Primers and Ancillary
Vetoprime EP190

Versatile water based penetrating epoxy primer

Uses
As a universal versatile primer for water based resinous flooring and concrete repair systems.
Sealing of semi-porous cementitious substrates.
Priming of concrete slabs and walls to receive water-based epoxy, urethane, acrylic and hybrid coatings.
Priming of concrete substrates to receive epoxy and hybrid based repair mortars.
Priming of cementitious screeds to receive epoxy, urethane and resinous toppings.
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Technical Information
Product Description

Vetoprime EP190 is a universal primer for the water-based Vetorep and Vetotop product range, its applied on prepared concrete and cementitious substrates to seal the substrate and enhance bonding with top coats. The product can be used as a stand alone product in internal applications as a seal coat to harden cementitious surfaces and prevent dusting. Vetoprime EP190 is a three component water based epoxy resin that has penetrating properties making it ideal for concrete substrates.

Advantages
  • Easily applied by brush, roller or spray.
  • Versatile with applications in a large number of coating materials and sealants.
  • Deep penetration, designed for semi porous surfaces.
  • Large application temperature range (6 to 500C)
  • High wetting properties.
  • Damp tolerant.
  • Cost effective, suitable for use in MENA region conditions.
Packaging & Coverage

Vetoprime EP190 is supplied in 4 & 15 Liter kits, Coverage: 7 - 10 m2 /Liter

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed container of Vetoprime EP190 has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 35ºC.

Colors
Transparent Yellowish Liquid
Application Information
Instructions for use

Priming
Mix Vetoprime EP190 as supplied. Add the entire content of hardener can to the base can and mix thoroughly for about 2 minutes, then add the third catalyst reducer part slowly and mix for 4 minutes. Once mixed, the Vetoprime EP190 shall be immediately applied in a thin continuous film using stiff brushes or rollers. Avoid over-application and puddles.
Vetoprime EP190 shall be allowed to become tack-free prior to the application of epoxy coating (unless otherwise specified) but well within the open time specified for the given temperature.
The hotter the substrate, the more quickly the primer will become dry.

Curing

At temperatures below 20ºC, the cure rate will be slower. Conversely, at temperatures above 20ºC, the cure rate will be faster.
As with all water-based products; do not apply when RH is >90% and/or when substrate temperature is >35C

Cleaning
All tools and equipment shall be cleaned immediately after use with water.

 

Surface Preparation

It is essential that Vetoprime EP190 is applied to a sound, clean and dry surface in order to achieve maximum bond strength between substrate and coating/repair products.

Concrete Substrates
Should be at least 28 days old and relative humidity of the concrete is 85% or below. Laitence deposits on new concrete are best removed by light grit blasting, mechanical scabbling or grinding.
Where heavy contamination by oil and grease has occurred or existing coatings are present, it is essential that all contaminations are removed.

Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Some people are sensitive to epoxy resins; so gloves and a barrier cream shall be used when handling these products. If contact with the resin occurs, it must be removed, before if hardens, with resin removing cream follow by washing with soap and water. Do not use solvent.
During use, avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, eye protection and respiratory protective equipment. In case of contact with eye, rinse immediately with plenty of clean water and seek medical advice. If swallowed, seek medical attention immediately – do not induce vomiting.
Vetoprime EP190 is nonflammable.
Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet for further information.

Important note

Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give, is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the specifications mentioned in the Technical data sheets upon its discretion without prior notification.

Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year, while our technical data sheets are continuously being updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.

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