Liquid Metal Protective Epoxy Coating

Liquid Metal is a metal-filled protective epoxy coating which is brush applied to increase the chemical resistance of metal pipework and offer protection against corrosion.

It sets to a smooth, metallic, hard-wearing protective layer over pipes made of steel and other metals and most plastics. The light consistency of Liquid Metal makes it easy to mix and apply and its 90 minute gel time allows for larger, more complicated repairs to be carried out. It does not cure premaurely, making it suitable for warm climates.

Liquid Metal can be used as load-transfer layer when applied prior to overwrapping with a SylWrap Pipe Repair Bandage. When used with SylWrap Bandage, Liquid Metal provides PCC-2 compliant repairs.

 

How to protect and strengthen pipes with Liquid Metal Epoxy Coating

Before Liquid Metal Protective Epoxy Coating can be applied, the pipework requiring protection or repair must be prepared. All paint, rust and grime must be removed either via abrasive blasting or with sandpaper and surfaces should be dry and free of grease.

The pipe must be roughened first to improve the grip of the Liquid Metal coating to the substrate. Liquid Metal should be applied as soon as possible after preparation of the pipework. Simply mix Part A and Part B together in the ratio prescribed and then brush over the area requiring repair.

Each coating should be 0.5-1.00 mm and at least two coats are needed to ensure a pinhole-free coating. The re-coating time between coats is approximately 5-8 hours after applying.

Liquid Metal can then be overwraped with SylWrap Pipe Repair Bandage which will provide a rock-hard, impact resistant layer.

 

Repairs made using Liquid Metal

Liquid Metal is used in industrial factories and petrochemical plants to protect and reinforce pipework. The ease with which it is brush applied makes it suitable for repairing elbow joints, flanges, tanks, valves, water box ends, impellers, pumps and metal castings.

 

Benefits of Liquid Metal Protective Coating
  • Provides a corrosion and chemical resistant coating
  • Easy to mix and apply
  • Long working time makes it suitable for warm climates
  • Allows for larger and more complicated repairs to difficult pipework
  • Solvent free and odourless
  • Offers excellent adhesion
  • Can be used to carry out PCC-2 compliant repaurs when used with SylWrap Bandage

 

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