391 Newry Rd.
864-539-5018
Seneca, SC 29672
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USBI Product Data Sheet
PhaseBreakTM ESL
Revision Date: May 2015
Ice-phobic Coating
PRODUCT DECRIPTION
APPLICATION EQUIPMENT
PhaseBreak ESL is a two part epoxy silicate coating
Spray Application (General)
that reduces ice particle adhesion (cryophobicity). The
This is a medium solids coating and may require
coating is a unique formulation of epoxy, ethoxy
adjustments in spray techniques. Wet film thickness is
silicates and freezing point depressants that enable an
easily and quickly achieved. The following spray
ambient cure system. The coating is VOC compliant
equipment is suitable and is available from
with no hazardous materials. It is safe and easy to
manufacturers such as Binks, De Vilbiss and Graco.
apply by air or airless spray equipment, or by brush.
Conventional Spray
This coating was originally designed as a Cryophobic
Pressure pot equipment with dual regulators, 3/8” I.D.
coating for use on USAF B-2 aircraft. As such, the
minimum material hose, 0.070” I.D. fluid tip and
coating has passed a rigorous set of criteria required
appropriate air cap. Spray gun and pressure pot should
for use on this aircraft. For applications subjecting the
be 40 psi. Nozzle size of 1.8 mm is ideal.
coating to heavy abrasion or continuous outdoor
Airless Spray
exposure, performance testing is suggested to
Pump Ratio:
30:1 (min) Tip Size:
0.015-0.031”
determine service life.
GPM Output: 3.0 (min) Output PSI: 2100-2300
FEATURES
Filter Size:
50 mesh Material Hose: 3/8” ID (min)
Excellent ice release properties
MIXING AND THINNING
Three to Five year service life
Mixing
Low VOC
Power mix separately, then combine and power mix.
Environmentally friendly
DO NOT MIX PARTIAL KITS. Wait 10minutes before
Good spray properties
application.
USES
Ratio:
3:5 (A to B) Cure-to-touch: 4 hrs.
Thinning: None
Flight ready:
24 hrs.
Protect aircraft engines from foreign object
Pot life:
2hrs @ 75°F
(complete cure: 7 days)
damage (FOD)
Radar domes & transmission lines
CLEANUP AND SAFETY
Wind turbine generator blades
Cleanup
Shipboard antennae
Use isopropyl alcohol, MEK or acetone. In case of
Helicopter engine inlets
spillage, absorb and dispose of per local regulations.
SUBSTRATES & SURFACE PREPARATION
Safety
Follow all caution statements the data sheet and MSDS
General
for this product. Employ normal workmanlike safety
Surfaces must be clean and dry (SSPC #2 minimum).
precautions. Wear appropriate Personal Protective
Employ adequate methods to remove dirt, dust, oil
Equipment (PPE).
and all other contaminants that could interfere with
Caution
the adhesion of the coating. Steel, aluminum, titanium
Flammable material-keep away from sparks and open
and other metals require a primer for proper
flames. All electrical equipment and installations
adhesion.
should be made and grounded in accordance with the
Polymer Coatings and Surfaces
National Electric Code. In areas where explosions
PhaseBreak ESL has good adhesion to various organic
hazards exist, workmen should be required to use non-
coatings and to epoxy-based composites. Because of
ferrous tools and wear conductive and non-sparking
the wide variety of coatings available, adhesion test
shoes.
should be performed with these coatings as part of the
qualification process.
PACKAGING, HANDLING & STORAGE
DISCLAIMER: To the best of our knowledge the technical data herein is true and accurate on the
Packaged in 1 qt, 1 gal or 5 gal kits.
date of publication. It is subject to change without prior notice. No warranty of current accuracy is
Store indoors between 32-100°F
given or implied. We guarantee this product conforms to USBI’s quality control. User must contact
USBI to verify correctness before specifying or ordering. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind
Shelf life: 6 months at 75°F
is made by USBI, express or implied, statutory, by operation of law, or otherwise, including
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose
391 Newry Rd.
864-539-5018
Seneca, SC 29672
www.usbiinc.com
USBI Product Data Sheet
PhaseBreakTM Flex MPD
Revision Date: May 2015
Ice-phobic Coating
PRODUCT DECRIPTION
APPLICATION EQUIPMENT
PhaseBreak Flex MPD is a two-part, durable siloxane
Spray Application (General)
coating that reduces ice particle adhesion
This is a medium solids coating and may require
(cryophobicity). The coating is a unique formulation of
adjustments in spray techniques. Wet film thickness is
siloxanes, silanes and freeze point depressants that
easily and quickly achieved. The following spray
enable an ambient cure system. The coating is easy to
equipment is suitable and is available from
apply by air or airless spray equipment, or by brush.
manufacturers such as Binks, De Vilbiss and Graco.
The coating was designed to shed ice from static
Conventional Spray
surfaces, such as power equipment, satellite dishes and
Pressure pot equipment with dual regulators, 3/8” I.D.
steel structures.
minimum material hose, 0.070” I.D. fluid tip and
appropriate air cap. Spray gun and pressure pot should
The coating reduces ice adhesion two ways. First, the
be 40 psi. Nozzle size of 1.8 mm is ideal.
coating is formulated with a specialty oil that
significantly reduces inherent ice adhesion. Second,
Airless Spray
freezing point depressants melt ice at the surface of the
Pump Ratio:
30:1 (min) Tip Size:
0.015-0.031”
coating. The freeze point depressants are non-toxic
GPM Output: 3.0 (min) Output PSI: 2100-2300
and environmentally safe. The coating has good
Filter Size:
50 mesh Material Hose: 3/8” ID (min)
durability and excellent resistance to ice formation.
