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01ETERNABRITEĀ® Premier 255

ETERNABRITEĀ® Premier 255 Aluminum Paste

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

ETERNABRITE Premier 255 is a fine particle size, very bright, silver dollar leafing aluminum pigment with excellent opacity and distinctness of image (D.O.I) for solvent-based general industrial coatings. This product is similar but a more economical alternative to ETERNABRITE Premier 251. This grade is not recommended for use with chromatic pigments, as the leafing effect will mask the colorant. ETERNABRITE Premier 255 is suitable for use in general industrial coatings and maintenance coatings.

-Leafing

-Fine particle size, silver dollar


PRODUCT APPLICATION

Product is used in general industrial coating applications, automotive parts and accessories, and wheel coatings where the chrome effect and a highly reflective finish is desired.


TECHNICAL DATA

Grade

400 mesh grade

Leafing Value

70% minimum

Screen Analysis (Max Retained)

0.1%

Non-Volatile By Weight (Target)

74% by weight

Non-Volatile By Volume (Calculated)

46.3% by volume

Particle Size-Microns (Target)

15

Specific Gravity

1.65

Weight Volume (lbs/gallon)

13.77

Weight Volume (kgs/liter)

1.65

Solvent

Mineral spirits

Federal Specification

TT-P-320D, Type II, Class A

ASTM Specification

D962-86, Type II, Class A


INCORPORATION GUIDELINES

The paste should be pre-soaked in a solvent at a paste:solvent ratio of between 1:1 to 3:1. Polar solvents should be avoided with leafing grades due to their adverse effect on leafing stability. Pre-soaking generally takes from one to eight hours. Finer grades typically take longer than coarser grades. Use low shear, slow speed mixing to achieve a smooth consistency free of agglomerates. High shear dispersion techniques should be avoided, as they will distort the aluminum flakes.


SAFETY AND HANDLING

Aluminum pigment should be stored in the original shipping container and kept tightly sealed. Store containers in a cool, dry, well-ventilated, and properly rated area. Avoid any conditions that will suspend or float the particles in the air, creating a dust cloud. Avoid all possible sources of ignition. For additional information, please refer to the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for this product, available from Silberline upon request. An SDS is supplied with all samples of this grade.


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