Black Bituminous Paint

Black Bituminous Paint

SKU: C21AS. Category: .

Product Description

A black bituminous paint especially suitable for the interior coating of drinking water tanks, but may be used on general water tanks and pipework. Recommended where a protective and economical finish is required. Can be applied to most surfaces including iron and steelwork, cement renderings, brick, stone etc.

Characteristics: A heavy-duty, anti-corrosive bituminous solution.

Advantages: Economical. Non-toxic. A waterproof composition which fills minor pits, cracks and other irregularities, forming a smooth coating.

Finish: Semi-gloss.

Application: By brush.

Thinning: Use as supplied on non-porous surfaces. On porous, uncoated masonry thin to ease brushing with Crown White Spirit. Avoid over thinning. Stir well before use.

Drying Times: Surface dry: 2 hours. Recoatable: 14 hours. Hard dry several days.

Spreading Capacity: Smooth metal surfaces approximately 10-11 m2/l. Cement rendering, approximately 7-8 m2/l. The spreading capacity will be considerably reduced when applied on rough, porous surfaces.

Equipment Cleaner: Crown White Spirit.

Colour range: Black.

Pack Sizes: 1 litre, 4 litres and 20 litres.

Availability: From Crown Depots in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu and through Crown Stockists.


New Metal and Galvanized Drinking Water Tanks: Prepare surface (refer Data Sheet SP 3). Apply 1 coat Crown Zinc Phosphate Primer. Apply 3 coats Crown Black Bituminous Paint.

General – Purpose use on New Iron and Steelwork: Prepare surface (refer Data Sheet SP 3). Apply 1 coat (appropriate) primer. Apply 2-3 coats Crown Black Bituminous Paint.

New (dry) and unpainted Plaster, Cement rendering, Brick, Stone: Prepare surface (refer Data Sheet SP 1). Apply 3 coats Crown Black Bituminous Paint, thinning the first coat to ease brushing and improve adhesion.

Previously Painted Surfaces: Prepare surface and patch prime bare metal surface with the appropriate Crown primer. Apply 2 coats Crown Black Bituminous Paint.


Coated water tanks should be flushed out with clean water before use.

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