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Chemical Properties of Zebron® Coatings

Chemical Resistance

MEDIUM EFFECTS APPLYING OR TESTING AGENCY
Water at Ambient At 250°F No effect - 0.4 mg, extractives per square inch in 2 hrs. U.S. Testing Company per FDA Standards
Seawater, Immersion No effect in 4 hrs.
Six years exposure on piles no effect
One year immersion of scribed panel. No edge lifting , no deterioration coating intact
U.S. Coast Guard
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Acids

MEDIUM EFFECTS APPLYING OR TESTING AGENCY
Phosphoric 50 percent No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Sulfuric 20 percent No effect L.A. Engineering Bureau
Sulfuric 50 percent No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Acetic 20 percent No effect L.A. Engineering Bureau
Hydrofluoric 37 percent Slight discoloration ZEBRON® R&D
Hydrofluoric 10 percent Surface cloudiness N.W. Testing Lab
Hydrogen Sulfide Slight discoloration Orange County Sanitation
Chromic 15 percent No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Aqua Regia No effect N.W. Testing Lab

Bases

MEDIUM EFFECTS APPLYING OR TESTING AGENCY
Sodium Hydroxide 5 percent No effect L.A. Engineering Bureau
Sodium Hydroxide 33 percent No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Ammonium Hydroxide 5 percent No effect L.A. Engineering Bureau
Ammonium Hydroxide 5 percent No effect ZEBRON® R&D

Alcohols

MEDIUM EFFECTS APPLYING OR TESTING AGENCY
Ethanol at 150°F 8 percent 0.2 mg. extractives per square inch in 2 hrs. U.S. Testing Company per FDA Standard

Hydrocarbons

MEDIUM EFFECTS APPLYING OR TESTING AGENCY
Crude Oil No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Heptane at 150°F 0.2 mg. extractives per square inch in 2 hrs. U.S. Testing Company per FDA Standard
Petroleum oils and greases No effect  
Soap and Detergent No effect L.A. Engineering Bureau
Vegetable oils and greases No effect L.A. Engineering Bureau

Salt Solutions

MEDIUM EFFECTS APPLYING OR TESTING AGENCY
Sodium Chloride 5 percent Ambient No effect Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
250°F Softens, no other effects Tennessee Gas
Sodium Chloride 20 percent No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Magnesium Sulfate, saturated Ambient No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Ferric Chloride 1 percent No effect L.A. Engineering Bureau
Sodium Sulfate (wet solid) No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Sodium Sulfite No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Sodium Carbonate (wet solid) No effect N.W. Testing Lab

Other Chemicals

MEDIUM EFFECTS APPLYING OR TESTING AGENCY
Magnetite Acid, Paper Mill No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Black Liquor, Paper Mill No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Oxygenated Wastewater No effect EPA Study
Raw Sewage No effect Orange County Sanitation
Alkaline Drilling Mud No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Acidic Drilling Mud No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Liquid Phosphate Fertilizer No effect ZEBRON® R&D
Aqua Regina Slight discoloration N.W. Testing Lab
Hydrogen Peroxide 30 percent Slight discoloration N.W. Testing Lab
Chlorine Water (filtrate) 0.1 percent Slight discoloration N.W. Testing Lab
Sodium Hypochlorite 5.25 percent Slight discoloration N.W. Testing Lab
Chlorine Dioxide 1.5 percent No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Sulfur Dioxide 5 percent Slight discoloration N.W. Testing Lab
Magnesium Bisulfite 5 percent No effect N.W. Testing Lab
Ethyl Alcohol 98 percent Slight discoloration N.W. Testing Lab
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Physical Properties of Zebron® Coatings

