Manufacturer: Jotun Paints
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Penguard FC is a high build, two component polyamide cured epoxy coating. It features high volume solids, can be applied in high film thicknesses and the chemical resistance is very good.
Suitable for use when cosmetic appearance of an epoxy finish is acceptable. It can also be used as an anti corrosive primer in mild to medium environment for steel and concrete above water areas or as an intermediate coat in more corrosive environment.
- High build
- Very good chemical resistance
- High volume solids
- Semi gloss finish with fair gloss retention
|Application Method ||Spray, Brush or Roller |
|Surfaces ||Industrial Structures |
|VOC Level ||381g / Litre |
|Coverage ||3.1m² / Litre |
|Touch Dry ||18 Hours @ 10°C / 2 Hours @ 40°C |
|Over-Coating ||24 Hours @ 10°C / 4 Hours @ 40°C |
|Pot life @ 23°C ||2 Hours |
|Maintenance Cycle ||4 Years |
|Thinning & Cleaning ||Jotun No.17 |
|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.
Bare steel: Blast cleaning to Sa 21⁄2 (ISO 8501-1:2007). Roughness: using abrasives suitable to achieve grade Fine to Medium G (30-85 μm, Ry5) (ISO 8503-2).
Shopprimed steel: Clean, dry and undamaged approved shopprimer. Coated surfaces Clean, dry and undamaged compatible primer.
Other surfaces: For aluminium and galvanized surface; degreasing, light abrading or sand sweeping.
The coating may be used on other substrates. Please contact us for more information.
Typical Paint System: Penguard FC can be applied direct to metal or over a wide range of primers including: Barrier, Jotamastic 87, Penguard Express, Jotacote Universal and Penguard HB
Other systems may be specified, depending on area of use.
Marine: Recommended for all non immersed areas.
Protective: Suitable for a wide range of industrial structures.
Spray: Use 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.