Paint System Properties

Performance Specifications

Specular Gloss at 60° ASTM D 523 3 – 45° Gardner 60° meter or equivalent
Pencil Hardness ASTM D 3363 F – 2H No break in the film
T-Bend ASTM D 4145 0T to 3T with no loss of adhesion0T+ for aluminum1T+ for steel
Cross Hatch Adhesion ASTM D 3359 No loss of adhesion
Reverse Impact ASTM D 2794 60 in-pounds Passes. No pick off with Scotch #610 tape
Humidity Resistance ASTM 2247 1000 hrs @ 100°F and 100% Humidity Passes. Less than 5% No. 8 size blisters
Salt Spray Resistance ASTM B 117 1,000 Hours 5% Salt Passes. Less than 5% No. 6 size blisters and less than 1/8” creep or tape off from scribe, per ASTM D-1654
South Florida Exposure ASTM D 2244, Weathering, color retention ASTM D 4214, Weathering, chalk resistance Passes. 45 degrees So. Fla. No objectionable, color change or blisteringPasses. 45 degrees So. Fla. No objectionable gloss loss or chalking
Flame Test ASTM E 84 Class A coating
Water Immersion 500° hours 100 F ASTM D 870 No loss of adhesion
Dew Cycle Weatherometer 1000 hours ASTM D 3361 Color change: No more than 5Δ Hunter units
Chalk: Rating no less than 8
Abrasion Resistance ASTM D 968, Method A 65 ± 10 liters
Application Method Reverse roll coat
Substrate1 Aluminum, HDG or Galvalume®
Clean-Up Solvent Aromatic Ketone blend
Peak Metal Temperature 460° to 490°F
Contains Lubricant Yes
MEK Double Rubs ASTM D 5402 100 Plus
Color Side of Panel Dry Film Thickness ASTM D 1005 Primer: 0.20-0.30 mil
Top coat: 0.70-0.80 mil
Total system: 0.90-1.1 mil
Reverse Side of Panel Dry Film Thickness ASTM D 1005 Primer: 0.20-0.30 mil
Top coat: 0.30-0.40 mil
Total System: 0.50-0.70
Resin System Fluoropolymer system comprised of 70% PVDF resins