Sherwin Williams Kem-Kromik 489 - Formerly Leighs L489

UN1263 (Class: 3, Pk Grp: III)
A single component anti-corrosive spraying or brushing primer for steel.
Available in 5 and 20 Litres
From £99.14 £82.62
In stock
Only %1 left
Product Description

Sherwin Williams Kem-Kromik 489 is a highly protective, anti corrosive, alkyd primer pigmented with a minimum of 40% zinc phosphate.

Best Uses

Sherwin Williams Kem-Kromik 489 is best used as a anti corrosive spraying or brushing primer for steel.


Recommended application method via airless spray, conventional spray, brush or roller. Use Sherwin Williams No 1. Blast clean to Sa2½ BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007. Average surface profile in the range 50-75 microns. Manually prepared surfaces should be prepared to a minimum standard of ST3 BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007 at the time of coating.

Ensure surfaces to be coated are clean, dry and free from all surface contamination. Indefinitely overcoatable with itself or a wide range of white spirit based undercoats and finishes.

Technical Details


  • Complies with BS5493:1977 - Table 4F Type FP3A
  • BS476 Part 7 - Surface Spread of Flame

Technical Info

Components: Single Pack
Type: Alkyd Primer
Finish: -
Stock Colours: Black, Light Grey
Tintable: Limited range of shades. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable
VOC Content: 333 gms/litre
Volume Solids: 58 ± 3%
Suitable Substrates: Steel
Application Method: Brush, Roller, Airless Spray or Conventional Spray
Theoretical Coverage: 7.7m2/ltr
Wet Film Thickness (WFT): 129 microns
Dry Film Thickness (DFT): 75 microns
Induction Time: -
Pot Life: -
Touch Dry: 4 hours at 15°C
Overcoatable: 24 hours at 15°C
To Handle: 24 hours at 15°C
Cleaner / Thinner: Thinner No.1
Shelf Life: 2 years from date of production unopened or 'use by' date where specified
Packaging: Available in 5 Litres and Litres

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