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Product information 

1- Can be used for pipe line potable water.

2-Excellent oil resistance

3-Salt and fresh water resistant.

4-Excellent chemical resistance against weak acids and alkalies.

5-Corrosion resistance in moderately to severely environment.

Physical data    

Colour:                                                       customer request  

Finish:                                                        Flat – semi flat

Flash point:                                              

           Resin:                                            34°c

           Cure:                                             36°c

           Solvent:                                         28°c

Volume solids:                                          62±2%

D.F.T:                                                         100-125  microns  

Specific gravity (mixed):                         1.39±  0.05gr/cm3   

Theoretical coverage:                             6.2m2 /lit (at 100 µ D.F.T)

Drying time at 25°c:                                

                Touch dry:                               3 hrs

        Dry to handle:                                 6-8 hrs

                 Full cure:                                7days

Component:                                             2

Pot life:                                                      8 hrs at 25 °c:

Mixing ratio(by volume):                        

                                     Resin:               refer to can label

                                     Cure:                 refer to can label

Application methods:                              conventional spray or brush or

                                                              Airless spray or roller

Recoat intervals* :                                10°c                 25°c               40°c

(mild condition) :   Min:                         25  hrs            12  hrs           5  hrs

                             Max:                        NO LIMITED WITH SPCIAL SURFACE PREPRATION

Recommended thinner:                          RANA THINN 80

Recommended cleaner:                        RANA CLEAN 80

Shelf life:                                                   12 months when stored indoors in unopened

Original containers at 5 to 40°c (cool and dry


Curing mechanism:                                by solvent release and reaction by

                                                                    Curing  agent and resin

Typical uses

1-As a maintenance and repair primer, intermediate or

finishing coat in moderate to severely corrosive environment.

as a finishing coat where a cosmetic appearance is of less


2-As a high performance coating for marine and industrial

facilities,ballast and potable water tanks, bilges,

and draining pipes,above and bellow water hulls.

Application information

This RANA CHEM’s product is a high build polyamide epoxy

for industrial and marine use.

To obtain the maximum performance for which this product

is formulated,strict adherence to all application,instructions,

precautions,conditions and limitations is necessary.

Application equipment

The following equipment is listed as a guide and suitable

equipment from other manufactures may be used.

adjustments of pressure and change of tip size may be

needed to obtain the proper spray characteristics.

1-Airless spray:standard airless spray equipment having

a 28:1 or higher pump ratio and a  fluid tip with a 0.381 to 0.533 mm


2-Conventional spray:industrial equipment with suitable

aircap having  a fluid tip with a 1.6-1.8mm orifice .

3- Mixer



1-Handle with care.

2-Avoid inhalation of possible solvent vapours or

Paint mist, as well as paint contact with skin and eyes. 


3-Apply only in well ventilated areas and ensure that

adequate forced ventilation exists when applying

paint in confined spaces or when the air is stagnant.

4-Always take precautions against the risks of fire

and explosions.

6-Harmful or fatal if swallowed, immediately seek medical 


7-Use fresh air masks and explosion proof equipment.

Application procedures    

1-Flush  equipment with cleaner before use.   

2-Stir resin to an even consistency with a power mixer.      

3-Add cure to resin and continue stirring for 5 minutes.

Note: since the pot life is limited and shortened by high

temperatures ,do not mix more material than will be used     

in 8 hours at 25°c.

4- Thinning  with RANA THINN 80 as needed for workability .

5-Stir during application to maintain uniformity of material

and apply a wet coat in even parallel passes after 20 minutes.

6-Clean all equipment with cleaner immediately after use.

Environmental condition 

      Environmental temperature must be 10-40°c.

      Surface temperature must be at least 3°c above dew point

      to prevent condensation. At freezing temperature surface

      must be free of ice and relative humidity below 80 %.

Surface preparation

The surface must be clean and dry .All dirt grease and other

foreign  materials  should be removed .Old primed surface

must be smoothly wire brushed.

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