Sherwin Williams Zinc Clad II EU Ethyl Zinc Silicate Primer is a self curing solvent based zinc silicate coating for the protection of blast cleaned steel surfaces up to 400°C.
Sherwin Williams Zinc Clad II is best suited for the protection of blast cleaned steel surfaces. /this product is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 400°C. May be used as a holding primer at dry film thickness's down to 20 microns (thinned 15% with Cleanser/Thinner No.4 after thorough mixing of the two components). Capable of curing at temperatures down to 0°C.
Apply using airless spray or conventional spray. Use a brush for small areas or touch up only. Prior to overcoating, any water soluble salts caused by weathering must be removed by either fresh water washing or flash blasting. The use of a thin sealer coat or tie coat is essential before overcoating the material with a high build system, in order to reduce bubbling / pinholing effects.
The material is overcoatable by a wide range of non-saponifiable systems such as 2-pack epoxy, vinyl, chlorinated rubber, polyurethane etc. Consult our technical team for detailed specifications. The recoating times given above are a guide only, in all cases the Zinc Clad II EU should be fully cured before overcoating.
- Complies with BS5493:1977 - Table 4E - Type EP2A
- Complies with SSPC20:2004 – Level 1 Zinc content
- Shell Specification VI(g) - Dep 40.48.00.30 - GEN
- Complies with British Gas Specification PS PA9
- Pot Life: 8 hours at 23°C
- Dry Film Thickness: 75 microns
- Theoretical Coverage: 8.7m2 per litre
- Drying Time: 5 minutes at 23&de;C to touch, 16 hours at 23°C to recoat
- Available in Grey
- Available in 5 Litres
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.