391 Newry Rd.
864-539-5018
Seneca, SC 29672
www.usbiinc.com
Correz
TM Flex
USBI Product Data Sheet
Revision Date: May 2015
Anti-Corrosion Coating
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
SUBSTRATES AND
SURFACE PREPARATION
Correz Flex is a three part epoxy silicate coating that
provides exceptional flexibility and chemical
General
protection in demanding environments.
Surfaces must be clean and as dry as conditions permit.
Employ adequate methods to remove dirt, dust, oil and
The coating is a unique formulation of epoxy and
all other contaminants that could interfere with adhesion
titanium ethyl silicates that enable an ambient cure
of the coating. Pitted and corroded substrate may
system, yielding a final coat that is uniformly strong
require decontamination with a salt remover solution in
throughout. The coating is VOC compliant, with no
water.
hazardous materials and is safe and easy to apply by
Carbon Steel
air, airless spray equipment or brush.
Immersion: SSPC-SP5
When curing, a strong interpenetrating network
Insulated (recommended): SSPC-SP10
forms within a unique epoxy bas to provide
Insulated (minimum): SSPC-SP6 Surface
exceptional toughness, adhesive strength hardness,
and crack resistance. The silicate and addition fillers
Profile: 2.5 - 3.0 mils
provide superior resistance to caustics, dilute acid
Limited Access: SSPC-SP11 is a suitable preparation
and petroleum solvents.
method for small and hard to access areas or when
sandblasting is prohibited.
FEATURES
Stainless Steel
Same as Carbon Steel.
• Excellent topcoat for rugged outdoor equipment
Galvanized Steel
• Resists cracking and delamination
• Exceptional flexibility
General: surface preparation should not remove the
• Long service life: ~10 years
protective galvanized plating.
• Provides a strong substrate for topcoats
Clean surface per SSPC-SP1.
• Suited for most pulp and paper, chemical processing
Aluminum
petroleum, and manufacturing environments
• Superior adhesion on a wide range of primed and
Same as galvanized steel.
unprimed materials
Concrete
• Direct-to-metal application and finish/primer capabilities
Prepare in accordance with SSPC SP-13.
• Reduces application, logistics, and maintenance cost
• Good thermal cycling resistance
Previously Painted Surfaces
• Excellent chemical resistance
Lightly sand or abrade to roughen and degloss the
• Tolerant of surface variability
surface. Existing paint must attain a minimum 5B rating in
accordance with ASTM D3359 “X-Scribe” adhesion test.
USES
• Liners for tanks that hold particularly aggressive
CHEMICAL RESISTANCE
chemicals
• Liners for rail cars and trucks that carry aggressive
Correz Flex is resistant to most organic and inorganic type
chemicals
reagents. It is resistant to alkalis, dilute acids,
• Steel structures
acid/alkaline, and neutral salt solutions. Resistant to most
• In its anti-corrosive form: structural steel in an
organic solvents.
environment of wafting caustic steam
391 Newry Rd.
864-539-5018
Seneca, SC 29672
www.usbiinc.com
Correz
TM Flex
USBI Product Data Sheet
Revision Date: May 2015
Anti-Corrosion Coating
APPLICATION EQUIPMENT
PACKAGING, HANDLING & STORAGE
Spray Application (General)
Shipping Weight:
1 Gallon Kit - 10.68 lbs.
5 Gallon Kit - 50.6 lbs.
This is a high solids coating and may require adjustments in
Flash Point: Part A: 78oF, Part B: 148oF, Part C: 77oF Storage
spray techniques. Wet film thickness is easily and quickly
Temperature & Humidity: Store indoors at 32oF to 100oF, at
achieved. The following spray equipment has been found
ambient Relative Humidity
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, 0.070” I.D. fluid tip and appropriate air cap.
Application Conditions
Condition
Material
Surface
Ambient
Humidity
Airless Spray
Normal
60-85°F
60°F
60-90°F
40-70%
Pump Ratio:
30-1 (min)
Minimum
50°F
50°F
50°F
20%
GPM Output:
3.0 (min)
Maximum
100°F
90°F
110°F
95%
Material Hose:
3/8” I.D. (min)
Tip Size:
0.015” - 0.031”
Output PSI:
2100 - 2300
Filter Size:
50 mesh
Curing Schedule
Surface
Dry to
Dry to
Final
Brush and Roller (General)
Temperature
Recoat
Topcoat
Cure
Multiple coats may be required to obtain desired
appearance, recommended dry film thickness, and
50°F
1hr - 24hrs
3hrs
7 days
adequate hiding. Avoid excessive re-brushing, re-rolling.
