Polyurea Primer can be applied to concrete and steel.

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Fast drying Envirolastic® LT Primer is low-viscosity primer that can be applied in temperatures as low as 0ºF. At 77ºF, surfaces can be recoated after 1 hr, and at 40ºF, surfaces can be recoated after 5 hr. Suited for use with polyurea and polyurethane topcoats, primer offers long pot life for brush/roll applications and minimizes likelihood of irregularities in coating film caused by outgassing from concrete substrate. It can be applied via airless spray.



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Envirolastic® LT Primer for Concrete and Steel Available from Sherwin-Williams



Low temperature application adds flexibility to maintenance scheduling; fast dry feature allows fast recoating

CLEVELAND, Ohio (Sept. 28, 2009) - Sherwin-Williams introduces a fast drying, low viscosity polyurea primer for steel and concrete that can be applied in temperatures as low as 0ºF (-17ºC).

Envirolastic® LT Primer is a reliable year-round product, ideal for low temperature applications or whenever a fast dry/fast recoat primer is required, said Brad Rossetto, Vice President Marketing, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings.

At 77ºF (25ºC), surfaces can be recoated after one hour; at 40ºF (4.5ºC), surfaces can be recoated after five hours. "For our customers, that means application of primer and topcoat in a single set-up, providing a faster return to service and reducing labor costs," Rossetto said.

In addition, when properly applied, the fast-drying primer reduces the likelihood of pinholes or holidays in the coating film caused by outgassing from the concrete substrate.

Envirolastic LT Primer is ideal for use with polyurea and polyurethane topcoats, and offers a long pot life for brush and roll applications. It can also be applied via airless spray.

Sherwin-Williams is a global protective and marine coatings company that delivers smarter asset protection and unmatched service and specification support to its customers from 5,500 locations worldwide. From alkyds to zincs, the company offers a complete line of time-tested, high performance coatings and systems to combat corrosion, supported by the largest group of NACE-certified coatings inspectors in the industry. With more than 140 years in business and a culture of product innovation, Sherwin-Williams today is the single source of supply for coatings solutions made to your specifications and delivered on time, every time.

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