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Series 1079-0762 | Metallic Clearcoat

Generic Type Aliphatic Acrylic Polyurethane
Common Usage A unique clear coat used to both enhance the finish and extend the long-term weathering qualities of metallic pigmented coatings. Resists most graffiti markings. Where VOC regulations apply, this product can only be sold or used as part of a faux finishing coating system.
Colors Clear
Finish Semi-Gloss
Base Coats Series 1077, 1078. Note: Series 1079-0762 Metallic Clearcoat should be applied within 24 hours of a previous Series 1079-0762 or Series 1078 application and within 21 days of a 1077 application.
Volume Solids 57% ± 2.0% (mixed)
Recommended DFT 1.0 to 2.0 mils (25 to 50 microns) per coat.
Curing Time
TemperatureTo TouchTo HandleMinimum To RecoatMaximum To Recoat†
75°F (24°C)1-2 hours 7-8 hours8 hours24 hours
To resist moisture condensation: 6 hours.
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
† If exceeded, scarify before applying an additional coat.
Volatile Organic Compounds Unthinned: 2.00 lbs/gallon (240 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 49 Thinner): 2.00 lbs/gallon (240 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 2 Thinner): 2.31 lbs/gallon (277 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 2 Thinner): 2.59 lbs/gallon (310 grams/litre)
Theoretical Coverage 914 mil sq ft2/gal (22.4 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.
Number of Components Three: Part A, Part B and Part C
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Recommended Use
Chemical Occasional Contact Frequent Contact Secondary Containment Cargo Immersion Immersion Service
*Results are NOT suitable for direct or indirect food contact. Intended use exposure results relate to product's performance and substrate protection capabilities only.
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