International Gelshield 200 2.5 Litre
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International Gelshield 200 2.5 Litre

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Description

A quick drying, easy to apply, high performance, two-component epoxy for application to sound gelcoats to help protect against osmosis. Gelshield® is provided in two shades (green and grey) to ensure complete coverage. Suitable for use in temperatures down to 5°C. New hulls must be post-cured for a minimum period of 4-weeks before applying Gelshield 200. For detailed product information refer to www.yachtpaint.com.

Application Details: - Gelshield 200

  • Area: Above and below the waterline
  • Finish/Sheen: Matt
  • Thinner/ Cleaner: YPA212 Thinners No.7
  • Number of Coats: A minimum of 6.
  • Method of application: Brush, Roller.
Drying/ Overcoating Information:
Temperature ºC
Pot Life
Touch Dry
Overcoating Time (Self)
Overcoating Time (Antifoul) Immersion Time
Minimum
Maximum
Minimum Maximum
5ºC 10 hours 4 hours 10 hours 6 months
10 hours 24 hours 24 hours
15ºC 5 hours 2 hours 5 hours 6 months 5 hours 9 hours 18 hours
23ºC 3 hours 1 hour 3 hours 6 months 3 hours 7 hours 12 hours
35ºC 2 hours 30 minutes
2 hours 6 months 1 hour 5 hours 8 hours

Preparation:

BARE GRP: Wash down with Yacht Line Super Cleaner, rinse with fresh water and allow to dry. Abrade with 180 grade (grit) paper.
PREVIOUSLY ANTIFOULED SURFACE: Remove using Interstrip. Prepare surface as above.
EXPOSED LAMINATE: Patch prime using Gelsheild solventless epoxy.

Application:
  1. Before painting, ensure all dust is removed using dust wipes.
  2. Stir individual components thoroughly, then add curing agent to base, stir and leave for 10 minuets to allow bubbles to disperse.<>
  3. Apply a minimum of 6 coats for full protection (Minimum of 250microns dry film thickness per scheme). For ease, alternate the grey and green colours starting with green and ending with grey.
Bilges:
Apply 2 coats only provided there is a gelcoat on the inside of the hull If no gelcoat, use Gelshield solventless epoxy. It is recommended you consult a Marine Surveyor regarding the condition and moisture content of your laminate/ gelcoat prior to the application of Gelshield 200. Failure to do so could lead to the premature failure of the coating scheme. Ask International for more details.
  • Stir well before use.
  • For added protection against moisture absorption and osmosis in bilges, use Gelshield 200.
  • If maximum overcoating time is exceeded abrade thoroughly using 180-220 grade paper.
  • For maximum performance, temperature should be above 10ºC.
  • Applied directly to gelcoat or as a tie coat onto Gelshield solventless epoxy
  • Mix ratio is 3:1 (base : curing agent) by volume (as supplied).
Coverage: 20m²/ 2.5L

HELPLINE: 02380 21 31 46 - www.yachtpaint.com For Safety Data Sheets; please click here for the main part, and here for the curing agent.

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guest | January 21st, 2012
Always found it to work well and easy to use.
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chrisesw@googlemail.com | February 18th, 2012
Used below 10C with no problems
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tvsmith | March 28th, 2012
mixed ok and covered beautifully
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ianmartin | April 25th, 2012
I give this product 4 stars.
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Nerana | October 20th, 2012
Easy to apply with roller and good finish