MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant

Multi-Purpose Encapsulant 


Transite Wall  

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


1. Product Name

                        MPE Multi-Purpose Encapsulant 

2. Manufacturer

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

3. Product Description

MPE is a clear acrylic, water-based, non-toxic, non-flammable, zero VOC, primer, sealer 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 functions as a penetrating encapsulant and primer where tenacious adhesion is needed to safely lock down fibrous and asbestos containing surfaces. MPE is designed and engineered to deeply penetrate asbestos-containing materials.

MPE 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 bitumen
  • Concrete
  • Fiberglass
  • Floor tiles
  • Textiles and other fibrous materials
  • Floor adhesives and mastic

4. Technical Data and Properties

Solids by weight:
Solids by volume:
Weight per gallon:
Liquid appearance:
Dried appearance:
Drying time:
Clean up:
25.2% (+/- 2%)
24% (+/- 2%)
8.55 lbs
Milky white
½ to 24 hours (depends on dilution, air temperature and humidity)

5. Product Installation

  • MPE is ready to use.
  • Apply by brush or roller, or airless sprayer. 
  • All surfaces must be clean, dry, and free of mold, mildew, chalking, dirt, grease, oil, or other contaminants that would interfere with proper adhesion.
  • Best applied in temperatures between 50ºF and 100ºF.
  • Apply only when weather conditions will permit drying before rain, dew or freezing temperatures.  
  • Cool temperatures and high humidity retard cure.
  • Follow manufacturer’s application guidelines.
  • Easy to use and clean up is with water.
MPE should be applied and allowed to dry thoroughly before applying topcoats.  In no case should topcoats be applied until MPE is completely dry. Topcoat with GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. materials.
MPE coverage rate on a flat surface is 200 sf/gallon (18.58 sqm) and will yield 4 mils DFT (Dry Film Thickness). Coverage rate may vary depending upon porosity, texture of the surface being encased and mil thickness desired.
Spray Application: Use self-cleaning reversible spray tip, Size .015-.019.
MPE™ 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

6. Availability and Cost

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

7. Warranty

Unless GLOBAL Encasement, Inc. product provides 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 from date of purchase.  Customer's exclusive remedy and GLOBAL Encasement, Inc.'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. expressly disclaims any liability for incidental or consequential damages.
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PDS (Product Description Sheet), MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) and SDS (Safety Data Sheets)


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