Anti-corrosive coal tar paint.

provonite is a solvent borne blend of coal tar.


provonite is a multi-purpose coating that retards the rusting of metal and the degradation of wood.  For use on all structural steel, tanks and fences. It is not suitable for use with equipment in the food industry and should not come into contact with potable water.

  • Economical.
  • Prevents rust.
  • Prevents wood degrading.
  • Easy-to-use.

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abe Construction Chemicals - provonite - colour

Surface Preparation

All surfaces to be clean, dry and sound.

Bonding / Priming

No priming required.


Stir well before use. provonite may be thinned with Xylol.


A minimum two coats at approximately 6 m2/L per coat (this is dependent upon surface texture and porosity).


provonite may be applied directly from the can by brush or roller.

Drying time @ 25 ºC

Touch dry: 6 hrs

Hard dry: 24 hrs


Tools, brushes and mixing equipment should be cleaned immediately after use and before material has set with abe® super brush cleaner followed by washing with soap and water.

Protection / Maintenance on Completion



1 L, 5 L and 25 L containers.

Handling & Storage

Shelf life of 12 months, but shorter if in extreme conditions.  Keep tightly sealed in a dry cool place in the original packaging.

Health & Safety

Product safety information required for safe use is not included.  Before handling, read product and safety data sheets and container labels for safe use, physical and health hazard information. The safety data sheet is available from your local a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals branch.