nC® ProTherm ISO-XF

nC® ProTherm ISO-XF thermal insulating coating

DESCRIPTION

nC® ProTherm is a series of sprayable and brushable thermal insulating coatings. The series has additional properties as acoustic insulation, safe-touch, fire retardancy, high heat resistance and corrosion passivation in individual nC® ProTherm variations. This enables you to always find the suitable nC® ProTherm solution for your situation.

 

Based on sol-gel nanotechnology, the nC® ProTherm ISO-XF coating is designed for long lasting lifetime cycles of more than 15 years outdoors, and life-long expectancy indoors. Because of the ability to insulate with a very thin layer of coating, nC® ProTherm ISO-XF offers space saving and cost reduction at a high degree of insulation. Thermal conductivity = λ10 mW/(m·K) 56 and Thermal resistance = R10 m2K/W 0.2409 at 10mm, at a lightweight density of 350 gr/m³.  The coating is hydrophobic, moist repellant and UV-resistant.

 

nC® ProTherm ISO-XF is a thermal insulating coating addressing both cold and heat issues. It can be applied on brick, stone, wood and concrete. Before application, the dry component A must be mixed together with resin component B. Use a mixer to prepare a 1:4 ratio powder/resin mixture. All nC® ProTherm coatings are applied spraygun for a smoother surface. Use brush or roller for a rougher surface. It shows a stucco-like finish. nC® ProTherm ISO-XFcan be applied in one layer, between 3mm up to 12 mm. nC ProTherm ISO-XF is available in off-white colour. It is available in all colours when ordered in a quantity exceeding 140 kg.

BENEFITS

TECHNICAL

 

  • Thermal conductivity = λ10 mW/(m·K) 56 at 10 mm coat
  • Thermal resistance = R10 m2K/W 0.2409 at 10mm coat
  • Low weight 0,35 gr/m³
  • Bonds into and with surface chemically, not mechanically
  • Low consumption 175 gr/m² to 350 gr/m²
  • Performs in temperatures of -90°C up to 120°C
  • Low VOC
  • No hazardous fumes

OPERATIONAL

 

  • Apply by spraygun
  • Application by brush or roller for rough surface.
  • One layer application between 3mm up to 12mm
  • For indoor and outdoor use
  • No spray mist or overspray
  • Fast drying
  • Suits all materials
  • Space saving
  • Chemical resistant
  • Breathes, no vapour barrier
  • +15 y of service outdoors
  • All colours available
  • Can be painted over

FINANCIAL

 

  • 25% up to 35% less energy cost
  • 40% up to 60% less application/project cost
  • Low cost per m²
  • First-time-right product, fast application, low impact
  • Very long service time

VIDEOS

FACTS & FIGURES

Chart 1: Measured through Lola5 equipment, the table shows the heat transfer coefficiencies, thickness of the testpanels and thermal conductivity as well as the thermal conductivity measured with heatingwire (HW).

 

Chart 2: Measured values through Lola 5 (red) and heatingwire HW (green) for thermal conductivity.

 

Values taken from report ZAE Bayern, Germany (Centre for Applied Energyresearch). Chart translates as:

  • Lambda value λ (w/mK) = 0.045
  • U Value = 0,75 W/m²K

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor surfaces.
  • Apply on stone, concrete, wood, rooftiles or gypsum only.
  • nC® ProTherm ISO-XF operates on surfaces with internal temperatures ranging from -50° C up to 120° C.
  • A nC® ProTherm ISO-XF coat can withstand surface temperatures of up to 150° C for short periods of time.
  • Never expose a nC® ProTherm ISO-XF coat to surface temperatures of more than 150° C.
  • During preparing and application of nC® ProTherm, use safety glasses. Protect hands and skin from exposure using gloves and use appropriate clothing.
  • Although free from solvents, please ensure adequate ventilation, especially when spraying.
  • Substrate must be free from grease, dirt or dust.
  • Substrate temperature must be between 4° C and 75° C.
  • Ambient temperature must be between 4° C and 35° C.
  • Do not apply when ambient humidity exceeds 90%.
  • Mix dry component A 25% weight to resin component B 75% weight. Use (industrial) mixer.
  • Mix for at least 5 minutes.
  • Do NOT use any thinner.
  • For rough surface: Use brush, roller or knife.
  • For smooth surface use airgun/spraygun suitable for low viscosity stucco, for application.
  • One-coat film thicknesses can be varied from between 3mm to 12mm WFT.
  • Cross layer-application is recommended, wet-in-wet.
  • In case of rolling a rough surface will appear. If a smooth surface is required, please wet the finished surface with a low volume water mist sprayer (not a garden hose) and move a wet metal profile of about 120 cms long over the surface to make it smooth.  
  • Measure WFT during application. Product expands up from between 5% to 15% during application.
  • nC ProTherm ISO-XF will decrease 10% in thickness during curing time.

SURFACE

CURING TIME

Sandstone, gypsum, brick, natural wood

12 hours, forced drying after 6 hours drying allowed at 55° C max.

Concrete, pressed wood, synthetics, glass

24 to 48 hours, forced drying after 6 hours drying allowed at 55° C max.

Curing time after which product can be exposed to full rain

12 hours

  • Let surface dry in for at least 6 hours before forced drying by means of blower or heater at 55° C max.
  • Surface can be painted over.
  • Clean brushes, rollers, nozzles with water immediately after any stop.
  • Wash hands and face after every stop.

LIMITATIONS

  • Do not use as a final floor covering.
  • In case of long-term submersion, only install in combination with nC ProTherm H2O finish.
  • Do not install over poor surfaces, such as those with flaking paint, grease or other contaminates.
  • Do not allow application during freezing temperatures.
  • Do not rely on visual measurement for coating thickness. Always use a wet film thickness (WFT) and/or dry film thickness (DFT) gauge in several areas to ensure proper application thickness.

LOGISTIC INFO

  • Never use pressure to empty drums.
  • Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
  • nC ProTherm ISO-XF has a shelf life of 1 year.
  • Store nC ProTherm ISO-XF between temperatures of 5° Celsius and 30° Celsius.
  • nC ProTherm ISO-XF is available in 4 kg, 10 kg, 20 kg, 60 kg or 350 kg packaging.
  • Delivery time 1 to 3 weeks
  • UN number: None assigned.
  • UN proper shipping name: None assigned.
  • Transport hazard class(es): None assigned. Product is suitable for air transport.
  • Packing group: None assigned.
  • Environmental hazards: No known environmental hazards.
  • Special precautions for user(s): No known precautions for transport.
  • It is advised to avoid freezing product.
  • Guidance on transport in bulk: Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the International Bulk Chemical Code (IBC code).

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

  • Appearance after mixing: White yoghurt
  • Odour: Acrylic
  • % Solids: 79%
  • Density            0,35 g/cm³
  • pH-Value 8,35 – 8,45
  • Shore Hardness A = 45 - 55

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