PPG SigmaCover 256 formally Amercoat 385 PA

SKU id3887 Part A and B: UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
Formally Amercoat 385 PA. A high build poly amide cured zinc phosphate epoxy primer.
Available in 4 and 20 Litres
£42.85 (£51.42 Inc VAT)
*These colours are for guidance only. Variations between output devices can misrepresent the appearance of an actual colour. Also, we strongly advise that you order your complete paint requirements simultaneously to ensure a uniform batch colour.
£42.85 (£51.42 Inc VAT)

Product Description

SigmaCover 256 (Amercoat 385 PA) is a two component, high build, polyamide cured, recoatable zinc phosphate epoxy primer designed to be used as a general purpose primer on steel and concrete structures.

SigmaCover 256 offers user excellent toughness and flexibility that works well for long periods.

Best Uses

SigmaCover 256 is highly suited for use in coastal, marine and atmospheric conditions and contains outstanding rust preventing properties that get to work in adverse, wet, weather conditions. This product acts as a general use primer that offers excellent adhesion to steel, galvanised steel and aged epoxy coatings.


SigmaCover 256 can be applied using airless spray, long haired brush or roller with rounder edges and has an ultra fast drying time of just 2 hours to touch at low temperatures down to -10°C and is ready for an overcoat after a 3 hour period has elapsed. SigmaCover 256 has a theoretical coverage rate of 6.3m2 per litre and is available in an Oxide Red or Cream finish suitable for use directly onto metal or concrete.

Surfaces and Environment

SigmaCover 256 has been specifically designed to be highly water resistant and works well to prevent rust forming on metal substrates. 256 should be used in external environments in marine and coastal environments to achieve its full potential but can also be used as a primer or finisher in dry internal areas too.

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