Jotun Penguard HB a high build fast drying two pack epoxy primer for multisurfaces

It has high molecular weight exhibiting excellent durability, water and corrosion resistance on steel, aluminium, GRP and concrete. Suitable for use above and below the waterline. It is certified for use with potable water and certified not to spread surface flames. Suitable as a primer on multisurfaces as part of a multicoat system for C5-M environments.




Penguard HB is a two pack, high build, high molecular weight epoxy primer suitable for multisurfaces. It can be applied by Airless spray, Conventional spray or brush. Penguard HB Primer may be used in tanks for potable water. It is certified not to spread surface flames and may be used as a primer in an Intumescent paint system. It is resistant to continuous temperatures of up to 120°C

Penguard HB is a two pack epoxy matt suitable for use in atmospheric and immersed environments as a primer or intermediate coat in a multicoat system. It can be applied direct to carbon steel, stainless steel, galvanised steel, aluminium, zinc metal spray, GRP, concrete and shop primed steel. Penguard HB Primer is recommended for offshore environments, marine hulls and topside, superstructures, containers, structural steel, building products, construction and agricultural equipment. It can be applied up to 150 microns in a single coat by airless spray, two coats may be required to achieve the recommended DFT by brush.

Surface Preparation

Carbon Steel: Minimum Sa 2.5 (ISO 8501-1)

Galvanised steel: Surface to be clean and dry with a rough dull surface

Aluminium, Stainless: Surface to be clean and dry, abrade with non metallic abrasives or pads

Painted surfaces: Surface to be clean, dry and undamaged compatible coating, free from oil grease and other contaminants.

Technical Data


Penguard HB
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Penguard HB Comp A
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Volume Solids (ISO 3223): 54%

VOC Content: 390 g/lt

Flash point (ISO 3679): 25c

Dry Film thickness: 80-150 microns

Wet Film thickness: 150-280 microns

Theoretical coverage: 6.8-3.6 sq m/lt

Mix Ratio: 4:1

Pot Life 23c: 8 hrs

Touch Dry 23c: 2.5hrs

Overcoat 23c: 8 hrs

Nozzle tip: 18-27 thou

Pressure at nozzle: 2100psi

Thinner: No. 17

H&S: Observe the precautionary information on the container. Refer to MSDS for full details on health and safety and storage regulations.

Additional information



Choose Your Colour

Grey(00A09), Red(3009), White(9010)

Choose Pack Size

5ltr, 20ltr

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