Aqua IZ

High Performance inorganic zinc rich ethyl Silicate Coating

Product Description

A two pack, solvent based, inorganic zinc rich ethyl silicate primer, containing 85% zinc by weight in the dry film. Provides excellent corrosion protection to correctly prepared steel substrates.

Possible Applications

As a base coat for a wide range of above water line coating schemes to greatly enhance corrosion resistance. For use at New building or Maintenance & Repair.

Product Information

Colour Grey
Packing 16 Liter pack
Mixing Ratio 1 : 2.3 Part A & B by Weight. (Part B is Zinc dust in powder form)
Volume Solids 50% ± 3% (ASTM 2697-86)
Pot Life 2 hours 30C (at higher temperatures pot-life decreases)
Touch Dry 5- 10 min at 30C
Hard Dry 20- 40 min at 30C
Recommended DFT 50 - 75m(100 - 150m) on wet condition
Theoretical Coverage 6 to 8 m²/litre at 50 microns DFT, allow appropriate loss factors
Over Coating Interval 20- 40 min at 30C (After touch dry). or Use Prior to over coating, carry out a MEK Solvent Rub Resistance test (ASTM D4752) where a value of 4 indicates a satisfactory degree of cure for over coating purposes.
Shelf Life At least 6 month when stored in sealed containers
Coating Thickness 50 ~ 75 μm(DFT)
Surface Preparation
  • Near white metal -Sa2.5(ISO 8501-1) with anchor profile 40 ~ 75μm(SSPC-SP10)
  • Ensure blasted steel free from re-rust, oil, s and moisture or any another contaminates
Method of application
  • Airless Spray, Conventional Spray. Roller and Brush not recommended. Stripe coat by brush only.
  • Airless spray : Tip size -0.015 inch to 0.021 inch
  • For Conventional spray a moisture and oil trap in the air supply line, mechanical agitator are recommended
Thinning ratio Not necessary, if required use 5%
Cleaner Iso propyl alcohol / Butyl Cello solve

Environmental Conditions

  • Air Temperature - 5 ~ 54°C
  • Substrate Temperature - 5 ~ 60°C
  • Relative Humidity - up to 85%

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Chennai – 600 048.