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Sherwin-Williams Kem-Kromik 255
Kem-Kromik M255 (formerly known as Sherwin-Williams M255 or Leighs M255) is a single pack quick drying acrylic modified alkyd anti-corrosive protective finish.
- Available in 400+ colours, including RAL and BS
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Kem-Kromik M255 (formerly known as Sherwin-Williams M255 or Leighs M255) is a single pack quick drying acrylic modified alkyd anti-corrosive protective finish, used as a single coat shop applied protective finish for structural steel that will not normally require further site coats. Suitable for use as a single coat system on internal or external steel, applying by airless spray and using a brush only for small areas or touching up.
Not normally required but may be overcoated with a wide range of materials. Please refer to our technical team for additional information.
Blast clean to Sa2½ BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007. Average surface profi le in the range 50-75 microns. Ensure surfaces to be coated are clean, dry and free from all surface contamination.
Typical Thickness and Coverage
Dry film thickness
Wet film thickness
5.4 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
* Maximum sag tolerance typically 231μm wet (125μm dry) by airless spray
Average Drying Times
|To touch||90 minutes||1 hour||30 minutes|
|To handle||30 hours||24 hours||8 hours|
These figures are given as a guide only. Factors such as air movement and humidity must also be considered.
- For Use On
- Application Method
- Brush, Spray
- Fully Tintable
- Single, Two or Three Pack
- Pack Size
- 5L, 20L
- Brush, Spray
- 5.4m² per litre
- Touch Dry
- 30 minutes
- UN Number
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