Firwood 178 Zinc Rich Metal Primer

Single pack zinc rich chlorinated rubber primer for long term protection of steelwork from corrosion

Firwood 178 Zinc Rich Metal Primer

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An excellent anti-corrosive ferrous metal primer containing over 90% metallic zinc in the dried film. Can be brushed or sprayed to provide cathodic protection to ferrous metal surfaces. Offers protection of up to 1000 hours hot salt spray resistance to ASTM B117 when suitably prepared steelwork is coated with this primer. Intended for application to steel shot blasted to Sa2½. The use of this material is often described as cold galvanising.

  • Excellent anti-corrosive properties
  • Zinc rich metal primer
Coverage: Approximately 9m² per 1 litre @ 50 μ DFT. Coverage can be affected by such variables as type and condition of substrate, type of application equipment and individual method of application.

Typical Applications:
  • Ducting
  • Sheet Metal
Compliance: Complies with “the VOC in Paints, Varnishes & Vehicle Refinishing Products Regulations 2005". EU limit value for this product (cat A/i): 500g / litre (2010)

Please refer to Material Safety Data Sheet and Technical Information Sheet prior to the use of this product. See download tab.



Application Methods: Conventional Spray, Airless Spray, Brush

Colour Availability:
Grey

Pack Size:
3.5 litres

Drying Time @ 20ºC: Drying times will be extended at low temperatures . Do not apply when ambient temperature falls below 5ºC or relative humidity exceeds 90%.

Surface dry @ 20ºC : 30 minutes

Hard Dry@ 20ºC: 2 hours

Over Coat@ 20ºC: After 24 hours

Dry Film Thickness: 25 - 80 μ

Wet Film Thickness: 55 - 175 μ

Coverage: Approximately 9m² per 1 litre @ 50 μ DFT. Coverage can be affected by such variables as type and condition of substrate, type of application equipment and individual method of application.

Flash Point: 34ºC

VOC Content (as supplied): Max 490g / litre

Storage: Store in temperature range 5-40ºC

Thinners: Firwood 113 Thinners



Directions for Use: All surfaces should be clean, dry and free from grease, rust, millscale, etc.

Intended for application to steel, shot blasted to Sa2½ standard and primed within four hours or mechanically wire brushed steel when used as a maintenance paint.

Stir well before and during use.

Clean application equipment immediately after use with Firwood 113 Thinners



Please click here to download the Technical Information Sheet PDF.

Please click here to download the Material Safety Data Sheet PDF.

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