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Application of Paint to Various Substrates

SUMMARY TABLE FOR APPLICATION OF INORGANIC PAINT VERSUS VARIOUS
SUBSTRATE MATERIALS
[Includes recommended surface preparation and primer requirements]

SUBSTRATE1 SURFACE ABRASION REQUIRED MLP-300 PRIMER REQUIRED
Bare Aluminum [or Al film]
YES
NO
Alodine/Iridite2 Aluminum
YES
NO
Chromic Acid Anodized Aluminum
NO
NO
Phosphoric Acid Anodized Aluminum
NO
NO
Sulfuric Acid Anodized Aluminum
NO
NO
All Colored Anodized Aluminum
NO
YES
Electroless Nickel
YES
YES
Copper, Gold, Silver
YES
NO
Titanium
YES
YES
Tiodized Titanium
NO
NO
Refractory Metals (such as Mo,Nb,Ta,W,Zr)
YES
YES
Stainless Steel
YES
OPTIONAL
Silicon Carbide
YES
YES
Composites (organic binders)
YES
YES
Kapton
YES
YES
Glass (fused silica, quartz)
YES
NO

1FOR SUBSTRATES NOT LISTED CALL AZ TECHNOLOGY (256) 837-9877 FOR RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURES
2IRIDITE / ALODINE MUST BE COMPLETELY REMOVED


 

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