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RHOPLEX™ 52 Emulsion

This product is designed to be used in stain blocking interior and exterior primers. It provides excellent tannin and marker stain blocking in zinc oxide-containing and zinc oxide-free formulations, excellent sandability to allow primers to be be quickly topcoated, excellent alkaki resistance minimizing efflorescence, and good adhesion to a variety of substrates including alkyds, wood, masonry, aluminum and steel. The product also has very good enamel holdout properties and can be coalesced with non-volatile plasticisers to formulate primers with <5g/l VOC and is made without APEO-containing surfactants.


  • Interior and exterior primers
  • Stain blocking primer, sanding primer


  • APEO-free*
  • Excellent tannin stain blocking
  • Excellent marker and ink stain blocking
  • No ZnO needed for stainblocking
  • Great sandability
  • Resists efflorescence
  • Good adhesion
  • Good enamel holdout
  • Formulation latitude from <5g/L to 100g/L

*made without APEO-containing surfactant


Excellent marker and tannin stain blocking

No ZnO needed


These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

  • % Solids 45 %
  • Chemistry Styrene Acrylic
  • Coalescent Demand 3 - 4 %
  • ECO Benefits APEO Free, Low VOC Capable
  • Exterior Paint: Efflorescence Resistance Best
  • Exterior Paint: Light Duty Corrosion Resistance Good
  • MFFT-Minimum Film Formation Temp 6 °C
  • Primer: Alkyd Adhesion Best
  • Primer: Efflorescence Resistance Best
  • Primer: Light Duty Corrosion Resistance Good
  • Primer: Metal Adhesion Good
  • Primer: Sandability Best
  • Primer: Stain Blocking Best
  • Use Interior, Exterior, Primer
  • VOC Capable (g/L) < 50

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RHOPLEX™ 52 Emulsion
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