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Tikkurila Rostex Super Metal Primer

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Anti-corrosion, universal metal primer containing resins and oils to penetrate and protect. 

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A quick drying anti-corrosion primer for use on interior and exterior metal substrates.
It is suitable for protecting metalwork where normal alkyd primers may be insufficient. Rostex Super Metal Primer is deal for priming steel, zinc-coated metal, roughened aluminium surfaces and as a general primer for alkyd and waterborne paints.

Surface Preparation
Surfaces must be clean, dry, and free from grease, dirt, oil, wax, water soluble salts, white rust, rust and loose material. Use recommended Tikkurila products for mould removal and cleaning.
Ensure that existing painted surfaces are thoroughly sanded.
Abrade aluminium surfaces to create a key.
Where possible prime new zinc-coated surfaces after a period of weathering (at least one year).

Application and Thinning
Methods: brush or spray.
For airless spray: use a 0.015” – 0.021” spray tip.
Thinning: if necessary by up to 15% with a good quality white spirit.



Technical Data
Finish Matt
Application Brush or Spray
Solvent Based Yes
01.Drying Time (Touch Dry) 2 hours
03.Drying Time (Recoat) 24 hours
Smooth Coverage (m2 / litre) 12
Type Single Pack


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