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Epoxy coating solvent based - chemical and abrasion resistant with best chemical resistance
3 Litre Kit

4.171 GEMCOAT CR 2:1
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Epoxy coating solvent based - chemical and abrasion resistant with best chemical resistance, 3 Litre Kit

 

GEMCOAT CR 2:1  is solvent based 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 has good resistance to elevated temperatures.Three coats of GEMCOAT CR 2:1 are recommended over the top of GEMREZ CR 1:1 chemical resistant resin.

Download 4.171 GEMCOAT CR 2:1 Product Sheet

 

Physical properties

  • Appearance:               Base - pigmented liquid; Hardener - clear liquid
  • Flammabiity                 Flammable
  • Solids:                         74 %
  • Coating Type:             Epoxy
  • Packaging                   3 litre two part packs
  • Mix ratio:                     2 part base :1 part hardener
  • Pot Life:                      1 hour approximately at 20 degrees Celsius (100g mix)
  • Coverage:                   5 - 10 sq m/litre - typical
  • Dry hard                     Overnight @ 20 °C ; 48 hours minimum before putting in service

Surface Preparation

 

  • All oil,  grease , and other contaminants must be removed (GEMPREP 2000 is recommended).
  • 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 cleaning 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

 

Method of Application

  • Three coats of GEMCOAT CR 2:1 are recommended over the top of GEMREZ CR 1:1 chemical resistant resin.
  • Add 2 parts hardener to 1 part base and thoroughly mix - a drill with a mixing blade is required.
  • GEMCOAT CR 2:1 is applied by brush, or roller. Recoat with GEMCOAT CR 2:1 within 24 hours.
  • Allow 2 days minimum before putting into service – 7 days is preferred.

Handling Precautions

  • Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Do not ingest. Use with adequate ventilation.
  • Use a respirator with an organic cartridge when applying.
  • Protective clothing , eye protection, and gloves should 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.