Metal Primer

Anti-Corrosive Primer & Finishing Coat Suitable for:

 

  • Prepared Rusted Surfaces
  • Abraded New Steel
  • Sandblasted Surfaces

 

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Product Description

AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING COLOURS:

Please note colours displayed are for illustrative purposes and vary according to your computer graphics, the final painted colours may depend on surface conditions, previous surface treatments and the effect of light and shade.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: RB10 Metal primer is a high quality modified acrylic water based metal primer with anti-corrosive properties.

USES: Primer and a top coat for rusted surfaces, sandblasted or well abraded new steel. Eliminates flash rusting and corrosion. Free from lead. Low VOC (volatile organics content), environmentally friendly, water based for easy use and clean up.

FEATURES & BENEFITS:

  • Anti corrosive primer
  • Easy to use
  • Lead free
  • Primer and Top coat
  • Water based

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PHYSICAL FORM: Non-flammable waterborne viscous coloured liquid containing pigments

COLOUR: Black, Forest green, Grey, Red & White

FINISH: Semi-Matt

SPREADING RATE: Approximately 7 – 8 m² per litre per application

POLYMER TYPE: Modified acrylic latex

SOLID CONTENT: 41 – 43% (by mass), 27 – 29% (by volume) depending on colour

DENSITY: 1, 17 – 1, 25 g/ml, depending on colour

PIGMENTS: Non-toxic (lead & chromate-free) types only

DRYING PROPERTIES: Surface or touch-dry: within 30 minutes

RECOATING TIME: 2h depending on conditions and film build

FLASH POINT: Non-flammable, waterborne product

PACKAGING: 1L, 5L & 20L

THINNING: Ready for use

CLEANING: Clean while paint is still wet using water. Otherwise use lacquer thinners

APPLICATION METHOD: Mix paint thoroughly before use. Apply RB10 Metal Primer by brushing, roller or spraying. Leave each coat to dry for 2 – 3 hours before applying a second coat. RB10 Metal Primer may also be used as a finishing coat.

DO NOT PAINT

  • IF THE TEMPERATURE IS BELOW 10° C OR ABOVE 35° C
  • IF THE SURFACE IS DAMP (MOISTURE READING ABOVE 15%)
  • IF IT IS RAINING OR RAIN IS FORECAST
  • BEFORE 9H00 AND AFTER 16H00 IN THE WINTER

SURFACE PREPARATION

All surfaces MUST be sound, clean, dry and free from oil, and loosely bound rust.

Old Steel: Abrade off all loose or flaked material by use of wire brush or abrasive paper. Rinse well with clean water and dry quickly to avoid surface rerusting.

New Steel: Abrade to shiny metal. Degrease using degreasing fluid. Rinse well with clean water and leave to dry.

Galvanised: Clean the surface using proprietary RB10 Galv-Etch cleaner. Rinse off thoroughly and leave to dry.

Waterborne topcoats: Leave to cure for 2 – 3 hours before applying topcoat.

Enamel topcoats: Leave to cure overnight before applying universal undercoat and then enamel topcoat.

QD Enamel topcoats: Leave to cure for at least 6 hours before over coating.

HEALTH & SAFETY: Keep paint away from children. Never smoke, drink or eat while painting. Wear protective overalls, gloves and goggles. If accidental contact with skin should occur, wash immediately with clean water. Harmful if swallowed. Do not induce vomiting. Consult your doctor. Ensure good ventilation during application and drying. Store in a cool, dry place out of the sun.

DISCLAIMER ADVICE: The information given in this Product Information Sheet is based on controlled laboratory tests and many years of experience. It is given in good faith but no guarantee of any performance characteristic is given or implied. RB10 paints cannot be held liable for consequential damage of whatsoever nature that may arise from the use of RB10 products. Paint technology is continuously being developed and RB10 Paints reserves the right to update product specifications without prior notice.  Contact RB10 Paints for further details.

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