FARWEST PAINT PRODUCT INFORMATION
Government Spec.-Type Coatings
A-9-73 Zinc Dust Primer
PRODUCT TYPE: Organic-Inorganic Zinc Rich Primer.
DESCRIPTION: A combination Organic-Inorganic Zinc Rich Primer supplied ready-mixed with Zinc Dust and Vehicle together. It is formulated with special components to provide better mechanical and chemical bond and offer resistance to rust, weathering or heat.
Intended Use: A primer for use on bare ferrous metals, general marine use, or severe atmospheric exposures when topcoated , for regalvanizing welds, bridges, steel pipes, chemical plants when properly topcoated or architectural equipment.
VISCOSITY: 88-92 k.u.
DRY TO TOUCH: 30 minutes
WEIGHT SOLIDS: 81%
TACK FREE: 1 hour
VOLUME SOLIDS: 42%
TIME TO RECOAT: 4 hours
WEIGHT PER GALLON: 20-23 lbs. per gal.
DRY HARD: 2 hours
V.O.C.: 486 grams per liter
COLOR RANGE: Gray
FLASH POINT: 50° F.
PACKAGING: 1 or 5 gallon containers
PRACTICAL COVERAGE: 240 square feet per gallon @ 10% loss.
SURFACE PREPARATION: Good cohesion can be produced, if steel is cleaned properly and no rust exists. Sandblast according to SSPC Specifications.
APPLICATION: Airless or conventional spray is the recommended application method. Airless tips should be approximately .027 inch orofice. Number of Coats: One coat at 2.3 mils. DFT. May be topcoated with vinyl, chlorinated rubber, polyester or epoxy polyamide.
THINNING: Thin if necessary with Farwest #605 Synthetic Thinner.
CLEAN-UP: Tools and equipment may be cleaned with Farwest #605 Synthetic Thinner or Farwest #615 Wash 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.