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Epoxy coating solvent free - chemical and abrasion resistant low viscosity
3 Litre

4.167 GEMCOAT CR 2:1LV
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Epoxy coating solvent free - chemical and abrasion resistant low viscosity, 3 Litre

GEMCOAT CR 2:1LV  is a solvent free epoxy coating which can be applied by brush or roller. It is formulated as a chemical resistant lining for concrete, steel, and fiberglass tanks, and secondary containment (bunds) exposed to immersion and splash & spillage of chemicals. It is formulated to have resistance to most concentrated acids & alkalais , and many other commonly used chemicals – consult with GemCo for suitability for use.It is also formulated for use at elevated temperatures. Two to three coats of GEMCOAT CR 2:1  are  recommended. 

Download 4.167 GEMCOAT CR 2:1LV Product Sheet

Composition and Properties

  • GEMCOAT CR 2:1LV  is a solvent free epoxy coating which can be applied by brush or roller.
  • It is formulated as a chemical resistant lining for concrete, steel, and fiberglass tanks, and secondary containment (bunds) exposed to immersion and splash & spillage of chemicals.
  • It is formulated to have resistance to most concentrated acids & alkalais , and many other commonly used chemicals – consult with GemCo for suitability for use.
  • It is also formulated for use at elevated temperatures
  • Two to three coats of GEMCOAT CR 2:1 are recommended.

Physical properties

  • Appearance: Base - pigmented liquid; Hardener - clear liquid
  • Flammabiity Flammable
  • Solids: 100
  • Coating Type: Epoxy
  • Packaging 3 litre two part packs
  • Mix ratio: 2 part base :1 part hardener
  • Pot Life: 1/2 hour approximately at 20 degrees Celsius (100g mix)
  • Coverage: 5 - 10 sq m/litre – typical
  • Recoat time Recoat as soon as tack free to avoid blush between coats
  • Cure hard Overnight @ 20 °C ; 48 hours minimum before putting in service OR force cure for 16 hours @ 50° C.

Surface Preparation

  • All oil,  grease , and other contaminants must be removed
  • Concrete: Must be minimum of 4 weeks old. Acid etch with 5% Hydrochloric acid, wash clean with water and allow to dry OR physically remove laitence by suitable means e.g. grinding, sweep blasting etc. On previously painted concrete physically remove coating by suitable means e.g. grinding, sweep blasting etc.
  • Steel : Blast with a suitable abrasive to near white metal (SSPC 10/SA 2.5 standard). If this is not possible remove loose material by mechanical abrading or high pressure water blast until only tight rust is left.
  • Fibreglass: Abrade surface to give a good key.
  • All surfaces must be free of dust or other contaminants before applying GEMCOAT CR 2:1 LV

Method of Application

  • Two to three coats of GEMCOAT CR 2:1 LV are recommended
  • Add 2 parts hardener to 1 part base and thoroughly mix - a drill with a mixing blade is required.
  • GEMCOAT CR 2:1 LV is applied by brush, or roller. Recoat with GEMCOAT CR 2:1 LV within 24 hours.
  • Allow 2 days minimum before putting into service – 7 days is preferred, OR force cure for 16 hours @ 50° C.

Handling Precautions

  • Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Do not ingest. Use with adequate ventilation.
  • Use a respirator with an organic cartridge when applying in a confined space.
  • Protective clothing , eye protection, and gloves to be worn.
  • Keep away from children.

The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge. We can not however anticipate all conditions under which this information and our products may be used. We therefore accept no responsibility for results obtained by the application of our products, or for their safe use and suitability. GemCo Limited sells these products without warranty and buyers and users assume all responsibility and liability for loss or damage arising from the handling and use of our products.