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PRODUCT DATA SHEET
02.06.2014
(Previous date 01.01.2012)'

Rostex - Metal Primer

Rostex Metal Primer
DESCRIPTION Alkyd and oil containing anti-corrosion primer for priming steel surfaces.
PRODUCT FEATURES Rostex Metal Primer protects the surface and gives a durable base for finishing paints.
RECOMMENDED USES Interior and exterior steel constructions, containers, fire doors, fire escapes, radiators, railings, flagpoles, laundry and airing racks, boats, etc

TECHNICAL DATA
  The paint is matt The paint is solvent-borne Tool: spray Tool: brush
The coverage of the paint on rough surfaces
12
The coverage of the paint on smooth surfaces
12
Colour Range Grey
Gloss grade Matt
Coverage 12 m2/l.
Can sizes 1/3 l, 1 l, 3 l.
Thinner White Spirit 1050
Application method Brush or spray
Drying time at 23°C and 50% relative air humidity Dust dry after 2 hours, recoatable after 24 hours.
Chemical resistance Resists White Spirit and Methylated Spirit, does not resist strong solvents e.g. Thinner.
Oil and grease resistance Good
Wear resistance Good
Solids volume 51%
Density approx. 1.3 kg/l, ISO 2811
Storage Unaffected by cold storage or transport.
Product code 006_7551

APPLICATION DETAILS
Application conditions The surface to be painted must be dry, the temperature of the air at least +5 °C, and the relative humidity of the air below 80 %.The temperature of the painted surface may not exceed +35 °C, because otherwise the solvent evaporates too quickly and porosity, weakening of adhesion, blistering etc. will occur.
Preparation Unpainted surfaces:
Clean dirt, water-soluble salts, grease and oil from unpainted surfaces with Panssaripesu Roof Cleaning Agent, rinse thoroughly with water and allow to dry. Remove possible white rust or rust by sanding or steel brushing (grade St2).
Previously painted surfaces:
Remove loose paint and rust with a scraper and a steel brush (grade St2). Wash the surfaces with Panssaripesu Roof Cleaning Agent, rinse well with water and allow to dry.
Painting Stir Rostex Metal Primer carefully before use. Rostex Metal Primer does not normally need to be thinned for brush application. For airless spray application, thin Rostex Metal Primer with 0-5 vol.-% White Spirit 1050.

As a finishing paint for exterior surfaces, use e.g. Panssarimaali, Miranol or Unica Special Alkyd Paint, Panssari Akva, Teho, Pika-Teho or Ultra.

For interior surfaces, use e.g. Empire, Miranol or latex paints.
Cleaning of tools Clean tools with White Spirit 1050 or Tikkurila Pensselipesu (Tool cleaner).
Maintenance instructions After painting the surfaces must be handled with care, because the paint will achieve its final hardness and durability after 4 weeks under normal conditions.
1 month after painting dirty surfaces can be cleaned with Tikkurila Huoltopesu (1part Huoltopesu, 10 parts water). Clean stains and very dirty surfaces with a stronger solution of Huoltopesu (1:1). After washing rinse surfaces and allow to dry.

If the surfaces must be cleaned soon after painting, clean the surface lightly with soft brush, damp cloth or mop.
EU VOC 2004/42/EC-limit value (cat A/i) 500g/l(2010)
Rostex contains VOC max. 500 g/l.

HEALTH AND SAFETY LABELLING
according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Contains: Hydrocarbons, C9-C11, n-alkanes, isoalkanes, cyclics, <2% aromatics WARNING. Flammable liquid and vapour. Contains ethyl methyl ketoxime, cobalt octoate and polyamide/fatty acid derivatives. May produce an allergic reaction. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. Keep away from heat/sparks. – No smoking. Avoid breathing mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand. Keep out of reach of children. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local regulations. A Material Safety Data Sheet is available on request Safety data sheet

FLAMMABLE
FLAMMABLE
ENVIRONMENTAL and WASTE DISPOSAL Avoid spillage into drains, water systems and soil. Recycle empty cans or dispose them of in accordance with local regulations. Liquid waste should be destroyed according to the local regulations for hazardous waste.
TRANSPORT ADR 3 III
sre270315 / akk300315 / mli241006 / ivk251006 / lko291006 / 0067550