BOYSEN® Red Oxide Primer #310 is a rust inhibiting primer for steel and iron surfaces. It is particularly good for metal shops who deliver metal products coated with a shop primer to protect them from rust corrosion until such time as they are finished with desired topcoat.
PRINCIPAL USES: As a primer for exterior and interior steel.
PRACTICAL COVERAGE: 25 – 30 square meter /4 liters /coat
DRY FILM THICKNESS: 1.5 mils/coat
SURFACE DRY: Two hours
DRY THROUGH: 5-6 hours
OVERCOATING INTERVAL: 8 hours to overnight
THINNING: Use BOYSEN® Paint Thinner #0340 if necessary
APPLICATION: By brush, roller or conventional spray
PACKAGING: 16-liter, 4-liter and 1-liter can
Wipe the metal surface with rag soaked in paint thinner to remove dust, dirt, grease, oil, wax and other foreign matter. For new G.I. sheets, etch the surface by applying 10% BOYSEN® Metal Etching Solution #71 (dilute 1 part of B-71 to 9 parts water).
If repainting, wire brush or scrape rusted metals and apply BOYSEN® Metal Etching Solution #71 to remove all rust. Let it stay for 10-15 minutes. Be sure to wash off surface thoroughly with water, letting it dry before applying paint. Prime immediately after drying.
1st Coat: BOYSEN® Metal Primer Red Oxide #310
2nd & 3rd Coat: BOYSEN® Quick Dry Enamel (any desired color)