Hempel high Protect Epoxy Undercoat

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Hempel High Protect II is a 2-part component, formerly known as Gel Protect, is a 2 part solvent free high build epoxy system for the protection against and treatment of osmosis. High Protect is easy to apply, with a long overcoating window and good tolerance to environmental conditions. Drying to a very high film thickness, it can be used as a substitute for light primer when solvent emissions are a consideration. Suitable for use above and below the waterline.

For use as a primer below the waterline on boats made of glass fibre or steel
Prevention and repair of osmosis blistering in the glass fibre both above and below the waterline
Available in 750ml, 2.5l
Available in Cream & Grey
Coverage 6.6m²/ltr
Mix Ratio: 3:2
Thinners (for clean-up of tools) use No.5
Do not thin
Preparation and Applications

Ensure hull is suitably prepared and all surfaces are clean, oil free and dry
Stir all products well before use
If overcoating times are exceeded, abrade the surface and wash off with fresh water
To ensure maximum pot life, empty mixed contents promptly in to the paint tray
Only mix the amount of material that can be applied within the pot life time

For osmosis protection Fill and fair as necessary with Epoxy Filler
Then apply 2 coats of High Protect For osmosis treatment Apply a primer coat of High Protect
Fill and fair as necessary with Epoxy Filler
Apply further coats of High Protect as necessary to recommended film thickness of 3 to 4 coats
Overcoat with Underwater Primer, followed by 2 coats of Antifouling Mixing
Mix ratio is 3 parts base to 2 parts curing agent by volume. Add curing agent to base and stir well. For best results allow mixed paint to rest for several minutes before use to allow air bubbles to escape. Do not thin.


Roller, laying off with brush if necessary Tool cleaner use Thinners No.5 Coverage of 5m squared per 1L at 200 microns Minimum application temperature of 5 degrees C or 40 degrees F Pot life of 1 hour

For more detailed information on painting and additional product information please telephone Hempel on 01489 864440.

Delivery & Returns

We ship chandlery, clothing and marine equipment around the world and always endeavour to get your products to you as quickly and as cost-effectively as possible. We will dispatch your order as soon as possible, usually the day it is received for orders placed before 2PM. Our stock is controlled such that all items bought online are available in stock with our shop or supplier. If there is any delay due to a product being out of stock, or there is a longer lead time, for example, in the case of ‘Special Order’ items, or having a longer lead time for production, we will contact you, however, this will also be suggested at the checkout. In such cases, we will advise when the product will be delivered (or is available for collection if you have opted to collect from our store).

Standard UK Mainland 1 - 2 Working Days (Excluding Weekends & Bank Hollidays) - £5.95

Scotish Highlands & Islands 2 - 3 Working Days (Excluding Weekends & Bank Hollidays) - 4.45

Isle of Wight 2 - 3 Working Days (Excluding Weekends & Bank Holidays) - £9.45

Northern Ireland 2 - 3 Working Days (Excluding Weekends & Bank Holidays) - £14.95

Next Day Delivery (Please note that orders must be received by 1400hrs for next day delivery. In some instances, we may be able to dispatch later in the day for next day delivery but this cannot be guaranteed. - £9.45

Our policy is simple – you have up to 30 days to return your purchase if it’s not suitable or you’ve changed your mind. We want you to be completely happy with your purchase from Fox’s Chandlery, but if for any reason you need to return an item/s to us, you must notify us in writing within 14 days of delivery that you intend to return the item/s and return the item/s to us within 30 days of delivery and we’ll be happy to exchange for another item or make a refund by the same method used to pay for the order.

Return goods purchased in-store

Simply bring your order confirmation or delivery note and the item you wish to return or exchange, unused and in its original packaging, to our till point in the shop. If you paid by debit or credit card, please ensure you also bring the payment card you originally used to buy the item/s.

Return goods via Royal Mail or Courier

1. Download and print our returns form here.

2. Complete your reason(s) for return on the Returns Form included with your order.

3. Enclose the Returns Form with the product and package up securely.

4. Please use the original packaging if at all possible, but remove original postage labels.

5. Use the Returns label from the delivery note and always obtain proof of postage.

6. If you need your item/s to be collected because it's large or heavy please call our online team on +44 (0) 1473 694725.

If you need to add or remove items from your order, change the details of your delivery address or cancel the order completely, please contact our Online Team for advice on +44 (0) 1473 694725 between 0900 and 1730 Monday to Friday or email us. Please quote your order number and order date. If your order has already been dispatched or delivered, then you will need to follow our Returns procedure in the event of any unwanted products.