Touch/Surface Dry Intercoat Period
1-2 hours After 4 hours
Note: Times may change depending on weather conditions
Use Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinner or white spirit.
SHELF LIFE AND STORAGE CONDITIONS
Minimum two years at 20ºC (70ºF) stored Galv Paint should be stored in a dry, temperature, ie frost and strong sunlight.
in original unopened containers. Hammerite Direct
Galvanised steel can be susceptible to white rust due to soluble salts therefore it is important during surface preparation to remove these using dilute detergent. Should the coating begin to corrode then refer to options detailed in section 6 (Rusted Metal Surfaces).
Passes 15cm (face) BS3900, E7 falling ball 15”/lb 7 days at 50 microns dry film thickness.
Resists splashing by dilute acids/alkalis (10% max), petrol, diesel and all common building materials when fully cured.
Limits: Minus 20ºC (-4ºF) to 150ºC (300ºF) maximum intermittent when fully cured. Continuous 80ºC (180ºF) when fully cured. Note: Colours may fade after prolonged exposure at temperatures exceeding 50ºC (120ºF).
Hammerite Direct to Galv Paint will resist the effects of UV damage. The UV resistance exposure time however could be reduced in hot climates or south facing aspects where the extremes of UV and temperature are present.
Technical Data Sheet Page 6
Issue date November 2007