TechKote WA2951 FE Black, Water-Based Coating



TechKote WA 2951FE is a low-gloss, durable, water-based rust preventive coating, for spray application to sheet metal, hot rolled steel, castings, forgings and extruded metal. It is a complete water-based coating designed to protect metal substrates even when applied at low film builds. The coating is fast drying and can be air-dried or force-dried and does not need high-temperature bake cycles. WA2951 FE does not contribute significantly to VOC emissions, nor does it contain any heavy metals.

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Typical Properties (Not Specifications):

Appearance Black Liquid
Density 10.5
Viscosity (cPs, Brookfield) Varies per application system
Non-Volatile Solids By Weight 50%
Non-Volatile Solids By Volume 37.1%
Volatile Organic Compounds .28 lbs/gal (calculated); 0 lbs/gal per EPA Method 24 per ASTM D3792 per RTI Laboratories, Livonia, MI
Flash Point >212F

Health & Safety

TechKote WA 2951 FE  is available at our Brighton, Michigan facility in 55-gallon drums, 330 gallon totes and 5 gallon pails.

Storage And Handling:  See Safety Data Sheet Before Use.  Do Not Freeze.  Use at room temperature.  Store at temperatures between 45°- 90°F.  Do not expose to extreme high temperature due to container rupture.  Do not pressurize drum or reuse empty container. Follow all safety regulations on label.

Non-Warranty:  While the information and recommendations sent forth herein are believed to be accurate as of the date thereof, Fortech Products, Inc. makes no warranty with respect thereto and disclaims all liability for reliance therein. 

Last Updated: 4/20/2020

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Features / Benefits

  • Corrosion resistant: 336 hours of salt spray
  • High heat resistance: 16 hours 500 deg F (250 deg C)
  • Stone Chip Resistant
  • Water-based; Low VOC
  • Non-Flammable
  • Air Dry Time - 10-20 minutes to handling
  • Theoretical Coverage at 1 mil: 599.6 sq.ft/gallon

Mix / application & Use

Mix completely before use. This product is typically is applied at a minimum film thickness of 2.5 mils (unless otherwise directed by the customer) using HVLP, Conventional, Airless, Airless / Air Assisted or Electrostatic spray methods. This is an air dry coating and will be dry to touch in 10-20 minutes (depending on environmental conditions). The product may be oven dried as long as part temperature does not exceed 180 degrees F. Allow seven days for full cure.