Interlux VC Performance Epoxy Boat Bottom Paint
Sold as kit Makes 2 Gallons.
VC Performance is a fluoro microadditive bearing two-part epoxy for use on the underwater surfaces of high performance boats. Apply to gelcoat, bare fiberglass, epoxy and primed metal surfaces. Dries to a hard, somewhat slippery, semi-gloss white finish that is ideal for wet sanding and burnishing. The hard, stain-resistant finish is also ideal for rack-stored and trailered boats or boats that are kept in the water (not requiring antifouling properties). VC Performance has no antifouling or foul release properties.
- Finish: Semi-gloss
- Mix Ratio: 1 : 1 by volume
- Number of Coats: 3-4 as needed
- Coverage: 199.9 ft²/gal by spray
*****WILL SHIP TO CONTINENTAL 48 STATES GROUND ONLY****
How To Apply
APPLICATION DATA METHOD: Airless Spray, Brush, Conventional Spray, Roller- Pressure Pot or Siphon Cup
NUMBER OF COATS: 3-4
DRY FILM THICKNESS PER COAT: 3.6 mils
COVERAGE: 200 sq. ft/gal.
APPLICATION TEMP: 50°F Min. / 95°F Max.
THINNER: Reducing Solvent 2316N
|Temp||To Touch||To Recoat||Pot Life||To Launch|
|95°F||2 HR||4 HR||4 HR||3 DAY|
|73°F||2 HR||5 HR||5 HR||4 DAY|
|50°F||3 HR||6 HR||6 HR||7 DAY|
Note: Maximum Immersion Times are as follows: 10-35°C/50-95°F - 60 days
BARE FIBERGLASS: Begin by scrubbing well using soap and water and a stiff brush. Rinse with fresh water. Wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202. Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
BARE METAL: Sandblast or grind to bright metal finish. Immediately apply Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354 thinned 25% with Viny-Lux Solvent 355. Allow to dry for 1-24 hours.
CLEAR EPOXY: Begin by scrubbing well using soap and water and a stiff brush. Rinse with fresh water. Wet sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Wash down with fresh water. Wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Apply 3 coats of VC Performance Epoxy. VC Performance Epoxy is designed for spray application but can be applied by brush and rollers. Mix base and curing agent thoroughly at the specified ratio. Allow 45 mins at 50°F/10°C and 30 mins above 77° F/25°C for induction. Thin, if necessary, after induction. Airless Spray Pressure: 142-170 bar/2100-2500 psi Tip Size: 0.48-0.53 mm/19-21 thou. Conventional Spray Pressure Pot: Pressure: 3.44-4.08 bar/50-60 psi - gun pressure; 8-15 psi pot pressure. Tip Size: 1.4-1.5 mm/55-60 thou. Siphon Cup: Pressure: 3.06-4.08 bar/45-60 psi. Tip Size: 1.4-1.5 mm/55-60 thou. Other If fairing is necessary, use Interprotect Watertite between 1st and 2nd coats of VC Performance Epoxy and then apply 3 coats of VC Performance Epoxy over the Interprotect Watertite. VC Performance Epoxy can be applied to gelcoat, bare fiberglass, epoxy and properly primed metal. Apply to clean, dry, properly prepared surfaces only. VC Performance Epoxy can only be applied over two component products that are specified for underwater use. If there is any single paint (such as antifouling paint) on the surface, it must be removed and then proceed as with bare surface.
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