Chemical resistance for zero-VOC water-based epoxy topcoat

The new zero-VOC water-based epoxy topcoat has excellent resistance to a wide variety of industrial and household chemicals. Results of chemical resistance spot tests run in accordance with ASTM D 1308 (Table 1) shows the zero-VOC epoxy topcoat resists acids, bases, industrial solvents such as ketones, alcohols, glycol ethers, and aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons and various other chemicals such as bleach, motor oil and brake fluid.

Reagent
Concrete
10% Hydrochloric acid
Good
10% Nitric acid
Good
10% Phosphoric acid
Good
10% Sulfuric acid
Good
25% Acetic acid
Good
15% Sodium hydroxide
Excellent
28% Ammonia
Excellent
50% Ethanol
Good
Xylene
Excellent
MIBK
Excellent
MEK
Excellent
Mineral spirits
Excellent
Ethylene glycol
Excellent
Toluene
Excellent
Gasoline
Excellent
Water
Excellent
Brake fluid
Good
Bleach
Excellent
Motor oil
Excellent
 Table 1.Chemical resistance (ASTM D 1308)