Centrecoat Etch Primer

UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
A rapid dry primer for steel and galvanised surfaces containing anti-corrosive pigment and improves surface adhesion.
Available in 5 Litres
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Product Description

Centrecoat Etch Primer is a rapid drying, adhesive primer coating for metal substrates including galvanised surfaces.

Centrecoat Etch Primer is a rapid drying metal primer which is designed for use on galvanised surfaces. Centrecoat Etch Primer has been specially formulated without zinc chromates in order to reduce the risk of toxicity.

Best Uses

Centrecoat Etch Primer offers users a product with fast drying properties that provides a good base for a wide range of topcoats and is suitable for metallic substrates. Centrecoat Etch Primer contains anti-corrosive pigments, and its main purpose is to improve the adhesion for following-on coats of paint.


Centrecoat Etch Primer is suitable for application with a brush, roller or spray onto a variety of metal substrates. It provides a highly adhesive undercoat in preparation for the application of a decorative topcoat.

Centrecoat Etch Primer is available in 5 litre containers and offers users a theoretical coverage rate of 11.5 square metres per litre, per coat.

Surface and Environment

Centrecoat Etch Primer is suitable for stoving or air drying application to pre-cleaned ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Technical Details


  • Provides a good adhesion base for a wide range of top coats
  • Suitable for stoving or air drying application
  • Formulated without zinc chromates to reduce toxicity risk
  • Contains anti-corrosive pigment
  •  Improves adhesion of follow-on coats of paints

Technical Info

Components: Single Pack
Type: Etch Primer
Finish: -
Stock Colours: N/A
Tintable: No
VOC Content: 670 g/L (± 5) depending on colour shade
Volume Solids: Volume Solids typically 20% (± 5%),  Mass Solids typically 36% (± 1%)
Suitable Substrates: Mild steel, zinc coated steel
Application Method: Conventional spray application
Theoretical Coverage: Approximately 8 – 10 m2 per litre based on a dry film thickness of 25 microns at 100% transfer efficiency
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): -
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): -
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Touch Dry: 20-30 minutes at 20°C
Overcoatable: Within 12 hours of applying the etch primer
Hard Dry: 4-6 hours at 20°C
Fully Cured: 7 days at 20°C
Cleaner / Thinner: The use of Gun Cleaners is recommended for cleaning guns, brushes and rollers. Thin with either Centrecoat Etch Primer Thinner
Shelf Life: 12 months from date of manufacture (unopened cans)
Packaging: Available in 5 Litres

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