HMG C71 Speedline


    HMG C71 Speedline is a high quality, single pack, synthetic alkyd enamel suitable for brushing or spraying. Offers fast surface drying, good through drying (even in thick films), and a hard, tough finish, with minimal yellowing even at high temperature - ideal for machinery, appliance and agricultural projects.

    • For use on ferrous and suitably prepared non-ferrous metals
    • Can be used as part of a finishing system for more demanding exposure scenarios - minimal yellowing
    • Professional use only
    • Manufactured under the auspices of an ISO 9001 management system
    • Available in Aerosol for easy touch up
    • Available in 3,500 colours from RAL, NCS, and British Standard

      Please note: Colours are sold in the nearest tin size but actual paint volume per tin may vary up to 10% depending on colour.

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      Features & Benefits

      • Available in 3,500 colours from RAL, NCS, and British Standard
      • High Temperature resistant - up to 170°C
      • Minimal yellowing at high temperature even after prolonged exposure
      • Good chemical resistance - see Resistance section below for more information
      • Quick-drying paint for agricultural, appliance and machinery use - touch dry in 2 hours at 20℃
      • For application to fencing, gates and other ironmongery, previously painted or primed timber, agricultural, construction and earth moving equipment
      • Good resistance to chemicals, oils and fats
      • Ideal for small touch up areas
      • Brush or spray application
      • 12 months shelf life from delivery date in original sealed containers
      • Suggested Thinner: HMG 2611 or HMG 2612

        Product Specification

        Technical Data
        Solids Content:44.3%
        VOC Content:45g/L
        Viscosity:320 mPas
        Storage Conditions:Store between 5°C - 25°C.  When not in use, cans must be kept sealed.
        Shelf Life:12 months from delivery date in original sealed containers.
        Flash Point:29°C

        Film Thickness Range And Coverage

        Product Data
         Dry Film ThicknessWet Film Thickness
        Spray:50 µm100 µm
        Brush:50 µm100 µm

        Coverage: 10m² per litre at 50 microns dft

        • HMG technical data sheets indicate a dry film thickness that will be achieved when applying a particular wet film thickness
        • These values are a guide only and are not to be used as specifications
        • Film thickness will vary depending on actual use and specification
        • Great care should be taken to achieve the dft stated in the agreed specification and to avoid areas of excessively low or high thickness

        Drying Times

        Drying Times At 20°C
        Touch Dry:2 hours
        Dry To Handle:4 hours
        Fully Cured:12 hours
        Dry To Recoat:After 12 hours

        Surface  Preparation

        Bare Substrates:

        • New Galvanised Steel to be degreased using suitable:
        • Application of HMG Mordant Wash prior to application of HMG Etch Primer and suitable HMG Primer
        • Aged Galvanised to be degreased using:
          • HMG Prep Clean 2802 Degreaser
          • HMG Prep Clean 2803 Degreaser
          • or HMG Prep Clean 2804 Degreaser
          • and lightly abraded prior to application of suitable HMG Primer
        • Aluminium to be degreased using:
          • HMG Prep Clean 2802 Degreaser
          • HMG Prep Clean 2803 Degreaser
          • or HMG Prep Clean 2804 Degreaser
          • abrade with P180 – P320, prior to application of suitable HMG Etch Primer and suitable HMG Primer
        • Mild Steel remove millscale and thoroughly degrease using:
          • HMG Prep Clean 2802 Degreaser
          • HMG Prep Clean 2803 Degreaser
          • or HMG Prep Clean 2804 Degreaser
          • abrade with P80 – P180 if necessary, before applying suitable HMG Primer
        • Shot Blasted Steel remove all traces of blast grit/sand before applying suitable HMG Primer

        Previously painted/General Maintenance:

        • High pressure wash to remove all loose debris and poorly adhered existing coatings to remove salts and other contaminants
        • Degrease using suitable HMG Prep Clean 2800 to remove grease and oils not removed with pressure washing alone
        • Remove all loose and failed coatings back to firm, wire brush to remove rust and corrosion to clean metallic appearance
        • All edges to be firm and well feathered
        • Abrade to promote good adhesion
        • Wipe over with degreaser to remove loose debris from abrasion
        • Substrate to be clean, free of grease, oils, dust and completely dry prior to application


        • Read and follow Safety Data Sheet, Product Information Sheet, and label instructions
        • Stir paint thoroughly before use
        • Always use the same batch number on the same job
        • Check colour and sheen, HMG will not accept any discrepancies arising after use
        • Filter the product immediately before use
        • Reduce emissions and maintain quality by replacing tin lid after use


