Interlux Epoxy Primekote Two-Part Primer

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Interlux Epoxy Primekote Two-Part Primer

Epoxy Primekote is a multi-purpose two-part epoxy primer that is the recommended primer for use with two-part finishes such as Perfection® Polyurethane and can also be overcoated with any Interlux topside paint. It is also used as part of a system to resurface cracked and crazed gelcoat prior to the application of topside paint and over clear epoxies to eliminate the effects of amine blush. It's bright white color makes it ideal for priming bilge and locker areas.

Features:

  • Suitable under all Interlux topside finishes
  • Can be used to re-surface cracked and crazed gelcoat prior to the application of topside paint
  • Can be used over clear epoxies as a sanding surfacer and to eliminate the effects of amine blush
  • Application by spray or roller/brush

Specifications:

  • Finish: Matte
  • Mix Ratio: 3:1 by volume (as supplied)
  • Coverage (approx.): 450 ft²/gal by brush, 375 ft²/gal by spray
  • Application Methods: Airless spray, brush, roller, conventional spray
  • Number of Coats: Above the waterline: 1-2, below the waterline: 5-6

Associated Products:

Interlux Brush Thinner (2333N) : Thinning for brush application

Interlux Reducing Solvent (2316N) : Thinning for spray application


How To Apply Interlux Epoxy Primekote Primer

Stir or shake individual components thoroughly. Add curing agent to the base a 1 part curing agent to 3 parts base (by volume). Stir and leave for 20 minutes induction time and to allow the bubbles to disperse. Do not apply over one part paints. Apply to clean, dry, properly prepared surfaces only.

  • Application Method: Airless Spray, Brush, Conventional Spray, Roller (Pressure Pot)
  • Number of Coats: Above the Waterline:1-2    Below the Waterline:5-6
  • Dry Film Thickness per Coat: 2 mils
  • Coverage: 450 ft²/gal by brush, 375 (ft²/Gal) by spray
  • Application Temp: 50°F Min. / 90°F Max.
  • Thinner: Brush Reducer 2333N and Reducing Solvent 2316N
DRY TIMES:
Temp To Touch To Recoat
95°F 1 HR 6 HR
73°F 2 HR 8 HR
50°F 3 HR 12 HR

Note: Epoxy Primekote must be sanded between coats and prior to overcoating with topside finish.

Surface Preparation

  • Bare Fiberglass
    • Degrease with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202 or Fiberglass Surface Prep YMA601V.
    • Abrade with 120-220 grade paper. Remove sanding residue.
  • Clear Epoxy
    • Allow three to seven days for clear epoxies or cure fully.
    • Remove amine blush by using Fiberglass Surface Prep YMA601V.
    • Rinse with fresh water and allow to dry.
    • Abrade with 80-120 grit paper. Remove sanding residue.
    • Repair any defects with Watertite, then sand with 120-220 grade paper and remove sanding residue.
  • Bare Metal
    • Surface should be blasted to bright metal.
    • If blasting is not possible, grind with 36 grade discs.
    • Apply one coat of Interprotect 2000E that has been thinned 10-15% with Reducing Solvent 2316N.
    • Follow overcoating times for InterProtect 2000E and apply Epoxy Primekote.
  • Bare Wood
    • Sand surface with 80-120 grade paper, and wipe clean.

Application

  • Apply the first coat and allow to dry overnight.
  • Sand between coats with 120 grade paper.
  • Airless Spray Pressure: 170-204 bar/2500-3000 psi. Tip Size: 0.53 mm/21 thou.
  • Conventional Spray: Pressure Pot: Pressure: 3.44-4.47 bar/50-65 psi (gun pressure); 8-10 psi (pot pressure). Tip Size: 1.8-2.2 mm/70-85 thou.

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