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 £85.51 £71.26
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

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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