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Perma Master Coat-ZN



Perma Master Coat-ZN is a zinc rich, heavy duty industrial coating based on epoxy resin and hardener. Perma Master Coat-ZN is especially developed for metal surfaces which are subjected to constant spillages of water or subjected to marine atmosphere. Metals coated with Perma Master Coat-ZN show excellent resistance to sea water. The product is supplied as two-pack system comprising grey coloured base and hardener. It requires only on site mixing to produce an easily applied decorative and chemical resistant finish.


For protection of metal surfaces subjected to heavy chemical atmosphere and constant spillages of water. As a decorative coating to marine vessels and marine structures. Provides excellent resistance against corrosive gases, sewage gas etc.


Ensure adequate ventilation during application. Perma Master Coat-ZN coating can be applied either using lambs wool rollers or short haired stiff bristled nylon brushes. Generally two coats are recommended. The second coat is applied on the second day of the first coat or at an interval of at least eight hours.


  • Durable.
  • Non-toxic.
  • Waterproof.
  • Easily applied.
  • Solvent free.
  • Anti Corrosive.
  • Chemical resistant.
  • Resistant to sea water.


Density : 1500 kg/m³
Pot Life : 45 min at 35°C
Tack Free Time : 6 hours at 35°C
Initial/Full Cure : 24 hrs/7 days
Specific Gravity : 1.38 at 20°C
Dried Film Thickness : 200 microns per coat
Colour : Grey
Appearance : Smooth and glossy
Chemical Resistance : Excellent



Perma Master Coat – ZN is resistant to the following typically encountered chemicals apart from being resistant to sea water : Formaldehyde 40% solution, Sulphuric Acid 30% solution. Wine, Acetic Acid 5% solution, Diesel-Oil, Hydrochloric Acid 50% solution, Aviation Hydraulic Fuels (skydrol), Nitric Acid 10% solution and Vegetable oils. Perma Master Coat-ZN coatings may slightly change in color in certain chemical environments but the chemical resistance of Perma Master Coat-ZN film remains unchanged.


Where areas need to be over coated due to damage etc., it is important that the areas to be treated are well abraded using stiff rotary wire brush or coarse sand paper to give adequate key. Completely strip off any unsound coating and proceed with over coating as in new work.


Surface Preparation:
The substrate should be a smooth or semi-smooth sound surface such as concrete or metal. It is most important to ensure that thorough surface preparation is undertaken prior to application of Master Coat-ZN coating.

Ensure concrete is free from excessive laitance, grease, oil, curing compound etc. Ensure concrete is sound. Cut back wherever necessary and make good using suitable cementitious or epoxy repair system. Ensure all blow holes and surface imperfections are made good prior to application of the coating. Wire brushing followed by degreasing, acid etching or grit blasting maybe necessary to remove laitance. Ensure concrete is at least 28 days old.

Steel :
All previous surface treatments should be removed taking the surface back to base metal. The base metal should be abraded and preferably shot blasted. Cleaning with solvent or a strong detergent is advisable to ensure surface is free from grease etc. Do not allow surface to re-oxidse before application of Master Coat-ZN.

Perma Master Coat-ZN is supplied in two pre-weighted components, Base and Reactor. No additions or omissions are required. Add reactor contents to the base components and stir thoroughly for 3-4 minutes using a slow speed hand drill fitted with a paddle. Mix until a uniform colour is achieved. Apply in two coats.


All equipment must be cleaned immediately after use with cleaning solvents. Similar procedures should be adopted for break periods exceeding fifteen minutes.


3 to 4 square meter per kg per coat. Two coats are recommended.


Epoxy products generally cause irritation to the skin. Use of hand gloves by the workers is advised. Upon completion of day’s work all the packing material should be burnt and buried.


Perma Master Coat – ZN is available in 1 kg and 40 kg.


Perma Master Coat-ZN has a shelf life of 12 months from the date of manufacture.


PERMA warrants that all products are free from any defects of manufacture and comply with the specifications given in their respective technical data sheet. No warranty can be given as to the results of use because conditions of use, such as site conditions, surface preparations, workmanship, weather, structural issues and other factors are beyond the control of PERMA. Purchaser agrees to seek the advice of qualified professionals to carry out tests & take trials to determine the suitability of products for their intended purpose prior to full scale usage of PERMA products and assumes all risks.

The company does not assume any liability for unsatisfactory results, arising from the use of our products. Purchaser’s sole liability is limited to replacement of product or refund of the purchase price paid if any product proven defective. No other warranties, express or implied, shall apply including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
PERMA shall not be liable for any consequential damages arising from the use of our products for unsatisfactory results.

The information supplied in this datasheet is based on our experience through extensive research and is given in good faith in order to help prospective users. We reserve the right to update the information provided in our technical data sheet at any time without prior notice within the scope of technical progress or new developments.

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