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Ultra Sheen

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A high-performance, non-drip superior quality pure acrylic emulsion.

Products Applications:
Ceilings (Interior)InteriorPaint (Wood)Trims (Interior)Walls (Interior) and Wood (Interior)

Purchase:
Prominent Ultra Sheen is available in the following sizes: 1lt , 5lt and 20lt 


Description

White

Please note: Products can be tinted to any colour at our Paint Centres.

Appearance: Sheen
Spreading Rate: 6 - 10 m²/litre, dependent on surface texture and porosity.
Solids: ± 50% by mass and ± 33% by volume.
Density: 1,22 kg/litre.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 2 coats at 35 µm per coat minimum.
Recommended Wet Film Thickness: 2 coats at 106µm per coat minimum.
Viscosity: Thixotropic gel
Flash Point:Non-flammable

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: White and tint bases to most of the colours in the tint system.
Life Expectancy: 10-years for specified interior applications.
Calculated Maximum VOC: 16g/L maximum for White & Pastel tinting base.

Respecting The Environment:

  • Lead Free & Low VOC.
  • 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

  • Excellent coverage.
  • Aesthetically pleasing: Sheen.
  • Thixotropic gel: Easy to apply, non-drip (product can be stirred directly before use).
  • Water and steam resistant.
  • Waterbased: Easy cleaning, low odour and quick drying.
  • Non-yellowing: Unlike alkyd based paints, whites remain white.
  • Low VOC: Reduces the odour associated with painting indoors.
  • Mar and scratch resistant.
  • Resist staining: Easy to clean and remove dirt and grime.
  • Good adhesion: Can be applied to previously coated, sound surfaces.
  • Can be tinted to specific colour requirements.
  • Lead free and low VOC.

Intended Usages

  • Final coat for interior walls and ceilings.
  • Suitable for application to correctly primed metal and wood surfaces.

Application Details

  • Mixing: Can be stirred with a flat paddle with immediate recovery of gel structure.
  • Method: Roller (preferably mohair), brush or airless spraygun.
  • Thinning: Not recommended, but water if required 10% maximum.
  • Cleaning: Tap water. Remove as much of the product as possible from the application equipment before cleaning with water.

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:
Touch dry - 1 hour at 23°C 
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:
6-8 hours at 23°C.

Requirements:
Two coats.

Surface Preparations
Cement plaster:

  • One coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Plaster Primer.

Ceilings:

  • One coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Plaster Primer.

Gypsum plaster:

  • One coat Prominent Dampcure or Prominent Plaster Primer.

Wood:

  • One coat Prominent Wood Primer or Prominent Ultra Prime.

Mild steel:

  • Degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and abrasive pad.
  • Rinse with water and allow drying.
  • Apply two coats Prominent Ultra Prime or Prominent Rust Primer.

Galvanised iron:

  • Degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and abrasive pad.
  • Rinse with water and allow drying.
  • Apply two coats Prominent Ultra Prime or Prominent Rust Primer.

Gloss enamel:

  • Sand well, clean and apply directly.

Emulsion paint:

  • Clean well and apply directly.

Chalky surfaces:

  • Remove chalkiness and apply one coat Prominent Surface Restorer.

Poor condition surfaces:

  • Strip down and treat as new work.

Limitations

  • The low VOC compliance is applicable to Prominent Ultra Sheen White and Pastel Base for batches manufactured from 1 February 2011 onwards.
  • Can only be applied under specified conditions.
  • Cannot be applied over poor quality undercoats or directly onto gypsum plaster.
  • The application of Prominent Ultra Sheen to ceramic tiles is limited to wall surfaces only.
  • To ensure a consistent appearance ensure that batch numbers on all the containers are the same.
  • Where the batch numbers differ, intermix before use.

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.

Tint Bases
The tint base containers are only filled to levels which are specific for each tint base to allow the calculated volume of colourant to be added in order to achieve the volume indicated on the container after tinting. Tint bases and colourants are unfinished products which should not be used on their own. Only once the prescribed colourant is added to the specific tint base will the finished product comply with the technical features and related information as set out in this TDS. The calculated VOC compliance to 16g/L maximum is only applicable to product tinted from White.

Colourant to be used:
Prominent colourants are 100% Lead Free specifically formulated for use with Prominent Pro-Matic tinting system. ICC colourants which are 100% Lead Free using only Prominent supported formulations on Largo 2000.

Tint Bases:
White and Clear Base

  • 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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