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FluoroThane AD

FluoroThane AD

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FluoroThane-AD is durable super-hydrophobic coating. FluoroThane-AD provides over 140° contact angle performance in extreme sun and rain for years. AD also significantly reduces snow and ice accumulation. The coating can be exposed to the elements after 24 hours of drying at 75°F but will reach maximum durability after 4-5 days of further drying. Surface temperatures should be between 32 and 95°F during spray application. Coverage of 1000 ml (X2) of AD is ~20 square meters.

Size: 500 ml X 2 (one bottle of primer and one bottle of topcoat)
Application: Spray
Drying time: 2 hours
Color: Frosty white
Solids percent: ~10%
Flammable solvents: Yes
Storage temperature: 20-30°C
Shelf life: 1 year
Durability: 1 - 5 years (varies based on environmental conditions)
Dielectric constant: 3 at 100 MHz
Electrical resistivity: ~2 tera ohms
Taber abrasion: Super-hydrophobic after 10 cycles with CS10 wheel
Description: When rain creates a water or ice film on satellite dishes and sensors it results in reduced or lost signal. On FluoroThane coated dishes rain drops bead-up and roll-off resulting in reduced water and ice film build-up. Water contact angles greater than 140° with a drop roll-off angle of less than 0.7° can be easily achieved.

The temperature of the surface to be sprayed should be between 45°F and 95°F. Keep container at room temperature prior to use. All surfaces need to be dry and free from wax, grease and polishes for good adhesion.

First shake the can of PRIMER vigorously for 30 seconds. Hold the spray-gun vertically 8-10 inches from the surface. Depress the trigger button fully. Move the spray-gun evenly across the surface covering 6-10 inches per second. Apply half overlapping strokes 3-4 inches apart. Shake the reservoir for a few seconds every 60 seconds. Allow the PRIMER to dry for 10 minutes or more before applying the TOP COAT.

Shake the can of TOP COAT vigorously for 30 seconds. Hold the spray-gun vertically 8-10 inches from surface. Depress the button fully. Move the spray-gun evenly across the surface covering 6-10 inches per second. Apply half overlapping strokes 3-4 inches apart. Shake the reservoir for a few seconds every 60 seconds. Allow the coating to dry for over 24 hours before exposing to rain. For best long term performance avoid touching the coated surface.