Primers & Pre-Treatment Coatings

X-5992 Fast-Dry Zinc Chromate Primer

COLOR(S): Yellow.

PRODUCT TYPE: Zinc Chromate Phenolic Modified Alkyd Rust-Inhibitive Primer

DESCRIPTION: This is a very fast-drying primer designed primarily designed as a corrosion-inhibiting product for use on aluminum aircraft or airborne equipment metal surfaces, either alone or before topcoating with lacquer or enamel. It is yellow zinc rich and contains a balanced composition of special pigments and phenolic modified resin providing good rust-inhibitive properties and blister resistance for better adhesion and metal protection.

Intended Use: For aluminum aircraft, airborne equipment, iron or steel surfaces.


VISCOSITY: 20-25 sec. #2 Zahn

DRY TO TOUCH: 5-10 minutes


TACK FREE: 20 minutes


TIME TO RECOAT: 30 minutes

WEIGHT PER GALLON: 10.40 lbs. per gal.

DRY HARD: 30 minutes

V.O.C.: 525 grams per liter



PACKAGING: 1 or 5 gallon containers

BATCH: 100 gallons (minimum)

PRACTICAL COVERAGE: 500-600 square feet per gallon.

SURFACE PREPARATION: Prior to application the surface to be primed should be clean and free of loose scale, dirt and oily residues.

APPLICATION: This product is at a spray viscosity designed for airless use: The primer should be allowed to dry a minimum of 1/2 hour before recoating with subequent primers or topcoats. It should be applied to a dry film thickness between 0.3-0.4 mil. For non-aircraft, airborne equipment, or on iron or steel surfaces it should be applied to 0.6-0.8 mil dry film. It is satisfactory for application in a wide range of temperatures or humidity conditions. NOTE: This primer is designed for spray application over surface-treated metal or pretreatment coatings. If used for dip or flow-coat application, the product suitability should be determined by the user.

THINNING: Thin if necessary with Farwest Toluol.

CLEAN-UP: Tools and equipment may be cleaned with Farwest #605 Synthetic Thinner or Farwest #610 Lacquer Thinner.


LIMITED WARRANTY. To the best of our knowledge, the technical data presented above is true and accurate at the date of issuance and subject to change without prior notice. Farwest Paint Manufacturing Co. guarantees its products to conform to its standards of quality control. Liability is limited to replacement of product. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind is made by Farwest Paint Manufacturing, implied or otherwise.