ArmourGuard® Premium Acrylic Enamel 10L - Fisher Group

ArmourGuard® Premium Acrylic Enamel 10L

A revolutionary paint product – combining the toughness of enamel paint with the ease of handling of an acrylic paint.

It dries to a tough, waterproof surface, making it perfect for heavy traffic areas and surfaces that need regular cleaning.

Available in Low Sheen, Satin, Semi Gloss and Gloss.

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The ArmourGuard® acrylic enamel range combines the toughness of enamel paint with the ease of an acrylic paint. It is suited to applications where a robust, hard-wearing coating is required. It is particularly suited for very high use areas and where there may be a requirement for frequent cleaning. For interior and exterior use*.

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Weight10 kg
Product Features

Tough film – high resistance to damage
Fast dry – quicker job turnaround
Contains anti microbial colloidal silver – increased hygiene standards
Low odour – reoccupy times reduced
Colourfast – will not yellow, fade resistant

Typical Area of Use

Food preparation areas – kitchens, restaurants
Patient care facilities – rest homes, hospitals, medical clinics
Wet areas – laundries, bathrooms
High usage areas – schools, recreational rooms
High impact areas – timber trims, doors, window frames, skirting boards, cabinetry

Color and Gloss

Gloss level and description – Low sheen 7%, Satin
15%, Semi-Gloss 30%, Gloss 80% @ 60 degrees
Available in White, Pastel, Mid tone, Dark and Extra
Bright colours.

Film Properties

Heat resistance – 70˚C maximum
Water resistance – excellent – suitable for all internal wet areas such as bathrooms, laundries and kitchens
Abrasion resistance – excellent – 600 scrub cycles – ASTM D2486
Chemical resistance – resistant to household cleaners: avoid acids and alcohols
Solvent resistance – poor resistance to strong solvents

Surface preparation

General preparation of the surface to be painted should be completed before commencing application.
All loose material must be removed and surface damage or imperfections made good.
The surface must be clean dry and free of contaminants.
Areas with a build up of grime must be cleaned with sugar soap or a quality equivilent.
Previously painted enamel and polyurethane – sand to remove gloss, clean with a lint free cloth, prime with PaintPlus Quick Prep.
Unpainted surfaces must have a coat or primer, sealer or undercoat applied.

Application schedule

Touch dry 15 minutes
Re-coat time (minimum) 2 hours
Curing time 7 days
Practical coverage 12–15 square meters per litre
Dry film thickness @ 12 square meters per litre
31 microns per coat
Required number of coats – 2
Application is not recommended if the surface and/ or air temperature is less than 10˚C or is liable to fall below 10˚C during the drying period.

Application methods

Good quality paint or cutting in brush
Short nap roller – 6mm–10mm
Airless spray minimum 133 bars (2,000lb/sq in)
Tip size 11–15 thou

Clean up and thinning

Clean up all equipment with water.
In warm and/or low humidity, ArmourGuard® may be thinned by the addition of up to 50mls of water per litre.
Hot weather thinners may be added during very hot weather at the rate of up to 50mls per litre.
Excessive thinning will lengthen drying times and have a detrimental impact on opacity and handling characteristics.

Safety

Read label before use and keep out of reach of children.
If medical advice is required, have product container or label at hand.
Wear protective clothing such as overalls, goggles and solvent resistant gloves.
Ensure work area is well ventilated.
Wash any paint deposits off skin.
If sanding, wear a face/ dust mask to avoid inhaling dust particles.

Precautions

*ArmourGuard®
Low Sheen and ArmourGuard®
Satin are optimised for interior application and therefore are not recommended for exterior use.
May discolour if hot objects such as hot cups/pots are placed on painted surfaces.
ArmourGuard® Gloss is higly reflective and therefore will highlight imperfections. A high level of preparation and skill in application is required.

Environmental Qualities

Manufactured in a carbon neutral certified facility – ISO 14064-1
VOC <1 – 32gms per litre EC07-13
Antimicrobial activity and efficacy – JIS Z 2801:2000
Ecolabel certified – Environmental Choice EC07-13
Licence number 0703012

Primer/Sealer Requirements

New paper-faced wall board
Apply 1 coat of PaintPlus Quick Prep. When dry, sand and clean with a lint free cloth.

Previously painted surfaces
Prime repairs and bare areas with PaintPlus Quick Prep. When dry, sand and clean with a lint free cloth.

Enamel and polyurethane
Sand to remove gloss and apply 1 coat of PaintPlus Quick Prep. When dry, sand to required level of finish and clean with a lint free cloth.

Particle board and fibre board
Apply 1 coat of PaintPlus Quick Prep. When dry, sand to required level of finish and clean with a lint free cloth.

New timber doors/Trim and joinery
Apply 1 coat of PaintPlus Quick Prep. When dry, sand and clean with a lint free cloth.