Flooring & Coatings Systems
Vetotop EC493

Solvent based high performance, self priming, thin epoxy topping

Floor and wall coating for a variety of industrial applications such as: production assembly areas, workshops, dairies, bottling plants, breweries, kitchens, showrooms, etc.
As a sealer for Vetotop CL and XT ranges
Wet working areas subject to chemical spillage
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Technical Information
Product Description

Vetotop EC493 is a two component high performance solvent based single coat application epoxy coating system that adheres perfectly to a variety of substrates like: concrete, metal, wood, stone, etc. Once cured, the product has excellent abrasion and chemical resistance. Vetotop EC493 provides an attractive hard wearing and easily cleanable floor finish. Its use on floors and walls will enhance lighting in the environment due to the product reflective properties.

  • Self priming application
  • Ease of application, single coat
  • High abrasion and chemical resistance
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Hygienic, impervious and easily cleanable
  • Slip-resistant finish can be obtained
  • Available in 8 standard colors with possibility of custom RAL colors
  • High bond, stronger than concrete cohesive strength
  • Economic installation
Compliance Standard

BS EN476:2009 as class 1 in flame spread.

Packaging & Coverage

Vetotop EC493 supplied in 4 Liter Kit. Yield - 10 m²/Liter @ 100 micron wft.

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed bag of Vetotop EC493 has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry and shaded place below 35ºC.

Application Information
Instructions for use

Design Criteria

Vetotop EC493 is designed to be a hard wearing single coat application on cementitious or metal substrates. When used on metal substrates, it is recommended that the application takes place within 2 to 3 hours from substrate preparation to prevent early rust formation. The applied product will be resistant to water as well as a wide range of chemicals.


The individual components of Vetotop EC493 should be thoroughly stirred before the three are mixed together. The entire contents of the hardener container should be poured into the base container and the materials mixed thoroughly for at least 3 minutes. The use of a heavy-duty slow speed, flameproof or air driven drill fitted with a mixing paddle is desirable.


The mixed Vetotop EC493 should be applied to the prepared surface using a brush or lambs-wool roller. Ensure that the area is completely coated and that 'ponding' of the material does not occur.


The applied coating can receive foot traffic in 24 hours, however it shall be allowed to cure for 7 days to achieve full cure to receive vehicular traffic and its chemical resistance properties.


Vetotop should be removed from tools and equipment with Vetonit Solvent XX400 immediately after use. Hardened material can only be removed mechanically.

Surface Preparation

The surface should be sound, clean, free from loose material, grease, laitence, dirt curing compound, etc. Laitence and weak surface layer shall be removed using mechanical methods such as grinding or blasting in order to provide a sound well profiled surface. All necessary repairs should be made prior to application by using epoxy mortar from Vetorep ER range. New concrete floors shall be at least 28 days old with moisture content of less than 5% (shall earlier application be required testing of substrate for moisture conditions shall be made). Steel substrates should be grit blasted to surface quality SA2½ (BS 4232:Second Quality) and application shall take place within 2 to 4 hours after blasting.

Additional Information
Health & Safety

Vetotop EC493 and Vetonit Solvent XX400 should not come into contact with skin and eyes or be swallowed. Ensure adequate ventilation and avoid inhalation of vapors. Some people are sensitive to resins, hardeners and solvents. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, and eye protection. If working in confined areas, suitable respiratory protective equipment must be used. The use of barrier creams provide additional skin protection. In case of contact with skin, rinse with plenty of clean water, then cleanse with soap and water. Do not use solvent. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of clean water and seek medial advice. If swallowed, seek medical attention immediately - Do not induce vomiting.

Vetotop EC493 and Vetonit Solvent XX400 are flammable. Keep away from sources of ignition. No Smoking. In the event of fi re extinguish with CO2 or foam.

Important note

Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give, is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the specifications mentioned in the Technical data sheets upon its discretion without prior notification.

Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year, while our technical data sheets are continuously being updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.


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