Epo-chem™ RW 500

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Two pack epoxy Novolac system reinforced with glassflake.

Epo-chem™ RW 500 is a solvent-free, epoxy Novolac system that can be utilized as a topcoat/finish in one or more coats to most substrates. It is suitable for a wide range of applications such as a lining for tanks, vessels, pipes and chimneys.

The coating is also suited for application in chemical tanks when rust tolerant Epo-chem™ RE 500P is used as a primer. This lining system offers excellent resistance to high temperatures and highly aggressive chemicals, such as ethanol and caustic soda.

Epo-chem™ RW 500 applied as a glassflake topcoat in a chemical tank

Primary Features:

  • Solvent-free (odourless) epoxy Novolac
  • Outstanding protection to metal and concrete substrates
  • Forms a durable barrier resistant to abrasion, erosion and thermal shock
  • Ideal tank lining system, specifically designed for the most aggressive combination of high temperature and chemical environments in immersed conditions
  • Available in hand/trowel grades for optimum protection from the most aggressive environments
  • Recommended for internal protection of tanks, vessels, separators, flue gas desulphurisation units, chimneys, pipes and equipment operating at high temperature
  • Zero VOC
  • May be applied on one or more coats to most substrates
  • Also available in spray grade to offer the customer a complete system’s solution to hostile cyclic wet and dry chemical environments
  • Exceptional chemical tanker corrosion protection system when primed with Epo-chem™ RE 500P to produce a solvent-free tank lining system for carrying highly aggressive chemicals

 


RW 500's Properties

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Primary duties Tank lining for multi-purpose chemical storage vessels
Primary characteristics Solvent-free
Solvent-free
Wet-tolerant  
Rust-tolerant  
Glassflake
Low/No odour
Maximum humidity 85%
Volume solids 100%
UV resistant  
Maximum immersed temperature 125°C
Maximum non-immersed temperature 220°C
Minimum time to touch dry 8 hrs
Typical dry film thickness (dft) per coat 200-1200µ
Colour range available Limited range of colours is available

RW 500's Case Histories

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The table below shows the 5 most recent case histories for this product. You can view the entire case history for this product by clicking here.

Company Location Job Description Industry Date of Job
SPI Performance Coatings UK Structural Coating Industrial 09/2017
SPI Performance Coatings UK Structural Coating Industrial 09/2017
Colombia Shipmanagement MT Nordic Passat Chemical Tank Lining Marine 08/2017
ASM Maritime Chem Norma Chemical Tank Lining Marine 08/2017
Adler and Allan Ltd UK Structural Coating Industrial 08/2017

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