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Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote Racing Bronze

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    Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote Racing Bronze

    Fiberglass Bottomkote Racing Bronze provides season long protection against fouling organisms. Fiberglass Bottomkote Racing Bronze uses an acrylic resin to provide ease of application, and a hard, smooth, racing finish, that is compatible with most other types of antifouling paints.

    • Can be hauled out and trailered, on a short term basis, without loss of antifouling capability
    • Can be wet-sanded and burnished to provide an even smoother surface for racing boats
    • For use on fiberglass, wood and primed underwater metals (except aluminum)
    • Effective in fresh and low fouling salt water against barnacles and zebra mussels
    • Sold in Gallons

    Specifications:

    • Finish: Low Sheen
    • Application Area: Below the waterline
    • Number of Coats: 2-4
    • Coverage (approx): 300 ft²/gal by brush
    • Applicaton Methods: Brush, roller, spray

    Associated Products:

    Interlux Special Thinner: For thinning on bare wood & clean-up

    Interlux Fiberglass Solvent Wash: For cleaning on fiberglass

     

    ***WILL SHIP GROUND ONLY TO THE CONTIGUOUS 48 STATES ONLY***

    How to Apply

    HOW TO APPLY INTERLUX FIBERGLASS BOTTOMKOTE RACING BRONZE

     

    APPLICATION: Brush, Roller, Conventional Spray – Pressure Pot or Siphon Cup

    NUMBER OF COATS:  2 (For Bare Wood, use 3, with the first coat thinned)

    ** Under good drying conditions, Bottomkote Racing Bronze may be over coated after 2 hours, however it is best to allow an overnight dry to ensure complete solvent evaporation.

    THINNER: For Bare Wood – Special Thinner 216

    COVERAGE: (Theoretical) 300/ gallon by brush

    DRY TIMES:
     Temp Touch Dry  Immersion 
     50°F  1 HR 16 HR 
     59°F 45 Mins  8 HR
     73°F 30 Mins  6 HR 
    95°F 20 Mins  4 HR

    Note: Maximum Immersion Times are as follows: 50-95°F : 60 days

    OVERCOAT TIMES:

     Temperature

     Minimum Hours Before Applying Overcoat
     50°F  4 Hours
     59°F  2 Hours
     73°F 2 Hours 
     95°F 2 Hours 


    PREPARATION PROCEDURES:

    Previously Painted Surfaces

    • In good condition, remove loose paint by sanding with 80 grade (grit) paper, then wipe with Special Thinner 216.
    • In poor condition, remove antifouling paint in poor condition with Interstrip Semi-Paste 299E.

    Bare Fiberglass

    • Begin by scrubbing well using soap and water and a stiff brush.
    • Rinse with fresh water and allow to dry. Wipe a small are with a clean rag that has been wetted with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
    • While the surface is still wet, wipe with a clean, dry rag. Continue this process until the entire surface has been cleaned.
    • Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Remove sanding residue and wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.

    Bare Wood

    • Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper and clean with Special Thinner 216.
    • Apply first coat reduced 10% with Special Thinner 216.
    • If necessary, fill seams with Seam Compound Brown 30.

    Do not apply Bottomkote Racing Bronze over aluminum

     

    APPLICATION:

    • At least 2 coats should be applied. 3 coats if applying to bare wood, with the first coat being thinned.
    • Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote Racing Bronze can be applied by brush, roller, or conventional spray – pressure pot or siphon cup.

    Conventional Spray Specifications

    Pressure Pot

    • Pressure – 4.08-4.76 bar/60-70 psi (gun pressure) | 10-15 psi (pot pressure).
    • Tip Size - 1.8-2.2 mm/70-85 thou.

    Siphon Cup

    • Pressure - 3.44-4.47 bar/50-65 psi (gun pressure)
    • Tip Size – 1.5-1.8mm/60-70 thou

    Note: Spraying of antifouling paints is prohibited in Canada.

     

    Information sourced from the Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote Racing Bronze Application Guide.

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    Other Details

    Google Product Type:
    Antifouling
    Wiser:
    Yes
    Paint Type:
    Hard Antifouling
    Number of Seasons:
    Single Season
    Antifouling Type:
    Copper Based
    Is Boat Trailerable:
    Trailerable
    Hull Material:
    Fiberglass, Steel, Wood
    Water Type:
    Brackish Water, Fresh Water, Salt Water
    Product MPN:
    999
    Product UPC:
    081948109994
    Condition:
    NEW

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