Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coat Paint Specification

For Ductile Iron and Cast Iron Valves

IMPORTANT NOTE: The following specification is copied directly from our vendor AkzoNobe for our Power Coating, Resicoat® R4-ES. (Electrostatic Spray Application on Preheated Surfaces Code: HJF42R)

Product Description: Resicoat® R4-ES HJF42R Blue is a high quality thermosetting epoxy powder coating for the corrosion protection of valves and fittings, manufactured from cast iron or steel. The powder coating is available to be applied in one layer on a preheated surface by electrostatic spray application or fluidized bed application. Typical film thickness achieved is in the range of 250 – 500 µm. The resultant thermoset epoxy has a high mechanical resistance with excellent electrical insulation properties. Drinking water approvals are available to confirm the coatings suitability, as a hygienic and environmental friendly coating. The outstanding adhesion of Resicoat R4® epoxy powders to the metal substrate provides long term protection of the coated component. It ensures a reliable conservation to the function and value of the parts for the common water and gas distribution network. The applicator of Resicoat® R4 benefits from a modern and environmentally friendly process.

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