HMG Decorative Acrylic Primer Undercoat


HMG Decorative Acrylic Primer Undercoat is a water based Acrylic coating designed as a suitable undercoat and surfacer for various substrates.

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HMG Decorative Acrylic Primer Undercoat is a water based Acrylic coating designed as a suitable undercoat and surfacer for various substrates.

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Features & Benefits

  • Good stain blocking properties
  • Easy to use
  • Odourless
  • Ready for use
  • Non bleed barrier coating for metal substrates

Product Specification

Technical Data
HMG Decorative Acrylic Primer Undercoat
Volume Solids: 55.4%
VOC Content: 0 Kg/l
SG: 1.32 - 1.38
Viscosity: 11,000 mPas
Density: 1.3 g/cm³
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.
Pot Life: -
Flash Point: n/a

Film Thickness Range And Coverage

Product Data
  Dry Film Thickness Wet Film Thickness
Airless/Air-Assisted 35 -45 μm -
HVLP 35 - 45 μm -
Roller 35 - 45 μm -
Brush 35 - 45 μm -

Coverage: 22 square metres per litre @ 25 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: 45 minutes
Dry To Recoat: 30 minutes minimum
Fully Cured: 24 hours

Surface Preparation

  • Ensure surfaces to be coated are dry and must be cleaned using the appropriate HMG product to remove all traces of contaminants.
  • Read and follow the safety data sheet, product data sheet and label instructions.
  • Stir all paints thoroughly before use.
  • Always use the same batch number on the same job.
  • Check colour & sheen.
  • Filter the product immediately before use.
  • Reduce emissions and maintain quality by replacing tin lid after use.

Application Methods

Technical Data
Airless/Air-Assisted HVLP Roller Brush
Mixing Ratio: - Base: 1 - -
- Thinner: up to 20% - -
Thinner Options: Water Water Water Water
Viscosity: Ready for use - Ready for use Ready for use
Spray Gun Setup: 13 - 15 thou - - -
Number Of Coats (Guide Only): 1 full coat 1 full coat 1 full coat 1 full coat
Flash Off: - - - -

For further information on mixing ratios please contact Rawlins Paints on Tech - 0113 2455450 (option 2) or [email protected] Sales - 0113 2455450 or [email protected]

Product Notes

Information On Basic Physical And Chemical Properties
HMG Decorative Acrylic Primer Undercoat
Form: According to product specification
Colour: According to product specification
Odour: Characteristic
Odour Threshold: Not determined
pH-value 20°C: Not determined
Melting point/freezing point: Undetermined
Initial boiling point and boiling range: 100°C
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Flammability (solid, gas): Not applicable
Ignition temperature: -
Decomposition temperature: Not determined.
Auto-ignition temperature: Product is not selfigniting.
Explosive properties: "Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air vapour mixtures are possible."
Explosion limits: Lower: Not determined
Explosion limits: Upper: Not determined
Vapour pressure at 20°C: 23 hPa
Density at 20°C: 1.3 g/cm³
Relative density: Not determined
Vapour density: Not determined
Evaporation rate: Not determined
Solubility in / Miscibility with water: Fully miscible
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: Not determined
Viscosity: Dynamic at 20°C: 11,000 mPas
Viscosity: Kinematic: Not determined
Solvent content: Organic solvents: 0.4% - Water: 44.2%
Solids content: 54.4%

Health & Safety

  • Refer to the safety data sheet in the attachments section above and tin label prior to use.

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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.

Product Details

Data sheet

HMG Paints Limited
Water / Solvent Based
For Use On
Application Method
Airless Spray, Spray, Brush, Roller
Standard / Ready Mixed
Single, Two or Three Pack
Pack Size
1L, 2.5L, 5L
Mixing Ratio
Base: 1 - Thinner: up to 20%
Suitable Substrates
Metal substrates.
Key Features
Good stain blocking properties. Easy to use. Odourless Ready for use. Non bleed barrier coating for metal substrates.
Touch Dry (at 20°C)
45 minutes
Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
30 minutes minimum
Fully Cured (at 20°C)
24 hours
Recommended Thinner/Cleaner
1.3 g/cm³
Solids by Volume
0 Kg/l
Shelf Life (from date of manufacture)
12 months from delivery date in original sealed containers.
Recommended Dry Film Thickness
35 -45 μm
UN Number

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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