ACE Quick Drying Zinc Rich Primer

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A zinc rich, Single Pack Cold Galvanising Primer for long term corrosion resistance for ferrous metals.

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Brand: Ace

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A one pack high build zinc rich protective coatings for steel.
Easy to apply and provides excellent protection due to the 94% metallic zinc content in the dry film.
Excellent adhesion to blasted and non blasted surfaces.
With uses such as structural steel, farm buildings, fencing can also be used to spot prime damaged galvanised steel.
To be used as a first coat in many corrosion resisting protective coating systems. 

Surfaces to be coated must be clean, dry and free from any material such as oil, grease, salts and dirt that might affect adhesion.
Remove loose flaking or friable material. 
Where necessary, remove weld spatter and grind smooth all rough,sharp edges and weld seams.

Galvanised steel
Thoroughly degrease with Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and lightly abrade any very shiny areas. 

Mild Steel 
Degrease with a Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and either manually abrade or blast clean to Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:2007)
If blast cleaning is not possible, phosphating is recommended for cold rolled steel to improve adhesion.

Phosphate Steel 
Degrease with Cleaner Degreaser (Product Reference H30 or ND14) and manually abrade prior to application of the Primer Coat.

The temperature of the ambient air, surface or paint should not fall below 5ºC during application or drying.

Application Conditions
Relative humidity should not exceed 80%. 
The surface temperature of the steel should remain at least 3ºC above the dew point.
Cold damp conditions will impair drying times and the final finish.

Recommended Finish Coats
Overcoat with single pack and two pack anti-corrosion systems.

Recommended Thinners 
Solvent X Thinners

Coverage Rates
Recommended Film weight:Minimum WFT 200µm 
Theoretical coverage rate: 2-3m² per litre

Application Methods
ACE quick Drying Zinc Rich Primer can be applied by the following methods.

Airless Spray: Yes
Conventional Spray: Yes
Brush: Yes 
Roller: Yes

Application Guidance 
Airless Spray
Output fluid pressure at tip 1800-2600psi, 
Tip Size 13-19 thou 
Thinning with Solvent X (Note thinning will reduce the film weight)

Brush / Roller 
Recommended for small areas and touch up. Thin as appropriate to achieve a smooth film flow.

Please note: application by brush and roller will result in a reduced film thickness and is recommended only for small areas of touch up/remedial work

Drying times at a WFT at 200µm and 23ºC 
Dust Dry: 20min 
Recoatable: 3-4h if sprayed, 12h if brush applied

Cleaning Tools and Equipment
Clean equipment with Solvent X Thinner after use

% Volume Solids : 50%

Safe use
This product is formulated for professional use. 
Please ensure suitable and appropriate personal protective equipment is worn during handling and application.

For more detail please consult the Product Datasheet.
Please contact us for the Health and Safety Datasheet.

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