owatrol Oil. Allow to dry 24 hours.

New Metal Surfaces exc. Aluminium:
Clean surface with Owatrol Owaclean or other suitable cleaning agent. Blast, grind (P24-P36) or sand (40-120 grit) surface. Inaccessible areas may be prepared using diluted Owatrol Owayell. Prime surface with Owatrol PID 30 or Owatrol PID 60 Marine.

Rusted Metal Surfaces:
Light to Moderate Rust: Remove all loose and flaking rust. Clean surface with Owatrol Owaclean or other suitable cleaning agent. Saturate surface with Owatrol Oil.
Allow to dry 24 -72 hours.
Heavy to Severe Rust: Clean surface with Owatrol Owaclean or other suitable cleaning agent. Blast, grind (P24-P36) or sand (40-120 grit) to remove all rust back to bare clean metal. Inaccessible areas may be prepared using undiluted Owatrol Owayell. Prime surface with Owatrol PID 30 or Owatrol PID 60 Marine.

Aluminium:
Clean surface with Owatrol Owaclean or Acetone. Blast or sand surface with 24-120 grit paper. Inaccessible areas may be prepared using diluted Owatrol Owayell
Prime with Owatrol PID 30 or Owatrol PID 60 Marine.

Gelcoat/Plastic:
Remove all traces of silicone, wax, paraffin etc. with Acetone. Clean surface with Owatrol Owaclean or hot soapy water. Rinse thoroughly and allow to dry. Sand with 180-220 grit sanding discs. Prime surface with Owatrol PID 30 or Owatrol PID 60 Marine.

Stir product well before and during use. Do not thin unless otherwise indicated. Apply 2 or 3 even coats allowing drying time between each coat.

Optional: For Brush/Roller application – 5% Owatrol Oil may be added to the 1st finish coat. For spray application – 5% Owatrol Oil or White Spirit may be added to ease application.

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