Marine gloss fibreglass boat paint / GRP Paint
This high quality Marine gloss fibreglass boat paint formulation has been tried and tested for over twenty years.
- Suitable for use above and below waterline, when Anti-foul is not recommended.
- Ideal for use on exterior and interior surfaces.
- Leaves a very durable high gloss finish that can be applied with a brush, or roller.
- Over covers most other paint types and Gelcoat. For best results use an undercoat.
- Acts as an Gelcoat paint on flattened back existing tired gelcoat.
- White spirit based for easy brush cleaning.
- Exceptionally good value – manufactured exclusively in UK the for Supplyshed.biz Limited.
- Available in a large range of popular marine colours (see above).
- Ideal for fibreglass boat repairs
- Quantity discounts given.
- 5 litre tins available telephone 01948 664071 for more info.
How to paint a fibreglass boat, Undercoat and Gloss Fibreglass boat paint is all thats needed is here.
It is not necessary to use a primer on fibreglass surfaces, one coat of Supplyshed Fibreglass Undercoat Boat Paint overpainted with Supplyshed Gloss Marine Paint should be sufficient on new and pre-painted boats. All surfaces should be well flattened back and washed down with Supplyshed Pre-Paint Boat Cleaner to remove dirt and grease before applying paint. Allow paint to fully dry between applying coats. 1 litre should cover 10 to 12 sq metres depending on surface conditions etc.
Supplyshed Fibreglass boat paint is suitable for above and below waterline use. It leaves a very durable high gloss finish that can be applied with a brush, or roller. Will over covers most other paint types and Gelcoat, for best results use the correct undercoat colour for your top coat gloss colour choice. Please read Undercoat choice below.
Always use White Spirit for brush cleaning and thinning.
To get the best out of your paint we recommend that you use the most suitable undercoat per colour in preparation. Please see below:
- Black Paint – use grey undercoat
- White Paint – use white undercoat
- Wine Red – use poppy red undercoat
- Signal Red – use poppy red undercoat
- Lifeboat Orange – use satinwood undercoat
- Summer Yellow – use satinwood undercoat
- JCB Yellow – use satinwood undercoat
- Ivory Cream – use satinwood undercoat
- LT Brunswick Green – use grey undercoat
- Brunswick / British racing green – use grey undercoat
- Emerald Cream – use grey undercoat
- Oxford Blue – used grey undercoat
- Royal Blue – use grey undercoat
- Midnight Blue – use grey undercoat
- French Blue – use grey undercoat
- Aquamarine – use white undercoat
- Lt Admiralty Grey – use grey undercoat
A high quality finish designed for application to super structures, topsides, masts and deck fittings over Supplyshed Marine Undercoat 229. It is non-yellowing and highly resistant to weather, sunlight and salt spray. Marine Gloss is suitable also for use on interior surfaces in accommodation areas, alley ways, galleys, etc. Colour: See BS4800 Colour Card. See Health and Safety Precautions.
Drying Times @ 20 OC:
Surface Dry: 4 hours
Hard Dry: 12 hours Overcoating: 16 hours
Theoretical: In range 10.3 – 17.2 sq. metres per litre, depending on colour and film thickness.
Practical: Figures will be lower and will depend on the type of structure, application techniques and prevailing conditions.
Wet Film Thickness: 61-93 microns
Dry Film Thickness: 25-38 microns
Solids by Volume: 39 – 44% according to colour.
Flash Point: >41OC
Thinners: TH1 Cleaning Solvent: White Spirit Substrates: Suitably primed steel or wood.
PLEASE NOTE: The above figures are given as a guide only and may vary with temperature and method application.
Health & Safety Precautions
Toxicity: The solvent vapour is not highly toxic but inhaling the vapours, particularly in enclosed situations, can result in giddiness or nausea. The effects are temporary and avoided by adequate ventilation.
Care must be taken to avoid ingestion of the paint. This can result in a cumulative poisoning effect. When using, operatives should not eat, drink or smoke. Hands should be washed very thoroughly before food or drink is consumed. If the paints are applied by spray, operatives must be adequately protected.
Fire Risk: The vapours are flammable and no naked lights of any kind can be allowed in the vicinity.
SMOKING MUST BE PROHIBITED ** These figures are given as a guide only and may vary with temperature and method of application. The information contained herein together with the suggestions for use and application is, to the best of our knowledge, true and reliable. Since conditions of application and use are beyond our control, no warranty is expressed or implied in respect of these recommendations or products. Users are recommended to carry out confirmatory tests to check the suitability of products for their specific use. PJM1299/
How to apply
Brush or Roller. For spray application contact our Technical Department for further advice.
Steel: Surfaces should be thoroughly wire brushed to remove all dirt, rust, loose and flaking paint. The surface should be thoroughly degreased prior to application of any paint. Sound paint, if glossy, should be matted down and edges levelled off. Areas of bare metal should be given one coat zinc phosphate primer TDS463 or unidox primer for steelwork TDS 173. When this is hard dry the entire surface should be given one coat of marine undercoat 229, followed by one coat of supplyshed marine gloss.
Light Alloy: Surfaces should be wire brushed to remove all dirt, loose and flaking paint. Sound paint surfaces, if glossy, should be matted down and edges bevelled off. Areas of bare metal should be given one coat of etch primer followed by Supplyshed marine undercoat 229 over the entire surface, followed by the coat of Supplyshed Marine Gloss 230.
Wood: Surfaces should be scraped to remove dirt and loose and flaking paint. Sound painted areas should be well matted down and edges bevelled off. Areas of bare wood should be given one coat of Primer for wood, TDS 153. The entire surface should then be given one coat of Supplyshed Marine Undercoat 229, followed by one coat of Supplyshed Marine Gloss.