Epo-chem™ RW 500

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Two pack epoxy Novolac system reinforced with glassflake.

Epo-chem™ RW 500 is a solvent-free, epoxy Novolac system that can be utilized as a topcoat/finish in one or more coats to most substrates. It is suitable for a wide range of applications such as a lining for tanks, vessels, pipes and chimneys.

The coating is also suited for application in chemical tanks when rust tolerant Epo-chem™ RE 500P is used as a primer. This lining system offers excellent resistance to high temperatures and highly aggressive chemicals, such as ethanol and caustic soda.

Epo-chem™ RW 500 applied as a glassflake topcoat in a chemical tank

Primary Features:

  • Solvent-free (odourless) epoxy Novolac
  • Outstanding protection to metal and concrete substrates
  • Forms a durable barrier resistant to abrasion, erosion and thermal shock
  • Ideal tank lining system, specifically designed for the most aggressive combination of high temperature and chemical environments in immersed conditions
  • Available in hand/trowel grades for optimum protection from the most aggressive environments
  • Recommended for internal protection of tanks, vessels, separators, flue gas desulphurisation units, chimneys, pipes and equipment operating at high temperature
  • Zero VOC
  • May be applied on one or more coats to most substrates
  • Also available in spray grade to offer the customer a complete system’s solution to hostile cyclic wet and dry chemical environments
  • Exceptional chemical tanker corrosion protection system when primed with Epo-chem™ RE 500P to produce a solvent-free tank lining system for carrying highly aggressive chemicals


RW 500's Properties

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Primary duties Tank lining for multi-purpose chemical storage vessels
Primary characteristics Solvent-free
Low/No odour
Maximum humidity 85%
Volume solids 100%
UV resistant  
Maximum immersed temperature 125°C
Maximum non-immersed temperature 220°C
Minimum time to touch dry 8 hrs
Typical dry film thickness (dft) per coat 200-1200µ
Colour range available Limited range of colours is available

RW 500's Case Histories

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The table below shows the 5 most recent case histories for this product. You can view the entire case history for this product by clicking here.

Company Location Job Description Industry Date of Job
EP Industrial & Commercial Painting England Chemical Tank Lining Marine 09/2018
Columbia Shipmanagement MV AAL Newcastle Chemical Tank Lining Marine 09/2018
MIPC bvba Belgium Structural Repair Industrial 09/2018
Corroless Eastern UK Structural Repair Industrial 09/2018
EP Industrial & Commercial Painting England Chemical Tank Lining Marine 09/2018

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