Interior & Exterior

Select Universal Undercoat

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An excellent quality alkyd based undercoat.

Products Applications:
Interior, Exterior, Interior & Exterior and Wood (Interior)

Purchase:
Prominent Select Universal Undercoat is available in the following sizes: 1Lt, 5Lt and 20Lt


Description

Appearance: Matt finish
Spreading Rate: 8-10m²/litre depending on the surface texture and porosity.
Solids: 67% by mass; 47% by volume.
Density: ± 1.5Kg/litre.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 1 coat at 40µm.
Viscosity: ± 105Kμ.
Flash Point: 43°C

Storage:

  • Keep containers properly sealed.
  • Store away from direct heat, sun and severe cold in a place with adequate ventilation.

Available Sizes: 1Lt, 5Lt and 20Lt
Colours: White

Respecting The Environment:

  • 100% Lead Free. Dispose of excess product and containers in a responsible manner without harming the environment.

This product is manufactured under strict SABS ISO 9001 quality standards.

Features

  • Provides a smooth base for topcoats.
  • Easy brushing and levelling.
  • Excellent adhesion on properly primed or sealed surfaces.
  • Easily sanded for smoother finishes.
  • Excellent hiding ability to cover dark colours or yellow stain marks on ceilings.

Intended Usages

  • As base coat on interior/exterior primed metal, interior wood or hardboard.
  • For use as a basecoat over correctly primed plaster followed by Gloss Enamel or Eggshell Enamel or PVA

Application Details

  • Mixing: Stir before use with a flat paddle to an even consistency. Stir occasionally during use.
  • Method: Roller and brush.
  • Thinning: ProGold Mineral Turpentine
  • Cleaning: ProGold Mineral Turpentine

Conditions:

  • Temperature between 5°C and 40°C.
  • Relative humidity between 10% and 85%
  • Ideally apply when the temperature of the substrate is at least 2°C above dew point.
  • If possible away from direct sunlight.

Drying time: 
Surface dry:  3h at 23ºC
Overcoating: 14h at 23ºC

Note:  Higher temperatures will accelerate the drying times (approximately halved for every 10°C increase), whilst lower temperatures will retard the drying time (approximately doubled for every 10°C decrease).

Requirements: One coat.

Surface Preparations

Surfaces must be sound, clean and dry (moisture content below 15%) before painting.

New work:
Metal (new)

  • Clean surface with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and scouring pads, rinse with clean water and allow drying. Prime with Prominent Machinery Enamel Primer or Prominent Rust Primer.
Metal (rusted)
  • Remove rust, clean surface with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and scouring pads, rinse with clean water and allow drying. Prime with Prominent Machinery Enamel Primer or Prominent Rust Primer.
Wood
  • Sand smooth, remove dust and prime with Prominent Wood Primer.
Hardboard
  • Apply directly.
Cement Plaster
  • Prime with Prominent Damp Cure or Plaster Primer or Select Plaster Primer.
Rhinolite
  • Prime with Prominent Plaster Primer or Select Plaster Primer.

Redecorating:
Emulsion Paint

  • Clean and apply directly.
Enamel Paint
  • Abrade and apply directly.
Paint in poor condition
  • Remove and treat as new work.

 

Limitations

  • Cannot be applied to unprimed surfaces.
  • Must be overcoated for protection.
  • Cannot be applied onto rhinolite, cretestone, glassstone, cement fibre and parapet walls.
  • Cannot be used for bridging hairline cracks.
  • To ensure a consistent appearance, ensure that batch numbers on all the containers are the same. Where the batch numbers differ, intermix before use.
  • Guarantee only applies to correctly prepared/sound raw or unpainted surfaces and overcoated with Select Range top coats carrying a 7 year guarantee.
  • Cannot be tinted.

Safety

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available on www.prominentpaints.co.za or from Prominent Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.

 

 

Safety

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure to maintain good ventilation during application and drying process.
  • In case of skin contact, wash with soap and water or a recognised skin cleaner. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with running water and seek medical advice.
  • If product is ingested drink plenty of water or milk. Do not induce vomiting at any time. Seek medical advice.
  • Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information about the product and transportation and classification criteria. MSDS is available on www.prominentpaints.co.za or from Prominent Customer Service Department.
  • To avoid any risk of spillage, always transport in a secure upright position.

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