Warranty

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Product Quality.  Grace Distributing warrants LifeGuard Active Rust Primer (“LifeGuard”) will be free from material defects when shipped to customer.  Grace Distributing’s obligation under this warranty shall be limited to replacement of product that proves to be defective.  To obtain replacement product under this warranty, the customer must notify Grace Distributing of the claimed defect within 30 days after receipt of product by customer.  Neither Grace Distributing nor Nortrade AS, its supplier, shall have liability for any injury, loss or damage arising out of the use of or the inability to use the product. BEFORE USING, USER SHALL DETERMINE THE SUITABILITY OF THE PRODUCT FOR ITS INTENDED USE, AND USER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION THEREWITH. No representation or recommendation not contained herein shall have any force or effect unless in a written document signed by an officer of Nortrade or Grace Distributing.  This warranty is to the original purchaser only, and excludes product damage due to application error, product abuse (including freezing), or product misuse.  This Warranty is void if the product is reduced, thinned, diluted or altered.  THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO CASE SHALL NORTRADE OR GRACE DISTRIBUTING BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

Adhesion Performance 3 Year Limited Warranty.  With proper surface preparation in accordance with Application Instructions, LifeGuard will adhere to the specified surfaces and any standard marine or industrial topcoat will adhere to LifeGuard.  Test patches should be conducted prior to application.  Customer shall notify Grace Distributing of its intent to claim the benefit of this Limited Performance Warranty by prior written notice, specifying the nature and location of the coatings job, surface preparation methods, selected topcoat(s) and selected NACE or SSPC Certified Coatings Inspector, and seek Grace Distributing’s written confirmation of its intent to honor the warranty under the specified conditions.  With a NACE or SSPC Certified Coatings Inspector’s detailed written report of compliance with each aspect of the Application Instructions and any specific conditions set forth by Grace Distributing in its written confirmation, including compliance with such instructions for both LifeGuard and any appropriate topcoat for the particular application, Grace Distributing warrants that LifeGuard will adhere to the properly prepared substrate and that the selected topcoat will adhere to LifeGuard for three (3) years following completion of application.  Proper coatings inspector documentation includes inspection of the surface before preparation, confirmation of compliance with the specified surface preparation methods and standards, air temperature and humidity, cure time between coats, and wet and dry film thickness of each coat.  Application requires stripe coating of pits and sharp edges plus two coats of LifeGuard in accordance with Application Instructions with adequate cure time between each coat depending on weather conditions.  This warranty is limited to replacement of the selected topcoat and replacement of LifeGuard.  This warranty is limited to claims of adhesion failure of LifeGuard to the properly prepared surface and adhesion of the selected and approved topcoat to LifeGuard but does not extend to claims of color, sheen, abrasion resistance, chemical resistance or other performance claims of the approved topcoat, ordinary wear and tear excepted.

Test Data and Materials.  All statements, technical information and recommendations contained in this website, labels or brochures are based on tests Grace Distributing believes to be reliable, but the accuracy or completeness thereof is not guaranteed.

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