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Sherwin-Williams Kem-Kromik 671
Ken-Kromik 671 (formerly known as Sherwin-Williams M671 and as Leighs M671) is a high quality undercoat/tiecoat developed for marine use on above waterline areas but also suitable for normal interior and exterior use. It is a single component, conventional quick drying undercoat/tiecoat. Ken-Kromik 671 may also be used as a wood primer for interior or exterior use, please refer to Additional Notes below.
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Ken-Kromik 671 (formerly known as Sherwin-Williams M671 and as Leighs M671) is a high quality undercoat/tiecoat developed for marine use on above waterline areas but also suitable for normal interior and exterior use. It is a single component, conventional quick drying undercoat/tiecoat.
Ken-Kromik 671 can be overcoated with a wide range of white spirit based finishes
- BS476 Part 7 - Surface Spread of Flame Material - for details of substrate/scheme, consult Sherwin-Williams.
Ensure surfaces to be coated are dry and free from all visible traces of surface contaminants.
Suitable for applying by brush and roller. Application of more than one coat may be necessary to give equivalent dry film thickness to a single spray applied coat.
- Nozzle Size: 0.38-0.46mm (15-18 thou)
- Fan Angle: 80°
- Operating Pressure: 140kg/cm² (2000 psi)
The airless spray details given above are intended as a guide only. Details such as fluid hose length and diameter, paint temperature and job shape and size all have an effect on the spray tip and operating pressure chosen. However, the operating pressure should be the lowest possible consistent with satisfactory atomisation. As conditions will vary from job to job, it is the applicators’ responsibility to ensure that the equipment in use has been set up to give the best results. If in doubt our technical team should be consulted
- Nozzle Size: 1.27mm (50 thou)
- Atomising Pressure: 3.5kg/cm² (50 psi)
- Fluid Pressure: 0.7kg/cm² (10 psi)
The details of atomising pressure, fluid pressure and nozzle size are given as a guide. It may be found that slight variations of pressure will provide optimum atomisation in some circumstances according to the set up in use. Atomising air pressure depends on the air cap in use and the fl uid pressure depends on the length of line and direction of feed i.e. horizontal or vertical.
For application by conventional spray, thin up to 5%. Wet film thickness should be adjusted accordingly. NB - Thinning will affect VOC compliance.
Application Conditions & Overcoating
In conditions of high relative humidity, ie 80-85% good ventilation conditions are essential. Substrate temperature shall be at least 3°C above the dew point and always above 0°C.
At application temperatures below 10°C, drying and curing times will be significantly extended, and spraying characteristics may be impaired.
Application at ambient air temperatures below 5°C is not recommended.
The maximum air and substrate temperature for application is 50oC providing conditions allow satisfactory application and film formation. If the air and substrate temperatures exceed 50oC and coatings are applied under these conditions, paint film defects such as dry spray, bubbling and pinholing etc, can occur within the coating. If for any reason it is desired to apply at a higher temperature, please seek advice of our Technical Team.
Any skin that may form on the surface of the paint in the container should be removed carefully to avoid the necessity of sieving the paint.
When used as a primer onto bare wood, the product should be thinned 10% to improve surface wetting and penetration.
Numerical values quoted for physical data may vary slightly from batch to batch.
Typical Thickness and Coverage
Dry film thickness
Wet film thickness
14.9 m² /ltr*
*This figure makes no allowance for surface profile, uneven application, overspray or losses in containers and equipment. Film thickness will vary depending on actual use and specification.
Practical Application Rates
Microns per coat
|Airless Spray||Conventional Sprayer||Brush||Roller|
* Maximum sag tolerance typically 163μm wet (85μm dry )by airless spray. The conventional spray details relate to the paint after 5% thinning
Average Drying Times
|To touch:||2½ hours||1½ hours|
|To recoat:||7 hours||4 hour|
|To handle:||24 hours||16 hours|
These figures are given as a guide only. Factors such as air movement and humidity must also be considered.
- For Use On
- Metal, Wood
- Application Method
- Airless Spray, Spray, Brush, Roller
- Standard / Ready Mixed
- Single, Two or Three Pack
- Pack Size
- 14.9m² per litre
- Touch Dry
- 1.5 hours
- UN Number
|Gary Coombes on 2023-01-25 15:35:59|| |
Would like to find out about M671 Undercoat about recoating times. What’s the longest I could leave it before recoating again
Answer from Rawlins’ Technical Team:
With it being only a single pack alkyd undercoat that is matt or sheen in appearance then providing the surface is free of all contaminants it is indefinetly overcoatable.