Technical Datasheet 

VIJ 20558D is low viscosity, solvent free Phenalkamine curing agent for protective epoxy coating on metal and concrete substrates. It offers fast curing, good chemical resistance and excellent adhesion on wet or unprepared surface. It can be also applied on concrete.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value
AppearanceDark Brown Liquid
Color (Gardner)18 – 20
Viscosity at 25°C ( cPs ) 800 – 2000
Amine value ( mgKOH/g )340 – 400
AHEW95
Volatile Losssolvent free
Recommended Use Level with epoxy resin (EEW 190)100 : 50

* Tested at recommended phr with liquid epoxy resin EEW equal to 190

Performance Properties

ParameterObservation
VIJ20558D
Liquid Epoxy resin (EEW190)100 gm
Hardener VIJ20558D50 gm
Gel time at 25˚ C25 to 30 minutes
Hard dry time at 25 ˚C9.5-10 hours
Appearance of the filmclear film with high gloss

Applications

    1. VIJ 20558D can be used for solvent free surface tolerant coating on metal as well as concrete as dark colored primer coat.
    2. It is usable as construction chemical for various applications.
    3. It can be used for marine & industrial maintenance.

Stability and Storage

Phenalkamine may absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide when left in open container, which could result in increased viscosity, discoloration, reduction of reactivity, and /or crystallization of the products. This products should be kept tightly sealed in their in original container when not in use, and store in a cold, dry place. Expiry of the products is six months from the date of manufacture.

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