Tuff-Stuff Primer Gray Gallon Kit Bottom Paint Primer
Premium Blister Protection with Microsheet Silicate Technology
Tuff Stuff is an extremely high-build two-part epoxy primer that dries fast, enabling application of a complete barrier system and bottom paint in just two days. Using microsheet silicate technology, millions of microscopic sheets overlap and build a 100% water barrier that protects the surface from moisture and water penetration.
Tuff Stuff is extremely effective for blister prevention on fiberglass, or as a bilge coating, because it is resistant to oil and water. As a universal primer, it can be used for corrosion protection on most metals below the waterline, and for priming any metal. Tuff Stuff creates an overlapping barrier to eliminate any direct path for water migration.
Typical Film Thickness (spray): 6-7.5 mils dry film thickness (DFT) per coat, (11.5-14.5 mils wet film thickness (WFT) for smoother finish.
Typical Film Thickness( roller): 3.6-4.2 mils dry film thickness (DFT) per coat, (7.0-8.0 mils wet film thickness (WFT) for smoother finish.
Recommended Coats: 2-4 depending on intended service.
- Use over blistered fiberglass as a repair coat, and over unblistered fiberglass as a barrier coat.
- Protects metals from corrosion, including: aluminum, bronze, stainless steel, cast iron and lead – above and below the waterline.
- Excellent for priming props, shafts, keels, trim tabs, thru hulls and lower units
- Highest build epoxy – Fewer coats needed
- Longer window between coats makes Tuff Stuff easy to use
- Reduced labor and less haul out time
NOTICE OF TECHNICAL BULLETIN: Before putting a water-based antifouling paint over Tuff Stuff read the Technical Bulletin regarding this subject on our Technical Bulletins web page here.
NOTICE OF TECHNICAL BULLETIN: “Achieving TUFF STUFF Dry Film Thickness Requirements” technical bulletin can be read here.
“I wanted to express to you how happy the Snead Island Boat Works is with Sea Hawk Products. During the process of restoring a 1954 Daniel’s Brothers Tarpon Guide boat we have used only Sea Hawk products. During the course of the project we have used 5 different Sea Hawk products including Marine Paint Stripper, Hawk Epoxy R1, Hawk Epoxy CI, Tuff Stuff Epoxy Primer and Biocop TF bottom paint. Every Sea Hawk product has been user friendly, easy to mix and apply. The Snead Island Boat Works is extremely happy with the finally results that Sea Hawk products have given us.
Snead Island Boat Works, Inc.
5225 Snead Island Road, Palmetto FL 34221.
Office (941) 722-2400