Carboline Carboguard® 893

Manufacturer: Carboline
Product Description

Carboline® Carboguard® 893 is a high solids corrosion resistant primer and intermediate. Used either as a primer or an intermediate coat over steel and inorganic zinc primers. Can be topcoated with a broad variety of high performance finish coats.

  • Excellent corrosion protection
  • Excellent film build and edge protection
  • Used as a primer or an intermediate coating
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Cures down to 40°F
  • VOC compliant to current AIM regulations

Listed below are general equipment guidelines for the application of this product. Job site conditions may require modifications to these guidelines to achieve the desired results.

Spray Application (General) This is a high solids coating and may require adjustments in spray techniques. Wet film thickness is easily and quickly achieved. The following spray equipment has been found suitable and is available from manufacturers such as Binks, DeVilbiss and Graco.

Conventional Spray Pressure pot equipped with dual regulators, 3/8” I.D. minimum material hose, .070” I.D. fluid tip and appropriate air cap.

Airless Spray

Pump Ratio: 30:1 (min.)
GPM Output: 3.0 (min.)
Material Hose: 3/8” I.D. (min.)
Tip Size: .017-.021”
Output PSI: 2100-2300
Filter Size: 60 mesh

Teflon packings are recommended and available from the pump manufacturer.

Brush & Roller (General) Multiple coats may be required to obtain desired appearance, recommended dry film thickness and adequate hiding. Avoid excessive re-brushing or rerolling. For best results, tie-in within 10 minutes at 75°F (24°C).

Brush Use a medium bristle brush.

Roller Use a short-nap synthetic roller cover with phenolic core.

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