International Pre-Kote is a single pack undercoat, specially formulated for marine conditions and for use on all substrates under one-pack topcoats. It offers superb opacity and long-life.
- Undercoat for one-part finishes with excellent opacity for easy colour changing
- Long-lasting, easy to apply and rub down
- Long over-coating times allow coat-on-coat application
- Area: Above the waterline
- Finish/Sheen: Matt
- Substrates: Aluminium, GRP/FRP, Steel, Wood, Carbon Fibre
- Application Method: Brush, Roller & Spray
- Recommended No of Coats: 1 - 2
- Practical Coverage: 12 m²/L (Spray 8 m²/L)
- Blue Grey
Use White for light colours and Blue Grey for all darker colours
PREVIOUSLY PAINTED SURFACES
In Good Condition : Wash with a suitable detergent, rinse with fresh water and allow to dry. Abrade with 280 320 grade (grit) paper.
In Poor Condition: Remove all previous coatings and prime the substrate.
BARE WOOD Sand smooth with 80-180 grade paper and then 280 grade paper. Remove sanding dust by brushing, dusting and wiping. If wiping with solvent then allow to dry completely before applying primer. Prime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems.
STEEL Degrease with solvent or suitable detergent cleaner. Gritblast to Sa 2½ near white metal surface. If gritblasting is not possible, grind the metal surface with 2436 grit abrasive discs to a uniform, clean, bright metal surface with a 50 75 microns anchor pattern. Use angle grinder on small areas. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Prime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems.
ALUMINIUM Degrease with solvent or suitable detergent cleaner. Sand well using 24120 grade (aluminium compatible) paper. Coarser grades are recommended to achieve optimum adhesion. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Prime using an International primer as soon as possible (within 8 hours) following product recommendations.
GRP Degrease with solvent or suitable detergent cleaner. Sand well using 180-220 grade paper. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. No primer required , apply International PreKote direct to GRP.
Apply 1- 2 coats. If maximum overcoating time of previous coating/primer is exceeded, abrade using 220- 320 grade wet or dry paper. Remove dust with a dust wipe. To give extra depth of colour, blend the final coat of PreKote 50:50 with Toplac.
Mixing : Stir well before use.
Thinner: International Thinner No.1 (Thinner 910 for professional application only)
Cleaner: International Thinner No.1