Metal Etch Primer

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Metal Etch Primer

Samson Metal Etch Primer is an anti-corrosive water based primer offering high adhesion for new and weathered mild and galvanized metal.

Colours: White, Red, Black and Grey
Package: 1L, 5L and 20L


Product Uses

  • Universal primer for mild and galvanized steel surfaces.


  • Corrosion resistant
  • Provides protection to surfaces in coastal, humid environments
  • Superior adhesion
  • Easy application
  • Water based
  • Non Flammable and environmentally friendly


  • 6-7m² per litre per coat depending on substrate porosity
  • With a recommended dry film thickness of 50 microns per coat.
  • This is a guide only and the practical spread rate depends on substrate porosity and profile as well as technique and tools used

Technical Data

  • Pack size 5 litre and 20litre buckets
  • Touch dry 2 hours
  • Hard dry 4 hours
  • Over coating time 6 hours
  • Volume solids ±36%
  • Dry Film Thickness 50 microns
  • Application temperature 10°C to 35°C
  • Viscosity 90-95 Ku
  • Density 1.32g /l
  • Finish Matt
  • Toxicity Non Toxic
  • Fire hazard None
  • Shelf life 6-12 months (dependent on storage conditions)
  • Storage Cool, dry area below 25°C

Properties listed above are for guidance only and not a guarantee on performance.

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