High Gloss Acrylic Polyurethane

SteelKote 157

SteelKote™ 157 is a high performance, 3.0 VOC Acrylic Polyurethane Enamel. This fast drying, high gloss product has been designed to offer excellent long term protection in moderate to severe environments. The formulation of this product is engineered to resist fresh water, salt water, most chemicals, fumes and spills of most solvents, acids and alkalies. SteelKote 157 is abrasion and moisture resistant. SteelKote™ 157 is an extremely durable high gloss topcoat for primed steel surfaces. Product is recommended for commercial, industrial, and marine use on machinery, trailers, containers, implements, structures and vehicles. Applications where excellent color and gloss retention are expected and automotive like finishes are required.

  • High Chip Resistance
  • Excellent Corrosion Resistance
  • Strong Chemical Resistance
  • Flexibility
  • Superior Adhesion
  • Long Working Times
  • Superior Impact Resistance
  • High Abrasion Resistance
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Marine
  • Machinery
  • Trailers
  • Implements
  • Structures
  • Containers
Performance Characteristics
Impact (Direct & Indirect)
80 in. lbs. direct, 30 lbs. indirect
Chemical Resistance100 MEK Double Rubs*
Flexibility: ISO 1519

Conical Mandrel

No Cracking – .25 inch
Adhesion (cross hatch):

ASTM D3359:

Excellent – 5A
Salt Spray

ASTM B117:

1500 hours

*all direct to metal chemical corrosion resistance testing completed on SSPC SP 6 blasted steel panels at a DFT of 6-9 mils

Material Properties
Gloss Level90º+ Hi Gloss
Density9.3 lbs/gal. (1.10 kg/ltr) mixed
Solids53{d19567d3462d58b7cd2bfc0869a29db3f8b9dbad1091a68d0ebed2355250dc72} mixed
Dry Film Thickness2.0-4.0 mils
Pot Life4+ hours mixed
Theoretical Coverage425 sq.ft./gal. @ 2.0 mils DFT
Practical CoverageAs a guideline for airless spraying on large dimension: 70{d19567d3462d58b7cd2bfc0869a29db3f8b9dbad1091a68d0ebed2355250dc72} of theoretical coverage. For small dimensions: 50{d19567d3462d58b7cd2bfc0869a29db3f8b9dbad1091a68d0ebed2355250dc72}