Dulux Primer for Steel is a versatile corrosion resistant primer for use on new or lightly rusted iron and steel.
Versatile corrosion resistant steel primer for use on new or lightly rusted iron and mild steel.
· For application to correctly prepared new or lightly rusted iron or mild steel.
· Gives an excellent primed surface for most decorative Undercoats and Top coats.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
· General-purpose high quality corrosion resistant primer.
· Good adhesion to substrate.
· Suitable for new or hand cleaned rusty surfaces.
· Non-drip, easy brushing with good flow and levelling properties.
· No added lead
Appearance Matt to Low Sheen
Colour Light Grey
Binder Type Modified Alkyd with zinc phosphate
Density at 23°C Approx. 1.15
Solids Content By weight: Approx. 58%
By volume: Approx. 40%
Packaged Viscosity Viscosity at 23°C: Approx. 65 KU
Spreading Rate 8 to 10m² per litre depending on surface porosity, profile and
Mixing Stir until homogeneous with a flat paddle
Application Surface conditions Surface Temperature between 10 - 35°C Relative Humidity
between 10 - 85 % OR 2ºC above dew point minimum.
Application methods Brush, roller and spray
Brush application preferred to ensure wetting of the surface
Thinner Thinning not recommended. Ready for use after thorough
stirring. Mineral Turpentine if required for spraying to
maximum of 10%.
Drying Time Touch dry 4 hours at 23ºC
Recoating Time 18 hours at 23ºC (Recoating times will be extended during
cold, wet or humid conditions)
Cleaning of equipment After use, remove as much product as possible, and then
clean immediately with Mineral Turpentine or Dulux Brush
Substrates Suitably prepared mild steel and iron.
Coats Required Apply one or two coats Dulux Steel Primer, depending on
the severity of the conditions. Two coats are preferred for
coastal conditions and chemical works.
Top Coating Over-coat primer with one coat of Dulux Universal
Undercoat, and finish with two coats of selected Dulux
Precautions Do not apply during cold (below 10°C) or wet weather.
Not designed to withstand natural weathering. Overcoat
within one week particularly in a marine atmosphere.
Not suitable for direct application to powdery or friable
surfaces whether previously painted or not.