Teknopox Aqua 3 Two Pack Epoxy Primer is a waterborne, two pack epoxy primer for metal surfaces.The paint contains effective, lead and chromate free anti-corrosive pigments.
Used as a priming coat in abrasion and chemical resistant Painting Systems K1 and K16 on blast-cleaned steel.
The paint is suitable as anti-corrosive paint on steel and aluminium, acid-proof steel, zinc-coated and thin-plate surfaces.
It can be overcoated with all types of paints.
Always remove from the surfaces any contaminants that might effect the surface before preparation and painting. Also remove water soluble salts by using appropriate methods. The surfaces are prepared according to the different materials below:
Steel Surfaces - Remove mill scale and any form of rust by blast cleaning to preparation grade. Always roughen the surface of thin plate improves the adhesion of the product.
Zinc Surfaces - Any galvanised steel structures that are exposed to any form of atmospheric corrosion can be painted if the surfaces are always are blast cleaned till matt all over. It is recommended that any new zinc-coated are treated with sweep blast cleaning. Surfaces that re exposed to weathered to matt and can also be treated with RENSA STEEL washing agent.
The place and time of the preparation are to be chosen so that the prepared surface should not get dirty or damp before treating the subsequent treatment.
Prefabrication Primers can be used when required.
Mixing of the components
Always take into consideration the pot life of the mixture when estimating the amount to be mixed at a time. Before applying the base and hardener are mixed in the right proportion. Stir thoroughly down to the bottom of the vessel. Any form of inadequate stirring or incorrect mixing ratios results in imperfect curing and impaired film properties. Use this product within the pot life.
This product must be cleaned with fresh water.
Coverage Rate - 5-7m2/l
See attached data sheet for more information.
The surface to be painted must always be dry. During the application process and drying period the temperature must always be 15 degrees.
Stir paint thoroughly before use. Apply preferably by airless spray. Small areas can be painted using a smaller brush.
Also after first coat always add another coat.
Special care must be taken when spraying edges, corners and any welding joints. Small areas can also be painted with a brush.
For more information on the health and safety aspects of this product please consult the attached data sheet.
The storage stability shown on the label. Store in a cool dry place and after usage keep container tightly shut. MUST NOT FREEZE.