MIXING AND THINNING
FEATURES
Mixing
Excellent ice release properties
Pour the contents of part A into part B and mix using a
Three to Five year service life
mechanical stirring device. DO NOT MIX PARTIAL KITS.
Multi-year service life
Wait 5 minutes before application.
Environmentally friendly
Cure-to-touch: 2-5 hrs.
Service ready:
24 hrs.
Good spray properties
Thinning: Naphtha
(complete cure: 7 days)
USES
Pot life:
3hrs @ 75°F
Protect aircraft engines from foreign object
CLEANUP AND SAFETY
damage (FOD)
Cleanup
Radar domes & transmission lines
Use isopropyl alcohol, MEK or Naphtha. In case of
Wind turbine generator blades
spillage, absorb and dispose of per local regulations.
Shipboard antennae
Safety
Helicopter engine inlets
Follow all caution statements the data sheet and MSDS
SUBSTRATES & SURFACE PREPARATION
for this product. Employ normal workmanlike safety
General
precautions. Wear appropriate Personal Protective
Surfaces must be clean and dry (SSPC #2 minimum).
Equipment (PPE).
Employ adequate methods to remove dirt, dust, oil and
Caution
all other contaminants that could interfere with the
Flammable material-keep away from sparks and open
adhesion of the coating. Steel, aluminum, titanium and
flames. All electrical equipment and installations
other metals require a primer for proper adhesion.
should be made and grounded in accordance with the
National Electric Code. In areas where explosions
Polymer Coatings and Surfaces
PhaseBreak ESL has good adhesion to various organic
hazards exist, workmen should be required to use non-
ferrous tools and wear conductive and non-sparking
coatings and to epoxy-based composites. Because of
the wide variety of coatings available, adhesion test
shoes.
should be performed with these coatings as part of the
PACKAGING, HANDLING & STORAGE
qualification process.
Packaged in 1 quart or 1 gallon kits.
DISCLAIMER: To the best of our knowledge the technical data herein is true and accurate on the
Store indoors between 32-100°F
date of publication. It is subject to change without prior notice. No warranty of current accuracy is
given or implied. We guarantee this product conforms to USBI’s quality control. User must contact
Shelf life: 6 months at 75°F
USBI to verify correctness before specifying or ordering. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind
is made by USBI, express or implied, statutory, by operation of law, or otherwise, including
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose
391 Newry Rd.
864-539-5018
Seneca, SC 29672
www.usbiinc.com
USBI Product Data Sheet
PhaseBreakTM Flex
Revision Date: May 2015
Ice-phobic Coating
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
APPLICATION EQUIPMENT
PhaseBreak Flex is a two part durable siloxane
Spray Application (General)
coating that provides a hydrophobic surface and
reduces ice particle adhesion (cryophobicity). The
This is a medium solids coating and may require
coating is a unique formulation of siloxanes, silanes
adjustments in spray techniques. Wet film thickness is
and titanates that enable an ambient cure system. The
easily and quickly achieved. The following spray
coating is easy to apply by air or airless spray
equipment is suitable and is available from
equipment or by brush. The coating produces a
manufacturers such as Binks, De Vilbiss and Graco.
hydrophobic surface that sheds water and ice from
static surfaces, such as power equipment, satellite
Conventional Spray
dishes and steel structures.
Pressure pot equipment with dual regulators, 3/8” I.D.
The coating has a contact angle of 110-120 degrees
minimum material hose, 0.070” I.D. fluid tip and
and easily sheds water from the surface. It is strong
appropriate air cap. Spray gun and pressure pot
and flexible and bonds well to steel. Bonding to
should be 40 psi. Nozzle size of 1.8 mm is ideal.
aluminum, stainless steel and some plastics requires
a primer to achieve proper adhesion.
MIXING AND THINNING
Mixing
FEATURES
Excellent hydrophobicity
Pour contents of part B into part A and mix using a
Multi-year service life
mechanical mixing device. DO NOT PARTIAL MIX KITS.
Environmentally friendly
Wait 5 minutes before applying.
Works well in spray systems
Cure-to-touch: 2-5 hrs. Thinner: Naphtha
Service ready: 24 hrs. Pot life: 3 hrs. @ 75°F
USES
(Complete cure: 7 days)
Satellite antennae
CLEANUP AND SAFETY
Radar domes
Power transmission equipment
Cleanup
Wind turbine generator blades
Use isopropyl alcohol, MEK or Naphtha. In case of
Shipboard antennae
spillage, absorb and dispose per local regulation.
Helicopter engine inlets
Safety
SUBSTRATE & SURFACE PREPARATION
Follow all caution statements the data sheet and
General
MSDS for this product. Employ normal workmanlike
Surface must be clean and dry. Employ adequate
safety precautions. Wear appropriate Personal
methods to remove dirt, dust, oil and all other
Protective Equipment (PPE).
contaminates that could interfere with adhesion of the
coating. Adhesion is good on carbon steel, but a
Caution
primer, such as PhaseCoat Primer is required for
other substrates.
Flammable material-keep away from sparks and open
flames. All electrical equipment and installations
should be made and grounded in accordance with the
PACKAGING, HANDLING & STORAGE
National Electric Code. In areas where explosions
Packaged in 1 qt, 1 gal or 5 gal kits.
hazards exist, workmen should be required to use non-
Store indoors between 32-100°F
ferrous tools and wear conductive and non-sparking
Shelf life: 6 months at 75°F
shoes.
DISCLAIMER: To the best of our knowledge the technical data herein 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. We guarantee this product conforms to USBI’s quality control. User must contact
USBI to verify correctness before specifying or ordering. No other warranty or guarantee of any
kind is made by USBI, express or implied, statutory, by operation of law, or otherwise, including
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.