Waterproofing

Black Bitumen

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General purpose bituminous coating impervious to moisture and chemicals.

Products Applications:
Waterproofing

Purchase:
Prominent Black Bitumen is available in the following sizes: 1lt , 5lt and 20lt 


Description

Appearance: Sheen
Spreading Rate: 4-8m²/litre depending on surface texture and porosity.
Solids: ± 40% by volume; ± 48% by mass.
Density: 0,92 kg/litre.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 2 coats at 40 µm per coat minimum.
Viscosity: ± 90 Kµ.
Flash Point: 37°C.

Storage:

  • Keep containers properly sealed.
  • Store away from direct heat, sun and severe cold in a place with adequate ventilation.

Available Sizes: 1Lt, 5Lt, 20Lt
Colours: Black

Respecting The Environment:

  • 100% Lead Free.
  • Dispose of excess product and containers in a responsible manner without harming the environment.
  • This product is manufactured under strict SABS ISO 9001 quality standards.

Features

  • Low cost.
  • Acceptable glossy appearance.
  • Impervious to moisture and chemicals.
  • 100% lead free.

Intended Usages

  • Useful for sealing absorbent surfaces such as asbestos and fibre cement.
  • Ideal for sealing the inside of cement flower pots.

Application Details

  • Mixing: Stir before use with a flat paddle to an even consistency. Stir occasionally during use.
  • Method: Roller, brush or spray.
  • Thinning: White Spirits for spray application.
  • Cleaning: Remove as much of the product as possible from the application equipment before cleaning with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner or White Spirits.

Conditions:

  • Temperature between 5°C and 40°C.
  • Relative humidity of less than 85%, preferably between 10: 00 and 16: 00.
  • Ideally apply when the temperature of the substrate is at least 2°C above dew point.
  • If possible away from direct sunlight.

Drying time: 
2-4 hours. Note:  Higher temperatures will accelerate the drying times (approximately halved for every 10°C increase), whilst lower temperatures will retard the drying time (approximately doubled for every 10°C decrease).

Recoating time:
 4-6 hours at 23°C.

Requirements:
 Two coats minimum.

Surface Preparations
Sealing of absorbent surfaces:

  • Apply two coats, depending on the porosity of the surface.

General maintenance:

  • Apply one coat.

Areas exposed to sunlight: 

  • Apply one coat.

Limitations

  • Exposure to direct sunlight can cause the film to whiten.
  • Do not recoat with decorative topcoats as bleeding and cracking will occur.
  • Solvents will soften the film.

Safety

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available on www.prominentpaints.co.za or from Prominent Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available on www.prominentpaints.co.za or from Prominent Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.

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