Selemix Direct Polyurethane Topcoat

UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
A solvent based 2 pack PU applied without a primer to glass splash backs, plant, agricultural equipment, plastics etc.
Available in a wide range of BS4800, RAL and other colours, please call
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Product Description

Selemix Direct is a solvent based 2 pack polyurethane coating formulated to be applied direct onto a wide range of substrates without the use of a primer.

Please note, the Hardener is not included with this product. Compatible Hardeners are 9-070 Direct Hardener, 9-075 Direct HS Hardener, 9-080 Acrylic Hardener.

Selemix Direct is a solvent based 2 pack polyurethane coating formulated to be applied direct onto a wide range of substrates without the use of a primer and is perfect for application on plant equipment, agricultural equipment, cars, trucks, garage doors, cast iron, glass splash backs, shelving plus many more.

Selemix Direct has been formulated as an easy to use and cost effective fast drying single coat paint that can be applied at up to 300 microns wet film thickness saving time and effort on application, Selemix Direct will also provide excellent corrosion protection in aggressive environment such as C5 M rated. This product is not recommended for use in submersion.

Selemix Direct offers high coverage due to it’s high opacity and highly concentrated pigment pastes. Selemix Direct can also be supplied in a range of gloss levels form 10% to 80% and can be tinted to any RAL, BS 4800 and NCS colour codes.

Selemix Direct PU is ideal coating for items such as vehicles that require weight saving properties. This coating is regularly used by Formula One racing teams for cars when a lightweight, primerless paint is required.

Best Uses

Selemix Direct offers good adhesion on a wide range of substrates such as bare steel, aluminium, galvanised steel, fibre reinforced plastic, light alloys, phosphated steel, blasted steel and previously painted/powder coated surfaces. By adding an additional additive it can be applied to smooth surfaces such as glass making it ideal for creating glass splash backs in kitchens, bathrooms, bars and nightclubs etc.

  • ISO12944 C3 Medium approved
  • Medium UV resistance
  • MED certified
  • Sag resistant

Selemix Direct benefits from a huge industrial client base. For example Selemix Direct can be found on Howden's joinery for their trade range of kitchens.

Selemix is perfect for providing excellent protection on light industrial equipment, plant equipment such as excavators, dumpers, earth movers, agricultural equipment, tractors, combine harvesters, garage doors, roller shutter doors, garden furniture, cars, trucks, railings, architectural metal work, workshop machinery, metal shelving plus many more.

The most popular hardener to be used with this product is Selemix Direct 9-070 Hardener.


Selemix Direct has a theoretical coverage of 4m2 per litre per coat and is suitable for use with airless, air-assisted airless, conventional, HVLP spray equipment or can also be applied via a solvent resistant roller in small areas.

Selemix Direct Topcoats can be overcoated with itself without sanding, for up to 10 days after drying. Otherwise the surface will need to be sanded before overcoating. When applied in optimum conditions at 20°C with no more than 80 % relative humidity and good air flow the coating will be touch dry 1.5 – 2 hours and fully cured after 16 hours.

Technical Details

Selemix Direct is available in 8 Binders and 4 different levels of sheen: matt, low gloss, semi-gloss and gloss.

For colours:

  • 7-530 Direct Binder GL 10%
  • 7-531 Direct Binder GL 10% Light colours 
  • 7-532 Direct Binder GL 30%
  • 7-533 Direct Binder GL 30% Light colours 
  • 7-534 Direct Binder GL 50%
  • 7-535 Direct Binder GL 50% Light colours
  • 7-536 Direct Binder GL 70%
  • 7-537 Direct Binder GL 70% Light colours 
  • 7-538 Direct Binder GL 80% Light colours

Certificates and Approvals

  • ISO12944 C3 Medium approved
  • MED certified

Features and Benefits

  • Has good adhesion to bare steel without need for a primer
  • Particularly recommended for use on agricultural, construction equipment and smooth substrates such as glass
  • Drying time can be increased by adding 2% Selemix Accelerator 6-550, but this will reduce the pot life by half
  • Single layer system. High thickness: up to 300μm wet film
  • Can be sprayed with airless, air-assisted airless, conventional, or HVLP spray equipment
  • Good adhesion on various substrates such as bare steel, aluminium, galvanised steel, and fibre reinforced plastic
  • High coverage due to highly concentrated pigment pastes

Compatible Products

Technical Info

Components: Two Component
Type: Solvent Based 
Finish: Gloss
Stock Colours: Available in a wide range of colours
Tintable: Yes. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable
VOC Content: Dependent on application - Please check data sheet
Volume Solids: Dependent on application - Please check data sheet
Suitable Substrates: Ferrous Substrates
Application Method: Conventional Spray, Airmix Spray, Electrostatic Spray
Theoretical Coverage: Dependent on application - Please check data sheet
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): Up to 300μm wet film
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 80μm recommended
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: 2-3 hours at 20°C
Touch Dry: Dependent on application - Please check data sheet
Overcoatable: Dependent on application - Please check data sheet
Cleaner / Thinner:
Shelf Life: See tin for shelf life and storage information
Packaging: Available in various sizes, gloss levels and colours

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.

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