Envirograf EP/FS/WBP Water-Based Primer for Steel is a red water based primer for use on internal and external steelwork under Envirograf Intumescent steel paint.
The air-drying water-based primer can be applied over bare, previously painted or galvanised steel after removal of loose particles and dust.
This product contains anti-corrosion additives which prevent the spread of rust on metal. It also contains flash rust inhibitors.
- Water based polymer system with corrosion inhibitors
- Specific Gravity: 1.36 – 1.41
- Tack Free Time: 15 – 30 Minutes
- Colour: Red
- Can be stored for up to 12 months unopened in its original packaging
- Store Between +5℃ to + 30℃
- Protect from frost
Steel does not require shot-blasting.
Clean with wire brush.
Ensure that the surface is dry, clean and free from dust.
Wash with detergent water.
Slightly abrade any top coat to provide a key for the primer.
Envirograf EP/FS/P can be applied using brush, roller or spray at a rate of 8 - 10 m² per litre.
Do not thin – use straight from the tin. However if applying by spray up to 10% water may be added. Drying time is approximately 30 minutes according to temperature.
After one hour apply EP/FS/IN Intumescent Steel Coating
Clean tools and spillages with warm water. Keep containers tightly closed and protect from frost.