Centrecoat Etch Primer is a rapid drying, adhesive primer coating for metal substrates including aluminium and galvanised surfaces.
Centrecoat Etch Primer is a rapid drying metal primer which is designed for use on aluminium and galvanised surfaces. Centrecoat Etch Primer has been specially formulated without zinc chromates in order to reduce the risk of toxicity.
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. Centrecoat Etch Primer 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.
- 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
|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 and aluminium|
|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):||-|
|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 Thinner T0200 or Thinner T3001|
|Shelf Life:||12 months from date of manufacture (unopened cans)|
|Packaging:||Available in 5 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.