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Bitumen is an economical option, widely used as a protective coating for buildings and structures. It can also be used both above and below water or ground!
Benefits of Bitument paint include:
- Surface dry in 3-5 hours
- Economical option
- For use on most building surfaces
- Anti-corrosive and weatherproof
- Trade quality formula
- Good adhesive properties
- Thinners can be used, but not required
Coverage of 7-10sq mtr per ltr. Coverage can be affected by such variables as type and condition of substrate, type of application equipment and individual method of application. It is recommended two coats are applied with a minimum of 12 hours drying time per coat.
Where to use?
Black Bitumen Paint provides an effective waterproof, weatherproof, corrosion resistant protective coating. It is ideal for use on roofing to create a weatherproof overcoat for flat roofs, felt roofing or industrial roofing. It is also generally used on metal guttering, stairways, railings, fire escapes and also within the marine sector to paint boat hulls.
It is resistant to low concentrations of alkalis and acids and can withstand prolonged oxidation. It is multi-purpose and suitable for application to a wide variety of materials including iron and steel, lead, zinc, aluminium, concrete, stone, wood, felt and brick.
What to Avoid
Do not use for non-static drinking water containers.
Use a mask during application
Bitumen paint could bleed through other paints applied on top of it. Apply a primer before in this instance.
Prepare your Surface
Like any surface being prepared to be coated it is very important that that the surface is sound this includes being clean and free from dust. This will greatly improve the integrity of the finished application. If you require long term protection the treatment must be free from rust, removed with a wire brush and removal; product such as zinc phosphate or red lead. If the surface is new and overly smooth, treat it with a primer or roughen the surface with a wire brush.
Directions for use
Ensure all surfaces are clean, dry and free from dust, mill, scale and loose flaking material. Repair cracks and defective areas and treat fungal or algal growth with abicide solution as directed by the manufacturer. Still well to apply with a brush or roller. New wood should be sanded and an adequate key should be produced. Treat bare areas as new substrate then prepare accordingly. Seal container after use. Overcoating with conventional solvent based paints will result in bleeding through.
Ideal as a waterproof and corrosion resistant protective coating to various materials including:
iron, steel, concrete, aluminium, stone, wood, brickwork, felt, lead, cement and zinc
Suitable for use on roofing to create a weatherproof overcoat for flat roofs, felt roofing or industrial roofing. It is also generally used on metal guttering, stairways, railings, fire escapes and also within the marine sector to paint boat hulls.
Appearance Very Dark Brown/ Black Flashpoint 38 C Specific Gravity 0.9 Application Temp 5-30 C Drying Time 3-5 hours Recoat Leave 12 hours Dry Film Thickness 30-40 u Wet Film Thickness 70-80 u Coverage Rate 7m sq - 10m sq per litre @40 u DFT VOC Content High - 50 - 55%