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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: 2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Designation:
2-pack epoxy primer surfacer -LLS MAX 220 M1-, beige (250 ml)
2-pack epoxy primer surfacer -LLS MAX 220 M2-, beige (400 ml)
Issued 03.2013
Product description
2-pack epoxy primer surfacer -LLS MAX 220 M1/M2- is a two-pack epoxy spray can to be used for small repairs. Do not use in areas directly exposed to stone chipping.
When applied to the underbody, epoxy primer surfacer must be protected by trim, body cladding, wheel housings and so on as well as UBS material. All difficult-to-reach areas are to be sealed with wax underbody coating.
Protective garments and equipment in accordance with work safety regulations must be worn.
Properties:
Flexible application
Good corrosion protection
Technical data sheet
Substrate
Suitable substrates:
Bare sheet steel, sanded
Cleaned and sanded electroplated or roller-galvanised steel panels or soft aluminium
Well-sanded old paint or factory paint
Genuine replacement part primer, sanded
Cleaned and sanded UP-GF (fibreglass) surfaces, free of release agents
Surfaces prepared with 2-pack polyester products and then finely sanded
   
Substrate pre-treatment:
–  Thoroughly clean with silicone remover -LVM 020 000 A5- or slow-drying silicone remover -LVM 020 100 A5-.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

–  Then lightly sand.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

–  Before recoating, use a suitable cleaning agent to ensure a clean surface free of residues.
  Caution
2-pack epoxy primer surfacer -LLS MAX 220 M1/M2- must not be applied to PVB (acid-curing) primer surfacers or 1-pack primers (e.g. synthetic resin).
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Application
Application:
–  Shake before using.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

–  Remove red push button from cap and place on hardener mixing valve on bottom of can.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

–  Press in hardener mixing valve. When pressing down hardener mixing valve, be sure that the can is inverted.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

–  Vigorously shake can for at least 2 minutes.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Application time/pot life:
–  8 hours at +20 °C
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Method of application: “spray”.
–  Apply in 2-3 spray coats with 5-10 minutes intermediate flash-off time.
Spraying distance:
–  Maintain a distance of 20-25 cm.
Reaction temperature:
–  At least +15 °C
–  The specified thickness for the dry film is 50-70 µm.
  Note
If spray work must be interrupted, ensure that the nozzle is cleared to avoid clogging by inverting the can and spraying until the valve is empty.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Drying
Flash-off time with force drying is at least 5-15 minutes.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Force trying time at +60-65 °C material temperature for a coat thickness of 50-70 µm is 40-45 minutes.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Flash-off time with infrared drying is at least 10-20 minutes.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Infrared drying time for a coat thickness of 50-70 µm using a short-wave radiant heater is 3-5 minutes at 50% power and then 15-20 minutes at 100% power.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Further steps
–  Dry sand using orbital sander with P400 to P500-grain sandpaper and dust collector.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

–  Wet sand with P800 to P1000-grain sandpaper.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

Recoating
Recoat with:
2-pack HS top coats
Waterborne base coat and 2-pack HS clear coat
  Note
Any substrate defects can be treated with 2-pack polyester filler.
After drying and intermediate sanding, treated spots can be isolated again using 2-pack epoxy base filler -LLS MAX 220 M1/M2-.
  Caution
Protective garments and equipment in accordance with work safety regulations must be worn.
Observe safety information sheets as well as warnings on the label of the spray can.
The can must be shaken for approx. 2 minutes before using and before triggering the hardener cartridge. Shake again briefly before spraying each coat.
After fully emptying the spray can, dispose of as recycling material
Data
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

VOC content: 2004/42/IIB(e)(840)650 The EU limit value for this product (product category IIB.b) in ready-to-spray form is max. 840 g/l of volatile organic compounds. The VOC content of this product in ready-to-spray form is max. 650 g/l.
 
     
Storage
The guaranteed shelf life is 36 months from date of production. May be used until the date stated on the label at latest if stored in sealed original containers at +20 °C.
 

2-pack epoxy primer surfacer

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