red oxide primer
RED OXIDE PRIMER is specially designed as an adhesion primer for iron and steel based on modified alkyd resin pigmented with red iron oxide suitable for interior and exterior use. It is suitable for the protection of structural steelwork and other metalwork where an economical finish with good anti corrosion is required.
- MAJOR USES
- CHARACTERISTICS & PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
- SURFACE PREPARATION
- DRYING TIME
- SPRAY EQUIPMENT
RED OXIDE PRIMER can be used for all type of steel structure and iron works.
Sp. Weight – 1.3kg/L +/- 0.02
Flash Point – 390C
Solids by Weight – 74%
Solids by Volume – 42%
Viscosity – 150 – 300 poise
Great attention should be paid to correct surface preparation, as this is the single most important step in the painting sequence. Prior to painting, ensure that all traces of grease, dust, oils, and grit are completely removed. All loose and flaking material should be removed by scraping and wire brushing. Bare steel, partly corroded should be removed by blast cleaning (ISO-SA 21/2).
Touch Dry – 4 – 6 hours
Hard Dry – 16 – 24 hours
Painting Interval – 24 hours
For brush application, used a food quality of brush to achieve best results.
For roller application, a short pile sheepskin roller is recommended.
Fluid Tip Orifice (inch) – 0.018 – 0.021
Liquid pressure (kg/ m2) – 0.8 – 1.7
Air pressure (kg/ m2) – 3.1 – 4.1
Thinning by weight (%) – 5 – 10
Fluid Tip Orifice – 0.015 – 0.018
Fluid Pump – 30:1
Fluid Pressure – 130 – 150
Thinning by Weight (%) – 0 – 5