PPG SigmaCover 280 (Amercoat 71TC)

PPG SigmaCover 280 (Amercoat 71TC)

SKU id3888 Base and Hardener UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
Formerly Amercoat 71TC. Two component polyamide cured epoxy primer
£39.18 (£47.02 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.
£39.18 (£47.02 Inc VAT)

Product Description

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SigmaCover 280 (Amercoat 71TC) is a two component, polyamide cured, epoxy primer that can be used as a general purpose epoxy primer, ideal for use on steel and non ferrous metals. Replaces Amercoat 185 HS.

Best Uses

SigmaCover 280 (Amercoat 71TC)  works excellently well at providing good adhesion to steel, galvanised steel and non ferrous metals ready to be overcoated with most alkyd, chlorinated rubber, vinyl, epoxy and two component polyurethane coatings. Because of its excellent adhesion 280 has fantastic recoating properties that provide surfaces with the perfect protection.

  • Universal epoxy primer system suitable for ballast tanks, decks, topside, superstructure, hull and cargo oil tanks
  • General purpose epoxy primer in protective coating systems for steel and non ferrous metals
  • Good adhesion to steel and galvanised steel
  • Good adhesion to non ferrous metals
  • Good flow and wetting properties
  • Good water and corrosion resistance
  • Cure at temperatures down to 5C
  • Suitable for the touching up of weld seams and damages of epoxy coatings during construction
  • Excellent recoatability
  • Can be overcoated with most alkyd, chlorinated rubber, vinyl, epoxy and two component polyurethane coatings
  • Suitable on wet blast cleaned substrates (damp or dry)
  • Compatible with well designed cathodic protection systems


SigmaCover 280 can be applied using airless spray, long haired brush or roller with rounder edges and has an ultra fast drying time of just 1 hour. SigmaCover 280 is part of the ISO 12944-6 System For Steel C4 High system. Please refer to data sheets or systems for suitable coverage requirements, or contact our technical team on 01462 421333.

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