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Archive for October, 2017:

Which primers are best for rusted steel?

Recoating aged and weathered coatings when proper prep is not always an option.

MasticGrip 2500 is a surface tolerant, aluminum flake filled, mastic epoxy which can act as primer or finish.

MasticGrip 2500  is an aluminum pigmented, low-stress, high-solids mastic with outstanding performance properties and offers . It has unique properties over conventional coatings because it wets out existing rust down to the steel substrate. MasticGrip 2500 coating in a number of industrial markets. Today it continues to provide unmatched levels of barrier protection and corrosion resistance over existing finishes and rusted steel; or is suitable for hand or power tool cleaned surfaces.

MasticGrip 2500: What is the Labyrinth Effect?

The Labyrinth effect essentially creates complex maze for moisture to not easily penetrate the coating. This is important because the rate of osmosis is a critical component to premature coating failure. MasticGrip 2500 utilizes aluminum flakes of various sizes which acts similar to a coat of armor for your substrate. The protection is effective against everyday abuse from UV, water, and chemicals.

Why use MasticGrip 2500 as a “everywhere” primer?

The low viscosity formulation enables it to wet out and penetrate rust down to the substrate, yet it’s high solids allows it to bond to a variety of aged coatings without crazing or lifting. In short, MasticGrip 2500 is the most dependable, robust protection for maintenance painting available. It’s the best primer choice for aged, weathered coatings that can’t be mechanically abraded. This primer/finish is the perfect solution for owner you would like to get five to ten more years out of an asset before a complete repaint down to bare steel.

Archive for October, 2017:

Which primers are best for rusted steel?

RustGrip 2300 is designed to minimize prep when time and resources are limited

RUSTGRIP 2300 is a highly cross-linked penetrating primer/sealer with superior wetting properties. Its a 100% solids epoxy, and will not lift existing coatings yet, allows any topcoat to be overcoated. It is highly flexible with good chemical and solvent resistance, and accepts a variety of topcoats. Recommended use as primer/sealer for marginally prepared steel and over aged coatings. Its excellent wetting properties allows it to penetrate rust and discontinuities in existing coatings and provides a firm anchorage for a variety of topcoats.

RustGrip 2300: The primer that breaks all the rules…

Do you have tightly adhered, aged coating, or weathered steel with tight rust?

Scrape it, clean it, and prime with RustGrip 2300. Its low viscosity formulation enables it to bond to surfaces that heavier pigmented coatings cannot. Even an hour after it is applied it continues to wetout and seal down light surface chalking and tight rust.

It’s the only primer choice for aged, weathered coatings that can’t be mechanically abraded. This primer is the perfect solution for owner you would like to get five to ten more years out of an asset before a complete repaint down to bare steel.

Rusting storage tank at a chemicle plant.

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