thermal insulating coating

DESCRIPTION

nC® ProTherm is a series of sprayable and brushable thermal insulating coatings. With additional properties as acoustic insulation in dB-X, Safe-Touch, fire retardancy in Fire-X and corrosion passivation in CUI-X, you can always find the suitable thermal insulating coating for your situation.

With a sol-gel nanotechnology basis, the thermal insulating coating aims for long lasting lifetime cycles of more than 15 years outdoors, and life-long expectancy indoors. Because of the ability to insulate with a very thin layer of coating, the nC® ProTherm coatings offer space saving and cost reducing at a high degree of insulation with an U-value at 4,2 W/(m²K) at 6 mm, and a lambda (λ)-value at 0,040 W/(mK). It is moist repelling and UV-resistant. Of course, it keeps heat and cold in place.

nC® ProTherm ISO-X is a thermal insulating coating addressing both cold and heat issues. You can apply it on brick, stone, wood and concrete. Before application, the dry component A must be mixed together with rsin component B. Use a mixer to prepare a 1:4 ratio powder/resin mixture. At this point, apply ISO-X by brush, roller or spraygun. It shows a stucco-like, relief finish. nC® ProTherm ISO-X can be applied in one layer, between 3mm up to 18 mm. Obviously, nC® ProTherm ISO-X is available in all colours.

TECHNICAL

  • Thermal insulation U-value 4,2 W/(m²K) at 6 mm
  • Lambda (λ)-value at 0,040 W/(mK)
  • Acoustic insulating
  • Low weight 0,35 gr/m³
  • Bonds into and with surface chemically, not mechanically
  • Low consumption 175 gr/m² to 350 gr/m²
  • Performs in temperatures of -90°C up to 120°C
  • Low VOC
  • No hazardous fumes

OPERATIONAL 

  • Apply by brush, roller or spraygun
  • One layer application between 3mm up to 18mm
  • For indoor and outdoor use
  • No spray mist or overspray
  • Fast drying
  • Suits all materials
  • Space saving
  • Chemical resistant
  • Breathes, no vapour barrier
  • +15 y of service outdoors
  • All colours available
  • Can be painted over

FINANCIAL 

  • 25% up to 35% less energy cost
  • 40% up to 60% less application/project cost
  • Low cost per m²
  • First-time-right product, fast application, low impact
  • Very long service time

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

  • Use safety glasses. Protect hands and skin from exposure using gloves and appropriate clothing.
  • Ensure adequate ventilation.
  • Obviously, substrate must be free from grease, dirt or dust before application of thermal insulating coating.
  • Ambient temperature must be between 4° C and 35° C.
  • Do not apply when ambient humidity exceeds 90%.
  • Mix dry component A 25% weight to resin component B 75% weight. Use (industrial) mixer.
  • Mix for at least 3 minutes.
  • Subsequently, do NOT use any thinner.
  • Use brush, roller or airgun/spraygun for application.
  • Film thicknesses can be varied from between 3mm to 18mm WFT.
  • Cross layer-application is recommended. At this point wet-in-wet.
  • Measure WFT during application. Product expands up from between 5% to 15% during application.
  • nC® ProTherm ISO-X will decrease 10% in thickness during curing time.

Table for curing times, at ambient temperature of 20° C and 60% humidity:

Surface Curing time
Sandstone, brick, gypsum, natural wood 12 hrs
Concrete, pressed wood, synthetics, glass 24 hrs / 48 hrs
Product can be exposed to full rain after 12 hours
  • Let surface dry in for at least 6 hours before forced drying by means of blower or heater at 55° C max.
  • Surface can be painted over.
  • Clean brushes, rollers, nozzles with water immediately after any stop.
  • Wash hands and face after every stop.

LIMITATIONS

  • Do not use as a final floor covering.
  • In case of long-term or life-long submersion, only install in combination with nC® ProTherm H2O finish.
  • Do not install over poor surfaces, such as those with flaking paint, grease or other contaminates.
  • Do not allow application during freezing temperatures.
  • Do not rely on visual measurement for coating thickness. Always use a wet film thickness (WFT) and/or dry film thickness (DFT) gauge in several areas to ensure proper application thickness.

LOGISTIC INFO

  • Never use pressure to empty drums.
  • Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
  • nC® ProTherm ISO-X has a shelf life of 6 months.
  • Consequently, store nC ProTherm ISO-X between temperatures of 5° Celsius and 35° Celsius.
  • nC® ProTherm ISO-X is available in 5 kg, 20 kg, 65 kg or 350 kg packaging.
  • Delivery time 1 to 3 weeks
  • UN number: None assigned.
  • UN proper shipping name: None assigned.
  • Transport hazard class(es): None assigned. Product is suitable for air transport.
  • Packing group: None assigned.
  • Environmental hazards: No known environmental hazards.
  • Special precautions for user(s): No known precautions for transport.
  • It is advised to avoid freezing product.
  • Guidance on transport in bulk: Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the International Bulk Chemical Code (IBC code).

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

  • Appearance after mixing: White yoghurt
  • Odour: Acrylic
  • % Solids: 79%
  • Density 0,35 g/cm³
  • pH-Value 8,35 – 8,45
  • Shore Hardness A = 45 – 55

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