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All projects and their challenges are different and their solutions should be handled on a case by case basis.  In the pictures above from GEI case history # 204 the LeadLock system design was a combination of Rust Inhibiting Primer, PrepLESS Primer and LeadLock™  Topcoat.  This LeadLock system dealt with rust, pealing Lead Base Paint and waterproofing the building all at the same time.


Product Description

LeadLock™  is a high performance, water-based, acrylic, non-toxic, low VOC (4 g/l) coating that is tough, abuse-, rust-, mildew-, fire- and chemical-resistant and forms a waterproofing membrane. Its moisture vapor transmission qualities make it perfect for historic preservation and can be custom tinted almost any color. It can be applied over PrepLESS Primerto form a GLOBAL Encasement System.

LeadLock  Features:
Class A Fire Rated
Extremely tough, durable and flexible
Mildew and mold resistant
Can be custom tinted almost any color
Low in V.O.C.s (Volatile Organic Content)
LeadLock is excellent for interior or exterior use and is suitable for application over walls, ceilings, trim, ducts, pipes, roofing and siding, windowsills, frames and trim, porch railings, posts, overhangs and fences. It securely seals and encases materials on wood, plaster, stucco, masonry, concrete, structural steel, Transite, shingles, built-up roofing, fiberglass or ceramic fiber. 

Technical Data and Properties


Solids by weight:                 67.4% (+/- 2%)
Solids by volume                54% (+/- 2%)
V.O.C.                                    4 g/l
Weight per gallon:              11.85 lbs
Liquid appearance:            Bright White with mild scent
Viscosity:                              105-120 KU                         
Drying time:                         To Touch: 1-4 Hours
                                               Recoat After Dry To Touch: 2-8 Hrs
                                               Full Cure: 10-14 Days
Toxicological Report states: "There is no toxicological basis for limiting occupancy of a dwelling unit, or restricting entry of any resident including pregnant women and children under six years of age, to dwelling units during the application of your encapsulant."

Product Installation

LeadLock is ready to use and should not be diluted.

Apply by brush or roller, or airless sprayer.
All surfaces must be clean, dry, and free of dirt, grease, oil, or other contaminants that would interfere with proper adhesion.
Apply in temperatures between 50ºF and 100ºF.
Dries in 2-8 hours. Cool temperatures and high humidity can affect dry and cure time. 
Follow manufacturer’s application guidelines.
Easy to use and clean up is with water.
COVERAGE: LeadLockcoverage rate on a flat surface is:
Dry Mils      = 6 @ 160 sq. ft./gallon 
                    = 8 @ 120 sq. ft./gallon
                    =10 @ 96 sq.ft./gallon
                    =12 @ 80 sq.ft./gallon
                    =14 @ 68 sq.ft./gallon
Coverage varies depending upon the porosity and texture of the surface being encased.
Spray Application: Use self-cleaning reversible spray tip
                                 Size .019-.035 (.021 is most often used).
Brush: Use any nylon bristle brushes.
Roller: Use a ¾ inch nap.
Availability and Cost
Call GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. at 1-800-266-3982 for pricing and availability.

Availability and Cost

Call GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. at 1-800-266-3982 for pricing and availability.



GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. can warrant for a period of up to twenty (20) years from the date of purchase that LeadLock TopCoat is free of any defects in manufacturing. The Limited Warranty herein described shall be in lieu of any other warranty, expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

GLOBAL Encasement's sole liability under this Limited Warranty shall be, at its option, to replace any portion of the product proven to be defective in manufacture.

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GLOBAL Encasement, Inc.
701 E. Santa Clara Street, Suite 12
Ventura, CA  93001 USA
PHONE:  (800) 266-3982  
FAX: (800) 520-3291