PROPERTY MEASUREMENTS STANDARDS
Color Cream, Gray or Black Visual
Specific Gravity 300 Series: 1.3 (10.84 lbs./gal.) ASTM D-792
  400 Series: 1.11(9.23 lbs./gal.) ASTM D-792
Tensile Strength 2500 PSI at 25°C (77°F) ASTM D-638
Bond Strength 1500 PSI on Steel ASTM D-638
Flexibility No Effect Bending 0.5 mm Plate ASTM D-792
  Coated With 20 Mils of ZEBRON
Over Mandrel of 8mm Diameter
ASTM D-792
Elongation Recoverable: 67% at 25°C (77°F) ASTM D-638
Impact 1. 1637 in. /lb.
2. No Failures
ASTM G-14 on Steel Pipe
ASTM-1709A
Compressibility 4200 PSI ASTM G-695
Surface Hardness 60 to 70 Shore "D"
Abrasion Resistance 1. 250.000 units
2. Weight loss .0102m Taber Abraser H-10 wheel, 1000gms. 1000 cycles
3. 1.4 micron/hour from coated discs circulated at 2280 RPM - In seawater with 1.9 percent quartz meal
4. 1.5 mils loss in 2800 hrs in circulating 35% SIC and 5% Fe slurry
5. Two microns wear following 1320 hours in rotating drum containing ice and abrasive particles
1. ASTM D-658
2. FTMS-141
3. Netherlands Paint Research Council TNO
4. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
5. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Leach Rate 0.03 Mg/Sq.In. (Per EPA Protocol, December 1970) U.S. Testing Company
Thermal Conductivity 0.000723 cal./sec. cm2 °C
Per cm at 20°C
(0.175BTU/HR.ft. °F per ft at 77° F)
ASTMC-177
Permeability .262 gms/24 hr/M2 Type 386 .0358 U.S. Perms .193 gms/24 hr/M2 Type 396 .0264 U.S. Perms ASTM E-96
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Service Properties of Zebron® Coatings

SERVICE EFFECT STANDARDS
Welding Steel Substrate Off Gases Under controlled conditions the following gas concentrations obtained from welding ZEBRON® coated steel plate


CO
CO2
Mixed NO
NO2
Phosgene
HCN
Tested
10
0.5
5
0.5
0
1
Limit
50
5000
25
5
0.1
10
North England Industrial Health Service Report July 1979
Cathodic Disbondment 1. No effect after 6 weeks in seawater at 1200 mV. No effect after 11 weeks in seawater 900 mV.
2. No effect after 24 days with 2700 micron (106 mil) thick ZEBRON® under 1022 mV in seawater at 25°C.
3. No disbondment after 5 days with 150 mil ZEBRON® 5VDC in 5 percent NaCl in glycerol at 300°F. Minor disbondment at side of holiday after 22 days.
1. Netherlands Paint Research Council TNO
2. Netherlands Paint Research Council TNO
3. Tennessee Gas
Ignition and Flame Spread Index of performance 3.3P. The 3.3 index means a "coating having low flame spread characteristics" and the letter P means "not easily ignitable". Overall rating was Class 2 by Lloyds meaning ZEBRON® coating is acceptable for ships and offshore drilling rigs. Firto, Llyods Register of Shipping Certificate No. ICD/F79/223 TE3484 and TE3485
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Unreacted Properties of Zebron® Coatings

Weights

Material Specific Gravity Lb./Gal Lb./Drum Total Drum Weight/Lb.
ZEBRON® 385 Resin 1.32 11.0 528 563
ZEBRON® 386 Resin 1.30 10.8 518 553
ZEBRON® 486 Resin 1.02 8.6 413 443
ZEBRON® 9000 Activator 1.24 10.34 500 535

Viscosity — Centipoises by Brookfield RVT

ZEBRON® 385 Resin 2000 to 3500 CPS at 77°
ZEBRON® 386 Resin 1500 to 3000 CPS at 77°
ZEBRON® 486 Resin 1500 to 3000 CPS at 77°
ZEBRON® 386 Resin 1500 to 3000 CPS at 77°

Flash Point

ZEBRON® 300 and 400 Series Resins 268°C (515°F) COC
ZEBRON® 9000 Activator 199°C (390°F) PMCC

Mixing Ratios

ZEBRON® 300 Series 3 parts 300 Series to 1 part 9000 Activator
ZEBRON® 400 Series 2 parts 400 Series to 1 part 9000 Activator

Uses

ZEBRON® 385 For rolling, brushing or towing, High build product for platforms and heavy traffic areas.
ZEBRON® 386 and 486 For spraying. High build product for 30 mils or thicker

Application Machine

Recommended Equipment Graco Hydra-Cat System
Hydraulic pressure at tip: 1500 to 2500 PSI
Spray tip: 0.019 inches to 0.037 inches

Shelf Life

Over one year. Drums must be rotated every 90 days.

Purge Material For Spray

DOP (Di-Octal-Pthalate). Flash Point 216°C (420°F) COC / Acetone Flash Point - 20°C (-4°F) CC / Autoignition temperature: 465°C (869°F)

Cleaning Solvents

Toluene, Flash Point 5°C (40°F) TCC
Xylene. Flash Point 27°C (81°F) TCC
Methylene Di Chloride, Flash Point 25°C (77°F)
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Flash Point -6°C (21°F)

Primer

P-111. Flash Point 28°C (83°F) TCC - For metal surfaces
Zebron Low Temperature Epoxy. (ZLTE) Flash Point 110°C (230°F). For concrete & wood surfaces
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