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Hempel Light Primer

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Hempel Light Primer is a two-part epoxy solvent based primer and undercoat.  It helps prevent osmotic blistering in glass fibre and protects against general corrosion.


  • Hempel Light Primer is suitable for use above and below the waterline and is ideal for protection of keels and rudders
  • Substrates: suitably prepared glass fibre, steel, aluminium and plywood
  • Application method: brush, roller
  • Recommended number of coats: 1 to 5 depending upon substrate and environment above/below waterline
  • Touch dry: 3 to 6 hours (temperature dependent)
  • Hard dry: 6 to 12 hours (temperature dependent)
  • Fully cured: 7 to 14 days (temperature dependent)
  • Overcoat time (Hempel Light Primer): minimum 4.5 to 9 hours; maximum 30 to 60 days (temperature dependent) - Other products have different overcoat times - refer to Data Sheet.
  • Standard shade: off white
  • Finish/sheen: semi-gloss
  • Product code 45551
Hempel Light Primer