MCH 300AR – Acid Resistant Epoxy Novolac Coating

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MaxChem 300 is a chemical resistant epoxy novolac coating and lining system. Designed for the long-term chemical protection of steel and concrete substrates. Once cured the material is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 60°C continuous immersion, dependent on chemical contact

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MAXCHEM 300 -CHEMICAL RESISTANT EPOXY NOVOLAC COATING coating and lining system. Designed for the long-term chemical protection of steel and concrete substrates. Once cured the material is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 60°C continuous immersion, dependent on chemical contact. 

MAXCHEM 300 -CHEMICAL RESISTANT EPOXY NOVOLAC COATING  is proven to protect against Sulfuric acid 98%, Hydrochloric 36%, Phosphoric 75% and Hydrobromic 40%.

PROTECTSAPPLICATIONSFEATURESBENEFITS
Concrete and Steel StructuresChemical Pumps
Chemical Valves
Vessel Lining
Chemical Storage Tanks
Lining Bunds & Containment
Chemical Channel and Drains
Solvent-Free
100% Solids Material
High chemical resistance
Two colour system
Easy mix formulation
Suitable for Confined Spaces
No Coating Shrinkage
Resists Strong Acids
Helps to monitor coating wear
Aids application on site

MAXCHEM 300 – CHEMICAL RESISTANT EPOXY NOVOLAC COATING

Description

                       

MAXCHEM 300 – CHEMICAL RESISTANT EPOXY NOVOLAC COATING is a chemical resistant epoxy novolac coating and lining system. Designed for the long-term chemical protection of steel and concrete substrates. 

The coating is particularly resistant to strong acids and concentrated industrial chemicals including 98% sulphuric, 36% hydrochloric

Once cured the material is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 60°C continuous immersion, dependent on chemical contact

Applications

  • Chemical Pumps, Impellers, Casings & Cutwaters
  • Vessel lining
  • Chemical Storage Tank Lining
  • Bunds & Containments Areas
  • Chemical Channels and Drains

Surface Preparation

Steel

All oil and grease must be removed from the surface of the repair using an appropriate cleaner such as MEK or similar solvent. For optimum performance, the surface should be grit-blasted to ISO 8501/4 Standard SA2.5 (SSPC SP10/ NACE 2) and a minimum blast profile of 75 microns using an angular abrasive.

Once blast cleaned, the surface must be degreased and cleaned using MEK or similar solvent. All surfaces must be repaired before gingering or oxidation occurs

Surface Preparation

Salts

For salt contaminated surfaces the area must be grit-blast cleaned as mentioned above and left for 24 hours to allow any ingrained salts to come to the surface.

After this 24-hour period the surface must be washed with MEK prior to brush blasting to remove the surface salts. This process must be repeated until all ingrained contaminants have been sweated out of the surface.

Surface Preparation Concrete

Remove any contamination and lightly abrasive blast or scarify taking care not to expose the aggregate.

Allow new concrete to cure for a minimum 21 days and remove any surface laitance before coating. Ensure the moisture content of the concrete is below 8% for MAXPRIME 100 – CONCRETE SURFACE PRIMER or less than 25% for MAXPRIME 200 – DAMP TOLERANT CONCRETE PRIMER. Suitable for applications where the surface temperature is 5°C or above

Priming

Concrete

Using MAXPRIME 100 or MAXPRIME 200  – Mix the base   component (amber liquid) 

with the activator component (amber- liquid) in full units as supplied, ideally, use slow speed paddle mixer. When mixing both materials, it is essential to have a uniform streak free fluid.

Once mixed, the material should be used within 40-45 minutes at 20°C. 

Please see relevant application guide for each primer

Mixing

Warm the Base component to 15-25°C before mixing and do not apply when the ambient or substrate  temperature  is below 5°C or less than 3°C above dew point.

Mix the base component (red or grey) with the activator component (amber) in full units as supplied.

For small quantities us a mixing ratio of: 

3:1 BY VOLUME OR 5:1 BY WEIGHT   

When mixing both materials, it is very important to have a uniform streak free fluid. Once mixing is complete, the material should be used within 25-30 minutes at 20°C. 

To ensure best results use the mixed fluid as soon possible after mixing.

Application

Apply the mixed material  directly to the prepared  surface, using a brush, roller or heated airless spray.

Check the wet film thickness on a regular basis ensuring correct wet film thickness of a minimum 250 microns is achieved.

Application of the top-coat should be as soon as possible, once the base-coat is touch dry and must not exceed maximum over-coat time of 6 hours.

Coverage

1 litre of mixed product will cover 4 sq metres at a nominal film thickness of 250 microns per coat.

Pot Life

25-30 minutes

Cure Times

At 20°C the applied materials should be allowed to harden for the times indicated below before being subjected to the conditions indicated.

