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A range of corrosion-preventing zinc silicate coatings, our Galvosil primers offer excellent anti-corrosive performance and longer asset lifecycles in extremely harsh environments.

Our Galvosil range of inorganic zinc primers has been designed with durability in mind to ensure you benefit from longer asset lifetimes and efficient maintenance. Based on zinc silicate chemistry, Galvosil primers provide advanced corrosion prevention for steel structures in harsh environments, such as bridges, airports, offshore wind turbines, containers, power stations, oil & gas installations, and tanks and storage facilities.

Galvosil coatings can be used as the main primer in an anti-corrosive coating system, and can be combined with a wide range of intermediates and topcoats, including intumescent passive fire protection coatings.

Our Galvosil coatings can also be used as a robust single-coat solution for tank linings, providing reliable protection against a wide range of chemicals to both stop corrosion and maintain your cargo’s purity.

For optimum protection in severe conditions
The Galvosil product range includes Galvosil 15700, a two-component, solvent-borne, inorganic zinc silicate coating with outstanding resistance to weathering and abrasion, and excellent chemical resistance within the pH range 6-9.

Galvosil 15700 complies with SSPC-Paint 20, type 1, level 1 and ISO 12944-5. It can be used as a general purpose, heavy-duty corrosion-preventing primer in anti-corrosive coating systems in harsh environments. In addition, it can be used as a single-coat solution for tank linings.

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A commitment to a better world
We believe that we have a responsibility that stretches beyond business. Since 1948, our owner the Hempel Foundation has worked to support cultural, social, humanitarian and scientific causes around the globe. Today, the Foundation concentrates its efforts on two main areas: promoting research into sustainable technologies and supporting education of children in need.

Most of the Foundation’s work focuses on education of children in need. Currently, it actively supports more than 20 educational projects around the world, helping more than 40,000 underprivileged children get a better education, so they can build a better future for themselves, their families and society.

> You can read more about this work at hempelfoundation.com.


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