90F
1hr - 24hrs
3hrs
7 days
Brush
Use a medium bristle brush
Technical Data
Roller
Characteristics
Correz AC
Use a short-nap synthetic roller cover with phenolic core.
Generic Type
Epoxy-Silicate
MIXING AND THINNING
Mix Ratio by volume
12:7:1
Temperature Resistance
Mixing
Continuous
250°F
Power mix separately, then combine and power mix.
Percent (%) Solids by volume
88% Solids
DO NOT MIX PARTIAL KITS.
VOC
1.15 lbs/gallon (137.94g/liter)
Ratio:
12:7:1 (A:B:C)
Dry film thickness per coat
12-14 mils
Thinning: None
Wet film thickness per coat
14-16.5 mils
Pot Life:
1 hrs @ 72°F, 3 hrs if sealed.
Application temperature
50°F Ambient or above
CLEANUP AND SAFETY
Cure time: To recoat
Minimum 1 hr @ 50°F
Weight per gallon
12.61 lbs/gallon
Cleanup
Pot life: @ 50°F
4 hrs
Use isopropyl alcohol, MEK, or acetone. In case of spillage,
@ 75°F
2 hrs
absorb and dispose per local regulations.
@ 90°F
1.5 hrs
Safety
Shelf Life
6 Months
Follow all caution statements on this product data sheet
and on the MSDS for this product. Employ normal
workmanlike safety precautions. Wear appropriate
Personnel Protective Equipment.
DISCLAIMER. To the best of our knowledge the technical data herein
Caution
is true and accurate on the date of publication. It is subject to change
without prior notice. No warranty of current accuracy is given or implied.
Flammable material - keep away from sparks and open
We guarantee this product conforms to USBI’s quality control. User must
flames. All electrical equipment and installations should be
contact USBI to verify correctness before specifying or ordering. No other
made and grounded in accordance with the National
warranty or guarantee of any kind is made by USBI, expressed or implied,
Electric Code. In areas where explosion hazards exist,
statutory, by operation of law, or otherwise, including merchantability and
fitness for a particular purpose.
workmen should be required to use non-ferrous tools and
wear conductive and non-sparking shoes.
391 Newry Rd.
864-539-5018
Seneca, SC 29672
www.usbiinc.com
Correz
TM AC
USBI Product Data Sheet
Revision Date: May 2015
Anti-Corrosion Coating
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
SUBSTRATES AND
SURFACE PREPARATION
Correz AC is a three part epoxy silicate coating that provides
exceptional caustic protection in demanding environments.
General
If rust inhibition is required, the formula can be modified
by the addition of zinc salts to form an anticorrosive,
Surfaces must be clean and dry. Employ adequate methods
caustic resistant coating with low moisture permeability.
to remove dirt, dust, oil and all other contaminants that
could interfere with adhesion of the coating. Pitted and
The coating is a unique formulation of epoxy and ethyl
corroded substrates may require decontamination with a
silicates that enables an ambient cure system, yielding a
salt removing solution in water.
final coat that is tough and durable. The coating is VOC
compliant, with no hazardous materials and is safe and easy
Carbon Steel
to apply by air or airless spray equipment, roller or brush.
Immersion: SSPC-SP5
Insulated (recommended): SSPC-SP10
When curing, a strong interpenetrating network forms
Insluated (minimum): SSPC-SP6
within a unique epoxy base to provide exceptional
Surface Profile: 2.5 - 3.0 mils
toughness, adhesive strength, hardness, and crack
Limited Access: SSPC-SP11 is a suitable preparation method
resistance.
for small and hard to access areas or when sandblasting is
prohibited.
Stainless Steel
FEATURES
Same as Carbon Steel
Excellent liner for tanks in caustic service
Galvanized Steel
Resists cracking and delamination
General: surface preparation should not remove the
Long service life: ~10 years
protective galvanized plating. Clean surface per SSPC-SP1.
Provides a strong substrate for topcoats
Aluminum
Suited for most pulp and paper, chemical processing,
Same as galvanized steel.
petroleum, and manufacturing environments
Superior adhesion on a wide range of primed and
Concrete
unprimed materials
Prepare in accordance with SSPC SP-13.
Direct-to-metal application
Reduces application, logistics, and maintenance costs
Previously Painted Surfaces
Good thermal cycling resistance
Lightly sand or abrade to roughen and degloss the surface.
