Henkel Polyzinc 1L
POLYZINC is a single component zinc rich epoxy coating for the protection of steel reinforcement and metalwork against corrosion.
- Excellent corrosion prevention properties
- Quick drying, can be over coated after a short period
- Excellent adhesion to steel
- Services as primer for various maintenance systems
- The zinc content provides an Electro chemical protection
FIELDS OF APPLICATION
4 a protective coating to steel reinforcement in concrete repair applications
4 as a primer for steel surfaces prior to final coating
all the corroded steel on the repair area should be fully exposed and all loose particles along with rusted scales shall be totally removed. Steel should be cleaned to a bright condition especially at the rear of the exposed bars by wire brushing or grit blasting. ensure the surface is clean and dry and clear of oil, grease, dust etc.
mix the contents of the pail with a paddle mixer fitted to a slow speed drill to remove any sediment prior to application.
application can be done by brush. ensure that the entire steel is coated properly. a second coat is recommended to be applied so that all pin holes are covered completely. the second coat shall be applied only after first coat dries off completely. the application of repair mortars should start immediately after the coating dries
STORAGE & SHELF LIFE
Store in a cool, dry place and keep away from all sources of heat and sunlight. in tropical climates, store in air condition rooms. the shelf life is up to 6 months in un-opened condition and if stored as per recommendations. excessive exposure to sunlight, humidity and uV will result in the deterioration of the quality of the product and reduce its shelf life.
HEALTH & SAFETY
as with all construction chemical products caution should always be exercised. protective clothing such as gloves and goggles shall be worn. treat any splashes to the skin or eyes with fresh water immediately. Should any of the products be accidentally swallowed, do not induce vomiting, but call for medical assistance immediately.