Primers and Ancillary
Vetoprime UP170

Heavy duty polyurethane primer for Vetotop flooring & coating systems

Uses
As a primer to contentious substrates to reduce porosity and air release prior the application of Vetotop flooring and coating systems.
As a primer on steel substrates for use with polyurethane coating systems Vetotop UL171 and Vetotop US172.
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Technical Information
Product Description

Vetoprime UP170 is a low viscosity solvent free primer based on Vetonit’s heavy duty polyurethane resin binders. Vetoprime UP170 is not designed for stand alone use and must be overlaid by the appropriate Vetotop coatings. The product comes in 3 components that need to be mixed completely  using a suitable mixing paddle fited to a slow speed mixer (300-500 rpm) prior to application.

Advantages
  • Easily applied by brush and steel trowel.
  • Designed for highly porous surfaces.
  • High wetting properties.
  • Damp tolerant.
  • Cost effective, suitable for use in MENA region conditions.
Packaging & Coverage

Vetoprime UP170 is supplied in 3kg Kit, with Coverage : 10 m2  per 3kg kit

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed container of Vetoprime UP170 has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 35ºC.

Application Information
Instructions for use

Concrete Substrates
surface should be at least 5 days old and visbly dry with no standing water. Laitence deposits on new concrete are best removed by light grit blasting, mechanical scabbling or grinding.
Where heavy contamination by oil and grease has occurred or existing coatings are present, it is essential that all contaminations are removed.

Priming
Mix Vetoprime UP170 as supplied. Mix thoroughly for about 2 minutes by electric drill with spiral mixing paddle. Once mixed, the Vetoprime UP170 shall be immediately applied in a thin continuous film using stiff brushes or rollers. Brush well into the sides and floor of the anchor grooves. Avoid over-application and puddles.
Vetoprime UP170 shall be allowed to become tack-free prior to the application of Polyurethane coating (unless otherwise specified) but well within the open time specified for the given temperature. The hotter the substrate, the more quickly the primer will become dry.

Cleaning
All tools and equipment shall be cleaned immediately after use with water.

Curing
Vetoprime UP170 shall be allowed to become tack-free prior to the application of Polyurethane coating (unless otherwise specified) but well within the open time specified for the given temperature.
Defects in the primed surface, such as blow holes in the surface as a result out of bleed run pores in the substrate, should be remendied prior to overlaying. Failure to do so may lead to surface defects in the finished floor.
If the time between coats exceeds 48 hours, or if condensation or water impacts the surface, fully abrade the surface. This will normally mean that the floor must be reprimed.

Surface Preparation

It is essential that Vetoprime UP170 is applied to a sound, clean and dry surface in order to achieve maximum bond strength between substrate and coating/repair products.

Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Vetoprime UP170 is non-flammable.
Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet for further information.

Important note

Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give, is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the specifications mentioned in the Technical data sheets upon its discretion without prior notification.

Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year, while our technical data sheets are continuously being updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.

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