NEO INDUSTRIAL ALUMINIUM
    PRODUCT CODE: IA00
    TECHNICAL DATA SHEET NO. 06-Specialised Products
    JULY 2009

  1. Product Description

    Classic modified oil and hydrocarbon resin based, long-life, interior / exterior, high shine aluminium coating for a wide range of substrates/objects that need a highly durable coating in an aluminium finish.
  2. Application Areas

    • Interior and exterior use.
    • NEO Industrial Aluminium is for use on fences, balustrades, general steel work, pipes and valves, tanks, on wood, canvas and other objects which require a silver shine.
  3. Product Features

    • Highly durable and UV resistant for the harsh Namibian climate.
    • Excellent adhesion to a range of properly prepared substrates.
    • Very versatile.
    • NEO Industrial Aluminium is a universal product for the farmer for use on fences, the engineer for his steel structures, pipes and tanks and the paint contractor for use around buildings.
    • Two coats of NEO Industrial Aluminium are used for best results.
  4. Product Data

    Resin Base Hydrocarbon resin with special treated vegetable oils
    Drying Time touch dry:± 1 hour
    Solid Matter by Content by volume: 37,5%
    by mass: 47,7%
    Film Thickness 20-30 microns
    Spreading Rate 8-12 square metres per litre.
    Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 8-10 square metres per litre for the first coat and 10-12 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    Surface Appearance Shiny silver
  5. Application Details

    • Mixing Always stir well before use with a flat paddle.
    • Application Method Brush, roller or airless spray.
    • Thinning NEO Industrial Aluminium is ready for use un-thinned; thinning with NEO Enamel Thinner (et01) or NEO Quick Enamel Thinner (qe00) will reduce its hiding power. 
    Only for spray application, thin 20% with NEO Enamel Thinner (et01) or NEO Quick Enamel Thinner (qe00).
    • Cleaning NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00).
    • Application • Stir well before use.
    • Substrate must be dry, clean and free of dust.
    • NEO Industrial Aluminium is ready for use un-thinned; thinning will reduce its hiding power.
    • Two coats of NEO Industrial Aluminium are used for best results.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Industrial Aluminium. Only for spray application, thin 20% with NEO Enamel Thinner (et01) or NEO Quick Enamel Thinner (qe00).
    • Allow to dry 18-24 hours before recoating.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a second generous coat.
    • Clean up application equipment with NEO Mineral Turpentine (mt00).
    • Although the spreading rate will vary with porosity and type of substrate, for uncoated new surfaces work on 8-10 square metres per litre for the first coat and 10-12 square metres per litre for subsequent coats and when applied to sealed, previously painted substrates.
    • Only apply in well ventilated areas and keep away from all ignition sources, flames and sparks.
    • Do not eat, drink or smoke while applying.
    • Do not apply before 09:00 and after 16:00 in the winter.
    • Do not apply exterior if it looks like rain will occur within 4-6 hours of application.
  6. Surface Preparation

    • Mild Steel (Renovation) • Affected areas need to be cleaned back to bright metal and spot primed with NEO Corroguard (cg00).
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Industrial Aluminium. Only for spray application, thin 20% with NEO Enamel Thinner (et01) or NEO Quick Enamel Thinner (qe00).
    • Allow to dry 18-24 hours before recoating.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a second generous coat.
    • Mild Steel (New) • Abrasively degrease surfaces with NEO Metal Conditioner (mc00) to remove the manufacturer’s grease protective layer. This process is repeated until the surface is water break free.
    • After drying the whole substrate is coated with NEO Corroguard (cg00).
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a generous coat of NEO Industrial Aluminium. Only for spray application, thin 20% with NEO Enamel Thinner (et01) or NEO Quick Enamel Thinner (qe00).
    • Allow to dry 18-24 hours before recoating.
    • With brush, roller or airless spray, apply a second generous coat.
  7. Colour Range and Quantities

    • NEO Industrial Aluminium is available in shiny Aluminium only.
    • Available in 500ml, 1 litre, 5 litres and 20 litres.
  8. Precautions

    • NEO Industrial Aluminium is highly flammable and has a flashpoint of 37 degrees Celsius.
    • Only apply in well ventilated areas.
    • Do not eat, drink or smoke while applying.
  9. Disclaimer

    NEO Paints can not be held liable if the product fails due to improper surface preparation or application.