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Epilux 610

An epoxy anti-corrosive primer pigmented with zinc phosphate for steel works.

Epilux 610 is a general purpose epoxy anti-corrosive primer used as a blast or holding primer in new construction structural steel and as a lining in water tanks. The product offers excellent anti-corrosive performance, good wetting properties and outstanding adhesion to blasted steel. Recommended as a tie-coat over inorganic zinc silicate coatings.

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Finishes -Matt

Surface preparation

Steel

  • Remove all wax, oil and grease by solvent cleaning in accordance with the guidelines given by SSPC-SP1.
  • Wherever necessary remove weld spatter, round off all rough weld seams and smoothen sharp edges.
  • Abrasive blast clean to a minimum standard of Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:1988) or SSPC-SP10.
  • An average surface profile of 50 microns is acceptable but this should not exceed 75 microns.
  • Ensure that all surface defects detected after blast cleaning is ground, filled or treated in a suitable manner.
  • After blasting, remove dust from the surface.
  • Ensure that the surface to be coated is clean, dry and free from any contaminants.
  • Apply Epilux 610 immediately after blasting to prevent oxidation and recontamination of the steel surface. In case of oxidation or recontamination, re-blast to the required standard.

Application procedure

Stir contents of the can thoroughly before use. Thinning is not usually required. However, if thinning is desired, do not exceed the recommended thinning ratio.

Tools you can use

Brush

May be used for difficult shapes or touch up purposes

Airless Spray

Conventional Spray

May require additional dilution to achieve good atomisation.

Roller

May be used for difficult shapes or touch up purposes

Available Packs


5L/  20L

1 Coat
8.60 Sqm/L @ 50 microns**

Coverage

On well-prepared surfaces, as per the painting system recommended. Please refer to the Product Data Sheet for surface preparation and method of application.

** Actual coverage may vary from the quoted coverage due to factors such as method and condition of application, surface roughness, and porosity.

Popular system

  • Base Coat
    Epilux 610
  • First Coat
    Epilux 218
  • Second Coat
    Luxathane 5060
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