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High-quality zinc silicate shopprimer for optimising ship-building processes - compliant with IMO PSPC

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Today's shipbuilding industry is becoming increasingly competitive and companies are forced to focus on improved efficiency and profitability. Steel handling and fabrication are central elements in the ship-building process, and the quality and application properties of coatings applied to the steel Applied as thin films to freshly blast-cleaned steel, shopprimers provide corrosion protection during the period of fabrication, transportation and erection. By choosing a shopprimer with the right characteristics, you can optimise the collective production processes.

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Offers competitive process speed, efficiency and productivity in steel mills, shipyards and other steel construction facilities. Provides excellent corrosion protection of steel during transport, storage, construction and assembly periods minimising the need for secondary surface preparation. Provides excellent performance, as proven by an extensive application list and certification from major classification societies. Is compliant with the requirements of the new IMO Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (PSPC) for treating ballast tanks at newbuilding stage. The new IMO...

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Product description HEMPEL’S SHOPPRIMER ZS 1589 is a two-component, inhibitor free, zinc containing, solvent-borne ethyl silicate shopprimer, specially developed for automatic spray application in line production in fully automated shoppriming plants. Surface preparation In line with PSPC requirements, steel to be used for ballast tanks must be free of oil and grease. PSPC also requires abrasive blasting to Sa 2½ and a surface profile between 30 and 75 µm. Soluble salt contamination must not exceed what corresponds to conductivity of 50 mg/m² sodium chloride, and visible dust must be...

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Product performance HEMPEL'S SHOPPRIMER 1589 provides excellent corrosion protection during transport, storage and construction, even for extended periods depending on climatic and environmental conditions. Fast drying Quick drying time enables handling, transport and stacking of plates immediately after application. Well-documented cutting Excellent cutting and welding properties are important to be compatible with modern automated high speed welding and cutting techniques, which are essential for the high productivity requirements of today's shipbuilding industry. Excellent heat...

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Certification HEMPEL’S SHOPPRIMER ZS 1589 is certified by the major classification societies for weld quality, and has fume and other health certificates. Approved as a welding primer by: ■■ Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (LR) ■■ American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) ■■ Det Norske Veritas (DNV) ■■ Germanischer Lloyd (GL) ■■ Korean Register of Shipping ■■ Bureau Veritas (BV) ■■ Registro Italiano Navale, (RINA) ■■ Maritime Register of Shipping, Russia Other certificates/reports: ■■ elding Fumes: Schweisstechnische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt (SLV) Germany W ■■ Welding Fumes: FORCE, Denmark ■■ Flame...

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The popular choice worldwide HEMPEL'S SHOPPRIMER ZS 1589 has an extensive track record and proven performance with millions and millions of square meters of steel worldwide. Among others, it is used by these companies: Straalco Klein Overpelt, BE ASMAR, Astilleros Y Maestranzas de la Armada, CL GSI, Guangzhou Shipyard, GIVI ZPMC, Zhenhua Port Machinery Co Ltd.CN Noell Port Machinery Co Ltd, CN Shanghaiguan San Qiao Bridge Factory, CN Xian Baoji Bridge Factory, CN Wuhan Shipyard Bridge Fabrication, CN Foshan Oujin Metal Préfabrication Factory, CN Koncar metalne konstrukcije, HR Bladt...

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The Hempel Group Head Office E-mail: marine@hempel.com E-mail: protective@hempel.com

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