*Sherwin Williams Zinc Clad J984 - Formerly Leighs Epigrip J984

This product is now discontinued.
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Product Description

This product has now been discontinued. Please see Sherwin Williams Zinc Clad IV EU or Sherwin Williams Zinc Clad 4700 as potential alternatives.

Sherwin Williams Zinc Clad J984 - Formerly Leighs Epigrip J984 is a 2 pack epoxy zinc rich anti corrosive primer for the protection of steel surfaces.

Best Uses

Zinc Clad J984 is best suited for the anti-corrosive protection of steel surfaces prepared by abrasive blast cleaning. Also may be used as a repair primer for galvanised surfaces


Blast clean to Sa2½ BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007. Average surface profile in the range 50-75 microns. Ensure surfaces to be coated are dry and free from all visible traces of surface contamination. For repair of galvanizing, for small areas, abrade the surface to a minimum standard of St3 per BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007, feathering off the edges of intact galvanizing surrounding such areas, and then brush apply the primer. For large areas it is recommended that the surface is flash blasted and the primer applied by the desired method.Application is recommended via airless spray or brush for small areas or touch ups. Recommended cleanser / thinner No5. Indefinitely overcoatable with epoxy systems provided a minimum of 50 microns DFT is obtained. Do not overcoat with paints containing saponifiable resins such as oleo-resinous or alkyd based paints unless a non-saponifi able resin based barrier coat has been applied first.

Technical Details


  • Conforms to ISO 12944-5:1998 (E) - 5.2

Technical Info:

    >li>Drying Times: 12 minutes at 15°C to touch, 5 hours at 15°C to recoat
  • Dry Film Thickness: 50 microns
  • Theoretical Coverage: 12.4m2 per litre
  • Available in Grey
  • Available in 5 and 10 Litre units

The manufacturers data sheets are available for download from this website. It is your responsibility to read and understand all aspects of the data sheets before you place an order and prior to application. Please pay special attention to the preparation, mixing and application temperatures of the product, cleaning of substrate and environmental factors such as temperature, rain etc. Quoted coverage rates are based on the manufacturers theoretical rates and may vary depending upon substrates absorption, texture and application. We always recommend a test is carried out to ensure suitability.

Customer further agrees that Promain have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets and are not liable for failure due to misapplication or inadequate substrate cleaning and preparation. For more information please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

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