Tectyl 3217

Tectyl 3217

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Tectyl 3217 Chip and Heat Resistant, Water-Base Clear Acrylic Enamel Engine Paint Meeting and Passing all requirements of General Motors Specification 998-4190

Tectyl 3217 is a clear acrylic enamel engine paint that is specially designed to protect both finished and unfinished metal or automotive parts, against the damaging effects of acid, solid particle fallout, and other environmental stressors while ultimately delivering an attractive, glossy finish.
This high-quality, water-based engine paint meets and passes all the strict performance requirements of General Motors Specification 998-4190, after intensive and thorough testing, ensuring compatibility with GM engines.

Tectyl 3217 dries quickly and is excellent for use on both aluminum and galvanized surfaces, preventing corrosion from dissimilar metal contact.
This heat-resistant engine paint’s quick-drying, tack-free, and chip-resistant finished coat forms a firm, transparent, protective layer, that effectively shields applicable surfaces during transit, storage, and against dust and dirt accumulation.

Tectyl 3217 premium engine paint is approved under General Motors Specification 998-4190, having been rigorously tested to meet their demanding performance requirements and quality standards.
Count on Tectyl 3217 to effectively safeguard your engine components in even the harshest conditions, contributing to their longevity and overall quality.

Product Uses:

  • The Tectyl 3217 clear acrylic enamel is formulated to meet and pass the requirements of GM Specification 998-4190 for a water-based clear corrosion preventive compound for application under the hood (engine)
  • As an engine paint, it is designed for maximum heat resistance.
  • Dry, tack free coating that prevents dust and dirt pick up during domestic and overseas transit and storage.
  • Tectyl 3217 will protect finished and unfinished metal against the damaging effects of acid and solid particle fallout during transit.
  • Excellent preservative for the protection of finished and unfinished automotive parts in storage.
  • Effective corrosion preventive for aluminum and galvanized surfaces.
  • Eliminates water spotting caused by acidic rain or hard water.  
  • Free of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPS Free) and formulated with less than 1 (0.98 lbs. per gallon) Volatile Organic Compounds/Content (VOC).

Product Performance:

  • When applied at the recommended wet film thickness of 6-7 mils over the surface profile, it will deposit the recommended dry film thickness (DFT) of 1.5 mils.
  • Can provide up to 1-2 years of outdoor protection, and 3+ years of indoor storage protection on metal substrates at the recommended dry film thickness (DFT).

Application Equipment Recommendations: 

  • Can be spray, dip or flow-coat applied.
  • Pumps with ratios of 15:1 or greater are advised for efficient use of container content.
  • Tungsten Carbide Nozzles Tip in the spray gun is recommended. (.013" to .017" tip orifice size)
  • High Pressure Fluid Hose of no less than 3/8 in. diameters is suggested for less than 50 ft. of material hose.
  • Low Ratio pumps (15-30:1): operate through 100 ft. of 1/2 in & 50 ft. of 3/8 in. hose for a max of 150 ft.
  • High Ratio pumps(>30:1): operate through 200 ft. of 1/2 in & 50 ft. of 3/8 in. hose for a max of 250 ft. 

Identification & Classification Codes/Numbers:

  • Export Control Classification Number (ECCN):
    • EAR99
  • Schedule B:
    • 3911.90.00.00

For additional product information as well as storage and handling requirements, refer to the Product Data Sheet or Safety Data Sheet provided on this page.

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