MPI Approved Guide Formulas List



MPI #   11      Latex, Exterior Semi-Gloss (MPI Gloss Level 5)
A pigmented, water based, emulsion type, semi-gloss paint for exterior masonry, stucco, primed metals and wood, (primarily trim, fascia and smooth surfaces e.g. doors and door frames) where low to moderate contact can be anticipated. Alkali resistant for use on masonry surfaces and mildew resistant. Primers used with this coating include MPI #3, for alkaline surfaces, #4 for concrete block, self-priming on stucco and concrete, and #5, #6 and #7 for wood surfaces. Not recommended for horizontal surfaces, where water may pond or stand. Application methods will include using brushes, rollers, and airless and conventional spray equipment.
[Characteristics evaluated include hiding power, flexibility, accelerated weathering, resistance to biological growth, and gloss of 35-70 units @60. See MPI 'Detailed Performance' Specs for complete details, specific requirements, and/or reference specs.]

MPI VOC Ranges (grams/L) E3   <101 g/l E2   101 - 150 g/l E1   151 - 250 g/l > E '0' - outside range, n/a - unavailable
meets GPS-1 ,   meets MPI GPS-2 for Standard Category: Exterior Architectural Non-Flat Intermediate/Top Coats
   
Supplier Formula Description Code Brand(s)/Tradenames Formula / Link Chemical Family
E Range
GPS-1
GPS-2
BASF Premium Quality Exterior SG Latex 110-026 Acronal Optive 110, Dispex GA 40, Foambrake 798, DSX 3121, DSX 3291 Acronal Optive 110_formulation 110-026.pdf 100% Acrylic
E 1
BASF Premium Quality Low VOC Exterior SG Latex 130-044 Acronal Optive 130, Pigment Disperser MD20, Foamaster S, DSX 3121, DSX 3291, Pluracoat CA100 Acronal Optive 130_formulation 130-044.pdf 100% Acrylic
E 3