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SSPC-Paint 38, Single-Component Moisture-Cure Weatherable Aliphatic Polyurethane Topcoat, Performance-Based

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Revision Date: April 01, 2006
Updated On: May 18, 2004
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This specification covers the requirements for a high performance single component moisture cure UV-stable polyurethane topcoat (ASTM D 16, Type II polyurethane). It is intended for a topcoat that provides good color and gloss retention.

Coatings meeting the requirements of this specification are generally suitable for exposures in environmental zones 1A (interior, normally dry), 1B (exterior, normally dry), 2A (frequently wet by fresh water, excluding immersion), 2B (frequently wet by salt water, excluding immersion), 3B (chemical exposure, neutral) and 3C (chemical exposure, alkaline).

The specified coating is intended for application by brush, spray, or roller. It is generally applied over a primer or intermediate coating.

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