Hempadur Avantguard 550


Hempadur Avantguard 550 is an activated zinc epoxy primer in compliance with the requirements of Level 3, type II in SSPC Paint-20, 2019. Hempadur Avantguard 550 functions as a zinc-rich epoxy featuring a higher mechanical strength. The product is in full compliance with ASTM D520 type II and EU Directive 2004/42/EC, the Paints Directive on the limitation of volatile organic compounds: subcategory j.
  • Features

    Reduces the effect of corrosion and provides very good galvanic protection. Fast drying primer with short minimum overcoating intervals. Excellent mechanical strength, also in cyclic temperatures, with improved tolerance to high film thickness through high flexibility and self-healing effect. Superior tolerance to high relative humidity during application. Cures down to -10°C [14°F].
  • Recommended use

    Hempadur Avantguard 550 is recommended as a versatile primer for long-term protection of steel in severely corrosive environments.
  • Markets and application

    Marine/Marine new build
    Infrastructure/Civil structures
    Infrastructure/Infrastructure others
    Oil and Gas/Downstream
    Oil and Gas/Upstream
    Thermal Power/Thermal power
    Wind/Wind towers

New REACH restriction on diisocyanates

A new EU Regulation 2020/1149 will come into force the 24 August 2023. Read more about the new REACH regulation on diiscocyanates here.