Carboline Carbomastic 18 FC
Carboline Carbomastic 18 FC as an epoxy is a fast-curing, heavy-duty, high-build anti-corrosive coating with a broad and versatile list of uses in marine and other corrosive environments. It is an excellent choice for the protection of ship hull exteriors, underwater and ballast tanks.
- Excellent immersion performance in water
- Ideal for areas exposed to sea water
- High solids; low VOC
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Carboline Carbomastic 18 FC is an epoxy is a fast-curing, heavy-duty, high-build anti-corrosive coating with a broad and versatile list of uses in marine and other corrosive environments. It is an excellent choice for the protection of ship hull exteriors, underwater and ballast tanks. Offshore applications include splash zone, subsea, jackets, production decks, drilling rig legs and pontoons in immersed exposures.
Top Features & Benefits
- Excellent immersion performance in both fresh and sea water
- Suitable as a rust preventive coating in ballast tanks and hull applications
- Ideal for sub-sea installations, jackets and other areas exposed to sea water
- Can be applied as low as 5°C (40°F)
- Good flexibility
- Very good abrasion resistance
- High solids; low VOC
Preparation & Application
Normally not topcoated for submerged exposures, otherwise topcoat according to Carboline recommendations.
Surfaces must be clean and dry. Employ adequate methods to remove dirt, dust, oil and all other contaminants that could interfere with adhesion of the coating. Carboline Surface Cleaner 3 is recommended. Steel, concrete or suitable primer such as Carbozinc 858. Can be applied directly to galvanised steel, aluminium and stainless steel.
Immersion: (SSPC-SP10) with a 2-3 mil surface profile.
Non-Immersion: (SSPC-SP2) minimum is acceptable.
Mixing & Thinning
Power mix separately, then combine and power mix. DO NOT MIX PARTIAL KITS. May be thinned up to 15% with Thinner 2.
It is your responsibility to read the Product Data Sheets (available below) before you place an order and prior to application of the product. The content of this website is our best recommendation and is not advice. Coverage rates quoted are approximate, you agree that coverage depends on the condition of the substrate, surface absorption, texture and application method. We ALWAYS recommend a trial area is coated to ensure the product meets your requirements before use.
- For Use On
- Application Method
- Brush, Roller
- Standard / Ready Mixed
- VOC Levels
- Low (50-149 g/l)
- Single, Two or Three Pack
- Pack Size
- UN Number (Activator)
- UN Number (Base)
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