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Product Description

Berger Red Oxide Primer

Red oxide Primer

A economical general purpose protective primer pigmented with red oxide and zinc chromate

Design Usage

General purpose primer suitable for protection to steel fabrication

Can also be used in marine environment

Over-coated with conventional single pack air drying finishes

Dry heat resistance up to 40°C (100°F)

Relative humidity should not exceed 85% and substrate temperature should be more than 3°C above Dew Point

Physical Data

Recommended Application Data & Theoretical Coverage (m²/ltr.)

Wet (µm)

Dry (µm)

m²/ltr.

78

38

12.8

Type

Single Pack - Air Drying

Volume Solids

50 ± 2 %

Flash Point

32°C

Finish

Matt

Color

Red Oxide

Packing

4 Liters, 20 Liters

Mixing Ratio

Not Applicable

Application Method

Airless Spray

Brush / Roller

Conventional Spray

Tip Size: 0.43~0.54 mm (0.017-0.021 in) Pressure: 110~150 Kg/cm² (1600-2100 psi)

This is recommended method of application. Care should be taken to ensure an even application to avoid film defects

Use any standard equipment at:

Pressure: 3.0~3.4 Kg/cm² (45-55 psi)

Drying or Curing Time

Touch Hard Over-coating Interval Surface Dry Dry Minimum Maximum Pot Life Temperature (Hrs.) (Hrs.) (Hrs)
Touch
Hard
Over-coating Interval
Surface
Dry
Dry
Minimum
Maximum
Pot Life
Temperature
(Hrs.)
(Hrs.)
(Hrs)
(Days)
15°C
8
24
24
14
Not
25°C
7
20
20
12
Applicable
35°C
6
16
16
10
Full Cure = 07 Days

The information contained here in is to our best knowledge true and accurate. No guarantee of results implied, however, since conditions of use are beyond our control

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Additional Information

Berger Red Oxide Primer

Red oxide Primer

Thinner

Ind. Thinner T-66 (185200-9000)

Cleaner

Ind. Thinner T-66 (185200-9000)

Product Reference

144700-9910

Storage Instruction

Store in a cool shaded dry area

Shelf Life

As long as the container is kept firmly sealed & stored under normal conditions the material can be kept for 6 months.

Surface Preparation

The life-span and performance of coating is directly related to the degree of surface preparation

IRON / STEEL

Ensure that all loose mill scale and rust must be removed by abrading with abrasive paper or suitable mechanical tools, if blast cleaning is not practical

Surface should be dry & free from all contaminants

Where necessary, remove weld spatter and round off all rough weld seams and sharp edges to a smooth surface

ALUMINUM / COPPER / GALVANIZED METAL SURFACE

Degrease with cleaning T-66 thinner, abrade lightly

Ensure that surface is clean & free from all contaminants

Apply one coat of ‘Berger Two Pack Wash Primer’

Priming

One or two coats of Robbialac red oxide primer are applied by brush/roller or spray before or after fabrication and erection depending on project requirements

Ensure that maximum film build should obtained and all small parts, edges, angles, nuts, bolts etc. must be fully coated

For galvanized metal or aluminum, one coat of Robbialac primer required on substrate

Over-Coating

This primer should be over-coated as quickly as possible with additional finishes

This primer must to be over-coated with conventional Protecton products such as Berger Ferrolux MIO, Robbialac Aluminum, Synthetic Undercoats and Alkyd Glossy finishes

In case of Galvanized surface or metal sprayed steel, prepare surface as given above and after that apply one or two coats of Anti-Corrosive Red-1035 primer (and finishing)

The information contained here in is to our best knowledge true and accurate. No guarantee of results implied, however, since conditions of use are beyond our control

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Product Use Restriction

Berger Red Oxide Primer

Red oxide Primer

Do not over-coat with two pack products or Luxachlor finishes

This product will not be dry below 5°C

Safety Precautions

Avoid contact with the skin and eyes. Wear suitable protective clothing such as goggles, dust mask and gloves. Use a barrier cream

Ensure that there is adequate ventilation in the area where the product is being applied. Do not breathe vapours or spray

This product is flammable. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not smoke.

Take precautionary measures against static discharge. In case of fire-blanket flames with foam, carbon dioxide or dry chemicals

First Aid

Eyes: In the event of accidental splashes, flush eyes with warm water immediately and obtain medical advice.

Skin: Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water or approved industrial cleaner. DO NOT USE solvent or thinner.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air, loosen collar and keep patient rested.

Ingestion: In case of accidental ingestion, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Obtain immediate medical attention.

Disclaimer

The information provided on this data sheet is not intended to be completed and is provided as general advice only. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the product is suitable for the purpose for which he wishes to use it. As we have no control over the treatment of the product, the standard of surface preparation of the substrate, or other factors affecting the use of this product, we are not responsible for its performance nor would we accept any liability whatsoever or howsoever arising from the use of this product unless specifically agreed to in writing by us. The information contained in this data sheet may be modified by us from time to time, and without notice, in the light of our experience and continuous product development.

The information contained here in is to our best knowledge true and accurate. No guarantee of results implied, however, since conditions of use are beyond our control

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