Hesse PU Basecoat DG 4760

  • particularly transparent
  • highly elastic
  • Particularly good body
  • excellent ability to stay on vertical surfaces under high gloss
  • IMO-approved
Hesse PU Basecoat DG 4760 is an especially transparent two component PU polyester resin basecoat. The lacquer sands well, is extremely elastic and has good body. This product is particularly suitable for building up a closed-pore finish and provides superb hold beneath high gloss. It also fulfills the requirements of the IMO EC Type Examination test certificate (flame retardant coating agent for seagoing vessels).
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Fields of application

Hesse PU Basecoat DG 4760 is particularly suitable for achieving closed-pore lacquer structures beneath Hesse PU high gloss lacquers. This basecoat has great filling power and is used primarily in the high quality fit-out of ships, the interior design sector and shopfitting.

Technical specifications

Appearance colourless
Density series kg/l 0.969
Flow time 51 s / DIN EN ISO 2431 - 4 mm
Form of delivery fluid
Non-volatile content series % 40.4
Profile of properties Highly elastic
VOC EU % 59.58 %
Number of coats (max) 12
Amount per layer (minimum) 100 g/m²
Amount per layer (max) 200 g/m²
Total application volume 2,400 g/m²
Mixing ratio (by volume) 1 : 3 PUR Hardener DR 4038
Mixing ratio (gravimetric) 100 : 305 PUR Hardener DR 4038

Information on use

Usage time 30 - 60 min / 20 °C
Pot life 90 min / 20 °C
Drying 6 h / 20 °C
Stackable after > 16 h / 20 °C
Complete drying 7 d / 20 °C
Surface preparation Clean dry wood, according to the wood type, application process and desired effect.
Substrate sanding grits from-to 150 - 180
Lacquer sanding (grit) from - to 320 - 400
Finishing After adequate drying and careful sanding, coat with Hesse high gloss lacquers DU 449 / DU 44099.
Comments on sanding Sanding with 400 - 600 grit is recommended before applying a final coat of high gloss finish.
Yield per coat 5 - 10 m²/l

The spreading rate is heavily dependent on the type of application. The specifications relate to a liter of ready-for-use product, if necessary including hardener and thinner.
Storage temperature 16 - 25 °C
Working temperature 20 °C
Processing instructions At high temperatures we recommend adjustment of the application viscosity using DV 4981 thinner! Due to the maximum pot life of at most 60 min at 20 °C we recommend application by means of a 2C sprayer.
Particular instructions To improve the resistance and adhesion properties on critical woods, such as tropical woods and cherry, we recommend pre-priming with Hesse polyurethane insulating primer DG 572-1 / DG 4720-0001.This product is not suitable for use on bleached surfaces! This product must only be combined with other approved and technically suitable products when used as a flame retardant coating material for seagoing vessels according to the latest version of SOLAS 74/88 Reg. II-2/3, II-2/5 and II-2/6, IMO Resolution MSC.36(63)-(1994 HSC-Code) 7 and IMO Resolution MSC.97(73)-(2000 HSC-Code) 7. The maximum application amount in wet film when using this product as a flame retardant coating material for seagoing vessels is 140 g/m².
“A risk assessment was undertaken according to Directive 2014/90/EU, Annex II, Section 3. This coating does not pose a physical risk to health nor a risk to the environment when cured and dried.”

The coating process and the precise treatment parameters are adapted in each case to the respective application and drying conditions and can be found in the customer-specific process descriptions (surface techniques).


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.