Basecoats

The Paladin Industrial Coatings line is driven by flexibility as much as quality and value. Three bases can be used with a single set of tinters to create three different paint systems. One will be ideally suited to your needs – whatever they are.

311 – Acrylic Modified Enamel Base

Acrylic Modified Enamel Base is a fast-drying, economical industrial alkyd enamel. It’s designed for quick, easy, low build protection of steel, aluminum and reinforced plastics.

Properties 

  • High gloss
  • Superior durability and appearance
  • Easy-to-use

Common Applications

  • Structural steel work
  • Trailers
  • Machinery
  • Containers & enclosures

Technical Specifications 

  • Ready To Use. Can be reduced up to 20%.
  • Pot Life @ 77°F (25°C): indefinite until activated, then 3 – 4 hours
  • Flash Off Times @ 77°F (25°C) 5 minutes between coats 
  • Air Dry @ 77°F (25°C): 4 hours

304 – 2K LV Polyurethane Base

2K LV Polyurethane Base provides the structure for Paladin’s low VOC 2K acrylic urethane topcoat system. In addition to its environmentally friendly features, it’s highly durable and is suitable for large industrial and commercial applications where a longer open time for the project is required.

Properties 

  • Environmentally compliant
  • Superior performance
  • Very high solids content
  • Excellent gloss and appearance
  • Longer working time
  • Durable
  • Easy-to-use

Common Applications

  • Commercial vehicles & components
  • Agricultural, Construction and Earth-moving equipment
  • Equipment and machinery

Technical Specifications  

  • Mix Ratio: 4:1 (by volume)
  • Pot Life @ 77°F (25°C): 2 – 3 hours
  • Flash Off Times @ 77°F (25°C) 10 – 20 minutes between coats 
  • Air Dry @ 77°F (25°C): 3 hours

313 – 2K DTM Polyurethane Base

2K DTM Polyurethane Base is the foundation for Paladin’s 2K acrylic urethane topcoat. This paint system is defined by its durability and protective characteristics. It also has excellent flow and gloss.

Properties 

  • Direct-to-Metal application
  • High gloss
  • Commercial quality appearance
  • Excellent handling and flow
  • Exceptional durability 
  • Easy-to-use

Common Applications

  • Commercial vehicles & components
  • Agricultural, Construction and Earth-moving equipment
  • Pipelines and tanks
  • Architectural projects

Technical Specifications 

  • Mix Ratio: 4:1 (by volume)
  • Pot Life @ 77°F (25°C): 2 – 3 hours
  • Flash Off Times @ 77°F (25°C) 5 – 10 minutes between coats 
  • Air Dry @ 77°F (25°C): 3 hours