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Cortec’s new fast drying topcoat: VpCI®-280

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Cortec® Corp., a leading global innovative corrosion protection solutions, is now offering VpCI®-280. This is a fast drying, solvent based alkyd topcoat that can be used as a finishing touch on any product or project.

VpCI®-280 has UV resistance, which allows for great colour, gloss retention, and matching most custom colours.

This fast drying topcoat was created to help quickly protect assets with an innovative corrosion protection solution where the main focus is time management. When applying coatings in unsheltered areas where wind, weather and bugs are a concern, the dry time is important.

It was developed as a versatile, industrial finishing enamel for manufacturers of metal products. This enamel offers a quick dry time, high gloss as well as good colour and gloss retention. It is ideal for industrial OEM uses. Regulatory benefits, include low levels of VOC and Hazardous Air Pollutant Solvents.

This one coat system can be applied direct to metal and provides protection in harsh, outdoor, unsheltered applications.

The surface expectancy of a coating is primarily dependent upon good surface preparation. The surface to be coated should be free of mill scale, rust, oil, and other contaminates, including salt deposits. This enamel may be applied over steel and other properly prepared substrates. It may be used for one-coat, direct to metal applications; however, a primer is required for long-term corrosion protection.

VpCI®-280 used Cortec’s patented Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibiting (VpCI®) Technology. VpCI® technology is an innovative, environmentally safe and cost-effective option for corrosion protection. Cortec products protect with a thin, monomolecular protective barrier. The barrier re-heals and self-replenishes, and can be combined with other functional properties for added protective capabilities. VpCI forms a physical bond on the metal surface, creating a barrier layer against aggressive ions.

VpCI®-280 is available in 5 gal. (19 l) pails, 55 gal. (208 l) metal drums, liquid totes and bulk.

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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