Upto 25 Yrs Corrosion Protection in Aggressive C5-M Marine and Heavy Industrial Environments.

A High Build Epoxy Primer & Midcoat for Structural Steel. Fast drying and overcoating properties for rapid handling. Touch dry in 1 Hr.

Overcoated with Hardtop Polyurethanes for long term Colour & Protection. Norsok approved. Available in White, Buff and Grey. Free Next Day Delivery.

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Jotun Penguard Express is a  two pack fast drying high solids high build epoxy primer

It is specially designed for new construction where short dry to handle and overcoating times are required. It can be used as a primer and intermediate coat in atmospheric environments on steel, concrete, aluminium and galvanised steel. It is suitable for use as a primer or intermediate coat in aggresive C5M environments, recommended for offshore locations, briges, buildings and mining equipment. It is prequalified for use in Norsok M-501 Rev 5, system 1 and is certified for use as an anticorrosion primer for Intumescent Steelmaster systems. Penguard Express ZP with zinc phosphate anticorrosive pigments is also available.


Jotun Penguard Express is a fast drying high build two pack, amine cured epoxy primer designed for new construction where fast dry to handle and overcoating times are required. It is suitable for use on steel to be exposed to highly corrosive C5M environments. It can be applied by Airless spray, Conventional spray or brush and can be applied at sub zero temperatures. Jotun Penguard Express is prequalified in accordance with Norsok M501 System 1. Jotun Penguard Express is resistant to continuous temperatures of up to 120°C

Penguard Express Epoxy Primer is a two pack epoxy matt suitable for use in atmospheric environments as a primer or intermediate coat in a multicoat system. It can be applied direct to carbon steel, galvanised steel, aluminium and concrete surfaces. It is recommended for offshore environments, structural steel, power plants, building products, construction and steel bridges. It can be applied up to 250 microns in a single coat by airless spray, two coats may be required to achieve the recommended DFT by brush.

Surface Preparation

Carbon Steel: Minimum Sa 2.5 (ISO 8501-1)

Galvanised steel: Surface to be clean and dry with a rough dull surface

Aluminium: Surface to be clean and dry, abrade with non metallic abrasives or pads

Concrete: Max moisture content 5%, mechanically abrade the surface to remove laitance

Painted surfaces: Surface to be clean, dry and undamaged compatible coating, free from oil grease and other contaminants.

Technical Data

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Volume Solids (ISO 3223): 74%

VOC Content: 264 g/lt

Flash point (ISO 3679): 32c

Dry Film thickness: 75-250 microns

Wet Film thickness: 100-340 microns

Theoretical coverage: 9.9-3.0 sq m/lt

Mix Ratio: 4:1

Pot Life 23c: 2 hrs

Touch Dry 23c: 1 hrs

Overcoat 23c: 2 hrs

Nozzle tip: 17-23 thou

Pressure at nozzle: 2100psi

Thinner: No. 17

H&S: Observe the precautionary information on the container. Refer to MSDS for full health and safety information and storage regulations.


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