Metal Primer

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Metal Primer is an oil based undercoat designed for metal surfaces. There are various types of metal primers depending on the type of metal surface to be painted such as; galvanised iron, wrought iron, steel, aluminium, copper, brass and stainless steel. Ask for assistance based on your type of metal surfaces.


  • Contains anti-corrosive pigments
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Fast drying, touch dry 20min, recoat 2hrs

Surface preparation

Galvanised Iron New: Wash down surface with Etching Primer and a Scotch-Brite Pad to remove grease, oils and dirt. Allow to dry. Aged or Rusted: Remove all rust by scraping, sanding or wire brushing. Wipe surface clean with Etching Primer to remove residual rust, grease, oils and dirt. Allow to dry.

Ferrous Metals (Steel & Wrought Iron) New: Ensure surface is free from residual grease, oils and dirt by wiping with mineral turpentine.

Product Information

Colour                                                   : Grey/Red/Black

Density at 23°CApprox.                         : 1.39 kg/L

Solids Content By weight                     : Approx. 73%

   By volume                     : Approx. 52%

Packaged Viscosity at 23°C                : Approx 70 KU

Spreading Rate                                    : Approx 10m2/Ltr depending on surface porosity, profile and application method

Recommended/DFT per coat             : Penetrates substrate

Application Information

Application Conditions                        : Surface Temperature between 10 – 35°C,  

  Relative Humidity between 10 – 85%.

Application Methods                           : Brush/Spray

Preparation                                          : Thin using Mineral Turpentine.

Drying Time                                           : Touch dry 6 hours

Recoating Time                                    : 18 hours

Finish                                                     : Flat

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