Jotun Penguard HB
Jotun Penguard HB
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Jotun Penguard HB

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Manufacturer:   Jotun Paints


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Penguard HB is a high build, two-pack epoxy coating based on epoxy resin with high molecular weight. This product is a part of a complete system which is certified not to spread surface flames. As an anti corrosive primer and intermediate coating for corrosion protection of various substrates including steel. May be used in tanks for potable water. A suitable washing procedure depending on national rules may be required. 

  • High build
  • Good resistance against water & abrasion
Application Method Airless Spray or Brush
Surfaces Structural Steel / Offshore Environment / Buildings
VOC Level 419g / Litre
Coverage 3.6m² / Litre
Touch Dry 5 Hours @ 10°C / 1 Hour @ 40°C
Over-Coating 16 Hours @ 10°C / 3.5 Hours @ 40°C
Pot life @ 23°C 8 Hours
Maintenance Cycle Comp A - 2 Years
Comp B - 4 Years
Thinning & Cleaning Jotun No.17*
Number of Coats 2

* Do not use thinner when applied in potable water tanks.

Additional Information

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 Cleanliness: 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)
Shop primed 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.

Application Methods:
Spray: Use airless spray.
Brush: Recommended for stripe coating and small areas. Care must be taken to achieve the specified dry film thickness.

Application Data: Mixing ratio (volume) 4:1
Mixing 4 parts Comp. A (base) to be mixed thoroughly with 1 part Penguard, Comp. B (curing agent). Induction time 30 minutes.

Pressure at nozzle 15 MPa (150 kp/cm2, 2100 psi.)
Nozzle tip 0.46 - 0.69 mm (0.018-0.027”)
Spray angle 40 - 80°
Filter Check to ensure that filters are clean.

Typical Paint System:

Internal Exposure: Penguard HB 2 x 100 μm (Dry Film Thickness) followed by Penguard Topcoat 1 x 50 μm (Dry Film Thickness)
External Exposure: Penguard HB 2 x 100 μm (Dry Film Thickness) followed by Hardtop AS/HB 1 x 50 μm (Dry Film Thickness)
For potable water tanks: Penguard HB 3 x 100 μm (Dry Film Thickness)

Typical Use: Suitable for structural steel and piping to be exposed to corrosive environments up to very high and immersed. Recommended for offshore environments, refineries, power plants, bridges, buildings and mining equipment.

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