SilverTip Yacht Primer

Product Description

SilverTip Yacht Primer is a waterborne, two-part epoxy coating specifically formulated as a tough, below-the-waterline primer for marine topcoats. Though SilverTip Yacht Primer was specifically designed for use with System Three WR-LPU, it is compatible with most commonly available marine topcoats. It applies easily over fiberglass and carbon laminates, polyester or epoxy resin surfaces, and properly prepared wood, metal, and cementitious surfaces. In addition, it provides a smooth base for topcoating over epoxy or vinyester barrier coats. Yacht Primer offers performance equal to its solvent-borne counterparts, in corrosion protection, film-build, and sandability. In addition, it is non-flammable and contains no highly-hazardous (HAPS) solvents or heavy metals.

SilverTip Yacht Primer can be applied by brush, roller, or spray. For spray application, HVLP equipment is recommended. Yacht Primer offers corrosion protection over aluminum or steel, but contains no heavy metals. When cured, it sands easily to a hard, smooth surface, to help give a high-performance topcoat, like WR-LPU, the best appearance. 

  • Easy to apply by brush, roller or sprayer.
  • Use above or below the waterline.
  • Performance equal to solvent-borne counterparts.
  • Thins and cleans up with water.
  • Low VOC formula requires no special handling or storage.
  • Long 6 hour pot life.
  • No sanding required before topcoat or bottom paint application.
  • Easily sands for smoother topcoat appearance.
$ 5.00
Mix Ratio by Volume
Mix Ratio by Weight 20:100
Total Solids by Volume 50%
Total Solids by Weight 58%
Mixed Viscosity (Krebs Units) 75-80 KU (900 - 1,000 cps)
Mixed Color Light Gray
Wet Film Thickness @ 6 - 8 mils: 200 - 250 ft2/gal (5 - 6.25 m2/L)
Dry Film Thickness @ 3 - 4 mils: 200 - 250 ft2/gal (5 - 6.25 m2/L)
Minimum Application Temperature
50°F (10°C)
Pot Life @ 77°F (25°C) 6 Hours
Re-Coat Time @ 77°F (25°C) 2 Hours minimum
Full Cure @ 77°F (25°C) 24 Hours

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