Primocon is a fast drying, one-part primer for use below the water line before antifouling is applied. Formulated for timber, steel, aluminium, cast iron keels and lead keels
Pack Size 2.5l
- An aluminium pigmented, vinyl anti-corrosive primer than can be recoated ith itself after long periods
- Use for sealing previously applied antifoul
- Quick drying even in poor conditions
- Can be applied by brush, roller or spray
Wash all surfaces except STEEL with Super Cleaner.
BARE GRP: Sand using 180- 220 grade (grit) paper.
BARE WOOD/PLYWOOD: Sand smooth with 80- 180 and then 280 grade paper. Remove sanding dust by brushing, dusting and wiping. If wiping with solvent then allow to dry completely before applying products recommended for application direct to wood (see specific coating systems). ALUMINIUM: Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 24-120 grade (aluminium compatible) paper. Coarser grades are recommended to achieve optimum adhesion. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Pre-prime using an International primer as soon as possible (within 8 hours) as detailed for specific coating systems.
ZINC/GALVANISED STEEL: Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 60-120 grade paper. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry completely. Preprime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems.
LEAD: Degrease with solvent or Super Cleaner. Sand well using 120 grade paper or power wire brush. Clean thoroughly and allow to dry. Preprime using an International primer as detailed for specific coating systems. STEEL: Gritblast to Sa 2½ near white metal surface. If gritblasting is not possible, grind the metal surface with 24-36 grit abrasive discs to a uniform, clean, bright metal surface with a 5075 microns anchor pattern. Use angle grinder on small areas. Pre-prime with Primocon thinned 10-15% with Thinners No.3.
PREVIOUSLY ANTIFOULED SURFACE
- In Good Condition: Remove loose material. Wash down with fresh water. Allow to dry.
- In Poor Condition: Remove using International Interstrip.
Method of Use
If filling is required, use appropriate filler after the first coat of Primocon has been applied. Before painting, remove any dust with a dust wipe. Mixing Stir well before use.
Apply the following number of coats:
- GRP - 1,
- Wood/Plywood - 3,
- Aluminium/Alloy/Zinc/Galvanised Steel/Lead/Steel - 5,
- Barrier/Sealer coat - 1.
Thinners & Cleaners
- Thinner YTA085 Thinners No.3
- Cleaner YTA085 Thinners No.3