Over 25 Yrs Corrosion Protection in Aggressive C5-M Marine and Heavy Industrial Environments.

A versatile Zinc Rich Epoxy primer for Structural Steel. Fast drying and overcoating properties for rapid handling. Touch dry in 20 mins.

Overcoated with Penguard primers and Hardtop Polyurethanes for long term protection. Norsok Approved. Free Next Day Delivery.

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Jotun Barrier a fast drying two pack very high zinc rich epoxy primer for steel

Complying with SSPC paint 20, level 2 it provides excellent corrosion protection as the primer for a multicoat system in atmospheric C5-M environments. Prequalified in accordance with Norsok M-501, Rev 5, System 1. This product complies with ASTM D520 type II zinc dust. It may be used in an offshore aggressive environment or as a repair coating for galvanised steel and inorganic zinc silicates.


Jotun Barrier Primer is a fast drying two pack zinc rich epoxy primer with a high content of zinc that complies with the compositional requirements for SSPC Paint 20 level 2 and ISO 12944. Barrier is supplied with ASTM D520 Type II zinc dust.

Barrier Zinc Rich Epoxy Primer is designed for new construction where fast dry to handle and overcoating times are required. It is suitable for use on steel to be exposed to highly corrosive C5M environments. It can be applied by Airless spray on abrasive blast cleaned steel. Barrier Zinc Rich Epoxy Primer is prequalified in accordance with Norsok M501 System 1. Barrier Zinc Rich Epoxy Primer is resistant to continuous temperatures of up to 120°C

Barrier Zinc Rich Epoxy Primer is a two pack epoxy provides excellent corrosion protection as part of a complete coating system suitable for use in atmospheric environments. It can be applied direct to carbon steel and may be used to repair inorganic silicate coatings and galvanised steel. It is recommended for offshore environments, structural steel, power plants, building products, construction and steel bridges. It can be applied up to 125 microns in a single coat by airless spray, two coats may be required to achieve the recommended DFT by brush.

Surface Preparation

Carbon Steel:  Minimum Sa 2.5 (ISO 8501-1)
Galvanised steel:  Surface to be clean and dry with a rough dull surface

Technical Data

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Volume Solids (ISO 3223):  53%
VOC Content:  415 g/lt
Flash point (ISO 3679):  27c
Dry Film thickness:  25-125 microns
Wet Film thickness:  45-235 microns
Theoretical coverage:  21.2-4.2 sq m/lt
Mix Ratio:  3:1
Pot Life 23c:  1 hr
Touch Dry 23c:  10 mins
Overcoat 23c:  90 mins
Nozzle tip:  15-21 thou
Pressure at nozzle:  2100psi
Thinner:  No. 17
H&S:  Observe the precautionary information on the container. Refer to MSDS for full health and safety information and storage regulations.


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