*PPG Sigma AquaCover 40 - Formerly Amercoat 220LS

This product is now discontinued.
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Product Description

Please note this product is now discontinued and has been replaced by AquaCover One 625. Please contact our Technical Team on 01462 421333 for further information.

Sigma AquaCover 40 Formerly Amercoat 220LS is a water based coating suitable for many surfaces such as Plastisol Cladding

Sigma AquaCover 40 is a one component, waterborne acrylic dispersion finish. It is particularly suitable for projects where solvents are not permitted for health and safety reasons.

Best Uses

Sigma AquaCover 40 provides good weather resistance and colour retention to steel coated with a suitable primer, for example, Aquacover 20. Sigma AquaCover 40 is a fast-drying, fast-handling product which is not suitable for immersion in water.


Sigma AquaCover 40 can be applied using a spray, long haired brush or polyether roller with rounded edges. It has an ultra fast drying time of just 30 minutes to touch and is ready for an overcoat after just 4 hours. Sigma AquaCover 40 has a theoretical coverage rate of 8.2m2 per litre and is available in a selection of shades suitable for use on metal.

Surface and Environment

Sigma AquaCover 40 is designed for use in industrial or commercial exposures, as a protective coating for suitably primed steel. It protects against weathering that can weaken the substrate and provides good colour retention. Sigma AquaCover 40 is not suitable for immersion in water.

Technical Details


  • Suitable for Plastisol cladding
  • Suitable for environments where solvents are not permitted
  • Weather resistant
  • Good colour retention
  • Fast drying and handling
  • Not suitable for immersion in water

Technical Info

Components: Single Component
Type: Waterborne Acrylic
Finish: Semi Gloss
Stock Colours: Black, White and many other RAL colours
Tintable: Yes. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable
VOC Content: Directive 1999/13/EC, SED: max. 12.0 g/kg UK PG 6/23(92) Appendix 3: max. 14.0 g/l (approx 0.1 lb/US gal)
Volume Solids: 42 +/- 2%
Suitable Substrates: Steel coated with a suitable primer, for example, Aquacover 20
Application Method: Brush, Roller, Airless Spray or Air Spray
Theoretical Coverage: 8.2 square metre per litre at 50 microns
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): -
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 50 microns (2.0 mils) per coat
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Touch Dry: 30 minutes at 20°C
Overcoatable: After minimum 4 hours at 20°C
Fully Cured: -
Cleaner / Thinner: Tap water and Thinner 70-05 and Thinner 90-53
Shelf Life: At least 18 months when stored cool and dry
Packaging: Available in 5 Litres

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