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Interlux Pacifica Plus
Please Note: Only Blue and Black available in Quarts.


Interlux Bottom Paint
Pacifica Plus

Pacifica Plus is designed for those looking for a copper free antifouling. Pacifica Plus is a dual biocide antifouling that uses Biolux Slime Blocking Technology to combat slime and Econea to ward off barnacles and zebra mussels. Its ablative action reduces paint build up and helps to improve fuel efficiency. Because it wears away with use, the performance of Pacifica Plus is directly related to the amount of paint applied (thin film thickness may lead to premature fouling). Pacifica Plus is available in bright colors and is suitable for use on all boats including fiberglass, aluminum, wood and steel and can be used in all waters

Part No.

Description (Click to view & order)

Price

ilxLYBB260G

$

ilxLYBB262G

$

ilxLYBB263G

$

 

PRODUCT INFORMATION
Colour YBB260-Blue, YBB262-Red, YBB263-Black
Finish Low sheen
Specific Gravity 1.7
Volume Solids 65.94% 
Typical Shelf Life 2 yrs
VOC (As Supplied) 330 g/lt
Unit Size 1 US Gallon

DRYING/OVERCOATING INFORMATION
Drying
  41F 50F 73F 95F
 
Touch Dry [ISO] 6hrs 3hrs 2hrs 1hrs
Immersion 18hrs 9hrs 6hrs 4hrs


Overcoating
Substrate Temperature
41F 50F 73F 95F
Overcoated By Min Max Min Max Min Max Min Max
 
Pacifica  12hrs  -  6hrs  -  4hrs  -  2hrs  -


APPLICATION AND USE
Preparation BARE ALUMINUM: Sand with medium grade (grit) emery cloth to a bright metal finish and wipe clean. Apply one very thin coat of Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354. Prime with Interprotect 2000E/2001E. On sandblasted aluminum the Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354 can be omitted if priming with Interprotect the same day as blasting.
FACTORY FINISHED ALUMINUM: Prime with Primocon.
BARE FIBREGLASS (POLYESTER OR VINYLESTER): Begin by scrubbing well using soap and water and a stiff brush. Rinse with fresh water. Wipe a small area with a clean rag that has been wetted with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202. While the surface is still wet, wipe with a clean, dry rag. Continue this process until the entire surface has been cleaned. No Sand System - Apply one thin, continuous coat of Interlux Fiberglass No-Sand Primer. Sanding System - Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Remove sanding residue and wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
BARE WOOD: Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Clean with Special Thinner 216. Apply first coat reduced 10% with Special Thinner 216. Fill seams, if necessary, with Seam Compound Brown 30.
PREVIOUSLY PAINTED SURFACES:
In Good Condition: with Pacifica or Trilux 33 Sand with 80 (grit) grade paper. Wipe with Special Thinner 216. TBT Copolymers If these coatings are more than a year old, wet sand the surface with 80 (grit) grade paper to a clean, firmly attached surface. Wipe down with Special Thinner 216. Apply 1-2 coats of TBT Sealer. Non-TBT Copolymers Apply 1 coat of Primocon. Hard Antifoulings Sand surface with 80 grade (grit) paper to a clean firmly attached surface, wipe with Special Thinner 216. Apply Pacifica Plus.
In Poor Condition: Remove antifouling paint in poor condition with Interstrip Semi-Paste 299E. Sand and wipe clean with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
STEEL: Contact the Interlux Technical Service Department at 1-800-468-7589 for full information.



Method At least 2 coats should be applied. Apply an extra stripe coat in areas of high wear such as chines, rudders, sterngear and any leading edges.


Hints Thinner Special Thinner 216.
Thinning Do not exceed 10% maximum.
Cleaner Special Thinner 216.
Airless Spray Pressure: 170-204 bar/2500-3000 psi. Tip Size: 0.53 mm/0.021"
Conventional Spray Pressure: 3.44-4.47 bar/50-65 psi (gun pressure); 10-15 psi (pot pressure). Tip Size: 1.8-2.2 mm/0.071-0.087"
Other To prevent premature failure, ensure correct amount of paint is applied using the coverage as a guide.


Some Important Points Product temperature should be minimum 5C/41F and maximum 35C/95F.
Ambient temperature should be minimum 5C/41F and maximum 35C/95F.
Substrate temperature should be minimum 5C/41F and maximum 35C/95F.
Do not use below 5C/41F.


Compatibility/Substrates Apply to clean, dry, properly prepared surfaces only. Surface must be dry and clean, and free from grease, loose paint etc. Do not apply Pacifica Plus directly to aluminum. All metal surfaces must be primed with Interprotect 2000E/2001E or Primocon. Do not apply direct to tin-based paint such as Micron 33, Micron 44 or Tri-Lux IIT.


Number of Coats 2 coats, 3 on bare wood (first coat thinned)


Coverage (Theoretical) - 528 (ft/Gal)


Recommended DFT 2.0 mils dry
Recommended WFT 3.0 mils wet


Application Methods Airless Spray, Brush, Conventional Spray, Roller .DO NOT SPRAY without following proper safety procedures for spray application. Go to www.yachtpaint.com for spray information.

TRANSPORTATION,STORAGE AND SAFETY INFORMATION
Storage TRANSPORTATION:
Pacifica Plus should be kept in securely closed containers during transport and storage.
STORAGE:
Exposure to air and extremes of temperature should be avoided. For the full shelf life of Pacifica Plus to be realised ensure that between use the container is firmly closed and the temperature is between 5C/40F and 35C/95F. Keep out of direct sunlight.

Safety
DISPOSAL: Do not discard tins or pour paint into water couses, use the facilities provided. It it best to allow paints to harden before disposal. Container Disposal: Triple Rinse (or equivalent). Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill or by other procedures approved by state or local authorities. Pesticide Disposal: Open dumping is prohibited. Pesticide, spray mixture or rinsate that cannot be used or chemically reprocessed should be disposed of according to procedures approved by Federal, state, or local disposal authorities.
GENERAL: Read the label safety section for Health and Safety Information, also available from our Technical Help Line.
Contains biocides. Spraying of antifouling paints is prohibited in Canada.

 

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