International Primocon Conventional Underwater Primer
Tar-free, quick drying conventional primer for all substrates underwater. Also suitable as a barrier/sealer coat over incompatible or unknown antifoulings.
* Primocon prevents leaching of TBT from an underlying antifouling coating provided it is applied at a minimum dry film thickness of 80 microns (minimum 2 coats by roller) & that the film remains intact.
Specific Gravity 1.1
Volume Solids 33%
Typical Shelf Life 2 yrs
VOC (As Supplied) 584 g/lt
Unit Size 750 ml 2.5 Lt 5 Lt
Drying time:From 1.5 to 1 hrs
Overcaoting:From 6hrs to 24hrs depending on Antifoul
APPLICATION AND USE
Preparation Wash all surfaces except STEEL with Super Cleaner.
BARE GRP Sand using 180-220 grade (grit) paper.
BARE WOOD/PLYWOOD Sand smooth with 80-180 and then 280 grade paper. Remove sanding dust by brushing, dusting and wiping. If wiping with solvent then allow to dry completely before applying products recommended for application direct to wood (see specific coating systems).
ALUMINIUM Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 24-120 grade (aluminium compatible) paper. Coarser grades are recommended to achieve optimum adhesion. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Pre-prime using an International primer as soon as possible (within 8 hours) as detailed for specific coating systems.
ZINC/GALVANISED STEEL Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 60-120 grade paper. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry completely. Pre-prime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems.
LEAD Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 120 grade paper or power wire brush. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Pre-prime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems.
STEEL Gritblast to Sa 2½ - near white metal surface. If gritblasting is not possible, grind the metal surface with 24-36 grit abrasive discs to a uniform, clean, bright metal surface with a 50-75 microns anchor pattern. Use angle grinder onsmall areas. Pre-prime with Primocon thinned 10-15% with Thinners No.3.
PREVIOUSLY ANTIFOULED SURFACE
In Good Condition Remove loose material. Wash down with fresh water. Allow to dry.
In Poor Condition Remove using Interstrip. Primocon Primers Conventional Underwater Primer
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