Top Paints’ TREND UNIVERSAL UNDERCOAT is an intermediate coating used on steel and wood as an adhesion promoter. TREND UNIVERSAL UNDERCOAT can be over coated with a variety of enamels and emulsion paints.
- Excellent adhesion
- Used as an intermediate coating when changing from solvent based product to emulsion product on surface
- Matt finish
- Interior and Exterior use
- Do not leave exposed to UV rays for more than 5 days
- Available in white
- Exceptional obliteration and coverage
- Excellent opacity
- Good adhesion
- Cost effective
- Touch dry: 4 hours @ 23°C
- Recoating time: 16 hours @ 23°C
- Spreading rate: 9 – 10m2 / litre, depending on porosity of surface and application
New mild steel:
Clean surface with Top Paints’ GP Cleaner (refer to mixing ratio on data sheet). Rinse thoroughly with water until a break-free film is achieved. Apply a minimum of two coats Top Paitns’ Water-based Zinc Phosphate Primer and allow recommended drying time. Apply Top Paints’ TREND UNIVERSAL UNDERCOAT as an intermediate coat and allow recommended drying time. Apply two final coats of preferred enamel or emulsion paint.
Remove dust and loose particles. Apply one coat of Top Paints’ Pink Wood Primer, followed by one coat Top Paints’
TREND UNIVERSAL UNDERCOAT as an intermediate coat. Allow recommended drying time. Apply two final coats of preferred enamel or emulsion paint.
New cement plaster:
Ensure the surface is in sound condition before paint is applied. Allow cement plaster to cure and dry for 28 days to avoid
moisture entrapment or any paint failure. Remove plaster spatter and dust. Apply two coats Top Paints’ Trend Plaster Primer and allow to dry.
New fibre-cement, bricks and composition boarding:
Remove dust and loose particles. Apply Top Paints’ Bonding Liquid and allow recommended drying time. Apply Top Paints’ TREND UNIVERSAL UNDERCOAT as an intermediate coat, followed by a choice of enamel or emulsion.
Previously Painted Surfaces
Old paint in sound condition:
Clean surface and rinse thoroughly. Ensure that the old coating adheres to the substrate. Apply Top Paints’ TREND UNIVERSAL UNDERCOAT if surface is sound. Apply two coats of finishing product.
Previously painted with solvent based product:
Apply Top Paints’ Universal undercoat and allow recommended drying time.
Sand down and remove dust. Apply Top Paints’ Bonding Liquid and allow recommended drying time before applying
intermediate and final coats.
Remove fungal growth by using Top Paints’ Fungal Wash. Rinse thoroughly and allow to dry.
Previously painted surface in poor condition:
Strip and treat as new work
GYPSUM PLASTER IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR EXTERIOR USE.
Top paints’ TREND UNIVERSAL UNDERCOAT is not recommended as a primer for gypsum plaster.
Interior: DO NOT SAND GYPSUM PLASTER. Apply Top Paints’ Trend Plaster Primer and allow 12 hours to dry. Apply two coats of finishing products. Refer to Top Paints’ Trend Plaster Primer technical data sheet for more information on this product.
Use suitable and approved filler.
1L, 5L and 20L (only white)
Keep away from direct sunlight, heat and severe cold.
Keep container sealed and avoid contact with moisture.
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