Armstead Trade Metal Primer Zinc Phosphate

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Key benefits
  • Inhibits rust
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Suitable for ferrous metal surfaces
  • Solvent based
Technical characteristics
Technical Information
  • Finish Matt
  • Coverage Up to 9m2/litre
  • Drying Time 2-6 hours
  • Recoatable 6-16 hours
  • Composition Solvent-based
Product Features
  • Excellent coverage

Product Description

Armstead Trade Metal Primer Zinc Phosphate is a professional quality metal primer that has excellent adhesion and inhibits rust, preventing the spread of corrosion. It is generally resistant to heat up to 90ºC. Suitable for use on both interior and exterior surfaces. Not suitable as a primer for Acrylated Rubber Paints.

Application Description

STIR THOROUGHLY BEFORE USE. After suitable surface preparation, apply 1 coat of Armstead Trade Metal Primer Zinc Phosphate, followed by an appropriate Armstead Trade paint system. Touch dry: 2-6 hours. Recoat: 6-16 hours.

Technical & Safety Documentation

Application: Brush or roller only. For Health and Safety reasons related to all solvent based paints, spray application is not recommended.
  • AM103_Metal_Primer_Zinc_Phosphate.pdf

Tips & Advice

  • 1. Preparing the Surfaces
    To get the best results with Armstead Trade Metal Primer Zinc Phosphate, make sure surfaces to be painted are sound, clean and dry (new surfaces particularly must be fully dry). See Armstead Trade Datasheet AM103 for full information before use, available free on request by telephoning 0333 222 7070 or visiting Before surface preparation, read the adjacent information about old lead paints.
  • 2. Cleaning
    After use, remove as much paint as possible from equipment before cleaning with brush cleaner.
  • 3. Storing
    Do not use or store in extremes of temperature.