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Temalac AB 70

A one-component glossy alkyd topcoat for interior and exterior metal surfaces.

The paint is solvent-borneTool: sprayTool: brush
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces

Easy to apply by brush

An easy-to-apply alkyd topcoat, that has been especially developed for on-site painting of bridges, exterior surfaces of tanks and different kind of steel structures. It is also suitable for roofs.

Good gloss and color retention

Temalac AB 70 forms glossy finish with good gloss and color retention also in industrial climate.

Temalac AB 70 is mainly used for:

Paint and coating systems for metal industries

(Previous date 16.07.2015)

Temalac AB 70 - Alkyd topcoat

Temalac AB 70
DESCRIPTION A one-component glossy alkyd topcoat.
PRODUCT FEATURES A glossy alkyd based topcoat for metal surfaces indoors and outdoors. Good gloss and color retention also in industrial climate. Application also by brush. Can also be used on wood.
Recommended uses Recommended especially for on-site painting of bridges, storage tank exteriors, structural steel and other steel surfaces.

Colour Cards RAL, NCS, SSG, BS, MONICOLOR NOVA and SYMPHONY colour cards. TEMASPEED tinting.
Gloss groups Gloss

Recommended film thicknesses

Theoretical coverage




40 µm

80 µm

12.8 m2/l

60 µm

115 µm

8.5 m2/l

Practical coverage depends on the application method, painting conditions and the shape and roughness of the surface to be coated
Thinner 1050 and 1006
Application method By airless or conventional spray or by brush.
Drying times

DFT 50 µm

+ 10 ºC

+ 23 ºC

+ 35 ºC

Dust dry, after

6 h

3 h

2 h

Touch dry, after

10 h

6 h

4 h

Recoatable, after

48 h

24 h

16 h

Drying and recoating times are related to the film thickness, temperature, the relative humidity of the air and ventilation.
Solids volume 51 ± 2 volume % (ISO 3233)
63 ± 2 weight %
Density 1.1 - 1.2 kg / l depending on color.
Product code 610-series

Application conditions All surfaces must be clean, dry and free from contamination. The temperature of the ambient air, surface and paint should not fall below +5ºC during application and drying. Relative humidity of the air should not exceed 80% during application and drying. The surface temperature of steel should remain at least 3°C above the dew point. Good ventilation and sufficient air movement is required in confined areas during application and drying.
Preparation Primed surfaces: Oil, grease, salt and dirt are removed from the surface by appropriate means. Repair any damage to the primer coat. Note the overcoating time of primer. (ISO 12944-4)
Priming Temaprime AB, Temaprime EE, Temaprime EUR, Temaprime GF, Temaprime ML and Fontecryl 10.
Finishing Temalac AB 70.
Note! Use of Thinner 1006 is recommended when overcoating on Temaprime EE, EUR, GF and ML.
Painting Stir the product carefully before use.

For airless spraying, the product is thinned approximately 0–15%. Recommended nozzle tip is 0.011"–0.015" and pressure 120–160 bar. Spray angle shall be chosen according to the shape of the object.

For conventional spraying, the product is thinned approximately 20–25%. Recommended nozzle tip is 1.4–1.8 mm and pressure 3–4 bar.
Cleaning of tools Thinner 1050 or Thinner 1006.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value The Volatile Organic Compounds amount is 413 g/litre of paint.
VOC content of the paint (thinned 25% by volume) is 496 g/l.

according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Containers are provided with safety labels, which should be observed. Further information about hazardous influences and protection are detailed in individual health and safety data sheets. A health and safety data sheet is available on request from Tikkurila Oyj.
Safety data sheetTemalac AB 70
Thinner safety data sheetTemalac AB 70


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