Good quality general-purpose rust-inhibiting metal primer suitable for use on iron and steelwork and aluminium alloys. Especially suitable where light coloured finishes are required.
Characteristics: Manufactured from a special medium pigmented with Zinc Chromate.
Advantages: Excellent rust inhibiting and adhesion properties. Hard drying. Lead-free pigmentation.
Application: Apply by brush, roller or spray.
Thinning: Supplied ready for use but can be thinned where necessary and for spray application thin with Crown White Spirit. Avoid overthinning.
Drying times: Overcoatable in 16 hours.
Spreading Capacity: 12-16 m2/l when applied by brush on a smooth, non-porous surface.
Cleaning: Crown White Spirit.
Colour range: Red Oxide and Yellow.
Pack Sizes: 1 litre, 4 litres and 20 litres.
Availability: From Crown Depots in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and through Crown Stockists.
Galvanized Iron: Zinc Chromate Primer is not recommended for application to new, un-weathered galvanized iron. However, galvanized surfaces which have been allowed to weather or which have been treated with an Etch Primer can be coated with Zinc Chromate Primer. Alternatively, Crown Zinc Phosphate Primer can be applied directly to new galvanized surfaces after thorough preparation, degreasing etc.
Old galvanized surfaces, after thorough preparation, can be treated as for new steelwork.
Previously painted surfaces: Prepare surface and patch prime bare metal areas with 1 coat Crown Zinc Chromate Primer.
For health & safety information, please refer to our Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)