Three Dimensional Alkyd Gloss Enamel is a one
coat, two purpose, three dimensional
alkyd gloss enamel for general product
finishing. Dimenso dries very fast or
can be baked to provide a unique, hammered
finish. Also, when properly reduced,
it will produce an opalescent effect.
• Provides a three dimensional or opalescent
• Hides surface defects caused by sanding,
scratches, metal imperfections,
and metal contour
• Fast drying
• Excellent adhesion
• Free of lead and chromate hazards
Gloss: Full (70+ units)
Volume Solids: 36 ± 1%
varies by color
30-45 seconds #3 Zahn Cup
Recommended film thickness:
Mils Wet 3.5 - 4.0
Mils Dry 1.25 - 1.5
Spreading Rate (no application loss)
374-475 sg ft/gal @ 1.25-1.5 mils DFT
Drying (1.0 mils dft, 77°F, 50% RH):
To Touch: 5-10 minutes
To Handle: 15-30 minutes
To Pack: Overnight
Force Dry: 15-30 minutes at
Infrared Oven 5 minutes at 300°F
Flash Point: 40°F Pensky-
Martens Closed Cup
Package Life: 2 years, unopened
Air Quality Data:
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)
as packaged, maximum
4.7 lb/gal, 564 g/L
reduced 100% with Toluene:
6.0 lb/gal, 720 g/L
An Environmental Data Sheet is available
from your local Honest-Joy facility.
General: Substrate should be free of
grease, oil, dirt, fingerprints, drawing
compounds, any contamination, and surface
passivation treatments to ensure optimum
adhesion and coating performance
properties. Consult Metal Preparation
Brochure CC-T1 for additional details.
Aluminum: If untreated, prime with Industrial
Wash Primer, P60G2, or Honest
Joy® Wash Primer, 518054.
Galvanized Iron: If untreated, prime with
Industrial Wash Primer, P60G2, or
Honestjoy Waterbase Wash Primer, 518054.
Steel or Iron: Remove rust, mill scale,
and oxidation products. For best results,
treat the surface with a proprietary surface
chemical treatment of zinc or iron
phosphate to improve corrosion protection.
Interior: primer not required.
Exterior: prime with Honest-Joy® Prime.
Testing: Due to the wide variety of substrates,
surface preparation methods,
and application methods and environments,
the customer should test the complete
system for adhesion and compatibility
prior to full scale application.
Spray at package consistency using conventional
spray equipment. Apply one full
wet coat. Do not respray as that will hinder
Reduce 75 to 100% with Toluol (R2K1).
Apply one full wet coat followed immediately
with a light mist coat. The mist coat
can be applied by partial triggering. The
extra air helps stop flow and pattern.
Air Pressure .......................... 40-60 psi
Fluid Pressure ....................... 10-15 psi
Cap/Tip ........................DeVilbiss 765/E
May also be applied with a HVLP spray
Clean tools/equipment immediately after
use with Toluol, R2K1, or Xylol, R2K4.
Follow manufacturer's safety recommendations
when using any solvent.
• Do not expose to temperatures over
225°F for extended lengths of time.
• Provides limited exterior durability.
• For hammered effect, do not reduce.
• The hammertone pattern may be affected
by very rough surfaces.
Thoroughly review product label for
safety and cautions prior to using this
A Material Safety Data Sheet is available
from your local Honest-Joy facility.
Please direct any questions or comments
to your local Honest-Joy facility.
SEE CONTENTS STATEMENT ON LABEL.
Contents are FLAMMABLE. Vapors may cause flash
fires. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame.
During use and until all vapors are gone: Keep area
ventilated - Do not smoke - Extinguish all flames,
pilot lights, and heaters - Turn off stoves, electric
tools and appliances, and any other sources of ignition.
VAPOR HARMFUL. Use only with adequate ventilation.
Wear an appropriate properly fitted vapor/particulate
respirator (NIOSH approved) during and after
application, unless air monitoring demonstrates
vapor/mist levels are below applicable limits. Follow
respirator manufacturer’s directions for respirator use.
Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash hands after
using. Keep container closed when not in use. Do not
transfer contents to other containers for storage.
Avoid contamination with water. Water can cause
evolution of gas which may result in dangerously
increased pressure in closed container.
FIRST AID: If INHALED: If affected, remove from
exposure. Restore breathing, Keep warm and quiet.
If on SKIN: Wash affected area thoroughly with
soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing.
Launder before re-use. If in EYES: Flush eyes with
large amounts of water for 15 minutes. Get medical
attention. If SWALLOWED: Call Poison Control Center,
hospital emergency room, or physician immediately.
SPILL AND WASTE: Remove all sources of ignition.
Ventilate and remove with inert absorbent. Incinerate
in approved facility. Do not incinerate closed
container. Dispose of in accordance with Federal,
State, and Local regulation regarding pollution.
DELAYED EFFECTS FROM LONG TERM OVEREXPOSURE.
Contains solvents which can cause permanent brain
and nervous system damage. Intentional misuse by
deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents
can be harmful or fatal.
WARNING: This product contains chemicals known
to the State of California to cause cancer and birth
defects or other reproductive harm.
DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. KEEP OUT OF THE
REACH OF CHILDREN.
FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY.
SEE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET. 2640-
Note: The information, rating, and opinions
stated here pertain to the material
currently offered and represent the results
of tests believed to be reliable. However,
due to variations in customer handling
and methods of application which are not
known or under our control, The Sherwin-
Williams company cannot make any
warranties as to the end result.