Blue Water Marine Paint
COAL TAR EPOXY GL KIT - Blue Water Marine Paint
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Excellent adhesion & abrasion resistance. Recommended for saltwater immersion service. Provides 16.0 mils. protection in two coats.

Conformance: U.S. Corp of Engineers formula C- 200 and council No. 16 specifications.

  • Heavy Duty High Build Epoxy Primer - 4:1 Mix
  • Prevents Rust and Corrosion
  • Excellent Adhesion & Abrasion Resistance
  • Recommended for Saltwater Immersion Service
  • Conforms with U.S. Corp of Engineer - C-200 specification.
  • Perfect for Commercial Marine, Yacht & Industrial Use

Coal Tar Epoxy Primer is a heavy duty high build epoxy primer. Prevents rust and corrosion, has excellent adhesion & abrasion resistance, and Is recommended for saltwater immersion service. Conforms with U.S. Corp of Engineer - C-200 specification. • Perfect for commercial marine, yacht & industrial use.

SUGGESTED USES: Prevention of rust & corrosion




SOLVENT TYPE: High Flash Naphtha, Xylene

VOC: 330 grams / liter


WEIGHT PER GALLON: 11 lbs. per gallon


COVERAGE: Theoretical coverage at two mils dry is 400 square feet per gallon, and recommended thickness of 10 mils dry would require 4-5 full coats. Material losses during mixing and application will vary and must be taken into consideration.

VISCOSITY AT 75°F (24°C): 70-80 KU

AVERAGE DRY TIME 75°F: Dries to touch in 2 hours. Can re-coat in 3 hours to 2 weeks. Allow 5 hours minimum to 7 hours maximum when overcoating with antifouling. If recoat window is missed, sand with 80 grit sandpaper and recoat.

RECOMMENDED REDUCER: Reduce with 974 Reducer as needed for proper flow and performance, 10% maximum.


RECOMMENDED FINISH: Ablative or Epoxy Hard antifoulings

BARE FIBERGLASS: Degrease by wiping with a rag soaked in 973 Dewaxer. Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Remove sanding residue. Wipe with 973 Dewaxer. Over Coal Tar Epoxy: Wash with soap and water. Rinse with fresh water and allow to dry. Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Remove sanding residue. Wipe with 973 Dewaxer.

BARE METAL: Surface should be blasted to bright metal. Remove all blast or sanding residue using a clean air line and sweeping with a clean brush or broom. Vacuum clean for best results. Apply primer within 1 hour of metal preparation. If blasting is not possible (or if more than 2 hours has passed since blasting) sand or grind with coarse emery cloth and apply 973 Dewaxer prior to Coal Tar Epoxy.

APPLICATION: Apply enough Coal Tar Epoxy reach a final Dry Film Thickness of 10 mils. This usually takes 1-3 coats but the amount of paint is more important than the number of coats. Airless Spray Pressure: 165 bar/2400 psi Tip Size: 0.44-0.53 mm/17-21 thou. Conventional Spray Pressure Pot: Pressure: 3.44-4.47 bar/50-65 psi (gun pressure); 10-15 psi (pot pressure). Tip Size: 1.5-1.8 mm/60-70 thou. Siphon Cup: Pressure: 3.44-4.47 bar/50-65 psi - gun pressure. Tip Size: 1.8-2.2 mm/70-85 thou. Brush Use a natural bristle brush. Roller Use a 3/8' - 1/2' nap solvent resistant roller.

POT LIFE: 5 hours

LIMITATIONS: Do not apply if material, substrate or ambient temperature is below 50∞F or above 95∞F. Do not put over 1 part paints.

SHELF LIFE: Minimum 36 months

MIXING: Mix Part "A" Base and Part "B" Curing Agent at the specified ratio of 4 parts (whole can) Base and 1 Part (whole quart) Activator. Mix only as much as you can use in 20 minutes. Mix small amounts until application technique is developed. PACKAGE: 1 Gallon Kit ( Part A Base, 1 quart Part B Activator)

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Good product at a good price!
by Victor from Stover, Missouri on March 09, 2014
I applied this epoxy on a 10x16 metal cellar I built. I applied it below the recommended temperature so I warmed the part 2 can in hot water and set the larger part 1 can in front of our wood heater to warm. I mixed them both in the larger part 1 can and they mixed good. It applied easily and covered very well. iboats shipped my product immediately.
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