The Original Color Chips Company
26200 Groesbeck Hwy.
Warren, MI 48089
Clear Topcoat: WATERBORNE EPOXY POLYAMIDE
General Description: A high performance,two-component, clear waterborne gloss epoxy coating for use as a hard, durable high performance architectural coating (HIPAC). Features easy application, low VOC, high flash point, lower odor than solvent-based epoxies, and a hard, tough, stain-resistant finish.
Typical Uses: Use on interior properly prepared poured concrete coated with 2-part epoxy, concrete block, or drywall. Ideal for hard usage areas of schools, hospitals, restaurants, and public buildings.
Special Qualifications: Suitable for use on structural surfaces or surfaces where there is a possibility of incidental food contact in commercial food preparation establishments, food processing plants and federally inspected meat and poultryplants. USDA no longer requires or furnishes product certification letters.
Color: Clear / Finish: Gloss
Clean-up: Soap and warm water
Weight/Gallon (mixed): 10.1 lbs./gal. (1.21kg/L)
VOC (mixed): 1.72 lbs./gal.
Solids By Volume (mixed): 43% ± 1%
Practical Coverage: Apply at 250-300 sq. ft./gal. (6-8 m2/L) on smooth, sealed surfaces. Actual coverage may vary depending on substrate and application method. May be spray applied at 120-235 sq. ft./gal.
Recommended Film Thickness: -2 mils (25-50 microns per coat)
Service Temperature Limit: 250°F (121°C) in air. May discolor at temperatures over 140°F (60°C).
Flame Spread Rating: Class A (0-25) over noncombustible surfaces
Flash Point: Over 200°F (96°C)
Dry Time: Minimum Recoat 16 Hours; Dry Hard: 24 Hours
Shelf Life: 1 year minimum - unopened
Mix Ratio By Volume: 4 (base part A): 1 (converter part B)
Pot Life: 6-8 hours @ 77°F (25°C)
Advantages: Chemical and stain resistant. Resists splash and spillage of alkalis, salts, moisture, oils, grease, foodstuffs and detergents, Abrasion resistant, No odor and a high flash point, Use over alkyd, latex or waterborne epoxy coatings, Long lasting tile-like finish, Easily washed and cleaned, Low VOC, Outstanding resistance to U.V. in its category.
Curing Time: Touch Dry 4-5 hours; Hard Dry 16-18 hours; Complete Cure 7-days
All surfaces must be sound, dry, clean and free of oil,grease, dirt, mildew, form release agents, curing compounds, efflorescence, loose and flaking paint and other foreign substances.
Mixing: Mix part A and B Separately. Thoroughly mix 4 parts A (entire can) to 1 part B (entire can) and proceed immediately with the application. Mixed material is usable for six to eight hours; Do not thin with solvents or solvent thinned coatings (use warm water). Do not add flow-control materials.
Note: Surfaces coated with this product may become slippery when wet. For additional slip resistance in areas of pedestrian traffic, add one pound of non-skid additive per 300 square feet (either ontop of basecoat prior to topcoat application OR flick into topcoat and backroll over it.
Unlike most other systems, this material does not become hard after pot life has expired; it remains liquid during a prolonged period. However, if pot life is exceeded, application will result in lower gloss, loss of chemical resistance and physical properties of coating. More than likely it will remain white. DO NOT APPLY AFTER 6 HOURS OF BEING MIXED. Simply discard. (even if you cap the can, the material will be unusable)
Limitations of Use: Not recommended for immersion service. Exterior exposure will cause yellowing and early dulling. As well as loss of gloss, but does not affect protective properties. For interior use only. Epoxy coatings may yellow during application and cure if exposed to the combustion by-products of improperly vented fossil fuel burning heaters.
Spreading Rate: Apply at 250-300 sq. ft./gal. (6-8 m2/L) or 5.0-7.0 mils wet (2.0-3.0 mils dry) on smooth, sealed surfaces.
Clear Gloss Topcoat Application: Once ready to apply topcoat (waiting overnight for the basecoat to efficiently cure), mix Part A and Part B together (equals one gallon). Refer to 'Mixing Section' of this product data sheet. Continue mixing throughout application. Be sure to roll ONE even coat of Crystal Clear topcoat to entire surface to be coated. Material will go on as milky white (may even look like white paint) but it will dry Crystal Clear. Be sure to use ONE even layer for your first coat. If you do decide to double coat the clear top coat, please allow at the minimum of 24 hours for the first layer to cure before attempting a second coat. (heavy or full broadcasts of chips often calls for a double layer of clear coat.)
WARNING! CAUSES EYE AND SKIN BURNS. HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED. ASPIRATION HAZARD-CAN ENTER LUNGS AND CAUSE DAMAGE. HARMFUL IF INHALED. MAY CAUSE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM EFFECTS, INCLUDING DIZZINESS, HEADACHE OR NAUSEA. CAUSES RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION.
MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC SKIN REACTION. MAY BE HARMFUL IF ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN. OVEREXPOSURE MAY CAUSE BLOOD, LIVER, KIDNEY DAMAGE. WHEN TINTED, CONTAINS ETHYLENE GLYCOL WHICH CAN CAUSE SEVERE KIDNEY DAMAGE WHEN INGESTED AND HAS BEEN SHOWN TO CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS IN LABORATORY ANIMALS. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
Packaging: 1 gallon kit / .56 US gallon Component A / .53 liters Component B