Primax Regal Paints

Regal Synthetic Metallic

  •  suitable for correctly primed wood 
  •  suitable for metal surfaces.
  • Gloss retention
  • Optimal drying
  • Weather and UV resistance
  • Color retention
  • Abrasion resistance

DESCRIPTION
Primax Regal Luxury Enamel is suitable for correctly primed wood and metal surfaces.
USES
Due to its good weather resistance, it may be used as a topcoat on steel, iron, zinc, wood and galvanized substrates,etc

Film thickness and spreading rate

Minimum Maximum Typical
Film thickness, dry (µm) 30 40 35
Film thickness, wet (µm) 80 100 90
Theoretical spreading rate (m²/l) 12 10 11

Comments
* If used as a topcoat, > 10 Sq. M. / L. Spreading rate will vary depending on the film thickness applied and the type of finish.

Physical properties

Colour  As Per Primax Color Card
Solids (vol %)* 35 ± 2
Gloss High Glossy
Flash point 36 ºC
Specific Gravity 0.96+  0.05

*Measured according to ISO 3233:1998 (E)

Surface preparation
The substrate must be sound, clean, dry, free from dust, oil, grease and laitance etc. All traces of release agents must be removed. On chalky and dusty surfaces, all loose material must be removed by stiff bristle brushing.
Other surfaces
The coating may be used on other substrates.
Condition during application
The temperature of the substrate should be minimum 10°C and at least 3°C above the dew point of the air, temperature and relative humidity measured in the vicinity of the substrate. The coating should not be exposed to oil, chemicals or mechanical stress until fully cured.
Application methods
Brush, roller, airless or air-mix spray
Although this product can be brushed, rolled ragged or sprayed, spray application is recommended to achieve the most uniform finish.
Guiding data for airless spray:
Nozzle………………………………………………………. 0,015″ – 0,021″
Spray angle……………………………………………….. 40 – 80 degrees
Pressure at nozzle………………………………………. Min. 150 kg/cm²

Application data
Thinner/Cleaner PRIMAX Mixing Oil
Touch up should be avoided, as a difference in appearance may appear.
An entire area application is preferred to provide a uniform finish. To ensure the desired appearance is achieved, a team of skilled applicators or professional painters is recommended.
Drying time
Drying times are generally related to air circulation, temperature, film thickness and number of coats, and will be affected correspondingly. The figures given in the table are typical with:
* Good ventilation (Outdoor exposure or free circulation of air)
* Typical film thickness
* One coat on top of inert substrate
* Relative humidity 70%

Substrate temperature 10°C 23°C 40°C
Surface dry 12 h 3 h 1 h
Through dry 24 h 5 h 3 h
Dry to recoat, minimum 1 24 h 5 h 3 h

1. Recommended data given for recoating with the same generic type of paint.
2. In case of multi-coat application, drying times will be influenced by the number and sequence and by the total thickness of previous coats applied – reference is made to the corresponding system data sheet.
3. The surface should be dry and free from any contamination prior to application of the subsequent coat.
The given data must be considered as guidelines only. The actual drying time/times before recoating may be shorter or longer, depending on film thickness, ventilation, humidity, underlying paint system, requirement for early handling and mechanical strength etc. A complete system can be described on a system sheet, where all parameters and special conditions could be included.
Typical paint system
PRIMAX Undercoat 1-2 coat
PRIMAX Metallic Finish 1-2 coat
Other systems may be specified, depending on area of use
Storage
The product must be stored in accordance with national regulations. Storage conditions are to keep the containers in a dry, cool, well ventilated space and away from source of heat and ignition. Containers must be kept tightly closed.
Handling
Handle with care. Stir well before use
Packing size
0.9 Ltr. and 3.64Ltr.
Health and safety
Please use under well ventilated conditions. Do not breathe or inhale mist. Avoid skin contact. Spillage on the skin should immediately be removed with suitable cleanser, soap and water. Eyes should be well flushed with water and medical attention sought immediately.
For detailed information on the health and safety hazards and precautions for use of this product, we refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet.
DISCLAIMER
The information in this data sheet is given to the best of our knowledge based on laboratory testing and practical experience. However, as the product can be used under conditions beyond our control, we can only guarantee the quality of the product itself. We also reserve the right to change the given data without notice.

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