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Resene Rust-Arrest

Resene Rust-Arrest is a lead and chromate free primer developed for use on steel where optimum surface preparation is not practical. Resene Rust-Arrest has good surface wetting properties and protects via passivating pigments.

Key Features
  • Colour: Red oxide.
  • Good wetting of steel
  • Tolerant of hand cleaned surfaces
  • Easy application with good film build
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use
  • Rusted steel
  • Steel sash windows
  • Wrought iron
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Boat and trailer chassis
  • Cast iron
  • Repaints
Limitations on Use
  • Not designed for exterior exposure without overcoating.
  • Not recommended for immersion service.
  • Not suitable for direct application to zinc rich primers or galvanising / zincalume.
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