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Spectrum Coatings launches "greener" epoxy primer
Article Type: New materials and equipment From: Pigment & Resin Technology. Volume 37, Issue 3.
Spectrum Coatings Laboratories, a leading supplier of protective has introduced a new “greener” formulation of a high-performance, chemical and corrosion-resistant epoxy primer for military and industrial applications. Spectrum Coatings WE2K-720 provides a more environmentally-friendly coating solution for use on treated and untreated metal surfaces such as military vehicles, antennas and ground support equipment.
This new formulation meets South Coast Air Quality Management District regulations and has a lower VOC at 1.4£ per gallon then is currently required by the military specification, Mil-P-53030.
The QPL approved primer's corrosion resistance is comparable to the performance of aircraft primers exceeding the specification requirements of Mil-P-53030A. It is compatible with most industrial topcoats as well as the following military topcoats: Mil DTL-64159, Mil-DTL-53039, Mil-PRF-85285, and Mil-PRF-22750.
The new epoxy primer is water- based, non-flammable and free of hazardous air pollutants. It is lead- and chromate-free and easy to mix and spray, making it ideal for all industrial and military uses.