Existing paint must attain a minimum 5B rating in
Excellent chemical resistance
accordance with ASTM D3359 “X-Scribe” adhesion test.
Tolerant of surface variability
USES
CHEMICAL RESISTANCE
Liners for tanks that hold particularly aggressive
CorrezTMAC is resistant to most organic and inorganic type
chemicals
reagents. It is resistant to alkalis, dilute acids, and neutral
Liners for rail cars and trucks that carry aggressive
salt solutions. Resistant to most organic solvents.
chemicals
Steel structures in wet caustic environment
391 Newry Rd.
864-539-5018
Seneca, SC 29672
www.usbiinc.com
Correz
TM AC
USBI Product Data Sheet
Revision Date: May 2015
Anti-Corrosion Coating
APPLICATION EQUIPMENT
PACKAGING, HANDLING & STORAGE
Spray Application (General)
Shipping Weight:
This is a high solids coating and may require adjustments in
1 Gallon Kit - 13.8 lbs
spray techniques. Wet film thickness is easily and quickly
5 Gallon Kit - 66.25 lbs
achieved. The following spray equipment has been found
suitable and is available from manufacturers such as Binks,
DeVilbiss and Graco.
Flash Point: Part A: 78°F, Part B: 148°F, Part C: 77°F
Storage Temperature & Humidity: Store indoors at 32°F to
Conventional Spray
100°F, at ambient Relative Humidity
Pressure pot equipped with dual regulators, 3/8” I.D. minimum
Shelf Life: 6 months at 75°F
material hose, 0.070” I.D. fluid tip and appropriate air cap.
Airless Spray
Pump Ratio: 30-1 (min)
Application Conditions
GPM Output: 3.0 (min)
Material Hose: 3/8” I.D. (min)
Condition
Material
Surface
Ambient
Humidity
Tip Size: 0.015” - 0.031”
Normal
60-85°F
60°F
60-90°F
40-70%
Output PSI: 2100 - 2300
Minimum
50°F
50°F
50°F
20%
Filter Size: 50 mesh
Maximum
100°F
90°F
110°F
95%
Brush and Roller (General)
Multiple coats may be required to obtain desired appearance,
recommended dry film thickness, and adequate hiding. Avoid
excessive re-brushing, re-rolling.
Curing Schedule
Surface
Dry to
Dry to
Final
Brush
Temperature
Recoat
Topcoat
Cure
Use a medium bristle brush
50°F
1hr - 24hrs
3hrs
7 days
Roller
90°F
1hr - 24hrs
3hrs
1 day
Use a short-nap synthetic roller cover with phenolic core.
MIXING AND THINNING
Technical Data
Mixing
Characteristics
Correz AC
Power mix separately, then combine and power mix.
Generic Type
Epoxy-Silicate
DO NOT MIX PARTIAL KITS.
Mix Ratio by volume
15.5:12:1
Ratio: 15.5:12:1 (A:B:C)
Temperature Resistance
Thinning: None
Continuous
250°F
Pot Life: 2 hrs @ 72°F, 4 hrs if sealed.
Percent (%) Solids by volume
94% Solids
VOC
0.78lbs/gallon (93g/liter)
CLEANUP AND SAFETY
Dry film thickness per coat
12-14 mils
Wet film thickness per coat
14-16.5 mils
Cleanup
Application temperature
50F Ambient or above
Use Isopropyl Alcohol, MEK, or Acetone. In case of spillage,
Cure time: To recoat
Minimum 1 hr @ 50°F
absorb and dispose per local regulations.
Weight per gallon
12.61 lbs/gallon
Safety
Pot life: @ 50°F
4 hrs
Follow all caution statements on this product data sheet
@ 75°F
2 hrs
and on the SDS for this product. Employ normal
@ 90°F
1.5 hrs
workmanlike safety precautions. Wear appropriate
Personnel Protective Equipment.
Caution
Flammable material - keep away from sparks and open
DISCLAIMER. To the best of our knowledge the technical data herein is true
flames. All electrical equipment and installations should be
and accurate on the date of publication. It is subject to change without prior notice.
No warranty of current accuracy is given or implied. We guarantee this product
made and grounded in accordance with the National
conforms to USBI’s quality control. User must contact USBI to verify correctness
Electric Code. In areas where explosion hazards exist,
before specifying or ordering. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind is made
workmen should be required to use non-ferrous tools and
by USBI, expressed or implied, statutory, by operation of law, or otherwise,
wear conductive and non-sparking shoes.
including merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.