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Glyptal 1201B Insulating Enamel, 1 gal

ID: GLY1201BG Mfr ID: GLY1201BG
Manufactured by: Glyptal
Originally produced as an insulating coating for the treatment of coils and armatures, Glyptal 1201's outstanding resistance to corrosion, moisture, heat, acid, oil and dust has seen it employed in numerous industries as a adhesive, primer, sealer and protective finish.
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  • Brand name :  Glyptal
  • Series :  1201B
  • Item Name :  Insulating Enamel
  • Short Desc :  ENAMEL,RED ALKYD,(BRUSH/SPRAY/DIP),1-GAL
  • UNSPSC :  13111001

Arc resistance, even with air-dried films, is 480 seconds. 1500 V/Mil dielectric strength, 60% solid form.

Design & Construction
Color Red Alkyd 
Form 70% Solid 
Performance Details
Full Cure Time 2 hr 
Gel Time 0.5  hr
Environmental Condition
Temperature Rating 72  deg F
Electrical Properties
Dielectric Strength 1500  V/Mil
Chemical Properties
Specific Gravity 1.44 
Viscosity 2000  cP
VOC 3.98  g/L
Physical Properties
Container Size 1  gal

Glyptal 1201B Insulating Enamel, 1 gal Reference Guide 

Glyptal 1201B Insulating Enamel, 1 gal Brochure 

Features :

  • Arc Resistance, even with air-dried films, is 480 sec
  • Dielectric strength, is rated at 1500 volts per mil, permits thinner coating than most other paints
  • Heat resistance, can withstand continuous temperatures of 135 deg C for months
  • Water resistance, displays excellent characteristics
  • Fast drying, is tack-free in about 30 minutes at room temperature, can be baked for a smooth finish
  • Toughness, 1201 has a low-gloss finish designed for great resistance to abrasion
  • Prolonged aging, 1201's film doesn't crack, leaving no path for destructive agents to get in
  • Prolonged Heat, 3700 hr at 35 deg C resulted in no change to dielectric strength
  • Excellent as a general purpose paint
  • Available in a range of container sizes ready for brushing and may be thinned for spray applications
  • Brush/Spray/Dip application method
  • A modified 1201, having greater viscosity and designed for use in applications where a heavier film is required for thread sealing gasket, may be used in vacuum atmospheres
  • Viscosity: 2000 CP at 25 deg C
  • Temperature Rating: 72 deg F Flash Point

Applications :

  • Electrical Insulation for Coils and Armatures
  • Coating for the Interior of Hydraulic Tanks and Bearing Cases
  • Anti-Moisture Coating for Thermostat, Truck Control and Water Cooler Parts
  • Primer and Finish for Motor, Generator and Transformer Housings
  • Sealer for Concrete Floors
  • Sealer for Pipe and Stud Threads and Vacuum Systems
  • Anti-Corrosion Protection for Winches and Other Apparatus