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TTE ENAMEL TOPCOAT SERIES

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FINISH COATINGS
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PT-381, 382, 383 ENAMEL TOPCOAT
PT-381, 382, 383 ENAMEL TOPCOAT
TTE ENAMEL TOPCOAT SERIES

TTE ENAMEL TOPCOAT SERIES
Part Number: PT-381 ENAMEL TOPCOAT, PT-382 ENAMEL TOPCOAT, PT-383 ENAMEL TOPCOAT (PLUS COLOR#)
Military Specification: PT-381 is TT-E-489J. PT-382 is TT-E-529G & A-A-2962, PT-383 is TT-E-527D

Our “TTE” enamel coatings are high performance, single component enamel topcoats designed for interior use on high performance general aviation, business jet, and commercial aircraft.  These coatings are excellent exterior coatings on substrates that are not subjected to harsh environments.  PT-381 enamel meets, and exceeds TT-E-489J (Gloss only).  PT-382 enamel meets and exceeds TT-E-529G & A-A-2962 (semi-gloss only) and PT-383 (flat only)enamel meets and exceeds TT-E-527D These high performance coatings can be applied over wood, composite or metal surfaces.   These products are available in bulk or aerosol.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
PTI PART NUMBER
PT-381, 382, 383 ENAMEL TOPCOAT
PRODUCT TYPE:
FINISH COATINGS
COLOR:
CALL FOR COLORS
BMS SPECIFICATION:
NONE
MIL-SPEC:
PT-381 is TT-E-489J. PT-382 is TT-E-529G & A-A-2962, PT-383 is TT-E-527D
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
NONE
UNIT SIZE
NONE

Extended Description

Our “TTE” enamel coatings are high performance, single component enamel topcoats designed for interior use on high performance general aviation, business jet, and commercial aircraft. These coatings are excellent exterior coatings on substrates that are not subjected to harsh environments. PT-381 enamel meets, and exceeds TT-E-489J.PT-382 enamel meets and exceeds TT-E-529G & A-A-2962 and PT-383 enamel meets and exceeds TT-E-527D.

These high performance coatings can be applied over wood, composite or metal surfaces. These products are available in bulk or aerosol.

COLORS

AVAILABLE IN ALL FEDERAL 595C. CUSTOM COLORS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE.

COATING PROPERTIES & CHARACTERISTICS

  • Flash Point: 45°F
  • Reducer: PTI-1022X66, PTI-1003 TYIII or Acetone
  • Primer: PTI Zinc Chromate Primer, Zinc Phosphate Primer or Zinc Oxide Primers
  • Recommended Dry Film Thickness: 1 mil
  • Weight (lbs per gallon): 10 to 11 lbs.
  • Theoretical Coverage: 350-400 sq. ft./gallon
  • Coatings VOC: Below 420 g/L

SHELF LIFE

Shelf life is only applicable for materials stored in unopened and undamaged original factory filled containers.1 year when stored at 50⁰-95⁰ F.

MIXING INSTRUCTIONS

Shake component A in a paint shaker for 5 – 10 minutes for optimal results.

Reduce: The preferred is PTI-1022X66, PTI-1003 TYIII. “Industrial Grade Virgin” acetone may be used as a substitute. Avoid acetone that can be purchased in retail paint or home stores.

  • If Spraying: Thin 8 parts enamel with 1 part thinner.
  • If Brushing: Thin 8 parts enamel with up to, but not more than 1 part thinner.

APPLICATION

This product can be applied by brushing, rolling conventional air spray equipment or HVLP Spray system. Please consult with a PTI representative for specific equipment recommendations and settings.

  1. Make sure pots, guns, and lines are purged and cleaned.
  2. Mix both base and thinner thoroughly and filter/strain before spray application. NOTE: It is not recommended to strain flat/matte coatings.
  3. HVLP Spray Pressure: 7-10psi. Conventional Spray System, 15 – 30 PSI
  4. Always air-blow and tack wipe the surfaces to be painted. Aircraft should be grounded to prevent static.
  5. Best application results: apply 2 coats: 1 fog/tack coat & 1 full coats from 0.6 – 1 mil thickness.
  6. Do not allow more than 48 hours to pass before applying the second coat.
  7. Recommended Dry Film Thickness is 1-2 mils. Some colors may require thicker films to achieve hiding.

NOTE: Application of PTI products requires the use of all OSHA approved safety equipment, including proper ventilation. Additionally, PTI products require the recommended temperature/humidity conditions and film thickness ranges for optimal performance. The material, hangar, and aircraft skin temperatures should be no lower than 75⁰ F / 25⁰ C before, during and after application.

DRYING & CURING SCHEDULE

Dry times are based on the dry film thickness between 1-2 mils (25-50 microns).

Air Dry Times (75⁰F / 25⁰C and 50% Relative Humidity)

Dries to touch in 1-2 hours; dries hard in 8-10 hours.

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