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PPG Sigma AquaCover 500 is a finishing coat and is part of a protective coating system for structural steel which is exposed to atmospheric corrosion.
Sigma AquaCover 500 is a two component polyamide cured waterborne epoxy; particularly suitable when solvents are not permitted for health and safety reasons. Sigma AquaCover 500 is an excellent part of a protective system to be used on structural steel which is exposed to adverse atmospheric conditions.
Sigma AquaCover 500 coating provides durability for surfaces in readiness for overcoating, with topcoats from the Sigma Topcoats range. AquaCover 500 can be overcoated with most dispersion and alkyd paints to create a durable finish but we recommend that surfaces are primed with AquaCover 200.
Sigma AquaCover 500 can be applied using an airless spray, long haired brush or roller a with rounder edges. It has an ultra fast drying time, touch dry in 4 hours (in temperatures of 20 degrees celsius) and an overcoat can be applied after 16 hours. Sigma AquaCover 500 has a theoretical coverage rate of 10.4m sq. per litre and is available in a white finish suitable for use on metal and concrete floors.
Surface and Environment
Sigma AquaCover 500 is designed for use in industrial or coastal exposures where weathering can be a massive factor in causing damage to surfaces. Sigma AquaCover 500 is ideal for use on structural steel and galvanised steel.
- PPG Sigma AquaCover 500 is a two component polyamide cured waterborne epoxy finish
- General purpose protective finish coat for steel structures in atmospheric exposure
- Suitable when solvents are not permitted for health and safety reasons
- Available in limited colours
- Free from lead and chromate containing pigments
- Easy application by brush, roller and airless spray
- Theoretical spreading rate 10.4 m2 at 50 microns
- Touch dry after 4 hours
- Overcoating interval minimum 16 hours
- Fully cured after 4 days
- Available in 5 litre tins.
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.