Manufacturer: Jotun Paints
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Hardtop XP is a two-pack aliphatic polyurethane topcoat with excellent gloss and colour retention. It is one of the most popular polyurethane topcoats because it combines high volume solids with very good application properties without compromising the gloss level and retention that can be expected from polyurethanes. Use as a glossy topcoat over most epoxy systems where a durable, weather resistant finish is required in a wide range of aggressive atmospheres.
- Good colour and gloss retention
- Nice flow properties, thus suitable for large structures
- Well suited for application with airless spray
- High solids
- Good application properties with low dry spray
- To be used as topcoat in atmospheric environments
|Application Method ||Spray or Brush |
|Surfaces ||Marine / Refineries / Buildings |
|VOC Level ||420g / Litre |
|Coverage ||5m² / Litre |
|Touch Dry ||6 Hours @ 10°C / 2 Hours @ 40°C |
|Over-Coating ||14 Hours @ 10°C / 4 Hours @ 40°C |
|Pot life @ 23°C ||1 Hour 30 Minutes |
|Maintenance Cycle ||4 Years |
|Thinning & Cleaning ||Jotun No.10 or Jotun No.26 |
|Number of Coats ||2 |
Surface Preparation: All surfaces should be clean, dry and free from contamination. The surface should be assessed and treated in accordance with ISO 8504. Coated surfaces Clean, dry and undamaged compatible primer. Please contact us for more information. Other surfaces The coating may be used on other substrates. Please contact us for more information.
Typical Paint System
Jotacote Universal 1 x 150 μm (Dry Film Thickness) followed by Hardtop XP 1 x 60 μm (Dry Film Thickness)
Jotamastic 87 1 x 150 μm (Dry Film Thickness) followed by Hardtop XP 1 x 60 μm (Dry Film Thickness)
Other systems may be specified depending on area of use.
Marine: Recommended for topside, deck and superstructure.
Protective: Recommended for offshore environments, refineries, power plants, bridges and buildings. Suitable for a wide range of industrial structures. Used as a topcoat in pre-qualified NORSOK systems.
Spray: Use air spray or airless spray.
Brush: Recommended for stripe coating and small areas. Care must be taken to achieve the specified dry film thickness.
Roller: May be used. Care must be taken to achieve the specified dry film thickness.