You are on page 1of 1


A Two-pack, air drying etch primer based on zinc tetroxy chromate and polyvinyl butyral

Excellent adhesion on non ferrous metal like aluminium, tin, galvanised Very good flexibility
iron etc. Can be top coated with conventional, chlorinated rubber, epoxy, acrylic
Improves adhesion of subsequent coats to the substrate and polyurethane based primers and finishes

Colour Greenish yellow Drying time at 30 C Surface dry : 5 minutes
Hard dry : 1 hour
Gloss Matt
Volume Solids Approx. 6%
Over coating Interval at 30 C Min.: 1 hour
Recommended DFT / Coat 8 - 10 microns Max.: 24 hours, provided
Theoretical covering capacity 7.5 sq. mtr/l at 8 microns DFT surface is dry and clean
6.0 sq. mtr/l at 10 microns DFT from all contamination

Flash point Not below 21o C Shelf Life (cool and dry place at 30 C) At least 12 months


Steel, non ferrous metals and galvanised surfaces; remove oil, grease or other contaminants from the surface. Alloys that oxidise should be lightly
sanded to remove all loose materials from the surface
o o
Surface temperature must be at least 3 C above dew point but not above 50 C

Stir the base. If settling is observed, loosen the settled material with the help of hand stirrer followed by power driven stirrer for quick homogenous mixing.
Then combine and mix .
Mixing Ratio Base : Hardener Induction time 30 minutes
(by volume) 1: 1 Pot life at 30 C 8 hours
Mixed paint not used after 8 hours of mixing shall be discarded


Application Method Brush Air Spray Special Instructions

(only for touch up areas) Spray application is the desired method of application
Thinner (for cleaning) T 180 T 180 This wash primer is not intended for use as a shop primer for steel and
Nozzle orifice 1.5 - 3.0 mm it should be recoated with primer coat before exposure, preferably
0.3 Mpa (43 p.s.i) within 24 hours
Nozzle pressure
Product does not hide the base metal but gives it a yellowish tinge. Do
not build up thickness more than 10 microns. Excess deposition can
result in loss of adhesion of primer to the metal surface


Storage : Store in a cool, dry place. Store in accordance with local regulations.
Packing : 4 & 20 litre packs

As a general safety measure, inhalation of solvent vapours or paint mist and contact of liquid paint with skin and eyes should be avoided. Forced ventilation should be provided when applying
paint in confined spaces or stagnant air. Even when ventilation is provided, respiratory, skin and eye protection are always recommended when spraying paint.
Please refer our Material Safety Data Sheet prior to using the product.

Disclaimer: To the best of our knowledge the information provided herein is true and accurate at the date of issuance. Since we have no control over the quality or condition of the substrate or the various
factors affecting the use and application of the product, we do not accept any responsibility or liability arising out of use of the product. The company reserves the right to modify data contained herein without
prior notice. Any change in data would normally be followed by issue of a new data-sheet. The user should check with the nearest sales office of the company and confirm the validity of the information, prior
to using the product.
Regd. Office: Asian Paints Ltd., 6 A, Shanti Nagar, Santacruz (E), Mumbai - 400 055, India.
Tel: 022 - 39818000, Fax: 022 - 39818888, E-mail:, Website:
January 2008
Product Information Sheet - PC 0335