Roof Paint Systems
Specs   System 1201 System 1202
Using   Chem-Bake® 1-Step Polyurethane Chem-Bake® 8000 Base Coat
& Chem-Clear® 2k Clear Coats
Average Service Life   10-12 years 8 years
Composition   2k DTM acrylic polyurethane Acrylic basecoat / 2k urethane clear
Reduction   Reducer or acetone Base-coat: water; Clear-coat: acetone
VOC Level   Available as low as 250 gpl / 2.10 lb Available as low as 100 gpl / .83 lb
Sheen level   Gloss Gloss
Application Temp Range   35°F to 110°F 50°F to 100°F
Dry to handle   Up to 4 hours Basecoat: 1 hour; Clear: up to 3 hours
Application process duration   Single day 2 days
Self-Priming   Yes, on properly prepared surfaces No, Requires bonding primer
Versatility over substrates   Self-priming on abraded SMP, test unknown substrates for lifting. Can be used over most intact previously coated surfaces
Minimum dry mil thickness   3 mil dry 5 mil dry
Color retention   5 6
Gloss retention   5 6
Clean-ability   6 6
Scratch resistance   6 5
Hardness   6 5
Chemical resistance   6 5
Corrosion resistance   6 4
Ease of application   4 2
Ease of touch-up   3 2
Advanced training required   Yes Yes
Warranty   10 years 8 years
Material cost per 100 sq/ft   As Low As / $45.00 As Low As / $60.00
6= Superior,   5= Excellent,   4= Good,   3= Fair,   2= Marginal,   1= Poor