Molawan Abrasion Resist

Molawan Abrasion Resist

Molawan Abrasion Resist is a Cost-Effective, Polyester Polyamide Pre-Painted Galvanized Steel Developed for Applications Under Frequent Abrasion.


Substrate : ASTM A653/A653M
Paint Coating : ASTM A755/755M

Molawan Abrasion Resist is a cost effective, polyester Polyamide pre-painted galvanized steel developed for applications under frequent abrasion. The paint is a Polyester Polyamide system, applied on a Galvanized substrate of Minimum 90 gsm zinc coating, with paint film thickness of 20 microns on weathering side and 10 microns of the same system on the bottom side.


Galvanized steel with zinc coating G30 (90gsm) Minimum.
Grade: CS Type A & B, FS Type A&B, SS33, SS40 & SS50

Typical Uses

Garage doors, Rolling Shutter and other applications subjected to frequent abrasion.


Thickness* (mm) Width** (mm)
0.35 to 1.20 From 50 to 1320

* For grade SS50, minimum thickness is 0.50 mm
** For width less than 1000 mm are supplied with slit edge
For specific dimensions please contact Sales and Marketing Dept.

Pretreatment Corrosion resistance proprietary conversion coating each side
Primer Coat Universal Corrosion inhibitive Primer
Nominal thickness- 5 microns each side
Finish Coat Custom formulated Polyester and Polyamide paint system.(PEPA)
Nominal thickness-15 microns on the top or weather side.
The finish coat is available on all RAL standard colours and other colours may be available on request.
Backing Coat Custom formulated Polyester and Polyamide paint system.(PEPA).
Nominal thickness of 5 microns.
Back coat is in the same top coat colour and DFT as required
Gloss (60˚) Nominal 30 – 35%
Other gloss levels may be available on request

Guaranteed Paint Properties

Test Test Method Description Results
Hardness (Pencil) ASTM D 3363 Pencil H-2H
Adhesion -T bend ASTM D 4145 T-bend 3T or less
Flexibility ASTM D 4145 T-bend 2T or less (no cracking)
Adhesion – Reverse impact ASTM D 2794 Reverse impact > 10 joules
Cross Hatch ASTM D 3359 Cross hatch > No paint removal
Gloss 60˚ (%) ASTM D 523 Gloss 30-35

Expected Product Service Performance

Property Test Method Description Results
Resistance to Abrasion ASTM D4060 Taber abraser
1000g CS10 wheels
≤100mg per 1000 cycles
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