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Prominent Ultra Prime

Prominent Ultra Prime

A high-performance, superior quality water based primer formulated for interior and exterior use.

Products Applications:
Primers

Purchase:
Prominent Ultra Prime is available in the following sizes: 1lt , 5lt and 20lt


AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING COLOURS

White

Please note: Products can be tinted to any colour at our Paint Centres.

PRODUCT DETAIL

Appearance: Matt.
Spreading Rate: 6 - 10 m²/litre dependent on surface texture and porosity.
Solids: ± 56% by mass and ± 35% by volume.
Density: 1.25 kg/litre.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 2 coats x 35 µm per coat minimum.
Viscosity: 85 - 90 Kµ.
Flash Point: Non-flammable.
Storage:

  • Keep containers properly sealed.
  • Store away from direct heat, sun and severe cold in a place with adequate ventilation.
  • Dispose of excess product and containers in a responsible manner without harming the environment.

Colours: White.
Calculated Maximum VOC: 30g/L maximum.
Respecting The Environment:

  • 100% Lead Free & Low VOC.
  • 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.

TECHNICAL DATASHEET

Features

  • Good adhesion: Very good adhesion to most surfaces, i.e. weathered galvanised iron, new galvanised iron, rusted steel, non-rusted steel, aluminium, ceramic wall tiles, Formica/melamine, wood, cement plaster, rigged PVC & fibre cement.
  • Rust inhibitor: Prevents formation of rust.
  • Quick drying.
  • Stain hiding: Prevents stains on surfaces from bleeding through.
  • Waterbased.
  • Easy clean-up: Equipment is cleaned with water.
  • Excellent coverage.
  • Low VOC: Reduces the odour associated with painting indoors.

Intended Usages

  • Primer for most surfaces.

Application Details

  • Mixing: Stir well with a flat paddle to an even consistency. Stir occasionally during use.
  • Method: Roller (preferably mohair), brush, air assisted or airless spraygun.
  • Thinning: Not applicable.
  • Cleaning: Tap water. Remove as much of the product as possible from the application equipment before cleaning with water.

Conditions:

  • Temperature between 5°C and 40°C. Relative humidity of less than 85%, preferably between 10:00 and 16:00.
  • Ideally apply when the temperature of the substrate is at least 2°C above dew point.
  • If possible away from direct sunlight.

Drying time:
Touch dry - 1 hour at 23°C.
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).

Recoating time:
8 hours for water based paints and 48 hours for solvent based paints at 23°C.

Requirements:
Two coats.

Surface Preparations
Rusted/Weathered galvanised iron:

  • Remove rust, sand and clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and scouring pads.
  • Rinse with water and allow drying.
  • Apply two coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Galvanised iron:

  • Remove rust, sand and clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and scouring pads.
  • Rinse with water and allow drying.
  • Apply two coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Non-rusted steel:

  • Degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and scouring pad.
  • Rinse with water and allow drying.
  • Apply 2 coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Rusted steel:

  • Remove rust, degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and scouring pad.
  • Rinse with water and allow to dry.
  • Apply 2 coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Aluminium:

  • Sand, degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5), rinse with water and allow drying.
  • Apply 2 coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Ceramic wall tiles:

  • Sand, degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and abrasive pad.
  • Rinse with water and allow drying. Apply 2 coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Formica/Melamine (vertical surfaces):

  • Degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5), scrub with scouring pads.
  • Rinse with water and allow drying.
  • Apply 2 coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Wood:

  • Sand, dust off and apply 2 coats Prominent Ultra Prime.

Cement plaster:

  • Brush off any loose particles and apply directly.

Rigged PVC:

  • Degrease with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water solution (1:5) and scouring pad, sand lightly and apply directly.

Fibre cement:

  • Scrub with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5) and scouring pad, rinse with clean water, allow to dry and apply directly.

Chromadek:

  • Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5), while still wet abrade with abrasive pad to a matt finish.
  • Rinse with running water, allow drying and apply directly.

Powder coating:

  • Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5), while still wet abrade with abrasive pad to a matt finish.
  • Rinse with running water, allow drying and apply directly.

Alufoil:

  • Clean with ProGold General Purpose Cleaner/water mixture (1:5), while still wet abrade with abrasive pad to a matt finish.
  • Rinse with running water, allow drying and apply directly.

Limitations

  • The low VOC compliance is applicable for batches manufactured from 1 January 2011 onwards
  • Can only be applied under specified conditions.
  • Prominent Ultra Prime can only be overcoated with solvent based coatings 48 hours after application.
  • The application of Prominent Ultra Prime to ceramic tiles is limited to wall surfaces only.
  • Tinting is not recommended.
  • Prominent Ultra Prime should not be used on horizontal surfaces (floor or working surfaces).

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.
  • 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 and upright position.

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PRODUCT 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.
  • 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 and upright position.