Superior Chemical Resistance and High Temperature Resistance

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About ChemLINE® WS Wine & Spirits

ChemLINE® WS is a high functionality, two component thermoset polymer coating formulated with ethanol as the reduction solvent. ChemLINE® WS assures that no hydrocarbon contamination can occur in alcohol cargoes from the lining. ChemLINE® WS is formulated with a unique polymer, that when polymerized, cross-links up to 784 times per molecule. This results in a virtually impermeable, highly chemical resistant coating.

ChemLine® WS's higher cross-link density and alcohol solvent formulation means:

  • Outstanding chemical resistance to alcohols, acids, caustics and solvents.
  • High heat resistance
  • High abrasion resistance
  • No risk of hydrocarbon contamination of cargoes
  • Suitable for food cargoes

Provides Superior Chemical Resistance to:

  • 193 Proof Alcohol
  • Ethanol
  • Methanol
  • 98% Sulfuric Acid
  • 37% Hydrochloric Acid
  • 50% Sodium Hydroxide
  • Methylene Chloride
  • Acetic Acid
  • Most acids, alkalis and solvents

For product recommendations and technical, application and heat curing information contact Advanced Polymer Coatings' customer service. Contact +01 440-937-6218.

Industry Applications

  • Food Processing Alcohol containing products such as wine and spirits
  • Transportation – Rail, Truck, Marine
  • Storage Vessels
  • Bio-Fuel and Alcohol Processing
  • ISO tanks, OTR tankers, railcars and barges carrying 
    alcohol based cargoes

Product Highlights

  • No hydrocarbon contamination of cargoes
  • Superior corrosion resistance, exceptional toughness
  • Superior bonding qualities
  • Can be applied to pitted and/or corroded steel
  • Maximum versatility; product cycling
  • Ambient or low temperature forced air cure
  • Very low VOC - 78 grams/L (0.65 lbs. per gallon)
  • Virtually non-permeable, steam cleanable, & field repairable
  • Resists hydroblasting
  • Complies with all FDA regulations
  • ChemLine® is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for food grade cargoes
  • High impact resistance
  • Dry heat resistance to 400° F (204° C)

Typical Properties

Stock Colors Gray, White
V.O.C. Level/Gal. 104 grams/L (0.87 lbs./gal.)
Pot Life 30 minutes @ 75°F (24°C)
Viscosity Reduction Reduce with 200 proof Ethanol ONLY
Solids by Volume 87%
Recommended Film Thickness (dry) mils average Steel: 12 mils (300 microns)
Shelf Life 12 months

A History of Performance

For more than a decade ChemLINE® coatings have withstood the tremendous stresses and extremes of chemical attack and abrasive wear. ChemLINE® has been proven worldwide under the most arduous operating conditions, from resisting the most aggressive chemicals to handling hot pipelines in sub-freezing temperatures, with a history of success. Based on this experience, the development of ChemLINE® represents a quantum leap in chemical resistant polymer coatings.

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