PPG EP002 Low Viscosity Epoxy Primer

SKU id14920 Resin: UN3082 (Class: 9, Pk Grp: III), Hardener: UN2735 (Class: 8, Pk Grp: III)
A two-component epoxy primer with good penetrating properties for use on concrete and polymer modified cementitious screeds.
Available in 5, 10 and 20 Kg
£82.32 (£98.78 Inc VAT)
£82.32 (£98.78 Inc VAT)

Product Description

PPG EP002 Low Viscosity Epoxy Primer is a two-component epoxy primer with good penetrating properties for use on concrete and polymer modified cementitious screeds.

Best Uses

PPG EP002 is designed to improve the adhesion of PPG Resin and Cementitious flooring products to the substrate. Suitable for thoroughly prepared concrete, polymer modified sand and cement screeds.

  • Low viscosity - penetrates into the substrate
  • Seals the pores in the concrete – this reduces the potential for out gassing and pin holing in resin floor finishes thus improving the aesthetics of the final finish.
  • Improves the adhesion of products to the substrate
  • Easy to mix and apply

Application

The surface strength of the concrete base or screed should be assessed using a rebound hammer in accordance with BS EN 12504-2 and should be above 25, and the surface tensile strength should exceed 1.5 N/mm2. An effective structural damp proof membrane should be present and the relative humidity at the surface no more than 75% when measured by the method of BS 8203. New concrete should be a minimum of Grade C35 with a minimum cement content of 300 Kg/m3 and should not contain a water repellent admixture. If the concrete is not dry then PPG EP001 DPM Floor Primer may be used.

Substrates should be clean and free of surface laitance and contaminants such as dirt , dust, loose material, oil, grease, poorly bonded coatings and surface treatments.

This product is designed for professional contractor use only.

Inadequate preparation will lead to loss of adhesion and potential failure.

Grinding or light vacuum-contained shot-blasting is therefore preferred to planing for these systems. Percussive scrabbling or acid etching is not recommended. Weak concrete must be removed and voids filled with a suitable repair material. High spots must be removed e.g. by grinding. If the floor requires levelling or repairing then please choose a suitable product from the PPG Cementitious Flooring Range. Excessively porous concrete should be primed using PPG EP002 Epoxy Floor Primer. If in doubt, apply a test area first and check subsequent adhesion using appropriate testing methods.

For large areas of contamination, use hot compressed air treatment. Small, isolated contamination should be removed using an appropriate degreaser, rinsed thoroughly and allowed to completely dry.

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