Philacric Topcoat

Overview

Top coat for acrylic resin, quick drying, single pack, compatible with a broad range substrates and overcoat finishes. Product has good water resistance and good abrasion resistance. In order to obtain good appearance and resistance of the coated steel, a three layer system is widely used with sealer/primer/topcoats. Use a specialty upgraded Alkyd resin and modified Acrylic to achieve hardness and good abrasion resistance. This will also ensure flexibility to avoid cracking in different temperatures. For maintenance and repairs above the water areas, topsides, decks, superstructures, etc. Philacric Topcoat displays very good compatibility with various well-known producers.

Purpose

Finishing coat, high performance in harsh environments protects steel structures and offshore navigation. Surface tolerant, easy application conditions. Water resistant and unsaponifiable.

Properties

Sheen: Glossy

Color: Please refer to our color card

Solids: 40 ± 2

Coverage: Theoretical Coverage: 7.0 sq. m/Lit at 60 microns dry

Thickness: 60 microns dry / 150 microns wet

Flashpoint: > 27 °C

VOC: 540.0 g/Lit (material as into the container)

Application Data

Mixing Ratio: Single pack product which should be stirred well before application by stirring machine.

Thinner: Not recommended. The material is ready for use, under special conditions use Thinner 400, max 5% by volume.

Painting Method: Airless spraying is our recommendation, brush, and spray follows. Tip range 0.48mm-0.53mm (21 thou), blowing pressure shouldn’t be less than 141kg / cm2 (2000psi). Additional thinner may be required. Use the proper equipment. Actual safety measures and precautions are very important for the selected method and environment work. Emergency Contact Numbers are available world wide upon any request.

Cleaning: Power tool cleaning with Thinner PH 400.

Drying and Over-Coating Conditions

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Coating Specification

Coating should usually be over-coated with same types, or upgraded alkyd paints, PhilaLux. The recommended undercoat primers to be used are PhilaClor, Philacric Primer, and PhilaDur. Please consult with Philadelphia Coatings LLC for further information.

Surface Preparation

All surfaces should be clean, dry and free from contamination. High pressure fresh water wash should be applied prior to the treatment of the application. For other surface treatments, please consult with Philadelphia Coatings LLC Technical Department.

Storage

Circa 18 months at 25 °C, stored at dry, shaded and ventilated condition. The container/paint must be kept sealed and away from heat and ignition.

Pack Size

5 Gal. (18,9 Lit) drum, 20 Lit drum. If other packing specifications are needed, please consult with Philadelphia Coatings LLC.

Health and Safety

Prior to use, obtain, consult and follow the Material Safety Data Sheet for this product concerning health and safety information. Read carefully and conform to precautions on MSDS and packing vessels. To avoid eye and skin contact, tools such as gloves, goggles and face mask etc. should be used during work with product (proper safety measures should be taken according to construction methods and circumstances). All work with the product must be carried out according to all relevant national health, safety and environment standards and codes. This product is for professional use only.

Limitation of liability

All information is given for guidance only and is subject to regional variation depending upon local climate and environmental condition. An excessive film thickness delays the final curing and creates sagging. Over coating interval will increase with the number of paint layers and the thickness of the paint film. For recommended paints at special circumstances, please consult with our Philadelphia Coatings LLC. Apply in good weather. The relative humidity must not exceed 80% temperature of the surface to be coated must be at least 3°C above the dew point. All data from the tests is obtained under lab conditions, so Philadelphia Coatings LLC won’t bear any liabilities from the condition whether the data could reflect the objective status of the actual application circumstance or not.

Disclaimer

The information in the product manual is based on our experiences from tests and practice. For the application without our knowledge, we could only make sure that our products themselves are warranted. We may modify the data in this product manual according to our continuous development and experience accumulation without advanced notice.