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Tikkurila Launches Hardener 008 5610 for its Temacoat GPL-S Primer for Use in Low Temp.

Published on 2014-03-31. Author : SpecialChem

Tikkurila Temacoat GPL-S Primer has been given new properties. With the new hardener 008 5610, the product can be used even during winter in temperatures below zero.

There has been a long-term need to develop a primer with good application properties in winter time. This was achieved simply by changing the hardener in one of the best-selling primers such as Temacoat GPL-S Primer. The epoxy primer now is even more universal for the needs of constructors – just change the hardener and the primer can used in below-zero temperatures.

The two-component, high-build, polyamide-cured epoxy primer Temacoat GPL-S Primer has an excellent adhesion to steel. The tests successfully confirmed that even application on surfaces at -10°C gives good results. It should, of course, be remembered that the temperature of the paint itself should be above +15°C and the drying time is longer compared to that in ambient temperature.

The new hardener 008 5610 also dries faster at 0°C compared with the standard hardeners 008 5600 and 008 5605, for which this temperature is the lowest application temperature.

About Tikkurila

Tikkurila provides consumers, professionals and industry with user-friendly and environmentally sustainable solutions for protection and decoration. Tikkurila is one of the strong regional players that aims to be one of the leading paint companies in the Nordic area and Eastern Europe including Russia. Tikkurila offers a broad range of decorative paints for consumers and professionals for surface protection and decoration. The product offering includes, among others, interior paints, lacquers, and effect products, exterior products for wood, masonry, and metal surfaces, as well as services related to painting. in addition, Tikkurila produces paints and coatings for the metal and wood industries.

Source: Tikkurila


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