DULUX Duremax® GPE - PC255
AS/NZ 3750.4; Complies with AS 4020 for use with potable water only when used with Fast Cure Hardener.
Duremax® GPE is a two-pack, high performance general purpose epoxy. The epoxy resin provides high strength adhesion to the substrate as well as excellent cohesion, binding the pigments together tightly to form a tough protective barrier. Duremax® GPE is compatible with all Dulux zinc rich primers and can be topcoated with a wide range of coating types.
- Available in the full range of Dulux Colour Specifier Colours and AS2700 colours
- Fast Cure Hardener and Quickturn Hardener available for very rapid coating processes if required
- Good abrasion resistance
- Excellent primer/finish on all internal steel
- Easy to apply on site by brush and roller
- Excellent spray application
- Easily topcoated with a range of coating types
- Available in a micaceous iron oxide option for harsh coastal and chemical environments
|Weatherability||Some chalking and yellowing may occur on exterior exposure if not topcoated with a suitable UV resistant coating|
|Heat Resistance||Up to 120°C dry heat.|
|Water Resistance||Excellent resistance to fresh and salt water. Factory packaged colours (excluding those containing aluminium) are suitable for immersion.|
|Abrasion Resistance||Good abrasion resistance when fully cured.|
|Solvent Resistance||Resists splash and spillage of most hydrocarbon solvents, refined petroleum products and most common alcohols.|
|Acid Resistance||Suitable for splash and spillage of mild acids. Aluminium containing colours are not suitable for acidic conditions.|
|Alkaline Resistance||Excellent resistance to splash and spillage of strong alkali.|
|Salt Resistance||Excellent resistance to neutral and alkaline salt solutions.|
Roller, Brush, Airspray, Conventional Spray
Round off all rough welds and sharp edges, and remove weld spatter. Degrease by detergent wash according to AS1627.1. For all structural and decorative steel, abrasive blast clean to AS1627.4 Class 2.5. Remove all dust. Apply first coat before surface deterioration occurs.
Duremax® GPE is suitable for the protection of structures exposed to moderate to severe environments such as chemical plants, off-shore platforms, refineries, ship loaders, coal wash plants and manufacturing facilities. Duremax® GPE is also suitable for fresh and salt-water immersion when untinted, except when cured with Quickturn Hardener.
4L and 15L packs
White/light base, Deep Base, Clear Base, MIO Mid Grey, Light Grey, Black
Use and typical specification
Mild steel: Abrasive blast AS1627.4 Class 2.5. Typical system: 1 x Zincanode® 402 @ 75 microns + 1 x Duremax GPE @ 150 microns + 1 x Weathermax® HBR @100 microns.