No.1 Epoxy Primer is the basis for High Performance marine systems.
Epoxy Primer No.1 is recommended for use as :
No.1 Epoxy Primer may also be used to seal off prepared, aged coatings prior to repainting - refer also to No.4 Epoxy Sealer Undercoat.
No.1 Epoxy Primer is ideal for use below the water-line as a tie coat between aged epoxies and Altex Yacht & Boat Antifoulings:- No. 5 Ablative, No. 10 Semi-Ablative, Vivid, Hydrocoat.
Limitations: No. 1 Epoxy Primer is a thin film adhesion primer. It is not designed for thick film application - apply at 50 - 75µm maximum. Further, it is not designed to be sanded - refer to No.2 High Build Sanding Surfacer and No.3 Primer Undercoat.
Download: No. 1 Epoxy Primer Data Sheet
Generic Type: Polyamide Epoxy
Packaging: 1.25 litre and 5 litre, Two component kits
Mix Ratio: 4 to 1 by volume
Flash Point: 27°C
Thinner: Spray Altex Thinner #12, Brush/Roller Altex Thinner #22
Pot Life: 12hours at 25°C
Induction Time: 15 minutes
Storage: Store under cool, dry conditions
Density: 1.33 kg per mixed litre
Volume Solids (Mixed): 45%
Theoretical Coverage Rate: 9.0 sq metres per litre at 50 microns dry
Recommended Film Thickness Per Coat: 111 microns wet to obtain 50 microns dry
Application: Spray, brush or roller
Dry Times (50 µm DFT / 25°C / 50% RH): Touch Dry 1 Hr, Hard Dry 8 Hrs
Recoat Times (50 µm DFT / 25°C / 50% RH):
Minimum - 2 Hr with self, No.3 or No.5 Antifouling
Maximum Aged - 24 Hrs with Various Antifouling (see above), 3 months with self or No.3