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Awlgrip High Build Epoxy Primer

  • Color: Off White
  • Applications: High Build Coats and Filling Required
  • Applications: Above the Waterline Use Only, Container Size: Quart
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    High Build Epoxy Primer

    AwlGrip is a two component epoxy primer for use where high build and filling is required. Not to be used below the waterline. Best when used as a surfacer over other AwlGrip Primers and Fairing Compounds. High Build primer may be applied directly to properly prepared wood or fiberglass; however, best results are obtained when these surfaces are first sealed with 545 Primer.

    Conventional or airless spray only. Pressure feed equipment is required.



    • Type: Epoxy Polyamide
    • Packaging: Available in 1 gallon and 1 quart containers
    • Theoretical Coverage: Sq. Feet/Gallon793 Sq. Feet at one mil dry 113-158 Sq. Feet at recommended dry film thickness. Calculated for mixed base and converter reduced 20%.
    • 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 environment.
    • Recommended Wet Film Thickness: 8-10 mils (200-250 microns)
    • Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 5-7 mils (125-175 microns)
    • Recoatability: With itself, 4 hours; with other products, 12-24 hours. Maximum without sanding: 24 Hours.
    • Sanding before overcoating with other products is recommended.
    • May be overcoated with 545 Epoxy Primer, ULTRA-BUILD, Sprayable Fairing Compound, AWL-FAIR L.W., and AWL-QUIK.
    • VOC: White Base D8002 - 347 g/lt or 2.9 lbs/gal. Yellow Base D9002 - 338 g/lt or 2.8 lbs/gal

    Surface Preparation

    Best when used as a surfacer over other Awlgrip primers and fairing compounds. May be applied directly to properly prepared wood or fiberglas, however best results are obtained when these surfaces are first sealed with 545 Primer.

    • Gelcoat/Fiberglass: sand with 100-150 grit paper.
    • Wood: Smooth sand with 80-100 grit paper.

    Mixing and Reduction

    • Mix by volume one part base with one part converter to a smooth homogenous mixture.
    • Induction time after mixing: 15 minutes.
    • Reduce 10-20% with appropriate reducer.
    • Anticipated Pot Life time at 77 F/50 relative humidity is 8 hours.
    • Higher temperatures may shorten pot life.

    Application Instructions

    Spray: Apply Awl-Grip High Build Epoxy Primer in even coats of 8 to 10 mils (200-250 microns) wet film thickness yielding 4 - 5 mils (100 to 125 microns) DFT. Two to three coats may be needed.

    Note: Do not apply to surfaces warmer than 105 F or colder than 55 F. Do not attempt to cure products at temperatures below 55 F. Do not apply to surfaces less than 3 C or 5 F above Dew Point or to surfaces warmer than 41 C/105 F. Ambient temperatures should be 13 C/55 F - 41 C/105 F.


    Awlgrip High Build Epoxy Converter
    Item #: 750694
  • Applications: Awlgrip High Build Epoxy Primer (Sold Separately)
  • Container Size: Quart
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