Carboline 298 Gloss

Carboline 298 Gloss is a high-gloss finish coat with excellent appearance, water resistance, chemical resistance, gloss and smoothness, and excellent physical properties. Convenient mixing ratio provides for easy use in the field.

GENERIC TYPE : A high gloss epoxy polyamide. Part A and Part B mixed prior to application.

RECOMMENDED USES :

As a seal coat over Carboline 193 Finish, Carboline 190 HB or similar materials where a smooth, hard, glossy surface is desired for appearance, ease of cleaning or to prevent dirt accumulation, Carboline 298 Gloss provides additional corrosion protection to a high build epoxy system.

NOT RECOMMENDED FOR :

Immersion service, or exposure to strong acids or solvents

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE GUIDE :

Exposure          Splash & Spillage                   Fumes
Acids                 Good                                      Very Good
Alkalies           Very Good                                Excellent
Solvents              Good                                     Excellent
Salt                   Excellent                                 Excellent
Water                 Excellent                                Excellent

TEMPERATURE RESISTANCE:

Continuous : 200℉( 93℃)
Non-continuous : 250℉(121℃)

FLEXIBILITY :    Very Good

WEATHERING : Good (Chalks)

ABRASION RESISTANCE : Excellent

SUBSTRATES : May be applied over properly primed metals, cementitious surface or others as recommended.

TOPCOAT REQUIRED : Normally applied as a gloss coat over Carboguard 893 and/or 890.

COMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER COATINGS : Catalyzed epoxies and phenolic coatings as recommended.

THEORETICAL SOLIDS CONTENT OF MIXED MATERIAL :
By Volume
Carboline 298 Gloss 49% ± 2%
* Varies with Color

RECOMMENDED DRY FILM THICKNESS PER COAT :
2 mils (50μ)

NOTE : Light colors of Carboline 298 Gloss may require two coats to hide when applied over dark surfaces.

THEORETICAL COVERAGE PER MIXED GALLON :*
786 mil sq. ft. (19.6 sq. m/ℓ at 25μ)
393 sq. ft. at 2 mils (9.8 sq. m/ℓ at 50μ)

*NOTE : Material losses during mixing and application will vary and must be taken into consideration when estimating job requirements.

SHELF LIFE : 24 months minimum.

COLORS : Available in a variety of colors. Consult your local Carboline Sales Representative or Carboline Customer Service for availability.

GLOSS : High

Ordering Information

Prices may be obtained from Carboline sales representative or Main Office.

APPROXIMATE SHIPPING WEIGHT :
2’s                                        10’s
Carboline 298 Gloss                      23 lbs.(10.5 kg)                 155 lbs.(70.4 kg)
Carboline Thinner #15                  9 lbs.(4.1 kg)                     45 lbs.(20.4 kg)
in 1’s                                    in 5’s
Carboline Thinner #33                 9 lbs.(4.1 kg)                         45 lbs.(20.4 kg)
in 1’s                                          in 5’s
FLASH POINT : (Pensky-Martens Closed Cup)

Carboline 298 Gloss Part A                                                            66℉(19℃)
Carboline 298 Gloss Part B                                                           60℉(16℃)
Carboline Thinner #15                                                                     77℉(25℃)
Carboline Thinner #33                                                                    101℉(28℃)

SURFACE PREPARATIONS :

Remove any oil or grease from surface to be coated with clean rags soaked in Carboline Thinner #2 or toluol in accordance with SSPC-SP 1-82.
Steel : Apply over clean, dry recommended primer or tie coat.
Concrete : Apply over clean, dry recommended surface or primer.
MIXING : Power mix separately, then combine and mix in the following proportions:

5 Gal. Kit
Carboline 298 Gloss Part A                        4 gals.
Carboline 298 Gloss Part B                        1 gals.

Thin up to 15% by volume with Carboline Thinner #15 for spray applications. For brush or roller applications, use Carboline Thinner #33 up to 5% by volume.
NOTE :

Use of thinners other than those supplied or approved by Carboline may adversely affect product performance and void product warranty, whether express or implied.
POT LIFE : 4 hours at 75℉(24℃) and less at higher temperatures. Pot life ends when coating loses body and begins to sag.