BARRIERSHIELD™ PRIMER (Interlux™ Primocon™ Replacement)
Barriershield™ is a barrier/ sealer coat over incompatible or unknown antifoulings. Also, an anticorrosive primer for underwater metal surfaces. An excellent primer for antifouling paint over sanded fiberglass.
BARRIERSHIELD™ Barrier Coat Primer is an perfect over incompatible or unknown antifoulings. It is an excellent primer over sanded fiberglass, and also is a excellent barrier against galvanic corrosion. BARRIERSHIELD™ also prevents leaching of TBT antifouling coatings, which is a major concern in the super yacht industry. Also a perfect anticorrosive primer for underwater metals. A high performance coating For Yacht, Marine & Industrial.
SUGGESTED USES: Sanded fiberglass, over incompatible or unknown antifoulings, sealing off TBT antifoulings, priming underwater metals.
LIMITATIONS: Do not apply if material, substrate or ambient temperature is below 40°F or above 95°F.
VEHICLE TYPE: Alkyd Resin
SOLVENT TYPE: High Flash Naphtha / Xylene
VOC: 3.76 lbs. / gal (450 grams / liter)
SOLIDS BY WEIGHT: 40%
WEIGHT PER GALLON: 8 lbs. per gallon (varies by color)
RECOMMENDED DRY FILM: 4.0 mils
COVERAGE: Theoretical coverage at two mils dry is 400 square feet per gallon, and recommended thickness of 4 mils dry would require 2 full coats. Material losses during mixing and application will vary and must be taken into consideration. Expect 50% less coverage on bare, rough or sandblasted surfaces.
VISCOSITY AT 75°F (24°C): 70-80 KU
AVERAGE DRY TIME 75°F: Dries to touch in 2 hours, overcoat in 5 hours. Lower temperatures & higher humidity will slow down dry times.
RECOMMENDED REDUCER: Xylene or Hi Flash Naphtha for brushing or rolling
RECOMMENDED TOPCOAT: Antifouling Bottom Paint - Epoxy Hard or Ablative - 5 hours at 75 degrees F.
APPLICATION: Brush, Spray or Roller Roll: 3/8" - 1/2" nap mohair metal, lambskin, phenolic core roller. Keep roller wet. Roll in one direction, rewet, then cross roll. Product can be reduced as needed with Hi Flash Naphtha to allow proper flow out and performance. Spray: Conventional Air Gravity Feed 59-70 psi, Tip Size .055 -.070, Airless 2200-2500 psi, Tip Size .013-.017. Product can be reduced with Xylene as needed for proper flow out and performance. For Air Spray reduce 25% with enamel reducer (Xylene.).
SURFACE PREPARATION: Water blast surface to remove all loose paint, dirt, oils and grease. Abrade with 240 grit dry sandpaper or equivalent. Solvent wipe down to remove all sanding residue.POT LIFE: Not Applicable SHELF LIFE: Minimum 36 months MIXING: Mix for 5 minutes, making sure that all solid material is mixed thoroughly. PACKAGE: 1 Gallon cans, 5 gallon cans, quarts. CLEANUP: Xylene for Equipment.