Due to the closure of 3M Northallerton, this product is now discontinued. Please contact our technical team for a suitable alternative.
As a replacement for Rail Approval, please see PPG's Nexa Autocolor range of products. Contact us for further information.
3M Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer provides an adhesive base and protects metal and fibreglass surfaces against corrosion and chemical damage.
3M Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer is a two component solvent-based product, supplied in both primer and finish coats, it is for use on a range of metallic and glass re-inforced plastic surfaces.
The Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9, when used as a primer, has been proven to protect against corrosion for both ferrous and non-ferrous metallic surfaces. 3M Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer is widely used throughout the rail industry and in manufacturing equipment for sectors such as passenger transportation, civil engineering and heavy engineering production. The Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 system offers a durable and high quality product to end users.
3M Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer is for use on ferrous and non-ferrous metallic surfaces such as steel, aluminium and galvanised steel. It provides excellent adhesive properties and is easy to apply. This primer provides a very high level of protection against corrosion and chemical damage.
3M Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer can be applied using a brush, roller or spray however, it is supplied ready for use in an airless or air-assisted spray.
The usable life of this product should be used within 8 hours and will be touch dry in 2 hours. Hard dry will be reached in 4 hours and full cure takes 7 days. 3M Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer is available in 5 litre units and has a theoretical coverage rate of 8.8 square metres per litre (at 50 microns dft).
Surface and Environment
3M Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer is for use on both ferrous and non-ferrous metallic surfaces, such as steel, aluminium and galvanised steel. All surfaces that this product is to be applied to should be thoroughly degreased (and abraded when required), prior to application.
- Scotchkote Epoxy Coating EA9 Primer
- Solvent based two component primer
Suitable for use with 3M Scotchkote EA9 Epoxy Coating
- For use on a wide range of metallic and GRP (fibreglass) surfaces
- Excellent corrosion protection and chemical resistance
- Extensively tested for limited fire hazard performance to international standards
- Theoretical Coverage Rate 8.8 square metres per litre at 50 microns dft.
- Widely used throughout the rail industry
- 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.