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AY&B Undercoats

AY&B Epoxy Barrier Undercoat

Altex Yacht & Boat Paint Epoxy Barrier Undercoat is a high performance, sandable epoxy high build coating which is both very corrosion and water resistant.

Epoxy Barrier Undercoat is recommended for:

  • Topside & Superstructure final sealing to provide an optimum surface for finish coating
  • As a high build surfacer to remove defects and achieve a finish suitable for application of Altex Polyurethane Undercoat or one of the Elite Polyurethane finish coats
  • As a high build barrier coat for below waterline application, used as part of an Altex Antifouling system
  • Direct application to sanded GRP, epoxy laminated wood and epoxy sealed wood
  • Direct application to epoxy faired surfaces
  • Application over Altex Epoxy Primer or Altex High Build Surfacer
  • Priming / undercoating over degreased & sanded aged polyurethanes, epoxies, fairing systems, gelcoats, epoxy laminates & fibreglass

 

Advantages:

  • Excellent build properties up to 150µm DFT in a two pass application
  • Excellent surfacing and sanding properties
  • Very good corrosion protection
  • Wide maximum self re-coat times for easy project management
  • Very good water and chemical resistance
  • Epoxy Barrier Undercoat may be top-coated with both acrylic or polyester urethane finishes and is especially formulated as an undercoat or sealer under the Altex Elite® range of polyurethane finish coats
  • May be used as a high build surfacer / undercoat for topcoating with Altex Polyurethane Undercoat
  • May be used in immersion service as part of an Altex Yacht & Boat recommended system

Availability :- New Zealand- Australia

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AY&B Epoxy High Build Surfacer

Recommended Uses

Altex Yacht & Boat Epoxy High Build Surfacer is a two component new technology high build epoxy surfacer and profiling compound.

Altex Epoxy High Build Surfacer is designed to fill and profile minor imperfections such as found on epoxy glass lay-ups, sanded epoxy fairing compounds, and repair sites on damaged structures.

The recommended maximum dry film thickness per coat is 0.5mm (500 microns).

Altex Epoxy High Build Surfacer may be applied by spray or squeegee, or a combination of both.

 

Features

  • Excellent build and filling qualities
  • Light-weight
  • Easily applied without specialised equipment
  • Excellent sanding properties
  • Excellent water resistance
  • Compatible with many substrates including suitably primed steel, aluminium, gel-coat, epoxy laminates, composites etc.
  • May be applied direct to fresh epoxy laminate and composites
  • May reduce labour input during the fairing stages of new builds

Availability :- New Zealand- Australia

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AY&B Polyurethane Undercoat

 

Altex Yacht & Boat Paint Polyurethane Undercoat is a high performance, sandable undercoat which exhibits a number of significant advantages over existing PUR undercoats.

By combining new technology polyurethane binders, Altex Polyurethane Undercoat features excellent build characteristics & superior water resistance, coupled with low temperature cure & extended pot life. The sanding qualities are second to none.

 

Polyurethane Undercoat is recommended for:

  • Use above the waterline only
  • Maximised adhesion when transitioning between epoxy undercoats and the selected polyurethane finish coat - in all marine situations
  • Direct application to sanded, aged polyurethane topcoats for “Two step – Two coat” maintenance repaint work
  • Exterior topside & superstructure final sealing to provide a fully recoatable surface for extended periods before sanding & finish coating
  • Application over all AY&B epoxy systems
  • Excellent build tolerance up to 100µm DFT in a two pass application
  • Superior sanding properties
  • Wide maximum over coating times for easy project management

Availability :- New Zealand- Australia

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AY&B Surfacer Undercoat

Recommended Uses

Altex Yacht & Boat Surfacer Undercoat is designed for use in above water areas only.

It can be used:

  • As a surfacing and build coat in the Single Component topsides marine paint system.
  • As an adhesion/surfacing coat directly to suitably prepared fibre-glass gel-coat.
  • Direct to suitably prepared and sealed timber for cabin interiors.
  • As a tie coat and upgrade on existing sound enamel finishes after correct preparation

Features

  • Proven performance over many years in all above water applications
  • Good long term sandability
  • Excellent long term re-coatability with itself
  • May be used direct on suitably prepared gel-coat
  • Good cure response and sandability make Altex Surfacer Undercoat an excellent surfacing medium to cover minor scratches etc 

Availability :- New Zealand- Australia

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