Epo-chem RS 500P
Two pack solvent-free, wet and rust tolerant epoxy primer.
Epo-chem™ RS 500P is a solvent-free, wet & rust tolerant primer or primer-finish epoxy system. The use of special sacrificial fillers enables the system to be applied to surface standards as low as WJ-4, St 2. The system’s long-term performance is based on completely sealing (porous-free film) and arresting the rust totally.
It is typically applied as a 1-coat system which can be over coated by itself or with the topcoat Epo-chem™ RA 500M.
|Sea Water Ballast (Lloyd's Register & ABS Approved)||Crude Oil (ABS Certified)|
|Potable Water (NSF & FDA Certified)||Refined Oil (Diesel/Petrol)|
|Grey/Black Water||Cargo (Food Contact Approval)|
Applying RS 500P on a sweating and wet substrate
- Solvent-free (odourless), wet & rust tolerant primer or primer-finish epoxy system
- Tested and Certified by NSF for fresh drinking water applications. Epo-chem™ RA 500 or RA 500M is used as the topcoat
- Flexibility on the surface preparation standards or method, i.e. the most convenient method depending on availability or cost, e.g. grit blast, wet blast, HP water jetting (500-800 bars), UHP or mechanical (St 2 - St 3)
- Can be applied directly on top of shop primers
- Apply in any environmental condition, no humidity restrictions - can be applied on sweating and soaking wet substrates
- Extensively used for internal tank linings, ballast tanks or confined spaces
- No overcoating limitations
- No requirements for dehumidification, ventilation or heating (substantial cost savings)
- Reduced H&S and Fire Precaution
- Long-term corrosion protection (new MIO-Zinc technology)
- Excellent adhesion to rusty or poorly prepared and wet surfaces (>1200psi)
- One coat (without the topcoat) protects the substrate in excess of 10 years (independent test certificates available)
- Zero VOC, no fire hazard or odour
- Can be applied as a single high-build coat (up to 250 microns per coat)
- Can be utilised for outside contracts in inclement weather condition reducing downtime
- Very good workability and easy to apply by brush, roller or spray
- Ideal as a repair system on existing coatings as it is compatible with almost all protective coatings, including coal-tar epoxies
- Sufficient UV resistance and colour stability; can be overcoated with coloured topcoats
|Application on a rusty surface in a ballast tank||Application on a rusty surface||Application directly on shop primed surface|
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RS 500P's Properties
|Primary duties||Solvent-free primer|
|Primary characteristics||Wet & Rust tolerant. NSF Certified for fresh drinking water applications|
|Maximum humidity||There are no humidity or dew point restrictions|
|Maximum immersed temperature||60°C|
|Maximum non-immersed temperature||°C|
|Minimum time to touch dry||8 hrs|
|Maximum overcoat time||Unlimited|
|Typical dry film thickness (dft) per coat||150µ|
|Colour range available||Limited range of colours is available|
RS 500P's Case Histories
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|Company||Location||Job Description||Industry||Date of Job|
|Alfa Diving||Netherlands||Structural Repair||Industrial||09/2018|
|Specialist Coatings (GB)||Ninfield, UK||Structural Repair||Industrial||09/2018|
|International Marine Services||Minerva Antonia||Ballast Tank Coating||Marine||09/2018|
|Vecom Marine||Germany||Structural Coating||Marine||09/2018|
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