These times will be extended at lower temperatures and reduced at higher temperatures:

  • Movement without load or immersion 6 hours
  • Light loading 12 hours
  • Full loading/water immersion 4 days
  • Chemical Contact 7 days

For optimum performance, after an initial curing period of at least 12 hours at 20°C, raising the cure temperature progressively to 60 – 80°C for up to 8 hours will result in improved chemical resistance properties.

Overcoat

Times

Minimum  the applied material can be over-coated as soon as it is touch dry. 

Maximum over-coating time 6 hours

Where the maximum over-coating time is exceeded, the material should be allowed 

to harden before being abraded, or flash-blasted and solvent washed to remove any surface contamination

Health and Safety

Please ensure good practice is always observed during the mixing and application of this product.

Protective gloves must be worn during the mixing and application of this product. Before mixing and applying the material please ensure you have read the fully detailed Material Safety Data Sheet.

Legal Notice

The data contained within this Technical Data Sheet is furnished for information only and is believed to be reliable at the time of issue. We cannot assume responsibility for results obtained by others over whose methods we have no control.

It is the responsibility of the customer to determine the products suitability for use. Maxkote accepts no liability arising out of the use of this information or the product described herein.

 

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MAXCHEM 300 – CHEMICAL RESISTANT EPOXY NOVOLAC COATING

AppearanceBase
Activator
Mixed
Grey paste
Amber fluid
Grey Liquid
Mixing RatioBy Weight
By Volume
4:1
3:1
DensityBase
Activator
Mixed
1.41
1.02
1.32
Solids Content100%
Sag ResisitanceNil at500 microns
Usable Life10°C
20°C
30°C

50 minutes
30 minutes
15 minutes

Theoretical CoverageBasecoat – minimum target film thickness of 250 microns:
Topcoat – minimum target film thickness of 250 microns:
Finished – minimum target film thickness of 250 microns:


4 sqm /ltr
4 sqm/ltr
2 sqm/ltr
Cure TimesMovement without load or immersion:
Light loading:
Full loading/water immersion:
Chemical Contact:
6 Hours
12 hours
4 days
7 days
Storage LifeUnopened and stored in dry conditions (15-30°C)5 years
AdhesionTensile Shear to ASTM D1002 on abrasive blasted mild steel with 75 micron profile208kg/cm² 2950psi
Compressive StrengthTested to ASTM D 695984kg/cm² 13,950psi
Corrosion ResistanceTested to ASTM B1175000 hours
Flexural StrengthTested to ASTM D790871kg/cm² 12,300ps
HardnessShore D to ASTM D224020°C 85
100°C 50
Heat DistortionTested to ASTM D648 at 264psi fibre stress20°C Cure 52°C
100°C Cure 75°C
Heat ResistanceSuitable for use in immersed conditions at temperatures up to:
Suitable for use in dry conditions at temperatures up to dependant on load:
60°C
200°C
Chemical ResistanceMAXCHEM 300 offers excellent resistance to the following chemicals when tested
at 20°C:
Chromic 10%
Hydrobromic 40%
Hydrochloric 36%
Nitric 10%
Nitrous 10%
Phosphoric 75%
Sulphuric 98%
Organic Acids
Acetic 10%
Carbonic 30%
Citric 30%
Folic 20%
Formic 10%
Lactic 10%
Ammonium hydroxide 30%
Potassium hydroxide 20%
Sodium hydroxide 40%
Sodium Bisulfate 40%
Butanol 100%
Ethanol 100%
Ethylene glycol 100%
Hexanol 100%
Propylene glycol 100%
Aniline 100%
Diethanolamine 100%
Hydrazine 100%
Methylamine 40%
Cyclohexane 100%
Hexane 100%
Octane 100%
Benzene 100%
Naphtha 100%
Toluene 100%
Xylene 100%

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MAXCHEM 300 – CHEMICAL RESISTANT EPOXY NOVOLAC COATING

When used according to the procedures detailed in the Application Guide and Technical Data Sheet for the material. The product resists attack by a wide variety of dilute inorganic acids, alkalies, salts and organic media

INCLUDING:

  • Chromic 10%
  • Hydrobromic 40%
  • Hydrochloric 36%
  • Nitric 10%
  • Nitrous 10%
  • Phosphoric 75%
  • Sulphuric 98%
  • Organic Acids
  • Acetic 10%
  • Carbonic 30%
  • Citric 30%
  • Folic 20%
  • Formic 10%
  • Lactic 10%
  • Ammonium hydroxide 30%
  • Potassium hydroxide 20%
  • Sodium hydroxide 40%
  • Sodium Bisulfate 40%
  • Butanol 100%
  • Ethanol 100%
  • Ethylene glycol 100%
  • Hexanol 100%
  • Propylene glycol 100%
  • Aniline 100%
  • Diethanolamine 100%
  • Hydrazine 100%
  • Methylamine 40%
  • Cyclohexane 100%
  • Hexane 100%
  • Octane 100%
  • Benzene 100%
  • Naphtha 100%
  • Toluene 100%
  • Xylene 100%

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Mixing Ratio

3:1 By Volume, 4:1 By Weight