Please note, this product has now been discontinued. Please see Smartkote EP90 as a potential alternative.
Protecta-Kote NS5 Metcote Etch Primer is a high adhesion metal primer with excellent etching qualities. This quality metal primer is solvent based and contains acids and adhesion promoters that etch the metal surface ensuring excellent adhesion.
Protecta-Kote NS5 Metcote Etch Primer is a quick drying single pack anti corrosion primer that offers excellent resistance to heat and weathering. NS5 Metcote Etch Primer is quick drying and can be topcoated with most paints within two hours of application.
Protecta-Kote Metcote Etch Primer is best used under ProtectaKote to provide surfaces with the ultimate protective system in outdoor environments. High adhesion primer for new metal, which etches the surface to ensure paint bonds more effectively.
- Bonds exceptionally well to metal
- Leaves a protective coating that bonds well with paint
- Heat resistant up to 220ºC
- Quick drying and can be topcoated with most paints within 2 hours
- Can be used on a wide variety of surfaces
- Resistant to both acid and alkali
Ideal to prime a variety of metal surfaces before overcoating.
Ensure all substrates are thoroughly clean, sound, dry and free from any contaminants such as dirt, salt, rust, mill scale, algae and grease.
For New Metal: Abrade surface lightly and remove any surface rust or mill scale by sanding, wire brushing, with a chipping hammer, or sandblasting (sandblasting to SA2½ with a 40 to 50 profile gives the best results). Clean away sanding dust, grease and dirt with Duram NS2 Galvanized Iron Cleaner according to instructions. Rinse thoroughly with water until a water break-free surface is attained and allow to dry.
For Aluminium and stainless steel: Abrade surface with 220 grit waterpaper using Duram Xylene or turpentine as a lubricant. Rinse with xylene or lacquer
thinners and allow to dry.
|Suitable Substrates:||For new metal, aluminium, stainless steel|
|Application Method:||Brush, roller or spray|
|Theoretical Coverage:||8 - 10m2 per litre per coat|
|Wet Film Thickness (WFT):|
|Dry Film Thickness (DFT):|
|Touch Dry:||30 minutes at 25ºC|
|Overcoatable:||1 hour at 25ºC|
|Hard Dry:||2 hours at 25ºC|
|Cleaner / Thinner:||Use Duram Xylene or lacquer thinners|
|Shelf Life:||2 years|
|Packaging:||Available in 1 Litre|
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.