Single-Pack, Water-Based Metal Etch Primer.
4 metal primer is a water-based acrylic resin with acid etchant and corrosion inhibitive pigments.
As a corrosion inhibitor on clean iron and steel such as gates, fences, garden furniture, air-conditioning units and galvanised surfaces.
Increases the protect of steel against corrosion.
Practical coverage for estimating purposes: 12 m2/litre
Typical Physical Properties of Wet Material
|Density (typical)||1,26 g/cm³|
|Colour||Red oxide, blackand grey|
|Dilution||Up to 10% with water for spray application.|
|Drying time @25°C||Touch dry: 30 min.Hard dry: 2 hours|
Typical Physical Properties During Application
|Volume solids (typical)||34%|
|Recommended average dft||25 µm|
|Wet film thickness at average dft||70 µm|
|Recommended number of coats||1 or 2|
|Overcoating time @ 25°C||Minimum 4 hours for water-based coating
Minimum 24 hours for solvent-based coating
|Fire resistance of wet film||Non-flammable|
Temperature and Relative Humidity
5°C to 40°C. Do not apply 4 metal primer if surface temperature is less than 5°C or if rain is imminent.
The primer will be 4 metal primer, a single-pack, water-based, metal etch primer and corrosive inhibitor, applied in accordance with a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals’ recommendations.
Handling & Storage
Health & Safety
Cured 4 metal primer is inert and harmless.
Whilst a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals endeavours to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot – because a.b.e.® has no direct or continuous control over where and how a.b.e.®products are applied – accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of a.b.e.® products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by the company.