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PPG SigmaCover 295

PPG SigmaCover 295

A two-component, polyamide-cured general purpose epoxy primer for steel and galvanised steel.

  • Colour: Redbrown, Yellow/green
  • Gloss Level: Eggshell
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PPG SigmaCover 295 is a two-component, polyamide-cured general purpose epoxy primer for steel and galvanised steel.


Product Features and Benefits

  • General-purpose epoxy primer in protective coating systems for steel
  • Good adhesion to steel and galvanised steel
  • Good flow and wetting properties
  • Good water and corrosion resistance
  • Suitable for touching up of weld seams and damages of epoxy coatings during construction
  • Unlimited recoating intervals are possible when overcoating with epoxy coatings
  • Can be overcoated with most alkyd-, chlorinated rubber-, vinyl-, epoxy- and two-component polyurethane coatings
  • Suitable on wet blast cleaned substrates (damp or dry)
  • Compatible with well-designed cathodic protection systems
  • Colours: Redbrown, Yellow/green
  • Gloss level: Eggshell


Method of Application

  • Air spray
  • Airless spray
  • Brush/Roller

Please refer to the product Data Sheet for surface preparation, mixing and application instructions.



Please contact us for suitable topcoats for PPG SigmaCover 295.



Air Spray / Airless Spray: PPG Thinner 91-92
Volume of Thinner: 0 – 10% depending on required thickness and application conditions.

Brush/Roller: No extra thinner is necessary.
Volume of Thinner: Up to 5% PPG Thinner 91-92 can be added if desired.




Safety Precautions

  • Adequate ventilation must be maintained during application and curing (please refer to Information Sheets 1433 and 1434)
  • For paint and recommended thinners see Information Sheets 1430, 1431 and relevant Material Safety Data Sheets
  • This is a solvent-borne paint and care should be taken to avoid inhalation of spray mist or vapour, as well as contact between the wet paint and exposed skin or eyes

Please refer to the product Data Sheet and Material Safety Data Sheets for full details regarding the safe use of this product.


Contact Us

For further advice regarding the use of this product, technical support or a quotation please contact us.

Basic Data at 20°C (68°F) for mixed product:

Number of components Two
Mass density 1.5 kg/l (12.5 lb/US gal)
Volume solids 55 ± 2%
VOC (Supplied) Directive 1999/13/EC, SED: max. 292.0 g/kg max. 436.0 g/l (approx. 3.6 lb/US gal)
Recommended dry film thickness 50 – 125 μm (2.0 – 5.0 mils) depending on system
Theoretical spreading rate 11.0 m2/l for 50 μm (441 ft2/US gal for 2.0 mils); 5.5 m2/l for 100 μm (221 ft2/US gal for 4.0 mils)
Dry to touch 2 hours
Overcoating Interval Minimum: 16 hours
Full cure after 7 days
Shelf life Base: at least 24 months when stored cool and dry. Hardener: at least 24 months when stored cool and dry
Pot life 12 hours at 20°C (68°F)

Please refer to the Data Sheet for additional technical data.

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