        • C71 Speedline is suitable for use on all properly cleaned and prepared bare ferrous and non-ferrous metals and most previously coated metals
        • Previous coatings should be fully cured and prepared, test patch is recommended to check compatibility
        • Previously painted timber should be dry with all coatings sound and fully adhered
        • Failed previous coatings should be removed back to firm well feathered edge
        • Suitable primer is recommended for use over aluminium and new galvanised metals
        • Rusted steel to be suitably prepared and anti-corrosive primer applied prior to C71
        • Not for application over chlorinated rubber or bitumen coatings

        Application Climate:

        • Substrate temperature should be 5⁰C or above for application and during cure, and a minimum of 3⁰C above the dew point
        • Adequate dry air ventilation should be supplied during drying

        Application Information:

        • Thinning should only take place after material is thoroughly mixed
        • Application and use should always conform with the codes of practice described in BS 6150 and BS 5493

        Surface Preparation:

        • Ensure surfaces are clean, dry and free from grease, oils, dust and other contamination prior to application
        • Thoroughly degrease using suitable HMG degreaser and where applicable, abrade to remove rust and promote good adhesion
        • For best results and optimum corrosion protection mild steel should be blast cleaned to Sa2.5

        If in doubt, please contact Rawlins Paints' Technical Support Team on 0113 2455450 (option 2) or send a message to [email protected] for more information.


        Health & Safety

        • Refer to the Safety Data Sheet in the 'Data Sheets' section above, as well as tin label prior to use
        • Suitable respiratory equipment should be worn when spraying
        • Contaminated rags, spray booth filters or other substrates should be segregated from other chemical waste, soaked with water and disposed of in a noncombustible container with a tight fitting lid

        Product Details

        Data sheet

        HMG Paints Limited
        For Use By
        Professional Use
        Interior / Exterior Use
        Interior & Exterior
        For Use On
        Bare Ferrous metals
        Bare Non-Ferrous metals
        Agricultural Machinery
        Construction Machinery
        Application Method
        Single, Two or Three Pack
        Pack Size
        Key Features
        Quick drying Agricultural Paint. Quick drying Appliance Paint. Quick drying Machinery Paint
        Touch Dry (at 20°C)
        2 hours
        Dry to Handle (at 20°C)
        4 Hours
        Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
        After 12 Hours
        Fully Cured (at 20°C)
        12 Hours
        10m²/L at 50 microns dft (Theoretical)
        Recommended Thinner/Cleaner
        HMG Thinner 2611/2612
        Solids by Volume
        54.5 %
        Heat Resistance (up-to)
        Shelf Life (from date of manufacture)
        12 months from delivery date in original sealed containers.
        UN Number
        Resistance to chemicals
        Calcium Chloride
        Sea Water
        Mineral Oil
        Animal Fats
        Vegetable Fats
        Copper Sulphate
        Sodium Chloride
        Codium Sulphate
        Sodium Acetate
        Sodium Phosphate
        Base Type
        Synthetic Alkyd
        Base Type
        Solvent Based
        Suitable For Use On
        Ferrous Metals
        Suitable For Use On
        Primed Surfaces
        Suitable For Use On
        Suitable For Use On
        Suitable For Use On
        Suitable For Use On
        Metal Fencing
        Suitable For Use On
        Painted Ferrous Metal
        Suitable For Use On
        Construction Machinery
        Suitable For Use On
        Non-Ferrous Metals
        Suitable For Use On
        Suitable For Use On
        Agricultural Machinery
        Suitable For Use On
        Suitably Prepared Metal
        Suitable For Use On
        Metal Gates
        Application Method
        Application Method
        HMG Paints LTD
        High Temperature Resistance
        Heat Resistant
        Metal Protectors
        Product Type
        Product Range
        Colour Family
        Colour Family
        Colour Family
        Colour Family
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        Colour Family
        Colour Family
        Colour Family
        Colour Family
        Colour Family
        Colour Family

        Customer agrees that before placing an Order, Customer has read and understood the most up to date Product Data Sheet for the Product. Where we have access to the Product Data Sheet from the manufacturer, we will either provide a copy on request, or include a link to the Product Data Sheet available on the manufacturer’s website. Customer further agrees that we have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets. For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions of Sale.

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        Film Thickness
        Total area²
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        *All estimates are based on theoretical consumption rates for a single coat and do not take into account any substrate deviations or wastage


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