Tor General Purpose Thinner (TH10) is to be used for the thinning (where necessary) of general purpose primers, undercoats and finishes or for cleaning the same materials from brushes, rollers and trays immediately after application.
Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen
Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen, a high build bitumen protective gel for roofing, felt, guttering, pipes and tanks, etc. The coating can also be used on steel and galvanising - refer further below for surface preparation.
- A solution of Petroleum Bitumen in White Spirit containing inorganic pigments and suitably structured for application
- Touch dry after 6 hours - ready to overcoat after 16 hours
- Application by brush, roller or airless spray
- Not to be overcoated with conventional paints due to typical “bitumen bleed” discolouration.
Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen is a high build gelled bitumen protective for use on roofing, farm buildings, guttering and downcomers, pipes, tanks, etc, as well as suitably prepared steel and galvanised.
Touch dry after 6 hours, Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen can be overcoated after 16 hours and is applied by brush, roller or airless sprayer. Refer below for application and preparation details.
Features & Benefits
- High build gelled bitumen protective
- For commercial and industrial use:
- Farm Buildings
- Guttering and downcomers
- Prepared steel and galvanising
- Overcoat after 16 hours
- Apply by brush, roller, or airless spray
- See application details further below
- Uses Tor TH10 for thinning and cleaning equipment
- Cannot be overcoated with conventional paints without typical “bitumen bleed” discolouration.
- Film may be subject to slight “crazing” in very hot sunshine.
A solution of Petroleum Bitumen in White Spirit containing inorganic pigments and suitably structured for application.
|Typical thickness||75 microns dft from 150 microns wet|
|Theoretical coverage||6.6 square metres per litre|
|Practical coverage||5 square metres per litre|
|VOC content||EU limit value for this product (cat A/i): 500 g/l . This product contains max 500 g/l VOC|
Minimum preparation is mechanical wire brushing to Swedish Standard ST2.
Apply Tor “T” Wash overall, rinse with clean water and allow to dry.
Roofing, Felt, etc:
Ensure surface is dry and free from loose dust and dirt.
|Method of application||Brush, roller or airless spray 0.019”-0.023” tip and 2000-2200 psi atomising pressure.|
|Thinner||Tor TH10 (when required)|
|Cleaner||Tor TH10 for cleaning|
|Substrate Temperature||Touch Dry||Hard Dry||Overcoating Interval|
|20°C||6 hours||16 hours||16 hours||Unlimited|
Note: Drying/curing times will be shortened by higher temperatures and lengthened by lower temperatures
Storage and Handling
Store in a safe place out of the reach of children
- Above 32°C
- 2 years in unopened containers
Film may be subject to slight “crazing” in very hot sunshine.
Cannot be overcoated with conventional paints without typical “bitumen bleed” discolouration.
Poor resistance to oils and solvents.
- Avoid skin and eye contact i.e. wear gloves, goggles, etc
- Ensure good ventilation, mechanical if necessary
- Store and use away from heat and flame
- Do not eat or smoke in the vicinity of work
- Wash hands before eating
- Refer to supply container for additional warning labels
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.
- Tor Coatings
- Base Type
- A solution of Petroleum Bitumen in White Spirit containing inorganic pigments
- Mixing Ratio
- Suitable Substrates
- steel and galvanising
- Key Features
- Gelled bitumen protective
- Brush, Roller, Spray
- Touch Dry (at 20°C)
- 6 hours
- Dry to Handle (at 20°C)
- Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
- 16 hours
- Fully Cured (at 20°C)
- 16 hours
- Pot Life (at 20°C)
- 6.6 square metres per litre
- Recommended Thinner/Cleaner
- Tor TH10 (for cleaning)
- Unit Contents
- Compatible Primers
- Compatible Topcoats
- Max. Application Temperature
- Min. Application Temperature
- Solids by Volume
- Heat Resistance (up-to)
- This product contains max 500 g/l VOC
- Shelf Life (from date of manufacture)
- 2 years in unopened containers
- UN Number
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