Transite Paneling on the left received a coat of Multi-Purpose Encapsulant prior to the application of AsbestoSafe® TopCoat.


Product Description

MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ is a clear, acrylic, water-based, non-toxic, low VOC (2 g/l), primer and conditioner for fibrous, porous, Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACM) and for surfaces that can be only marginally cleaned or are difficult to adhere to.
MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ functions as a penetrating and flexible encapsulant and primer where tenacious adhesion is needed to safely lock down fibrous and asbestos containing surfaces. GE-MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ is designed and engineered to deeply penetrate asbestos-containing materials.
MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ is excellent for use over:
  • Fluffy or Cementitious Sprayed On Fireproofing
  • Decorative and Acoustical Plaster on Ceilings and Walls
  • Insulation on Pipes, Boilers, Tanks and Ducts
  • Transite Siding and Roofing
  • Galbestos
  • Mineral Cap Sheet
  • Asphalt BUR, Modified Bitumin
  • Concrete
  • Fiberglass
  • Vermiculite
  • Floor Tiles
  • Textiles and Other porous materials
  • Floor Adhesives and Mastic

Technical Data and Properties

Solids by Weight:  25.2% (+/-2%)
Solids by volume: 24% (+/-2%)
Weight per gallon: 8.55 lbs
Liquid appearance: Milky white
Dried appearance: Clear
Drying time: ½ to 24 Hours
(Dry time is dependent upon dilution, air temperatures and humidity.)
Clean Up: Water

Product Installation

  • MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ may be brush, roller or spray-applied.
  • All surfaces must be clean, dry, and free of dirt, grease, oil, or other contaminants that would interfere with proper adhesion.
  • Apply at temperatures above 50ºF.
  • Apply only when weather conditions will permit drying before rain, dew or freezing temperatures.
  • Cool temperatures and high humidity retard cure.
  • MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ should be applied and allowed to dry thoroughly before applying topcoats. In no case should topcoats be applied until GE-MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ is completely dry. Topcoat with GLOBAL Encasement materials.
COVERAGE: MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ Coverage rate on a flat surface is 200 s.f. / Gallon and will yield 4 mils Dry Film Thickness.
Spray Application: Use self-cleaning reversible spray tip, Size .015-.019.
Coverage rate may vary depending upon porosity, texture of the surface being encased and mil thickness desired. GE-MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant™ is ready to use and should not be diluted for Transite applications.
It can be diluted with water for the following applications:
Pre-Removal Surfactant Dilute 10:1   Amended water for wet-out prior to abatement.
Lockdown Encapsulant Dilute 6:1 for use as a post-removal encapsulant and as a misting agent prior to air monitoring.

Availability and Cost

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


Unless GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. poduct povides a written warranty of fitness for a particular use, GLOBAL Encasement's sole warranty is that the product, as supplied will meet the current sales specifications and is specific only to return of product found to be defective upon opening of container within one year. Customer's exclusive remedy and GLOBAL Encasement's liability for breach of warranty is limited to refund of the purchase price or replacement of any product shown to be other than as warranted and GLOBAL Encasement Inc. expessly disclaims any liability for incidental or consequential damages.

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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