Hesse SUN-CAPE Basecoat DG 416

  • An extraordinary degree of light fastness and light protection
  • high solids content meaning 30 % less work
  • resistant to peroxide so can be used on bleached woods
SUN_CAPE is a light fast base coat. This product has good body and is additionally formulated with high quality light stabilizers (sunblock properties) and thus perfectly suited as a primer for application on light wood varieties in combination with matching Hesse intermediate and finishing lacquers from dull matt to glossy. It can also be used on bleached woods . Our product meets the requirements of the Decopaint Directive when hardened with Hardener DR 471. Certification to IMO is met when PU Hardener DR 470 is used at a mixing ratio (by volume) of 2 : 1.
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Fields of application

SUN_CAPE can also be used for shopfitting and all interior fixtures and fittings, including in kitchens and bathrooms as well as the fitting out of ship interiors.

Technical specifications

Yield per coat 7 - 10 m²/l

The spreading rate is heavily dependent on the type of application. The specified theoretic spreading rate reduces by up to 40 % with spray applications. Brushing or manual application methods are virtually loss-free. The specifications relate to a liter of ready-for-use product, if necessary including hardener and thinner.
Appearance colourless
Decopaint basis LB
Decopaint category J
Density series kg/l 0.985
Flow time 33 s / DIN 53211 - 4 mm
Form of delivery fluid
Non-volatile content series % 54.2
VOC EU % 45.82 %
Number of coats (max) 4
Amount per layer (minimum) 100 g/m²
Amount per layer (max) 150 g/m²
Total application volume 600 g/m²
Mixing ratio (by volume) 100 : 30 PUR Härter DR 471
Mixing ratio (gravimetric) 100 : 31 PUR Härter DR 471

Information on use

Usage time 1.5 - 2 h / 20 °C
Pot life 3 h / 20 °C
Drying 4 h / 20 °C
Stackable after > 16 h / 20 °C
Complete drying 7 d / 20 °C
Surface preparation Clean, dry wood, dependent upon wood type and method of application.
Substrate sanding grits from-to 150 - 180
Intermediate lacquer sanding (grits) from-to 280 - 400
Finishing With many Hesse CN, PU and HYDRO lacquers.
When applying to teak or teak substitutes, during initial priming we recommend thinning with at least 15 % DV 4909 or DV 4981. By adding 50 % DV 4955 during initial priming you can further optimise the accentuation of these types of wood. The thinning details relate to the basecoating.
Working temperature 20 °C
Processing instructions One to four-coat application at 100 - 150 g/m² on suitable surfaces. The maximum total application amount is: 600 g/m².
Particular instructions You also have the option of hardening this product with standard DR 470 or DR 4070 Hardener at a mixing ratio of 2 : 1 (by volume). Although in this hardener combination the requirements of the ChemVOCFarbV (German ordinance on solvent-based paints and varnishes) are no longer met.
General instructions on workmanship PU lacquers should not be applied and dried at material and room-temperatures below 18 °C and 40 % RH. Ideal values are: 20 - 25 °C, 50 - 65 % RH. Deviations will result in drying or hardening errors. In order to avoid adhesion problems, please sand the PU lacquered surfaces before applying fresh lacquer and apply lacquer to the sanded surfaces as soon as possible. Old lacquer and hardener mixtures affect the surface quality (adhesion/resistance). Freshly bleached substrates must undergo intermediate drying for at least 48 h at 20 °C before coating with suitable PU lacquers. If stored correctly (at least 20 °C room temperature), the final hardness of the coating is achieved after a week.
Please apply a test coat under real conditions!

Natural maple sideboard, semi matt, closed-pore
Basecoat: 1 x at 130 - 180 g/m² Hesse SUN-CAPE PU Basecoat DG 416, mixing ratio (by volume) 100 : 30 with PU Hardener DR 471. Add 10 - 15 % DV 490 to the base lacquer in the first basecoat.
Drying: > 4 h / 20 °C, preferably overnight
Lacquer sanding: 280 - 320 grit (dust removal)
Basecoat: apply 2 - 3 x at 130 - 180 g/m² Hesse SUN-CAPE PU Basecoat DG 416, mixing ratio (by volume) 100 : 30 with PU Hardener DR 471, in each case with intermediate drying for 20 - 30 min / 20 °C, addition of Thinner DV 490 as required
Drying: > 16 h / 20 °C
Lacquer sanding: 320 - 400 grit (dust removal)
Top coat: 1 x 100 - 150 g/m² Hesse MEGA-PUR DE 564, mixing ratio 10 : 1 with PU Hardener DR 470, addition of 10 - 15 % DV 490 to the lacquer/hardener mixture
Packable: after at least 16 h / 20 °C

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Our technical information is continually adapted to keep up to date with the latest technology and statutory regulations. The latest version is always available online at www.hesse-lignal.de or talk to your local account manager. This information is for advice and is based on the best knowledge available and careful research in line with the current state of the art. This information cannot be held as legally binding. We also refer you to our terms and conditions of business. Safety data sheet is provided in accordance with EC regulation no. 1907/2006.