Kryptaglow® Clear Protective Topcoat (Solvent Base)

Product Data Sheet





Product Description



Kryptaglow® Clear Protective Topcoat is a premium quality, industrial grade, high gloss, alkyd enamel for moderate environments.  Designed for new construction and maintenance applications.  It provides good gloss and color retention, as well as outstanding durability.



Intended Uses


Interior/Exterior, all-purpose maintenance enamel for use on properly primed structural steel, steel storage tanks, equipment, masonry and wood.  Excellent maintenance product in the petroleum, food and beverage, AG chem. And architectural commercial industries.  These are typical uses and not intended to limit the use of this product.  Not intended for use in continually wet areas.



Physical Properties


Physical Properties reported in this data sheet are for Clear Protective Topcoat.  Information and data could vary depending on base and color choice.





Resin Type

Clean-up Solvent

Solids by Weight

Solids by Volume


Dry Film Thickness per Coat

Wet Film to Achieve DFT


Theoretical Coverage**

Coverage at DFT


Drying Time* (hours) [ASTM D 1640]

At 70ºF (21ºC)





Service Temperature Limit


85+ @ 60º


Mineral Spirits or Xylol




2 - 3 mils (50 - 75 microns)

4.5 – 7 mils (112.5 – 175 microns)


677 ft2/gallon @ 1 mil

225 – 338 ft2/gallon @ 2-3 mils DFT


Touch 4 to 6 hours

Recoat 8 hours

Recoat Max 30 days


3.75 lbs./gal. (450 grams/liter)


200ºF (93º C)


  * Dry times may vary with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.

** Coverage rates are estimates based on the products volume solids and make no allowance for material loss during application.  Actual spread rates may vary dependent on applicator experience, surface porosity and texture.



Surface Preparation



                  Ferrous Metal Surfaces




                  Masonry Surfaces:

                       Poured Concrete

                       Concrete Block







                  Wood Surfaces




                  Previously Painted                   Surfaces:







All surfaces must be cured, clean, sound, dry and free of all dirt, dust, efflorescence, wax, oil, grease, chalk, and any other contamination that would interfere with new coating adhesion.  Bare surfaces must be properly prepared and primed prior to application of this product.


An abrasive blast to SSPC-SP-6 commercial blast is recommended.  Blasted surfaces should be primed before flash rusting occurs.  If blasting is not possible, remove loose rust and mill scale with hand or power abrading tools per SSPC-SP-2 or SSPC-SP-3.


New concrete must cure for a minimum of 30 days at 72ºF (22ºC) prior to coating application.  Level all surface projections and mortar spatters by stoning.  Rake mortar joints clean and remove all soluble salts.  For a smooth surface on interior or exterior porous block, use recommended fillers prior to application of this product.  Alkyd coatings are not recommended for direct application to unprimed masonry surfaces.




Sand smooth any exposed wood surfaces.  Patch nail holes and any imperfections with wood filler or putty and sand smooth.  Remove sanding dust. 

Solvent wipe to remove surface contamination, then use an etching solution or abrade the surface by sanding.


Power or hand washing is recommended to remove contamination.  If oil or grease is present, use of a cleaner/degreaser is required.  All cleaning residue must be completely rinsed from the surface.  Allow to dry.  Remove all loose coatings, rust and corrosion by scraping, sanding or other abrading method as per SSPC-SP-2 and SSPC-SP-3 or abrasive blast according to SSPC-SP-6 commercial blast.  Use sandpaper to dull slick, glossy and/or non-porous surfaces with sand paper.  Spot prime bare areas or prime completely with appropriate primer.


Remove by using a solution of one part household bleach and three parts water.  Apply to mildewed area and scrub.  Allow solution to remain on the surface for 3 to 5 minutes and then rinse completely and allow to dry before coating application.






Stir material prior to application.  Minimum surface and air temperature required for application is 40ºF (4ºC) and at least 5ºF (3ºC) above the dew point.  Curing is affected by temperature, humidity and air movement.  The minimums must be maintained for at least eight (8) hours in order to achieve proper film formation.  Application at elevated temperatures, wind conditions, and/or low humidity may require special application procedures to achieve proper film formation.  Finish coat should be applied at 1.5-2 mils DFT per coat.


Brush or Roller:

A good quality natural bristle brush will make application easier.  Select a roller cover suited for the texture of the surface to be coated.  Apply product in full even coats.  Maintain a wet edge.  To insure adequate film build, two coats are recommended when applying by brush or roller (See the drying times chart for recoat period).  Allow the product to dry between coats. 


Airless Spray:

Flush airless lines with Xylol.  Equipment must be clean prior to start.  Apply the product in even coats and maintain a wet edge.  Use multiple passes to achieve film build.  Allow the product to dry between coats.



Tip Orifice

0.013” to 0.015”

Atomizing Pressure

2500-300 psi


Mat’l Hose ID

1/4 “

Manifold Filter

60 mesh


Safety Precautions




Paint products contain chemical ingredients which are considered hazardous.  Prior to use, read container label warnings and the current material Safety Data Sheet for important health and safety information.  Insure these instructions are practiced during product application and cure.  Keep out of reach of children.


For more detailed recommendations, please contact your local Kryptaglow Representative




















Co-Leash, Inc.

P.O. Box 272672

Tampa, FL 33688

(P) 813/920-1910        (F) 813/792-1418