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EPO TUFF EWB-36 Heavy Duty Water Based Epoxy
Product Data / Application Instructions
  • Self-priming
  • High gloss
  • Direct to substrate
  • Durable
  • VOC-compliant
  • Water-reducible
  • Dries fast, minimum downtime
  • Outstanding color and gloss retention
  • Interior or exterior use
  • Wide color range
  • Brush, roll or spray
EWB-36 is a high-performance waterborne epoxy acrylic coating for steel, concrete, masonry, wood, galvanizing, aluminum substrates, previously painted surfaces V.C.T. tile and similar. Combining the long-term protection of epoxy with the gloss and color retention of acrylic, EWB-36 provides a lustrous, stain-resistant, cleanable finish that retains its attractive appearance far longer than two-component solvent epoxies and traditional systems.

EWB-36 requires minimal surface preparation, usually only power-tool cleaning or metal etching. It dries much faster than solvent VOC-compliant epoxies and conventional epoxy acrylics.

Low-hazard, low-odor EWB-36 meets air quality regulations and cleans up easily. EWB-36 resists splash and spill of most household and industrial chemicals, provides excellent long-term protection in industrial and chemical environments. Washable and scrub resistant, EWB-36 withstands steam cleaning. Good abrasion resistance makes EWB-36 a durable coating for floors, walls and other high-wear areas.


Typical Uses
  • Floors, walls
  • Institutional maintenance and new construction
       Schools   Kitchens   Laboratories
       Hospitals   Storage areas
  • Industrial maintenance and new construction
       Tank exteriors   Piping
       Equipment   Structural steel
  • Marine applications
    Vessel topsides and interiors
    Offshore platform topsides and interiors
Coated surfaces: May be applied over most existing coatings, including alkyds, epoxies, vinyls, polyurethanes, acrylics. To ensure good adhesion, conduct a compatibility test over clean, intact area or roughen the surface with light abrasive blasting or sanding.


Physical Data
Finish: Gloss
Color: Standard & custom
Uniform appearance may require two coats of white or pastel colors over dark substrates.

Components: 2
Curing mechanism: Drying; chemical curing (crosslinking)

Volume solids (ASTM D2697 modified)
   EWB-36 colours: 43 ± 3%
   clear: 36 ± 3%
Dry film thickness per coat: 2 to 3 mils (50 to 75 microns)
Coats: 1-2 (see systems)

Theoretical coverage
1 mil (25 microns)
   EWB-36 in colours: 689 ft2/gal or 17 m2/L
   clear: 577 ft2/gal or 14 m2/L

3 mils (75 microns)
   EWB-36 in colours: 229 ft2/gal or 5.6 m2/L
   clear: 192 ft2/gal or 4.7 m2/L

VOC
mixed: 217 g/L to 288 g/L

Flash point (SETA)
cure: 117°F or 47°C
resin: 175°F or 79°C
mixed: 155°F or 68°C

Qualifications
USDA — incidental food contact
NFPA — Class A


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