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5 Gallon Clipper Ship EM-50 Contractor Tack Coat Asphalt Primer
Contractors looking for quality commercial tack coat for asphalt paving jobs don't need to look much further.
The Clipper Ship EM-50 is a contractor grade SS1-h asphalt emulsion tack coat that is designed to meet the AASHTO M208 standards as well as any state specific requirements, ensuring a quality product on the job for driveway and parking lot paving professionals.
Whenever a commercial primer or tack coat is required for proper adhesion to bitumous asphalt, the EM-50 Tack Coat is designed for it.
Geared up towards general pavement maintenance crews, this product is ideal as a tack coat for hot or cold asphalt patch, overlays or as a primer for subgrades where new asphalt is being installed.
Depending on the surface being covered, EM-50 can be applied with a brush, squeegee, or spray equipment and provides coverage of 150 square feet per gallon. The maximum temperature allowable for application for EM-50 is 175°F.
Packaging And Volume Sales
Call for a quote on quantities larger than 5 gallons +1(800) 689-2098
- Sold online as a 5 gallon bucket for small and easy usage requirements or for testing before buying in bulk.
- Bulk pallet of 5 gallon buckets
- 55 gallon drums
- 275 gallon totes
- Full tanker truck loads
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Weight Per Gallon
Finish / Color
Minimal (sticky until fully cured)
150 sq ft
750 sq ft
Actual coverage may vary depending on texture and condition of the asphalt
Dry to Walk
24 - 36 hours
Actual dry times will vary depending on ambient temperature, humidity, wind conditions and access to sunlight
Spray, Squeegee, Roller, Brush
Recommended Max Dilution
None: apply undiluted for best performance
Minimum Application Temp
Above freezing (32º F) for 24 hours
Recommended Application Temp
50º F or higher
Cleanup (liquid state)
Soap & Water immediately before dry
Can Not Freeze (Recommend 50º F or above)
Avoid Excessive Heat; 160ºF Maximum; Keep out of direct sunlight
6 - 8 months if properly sealed after use
Product should be ready-to-use with no mixing required. Some mixing may be necessary in rare situations or near the end of its shelf-life
Viscosity, seconds (T72)
Sieve Test, % (T59)
Residue by Distillation, % (T59)
Oil Distillate, % (T59)