FAQs - VBX

What is VBx2?

What is VBx2?

VBx2 is a nanomaterial free super-black coating that's applied by a conventional spray process. It's used in automotive ADAS sensors, architectural, artistic and scientific applications. Its reflectance (THR) is 0.92% at 600nm.. There are no restrictions on its use and no export controls, but it does require specialist training and a professional spray environment to be successfully applied.

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Is VBx2 safe

Is VBx2 safe

Yes, once applied they do not represent a hazard to human health. The coating is solvent based, so the correct PPE should be worn at all times during application. Please see the VBx SDS in the resources section

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Can private individuals purchase VBx2?

Can private individuals purchase VBx2?

VBx2 requires specialist training and professional spray equipment to be safely and correctly applied. For these reasons we do not supply the coating to private individuals 

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Is VBx2 available in a spray can?

Is VBx2 available in a spray can?

No, it is not available in this format.

Can VBx2 coating be used outside?

Can VBx2 coating be used outside?

VBx2 does not degrade from long term sun exposure, extreme temperatures or rain, but some traffic debris may be difficult to wash off if significant levels accumulate. If you are considering using VBx2 externally please discuss with the engineering support team to make sure the environment is suitable..

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What are the size limitations for VBx2?

What are the size limitations for VBx2?

There is no size limitation for VBx2

How is VBx2 applied?

How is VBx2 applied?

VBx2 is applied using an conventional gravity fed spray gun or low pressure pot paint delivery system and spray gun. It cannot be applied by airless or air assisted airless spray gun systems. 

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How is VBx2 supplied?

How is VBx2 supplied?

VBx 2 is supplied in 25Lt or 200Lt drums suitable for international transport by air, sea or land transport.

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Who can purchase VBx2 paint?

Who can purchase VBx2 paint?

VBx2 is only supplied to specialist paint contractors who have been through an SNS training program.

What substrates can be coated with VBx2?

What substrates can be coated with VBx2?

VBx 2 has been applied successfully to: Metals, plastics, glasses, wood, concrete, brick, plasterboard – on porous and metal surfaces a tie coat may be required.

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