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Primalex Gloss Enamel

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Description

White, pastel colours can be eye tinted.

Appearance: Gloss.

Spreading Rate: 6-8 m²/litre dependent on surface texture and porosity.

Solids: ± 33% by mass and ± 25% by volume.

Density: ± 1.00kg/l.

Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 2 coats at 40 µm per coat minimum.

Viscosity: ± 65Kµ.

Flash Point: 45°C.

Storage:

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


Available Sizes: 5lt

Colours: White, pastel colours can be eye tinted.

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

  • Durable: Glossy finish resists scuffing and marring.
  • Scrubable: Withstands scrubbing with detergents.
  • Ease of application: Viscosity designed to give easy brushing.

Intended Usages

  • Final coat for correctly prepared and primed interior and exterior cement plaster, metal, wood or previously painted surfaces in sound condition.

Application Details

  • Mixing: Stir thoroughly with a flat paddle to an even consistency. Stir occasionally during use.
  • Method: Brush, roller (use short nap roller - mohair).
  • Thinning: ProGold Mineral Turpentine if required up to maximum 10%.
  • Cleaning: Remove as much of the product as possible from the application equipment before cleaning with ProGold Mineral Turpentine.

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: 
Initial - 4 hours, Hard dry - 16 hours. 
Note: higher temperatures will accelerate the drying times (approximately halved for every 10°C increase), whilst lower temperatures will retard the drying times (approximately doubled for every 10°C decrease).

Recoating time:
 16 hours @ 23°C.

Requirements:
 For new work or change in colour, apply 2 coats.

Surface Preparations
Cement plaster:

  • 1 coat Primalex Plaster Primer and 1 coat Prominent Trade Universal Undercoat.

Gypsum plaster:

  • 1 coat Primalex Plaster Primer and 1 coat Prominent Trade Universal Undercoat.

Metal (new): 

  • Remove fabricators pre-treated oil, oxidation or any other contamination with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner / water mixture (ratio 1:5) and abrasive pads.
  • Ensure that a water break-free surface is obtained.
  • Rinse well and allow drying before applying 1 coat Prominent Rust Primer followed with 1 coat Prominent Trade Universal Undercoat.

Metal (rusted):

  • Loose rust and oxidation must be mechanically removed.
  • Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner / water mixture (ratio1:5) and abrasive pads to a water break-free surface.
  • Rinse well and allow drying before coating with two coats Prominent Rust Primer and 1 coat Prominent Trade Universal Undercoat.

Gloss Enamel:

  • Sand down to a matt finish, spot prime exposed metal with Prominent Rust Primer and apply 1 coat Prominent Trade Universal Undercoat.

Sound matt emulsion paint:

  • Sand to matt finish, clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and abrasive, rinse with water, allow drying and apply directly.

Sound sheen emulsion paint:

  • Sand to matt finish, clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner diluted 1:10 with water and abrasive, rinse with water, allow drying and apply directly.

Poor condition surface:

  • Strip down and treat as new work.

Limitations

  • Cannot be applied to unprimed surfaces.
  • Apply only under specified conditions.
  • Colour changes generally first require a coat of Prominent Trade Universal Undercoat.
  • Very cold conditions will lengthen the drying time.
  • Moisture content must not exceed 15%.
  • Apply to the correct spreading rates and adhere to the correct recoating times to prevent wrinkling.

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 from Prominent Paints 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 from Prominent Paints Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.

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