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Awlgrip 545 Epoxy Primer Base

  • Function: Primer Only, (D3001 Activator, and Reducers Sold Separately)
  • Color: White Base
  • Applications: Above the Waterline Use Only, Container Size: Gallon
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    545 Epoxy Primer

    545 Epoxy Primer is a multi-use epoxy primer used to seal filler primers and fairing work before applying topcoats. For use above and below the waterline.


    • Can be used to seal filler primers and fairing work before applying topcoats
    • Gives an ideal undercoat for all Awlgrip topcoats
    • Fast overcoating times
    • Two component epoxy primer
    • Corrosion and adhesion properties for steel, aluminum, wood, and fiberglass substrates
    • May be applied by spray, brush, or roller
    • May be used above or below the waterline

    ***Professional Use Only***


    • Coverage: 298 Sq. Feet at one mil dry, 198-496 Sq. Feet at recommended dry film thickness. Coverage calculated for mixed base and converter, reduced 50%.
    • Coverage calculations are based on theoretical transfer efficiency of 100%. Actual coverage rate obtained will vary according to equipment choice, application techniques, part size, and application
    • Recommended Wet Film Thickness: 7-10 mils (175-250 microns)
    • Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 2-3 mils (50-75 microns)
    • Recoatability: At 77F/50% R.H. minimum 2-4 hours. Maximum without sanding is 24 hours.
    • Plan your work schedule to eliminate having to sand 30-Y-94TM.
    • May be overcoated with AWLGRIP/AWLCRAFT 2000 Topcoats, 545 Epoxy Primer, High Build Epoxy Primer, AWL-QUIK Sanding Surfacer, and ULTRA-BUILD Epoxy Primer.
    • VOC: White Base 435 g/lt or 3.6 lbs/gal. Gray Base 426 g/lt or 3.6 lbs/gal. Converter 616 g/lt or 5.1 lbs/gal.
    • Type: Epoxy Polyamide
    • Packaging: 1 Gallon or 1 Quart containers.

    Surface PreparationAluminum: Sandblast or grind to 100% clean silver color or treat with Alumiprep 33/Alodine 1201/ Steel: Sandblast/grind SSPC-SP5-85 or Sa 2 1/2. Gelcoat/Fiberglass: Sand with 100-150 grit paper. Wood: Smooth sand with 80-100 grit paper.

    Mixing and Reduction
    Spray: Mix by volume one part 545 base with one part D3001 to a smooth homogenous mixture. Reduce up to 25% with T0003. Overall mix is 1:1 1/2 by volume. Example: 8 oz 545 base, 8 oz D3001, 4 oz T0006.

    Brush/Roll: Reduce 5-10% with T0031. Below 75° F you may use Cold Cure Accelerator M3066 to maintain dry and cure times. Anticipated Pot life at 77° F and 50% relative humidity is 16 hours.

    Application Instructions
    Spray Application: Apply smooth, wet coats to fill and cover surface profile. Two to 3 may be needed at 5 - 6.5 mils WFT yielding 2-3 mils DFT.

    Brush and Roller Application: Apply 2 coats at 3-4 mils WFT yielding 1.0 - 1.5 DFT per coat. Allow 12-14 hrs between coats. Light sanding between coats will improve appearance. For large surfaces rolling, then tipping with a brush is preferred. Do not apply paint materials to surfaces warmer than 105° F or colder than 55° F. Do not attempt to cure products at temperatures below 55° F.

    Warning: Do not apply paint materials to surfaces less than 3° C or 5° F above dew point or to surfaces warmer than 41° C or 105° F. Ambient temp should be a minimum 13° C / 55° F and max 41° C or 105° F.


    Awlgrip 545 Epoxy Primer Converter
    Item #: 751371
  • Applications: Awlgrip 545 Epoxy Primer Base (Sold Separately)
  • Part One of a Two-Part System
  • Container: Gallon
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    Awlgrip Standard Epoxy Spray Reducer
    Item #: 756914REDGAL
  • Applications: Spray Applied Awlgrip 545 Epoxy Primer
  • Function: Keeps Paint Film Open with Normal Drying and Dust Free Time
  • Temperature Range: 70° F to 90° F, Container Size: Gallon
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    Awlgrip Brushing Reducer - Brushing Applications
    Item #: 756915REDGAL
  • Applications: Brush Applied Awlgrip Top Coats, 545 Epoxy Primer and Awlquick
  • Function: Evaporates Very Slowly Maximizing Flow and Leveling
  • Temperature Range: 60° F to 90° F, Container Size: Gallon
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    Awlgrip Cold Cure Primer Accelerator
    Item #: 755416
  • Applications: Spray Applied Awlgrip 545 Epoxy Primer
  • Function: Reduces Cure / Recoat Times by as much as 50%
  • Container Size: Pint
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