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May 16, 2022

Pecora SilcoPrime: STPU-Based Primer for Exterior Grade Architectural Wall Coatings

Pecora’s SilcoPrime is an STPU (silyl-terminated polyurethane) based interlaminary primer that is specifically formulated to promote the adhesion of exterior-grade, non-silicone-based architectural wall coatings when applied over existing silicone-based wall coatings.

Silicone based architectural wall coatings may, over time, become unsightly due to atmospheric deposits of dust and dirt. Cleaning can be costly and only a temporary measure at remediation. Re-coating with high quality acrylic architectural coatings is not an option, and is typically limited to silicone-based materials as most organic coatings will not adhere to the existing silicone-based coating. The solution is the use of Pecora SilcoPrime as an interlaminary primer which will act as a permanent bridge between the existing silicone base coating and the new acrylic architectural coating.

Some advantages of the product include:

  • Extensive laboratory and field testing for durability and performance
  • Easy application via brush, roller, or sprayer at 3-5 wet mil thickness
  • Low-temperature application down to 10° F
  • Meets federal and local VOC regulations

 

For more information on SilcoPrime from the specification data sheet, please visit our website https://www.pecora.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/SilcoPrime-2.pdf. To speak with someone from our expert team of highly qualified Technical Services Group, please email techservices@pecora.com or by phone at (800) 523-6688. Our Technical Services staff offers training in product technology and use and provides the technical assistance you require in the planning and implementation of your project.

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