P-00 Pigmented Epoxy Floor Primer


Product Overview

P-01 is our 3 to 1 workhorse, clear, 100% solids epoxy primer. P-01 can be used with our full line of colorants (PN 1339) to provide extreme color flexibility*.  Ease of use, good flow and leveling, and flexibility are characteristics of this high quality epoxy.  The cured material has good, broad-range, chemical resistance as well as good abrasion and impact resistance.
*Hiding power reduced when used in 3:1 material versus the standard 2:1 F-01. For high hiding workhorse epoxy try our Pre-Pigmented 3:1 Epoxy, P-00!


P-01 is most often used as a primer or broadcast base for resinous concrete flooring projects.


The preparation method for each project is determined by a full understanding of the substrate to be coated, the chemistry of the coating system being used, the coating system thickness, and numerous other factors. The coating installer should fully read and understand ICRI Guideline NO.03732 and OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153 before starting preparatory work. The aim, of preparing a substrate for coating applications, is to roughen the surface, remove weak layers, contaminants, dirt, debris and present a solid, clean, dry substrate for the primer. If unsure as to the level of preparation needed contact Polymer Nation at lab@polymernation.com.

The data below represents the most pertinent information needed by a professional installer to understand and efficiently install this material. The data was gathered at temperatures of 72-75 F and 30-50% RH. A wide array of independent and company test data has been compiled on this product but is too large to place on this Technical Data Sheet. Please direct inquiries for detailed test reports on this product to lab@polymernation.com.


Description Results Notes
Kit Yield in Gallons 4, 20, 220 Additional lead time required for 20 gal and 220 gal units.
Number of Components 2
Mix Ratio Liquids by Volume 3:1 by volume It is always preferred to mix the entire kit, whenever possible, to avoid off-ratio mixtures
Ideal Application Temperatures  60F-90F Verify that substrate temperature is above 5 degrees of dewpoint during application and cure of material to avoid a potential amine blush
Mixed Viscosity in cP@25C/77F 500-600 Warmer temperatures will reduce viscosity and lower temperatures will increase viscosity
Gel Time
30 min. Warmer temperatures will decrease gel time and lower temperatures will increase gel time
Dry to Touch 3 Hours Warmer temperatures will reduce time and colder temperatures will increase time
Through Dry 8 Hours Warmer temperatures will reduce time and colder temperatures will increase time
Dry to Walk
12 Hours Warmer temperatures will reduce time and colder temperatures will increase time
Dry to Lightly Use
24 Hours Warmer temperatures will reduce time and colder temperatures will increase time
Full Cure 7 Days Warmer temperatures will reduce time and colder temperatures will increase time
Shore Hardness at 24 hours D65 Warmer temperatures will increase hardness
Shore Hardness at 7 days  D78 Warmer temperatures will shorten time to reach full hardness
Gloss @ 60 Degree Angle 90+ Applying material close to dew point will decrease gloss and may result in an amine blush
VOC’s of Mixed Material <50g/L EPA Method 24
Color Scale per ASTM D1500 .5-1.0 Clear to slightly amber before colorants are introduced
Solids by Volume Mixed 100%
Storage 60F-90F Store material between 60-90 degrees F in a protected dry location.
Odor Subtle Measuring odor offensiveness is difficult so experience with chemicals has been consulted here
Application Thickness in Mils As a primer 8-12. As a body coat 12-20.
Disposal Dispose of  material, containers, solvents, etc. per Federal, State and local guideline, rules and laws
Available Colors Clear and Color Packs (Hiding power of color packs will be reduced when used in a 3:1 system over the 2:1 F-01)
Mixing & Installation Combine all of part A and B into a single container, large enough to accept the entire kit. Mix at 350 RPM for 2-3 minutes using an appropriate mixing blade and making sure not to introduce excessive air into the solution. Pour the entire content from the container onto the floor and follow normal squeegee and back roll techniques. To make an epoxy patching material mix no more material than can be mixed and applied within the stated Gel time and add the selected aggregate until the desired thickness is achieved. Recoat within 24 hours. Clean tools with a solvent similar to Xylene or Acetone.
Polymer Nation believes the information contained herein to be true and accurate. Information contained herein is for evaluation purposes only.

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