Application of Paint to Various Substrates

[Includes recommended surface preparation and primer requirements]

SUBSTRATE1 SURFACE ABRASION REQUIRED MLP-300 PRIMER REQUIRED
Bare Aluminum [or Al film]
YES
NO
Alodine/Iridite2 Aluminum
YES
NO
Chromic Acid Anodized Aluminum
NO
YES
Phosphoric Acid Anodized Aluminum
NO
YES
Sulfuric Acid Anodized Aluminum
NO
YES
All Colored Anodized Aluminum
NO
YES
Electroless Nickel
YES
YES
Copper, Gold, Silver
NO
YES
Titanium
NO
YES
Tiodized Titanium
NO
YES
Refractory Metals (such as Mo,Nb,Ta,W,Zr)
NO
YES
Stainless Steel
YES
TYPICALLY YES
Silicon Carbide
YES
YES
Composites (organic binders)
YES
YES
Kapton
YES
YES
Glass (fused silica, quartz)
YES
NO

1: For substrates not listed call AZ Technology (256) 837-9877 for recommended application procedures
2: Iridite / Alodine must be completely removed