First Coat Tie Coat Primer
Excellent tie coat primer to prepare surfaces previously coated with antifouling paints for painting with Eco-Clad® or Eco-Clad® FastCoat™. Eco-Clad® First Coat Primer can be applied over most common bottom paints with proper preparation (the exception being Teflon™ containing or extremely soft coatings). Check the Eco-Clad® Compatibility Chart to confirm that the Eco-Clad® system is compatible with your old bottom paint.
The polymer used to produce Eco-Clad® First Coat Primer is based on renewable resources. Total renewable content is 12% by weight.
- High solids / Low VOC tie coat
- Polymer based on renewable resources
- Single-coat application
- Easy to apply
- Apply by spray, roller or brush
Wet Film Thickness: 5 mils
Theoretical Coverage: 320 ft2 per gallon
Application: Roller/Brush or Spray
Clean Up: Mineral Spirits
Packaging: One US Gallon
Colors: Robin’s Egg Blue
How Much Eco-Clad® First Coat Primer Do I Need?
The table below is an estimate of the number of gallons of First Coat Primer needed for a typical power and sail boat. Actual amount of paint required may vary based on specific vessel shape. To estimate how much paint is required, calculate the wetted surface area (For a power boat, the wetted surface area is approximately 0.85 x length over all (or LOA) x beam). Then divide by the theoretical coverage of 320 square feet per gallon. Finally add about 10% for losses. For example, a 30 foot power boat with a 10 foot beam has a wetted surface area of about 0.85 x 30 x 10 = 255 square feet. Total paint required would be (255/320) or about 0.8 gallons plus 10% to account for losses for a total amount needed of 0.9 gallons.
Thoroughly read the Product Data Sheet and Material Safety Data Sheet prior to applying.