Uula Graphite paint is suitable for painting unpainted or previously painted metal roofs and eave gutters.
The color of the Graphite paint is graphite grey and the gloss-level matt.
Painting new surfaces: Let new zinc coated sheet metal roofs oxidize for at least 2 years before painting. The surface must be clean and dry before painting. The relative air humidity must be below 80% and the temperature at least +5 degrees. Prime with anti-rust primer following the instructions of the manufacturer. Paint the undercoat thinly with Graphite Paint that has been thinned 20–30%. Let dry for approx. 5 days. Finish the surface with un-thinned Graphite Paint.
Maintenance painting: Remove peeling and flaking paint or rust with wire-brush or scraper. Wash the surface with Uula Washing Agent and let dry thoroughly before painting. The surface must be dry before painting. Prime rusty and bare patches of the surface with anti-rust primer according to the instructions of the manufacturer. Paint the undercoat thinly with Graphite Paint that has been thinned 20– 30%. Let dry for approx. 5 days. Finish the surface with un-thinned Graphite Paint.
Points to note
Drying time: Tack-free in approximately 24 hours. A new coat can be applied after approximately 5 days.
Coverage: 6-8 m2/l
Cleaning of equipment: Clean the equipment with Uula Universal Thinner or petroleum spirit and rinse with soap and water.
Storage & disposal: Keep in a cool and dry place. The product doesn’t freeze. Keep out of the reach of children. Does not freeze. Dry and empty containers can be taken to a refuse dump. Liquid waste must be taken to a municipal hazardous waste collection point.
Caution: Linseed oil on cleaning rags etc. may catch fire by itself. Oily rags and cloths etc. should be burned or rinsed in water before putting into refuse bins.