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Resene Vinyl Etch

Resene Vinyl Etch Primer combines all the versatility of the normal two pack product with the convenience of a stable single pack. The fast drying time, adhesion, abrasion resistance, and overcoatability features have all been maintained in this highly effective chromate free primer / pretreatment.

Key Features
  • Colour: Red oxide, grey, black
  • Very rapid dry and overcoating times
  • Unsurpassed adhesion over a variety of metal surfaces
  • Useful over several plastics and laminated surfaces
  • Compatible with most topcoats making it a very useful blast primer
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NZ Made
Scope of Use

Suitable as a pre-treatment, blast primer, or holding primer on:

  • Aluminium metal spray
  • Aluminium sheet and extrusions
  • Copper and its alloys
  • Galvanised steel
  • Old varnished surfaces
  • Smooth cementitious surfaces
  • Steel pipes
  • Steel plate
  • Structural steel
  • Zinc metal spray
Limitations on Use
  • Resene Vinyl Etch is not designed to give long-term exterior protection without overcoating. When used in a severe marine environment it should be overcoated within a week. Durability of up to three months can be expected in mild marine conditions or better. With reasonable storage conditions coated articles will be protected for over a year. A film thickness of 20 microns is recommended with a period of exterior exposure is envisaged.
  • Drying times of solventborne paints may be extended when applied directly over Resene Vinyl Etch.
  • Not suitable for direct overcoating with Resene Imperite I.F. 500 Series (see Data Sheet RA81 and Data Sheet RA82) topcoats.
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