Dulux Durebild STE is a versatile, two-pack, high solids surface tolerant epoxy that can be easily applied by spray in shop and by brush and roller on site. Durebild STE is an excellent tie-coat over previously painted surfaces, as an adhesion-promoting primer over difficult surfaces, or as a spot-primer and intermediate coat over power tool cleaned steel and galvanised steel.

Features

  • Available in the full range of Dulux Colour Specifier Colours and AS2700 colours
  • Surface Tolerant formulation
  • High solids content
  • Cold Cure option for colder months
  • Easy to apply on site by brush and roller
  • Excellent primer/finish on all internal steel

Benefits

  • Enhanced adhesion over a wide range of substrates and existing coating types
  • Higher builds achievable with brush, roller or spray application in fewer coats
  • High durability results in lower maintenance and associated costs

Product code: 775


Uses

Barrier coat for protection against chemical attack . Used in the maintenance of: bridges and infrastructure, chemical plants, fresh water immersion, mining, oil refineries, pipelines, saltwater immersion, tank exteriors, water and waste treatment.

Surface preparation

Ensure surface is sound and has been cleaned and prepared according to coating specification. Remove rust by power tool cleaning and spot prime as soon as practical.

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Surfaces
Steel, Galvanised steel, Reinforced concrete, Previous painted surface
Type
Intermediate
Area
Structural steel, Sound barrier
Range
Durebild
Interior or Exterior
Exterior, Interior
New or Repaint
New, Repaint
Application Method
Roller, Brush, Airless Spray, Conventional Spray
Weatherability
Some chalking and yellowing may occur on exterior exposure if not topcoated with a suitable UV resistant coating, but this will not detract from the high performance protective properties of this 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 & most common alcohols.
Acid Resistance
Suitable for splash and spillage of mild acids. Aluminium not recommended
Alkaline Resistance
Suitable for splash and spillage of strong alkalis. Aluminium not recommended for alkaline conditions.
Salt Resistance
Excellent resistance to neutral and alkali salts.

Specifications

Steel (maintenance): Power tool clean AS1627.2 St 3 or Abrasive blast AS1627.4 Class 2 Typical system: Spot prime x Durebild STE @ 125 microns + 1 x Durebild STE @ 125 microns + 1 x Weathermax HBR @ 100 microns.