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WearlonWearlon® 2020.98        - Lowest Coefficient Of Friction Wearlon Product -

Meets EPA, USDA, And FDA 21 CFR 175.300 Requirements

Surface Preparation

Wearlon® 2020.98 is a silicone-epoxy coating having unique release properties while adhering to a broad range of substrates including wood, concrete, fiberglass, metals, and most plastics including epoxies, polyurethanes, and alkyds.

Proper substrate treatment is sometimes necessary prior to application. (Steel: SSPC 7, a brushed-off blast cleaned surface. Aluminum: SSPC 7. Concrete: Power wash, removing oil residue.)

Mixing Instructions

See Application Guide.

Before mixing, shake or stir each component until homogenous. Wearlon® 2020.98 is a 2 component product packaged in 1 Gallon and 5 Gallon kit which contain the proper ratio of ingredients. The entire contents of each container should be mixed together. For quantities less than the pre-packaged kit, mix as follows: To 11 parts of the A component mix in 2 parts of the B component. Mix the A and the B until completely blended. NO INDUCTION PERIOD NECESSARY...Spray or Roll immediately.

Thinning and Clean up

In most cases it is not necessary to thin Wearlon® 2020.98.If you find it necessary to thin Wearlon® 2020.98 you may add up to 5% DRINKING WATER. Clean up by using soap and water while Wearlon® 2020.98 is in an uncured state. For best results clean all equipment as soon as the application is complete. After the material has cured you will need to use solvents to remove the Wearlon® 2020.98

Application and Recoating

Product can be rolled, brushed or sprayed. For best results, spray Wearlon® 2020.98 with airless spray equipment for a 3 to 4 mil dry, or 6 to 8 mil wet coating. Allow to cure at least 24 hours and ideally one week at room temperature before putting into service. Do not coat products at surface temperatures below 40°F and relative humidity above 90%. Wearlon® 2020.98 cures at room temperature, however to speed up curing and to obtain the best abrasion, apply on a warm substrate or post heat at an elevated temperature at least 8 hours after application. Conventional spray equipment works well and provides a slight orange peel finish. If the Wearlon surface has become damaged or has excessive wear, then an occasional touch up may be required. This can be achieved by simply spraying 1 to 3 mils of the Wearlon® 2020.98 over the existing Wearlon surface and allowing it to cure for at least 24 hours prior to putting it back in service. If poor wetting occurs while applying subsequent Wearlon coatings then sand lightly with a Scotch Bright pad, wipe off dust with a dampened Acetone rag and then apply Wearlon® 2020.98.

Shelf Life: 1 Year Storage: DO NOT FREEZE

Refer to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Coating Type

Silicone/epoxy water based Color: Various (contact Wearlon® representative) Pot life: 60 min. @ 68°F Induction Time: None Solids: by Weight 49% Coverage Rate: Approx. 200 sq. ft. @ 3-4 mil DFT (85% Yield) Tensile Strength: >1750psi Elongation: ASTM 2370>5% Adhesion: ASTM D451>1000psi Abrasion: (CS 17/Kg/1000 cycles) <40 mg loss Cure Time: Complete in 5 days. Dry to the touch in 2 hours. Force cure 300°F for 30 min. Many applications can be returned to service the next day. VOC: ASTM 3960-1.2#/gl. Heat Resistance: Do not exceed 275°F continuous service

CAUTION: Wearlon® surfaces have a low coefficient of friction and therefore tend to be slippery.

To the best of our knowledge the technical data contained herein is true and accurate at the date of this issuance and is subject to change without prior notice. User must contact WearlonWearlon® distributor/representative to verify correctness before specifying or ordering. No guarantee of accuracy is given or implied. Plastic Maritime guarantees its products to conform to Plastic Maritime quality control. Plastic Maritime assumes no responsibility for coverage, performance, or injuries resulting from use. Liability, if any, is limited to replacement of products. NO OTHER WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND IS MADE BY PLASTIC MARITIME, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, BY OPERATION OF THE LAW OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DISTRIBUTOR OR CALL PLASTIC MARITIME AT 518-587-7624.

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