ARMY TM 5-5420-212-10-1
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-10/1-1
8-20 ANTI-SKID COATING
This task covers:
Protective face mask/goggles
Wire brush or scraper
Epoxy pitch binder EC21BC (Spec. AFS 801A), consisting of
Epoxy base EC21/B and pitch curing agent EC21/C (23, Appendix D)
Fused bauxite grit (24, Appendix D)
Crocus cloth (25, Appendix D)
Component in upright position on raised flat surface.
Epoxy Pitch Binder EC21 BC can cause skin Irritation. Avoid contact of hands and face with both
base and curing agent. Apply Barrier cream to hands and exposed areas of skin, and wear
protective gloves when mixing and applying. Avoid Inhaling vapor - wear face mask.
Consult the Local Enviromental Co-ordinator before beginning any painting operation. The
use of some materials may be prohibited locally. Refer to Appendix C for data on substitutes.
Avoid painting during periods of mist, fog, rain etc., high humidity, or early in the morning, or
when condensation affects the working surface. Ideal conditions are a sunny day or low humidity
and temperature above 550F.
Patch painting that has to be carried out In unsatisfactory weather conditions to provide
temporary protection, must be removed and re-applied when conditions are satisfactory.
WHATEVER THE CONDITIONS PAINTING SHALL BE CARRIED OUT WHENEVER IT IS NECESSARY
TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY
If metal surface Is exposed then carry out patch painting in accordance with TM 43-0319.