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Glyptal 1201 Insulating Paint, 1 Gallon Container



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The Glyptal 1201 is a red, alkyd resin enamel paint that comes in a 1 gal pail. The corrosion and moisture-resistant paint is ideal for electrical applications.

Glyptal 1201 Features:

  • Resin Type: Alkyd Enamel
  • Color: Red
  • Primary Color: Red
  • Finish: Low Gloss
  • Dry Time: 2h
  • Application Method: Brush, Spray, Dip
  • Container Type: Pail
  • Container Size: 1gal
  • Resistance Properties: Water Resistant, Heat Resistant, Arc Resistant, Chemical Resistant
  • Quick-Drying (Yes/No): Yes
  • VOCs Content: 3.98lb/gal
  • Applications: Treatment of Coils And Armatures, Internal Coatings for Engines, General Plant Maintenance, Primer and Finish for Motor, Generator and Transfer Housings, Anti-Moisture Coating on Thermostat, Water Cooler, and Truck Control Parts, Sealer for Pipe and Stud

Glyptal 1201 Specifications:

  • Meets requirements of MIL-E-22118
  • Flexibility is far superior to competitive red sealers on both backed and air-dried films. 1201 can take rugged impact
  • Water Resistance is excellent
  • Prolonged aging doesn’t crack 1201’s film, leaves no place for destructive agents to get in
  • Fast drying 1201 is tack-free in about 30 minutes at room temperature, and can be baked to a beautiful smooth finish
  • Heat Resistance. 1201 has got it, and can withstand continuous 135°C temperatures for months
  • Prolonged Heat. After 3700 hours at 35°C, there is no change in dielectric strength
  • Toughness. High-gloss paints have a tender film. 1201 has a low-gloss finish, designed for great resistance to abrasion
  • Adhesion. 1201 hangs on, and stays where it’s put-on metals, ceramic, porcelain, concrete, fibers and wood
  • Dielectric strength is rated at 1500 volts per mil, permits thinner coating than most competitive paints
  • Arc Resistance, even with air-dried films, is 480 seconds

Available Forms:

1201 – Excellent as a general-purpose paint. Available in quarts, gallon, 5-gallon pails and drum containers ready for brushing. May be thinned for spray applications.

1201A – his aerosol-spray version of the 1201 is packed for convenience and greater economy in a large, 361-gram (12.75 oz) can. The pressurant is non-fluorocarbon.

1201B – A modified 1201, having greater viscosity an designed for use in applications where a heavier film is required for thread sealing gasket; may be used in vacuum atmospheres. 

Additional information

Weight 7.35 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 3.5 × 12.00 in

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