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HEMPEL'S TOPAZ MATT EMULSION 588ME

Description:

HEMPEL'S TOPAZ MATT EMULSION 588ME is a quality finish coat with good opacity and
washability based on Acrylic Copolymer.

Area of use:

Interior, exterior walls, ceilings and partitions where an attractive flat finish is desired.

Substrates:

Concrete, masonry, woodwork, plaster, gypsum etc.

PHYSICAL CONSTANTS:
Colours/Shade nos:
Finish:
Volume Solids:
Theoretical spreading rate:
Flash point:
Specific gravity:
Dry to touch:

White/10000 and any selected colours


Matt
34 %
11.3 m/litre - 30 microns*
>66C
1.4 kg/litre
1 hour (20C)
*The theoretical spreading rate has been calculated for the stated volume solids and dry film
thickness.
A practical spreading rate will depend on the actual dry film thickness, the nature of the substrate and
the relevant consumption factor.
The physical constants are subject to normal manufacturing tolerances.
Further reference is made to "Explanatory Notes".

APPLICATION DETAILS:
Application method:
Brush/roller
Conventional spray
Thinner (max. vol.):
Fresh water (0 to 5%)
Fresh water (15%)
Cleaning of tools:
Fresh water
Indicated film thickness, dry:
30 microns
Indicated film thickness, wet:
90 microns
Recoat interval, min.:
4 hours (10C)
2 hours (20C)
Recoat interval, max.:
None
None
None

Airless spray
Fresh water (5%)

1 hour (40C)

Surface condition:

The surface should be stable, firm, dry and free from dust, sand, loose old paint, laitance, dirt,
grease and oil. It is recommended to apply a primer/sealer prior to the application of specified filler.
Touch-up with primer/sealer on areas repaired with filler is recommended prior to application of
topcoats.

Sealing:

HEMPEL'S TOPAZ SOLVENT BASED PRIMER - 26630 or


HEMPEL'S TOPAZ HI-SEAL - 28830

Filling:

HEMPELs TOPAZ INTERIOR FILLER - 38840 or


HEMPELS TOPAZ EXTERIOR FILLER -38900

Remarks:

Use only where application and drying can proceed at temperatures above 5C, preferably above
10C and relative humidity is below 75%.
Other sealer/filler types may be specified.
Drying data given is on the assumption that proper ventilation is provided.

References:

Explanation to Product Data Sheet.

Pack sizes:

Available in 3.79L and 18L

Shelf Life:

24 months from the month of production.

Storage and Handling:

Product must be stored as per local regulations, and should be kept in dry and ventilated location,
far from heat and direct sunlight. Cans should be tightly closed after use. Mix well before use.

Safety:

Handle with care. Before and during use, observe all safety labels on packaging and paint
containers, consult HEMPEL Material Safety Data Sheets and follow all local or national safety
regulations. Avoid inhalation, avoid contact with skin and eyes, and do not swallow. Take
precautions against possible risks of fire or explosions as well as protection of the environment.
Apply only in well ventilated areas.

ISSUED:

HEMPEL-ME, June 2005

This Product Data Sheet supersedes those previously issued. For definition and scope, see explanatory notes to
applicable Product Data Sheets.
Data, specifications, directions and recommendations given in this data sheet represent only test results or experience obtained
under controlled or specially defined circumstances. Their accuracy, completeness or appropriateness under
the actual conditions of any intended use of the Products herein must be determined exclusively by the Buyer and/or
User. The Products are supplied and all technical assistance is given subject to HEMPEL's GENERAL CONDITIONS OF
SALES, DELIVERY AND SERVICE, unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing. The Manufacturer and Seller disclaim, and Buyer
and/or User waive all claims involving, any liability, including but not limited to negligence, except as expressed in said GENERAL
CONDITIONS for all results, injury or direct or consequential losses or damages arising from the use of
the Products as recommended above, on the overleaf or otherwise.
Product data are subject to change without notice and become void five years from the date of issue.

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