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Hempadur Avantguard 550 - Zinc Epoxy Primer - Zinc Rich Epoxy Primer

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Hempel A/S

A two-component, activated zinc epoxy primer in compliance with the requirements for Level 3, type II in SSPC Paint 20, 2002.

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Application

As a primer for long-term protection of steel in severely corrosive environments.

Description

To Specify a full Intumescent Fire Protection Coating System C1-C4 (Primer + Intumescent + Topcoat) click on the link below and add to your Chorus Specification:

Intumescent Fire Protection Coating Systems (C1–C4) - C1–C4 Corrosivity & Fire Protection | Hempel A/S | NBS Source (thenbs.com)


To Specify a full Anti-Corrosion System C1-C5 (No Intumescent Fire Protection) (Primer + Topcoat) click on the link below and add to your Chorus Specification :

Anti-Corrosion Protective Coating System (C1–C5) - For Corrosive Environments | Hempel A/S | NBS Source (thenbs.com)


For further advice on Specifications please contact Ian Morton at iam@hempel.com


Hempadur Avantguard 550

A two-component, activated zinc epoxy primer in compliance with the requirements for Level 3, type II in SSPC Paint 20, 2002.


Features and benefits:

  • Functions as a zinc-rich epoxy featuring a higher mechanical strength.
  • Can utilize ASTM D520, type II zinc dust.
  • Reduces the effect of corrosion and offers excellent protection.
  • Good mechanical strength, also in cyclic temperatures, with improved crack resistance through high flexibility and self-healing of micro cracks.
  • High tolerance to different climatic conditions (high temperature and humidity) during application, as well as, to high dry film thickness.
  • Maximum, dry exposure only: 160°C/320°F.
  • Compatible with Hempel Intumescent coatings.
  • Fast drying primer with short minimum overcoating intervals.
  • Cures down to -10°C (14°F).


Certificates/Approvals:

  • Meets requirements to ISO 12944 when used as part of a predefined paint system. Part 6 C5 Very High.
  • Complies with the European Fire Standard EN 13501-1, fire reaction class: B-s1, d0.


Product compatibility:

  • Previous coat: None.
  • Subsequent coat: According to Hempel’s Specification.


Application method:

  • Airless spray.
  • Air spray.
  • Brush / roller.


Drying time:

Determined for dry film thickness 60 µm (2.4 mils) at standard conditions. Indicative values at 20ºC; Touch dry: 15 minutes, Hard dry: 1.5 hours.

General information

Color

Grey

Manufacturer guidance

19840 / Dark grey.

Finish

Matt

Material

Epoxy

Shape

Formless

Length

Bespoke

Width

Bespoke

Height

Bespoke

Uniclass

Pr_35_31_68_27 Epoxy resin coatingsPrimary
Pr_35_31_68_29 Flame-retardant coatings

CAWS

M60/18 Special coating

G10/650 Site painting

G10/638 Shop priming

G10/640 Shop painting

G10/660 Shop plus site painting

G10/630 Galvanizing plus site-applied

G10/643 Protective painting

G12/330 Proprietary metal members

M60/195 Special coating

M60/172 Flame-retardant coating system

M60/175 Protective coating

G10/65 Shop priming for

M60/19 Flame-retardant coatings

Specification data - Epoxy resin coatings

Colour

19840/ Dark grey.

Volume solids

65% ±2%

Flash point

29 °C (84.2°F).

Specific gravity

1.9 kg/L (16 lbs/US gallon).

Fully cured

7 days 20°C (68°F).

VOC content

325 g/L (2.7 lbs/US gallon).

Guidance for specification option:

Complies with EU Directive 2004/42/EC: subcategory j.

Shelf life

One year.

Manufacturer guidance

1 year for BASE and 3 years (25°C/77°F) for CURING AGENT from time of production.

Fire performance

To EN 13501-1 class B-s1, d0.

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Avantguard 550 Product Information Sheet

Avantguard 550 Product Information Sheet

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