A Multipurpose Epoxy Primer.

Excellent adhesion to Aluminium, Stainless and Galvanised steel. Suitable for use underwater. Fast drying and overcoating properties. Touch dry in 1 Hr.

Overcoated with a range of Epoxy and Polyurethane paints for long term Colour & Protection. Norsok approved. Available in Red and Grey. Free Next Day Delivery.

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Jotun Penguard Primer a two pack fast drying epoxy primer for multisurfaces

It is designed for new construction where fast dry to handle times are required. It is suitable for application to steel, stainless and galvanised steel, concrete and thermally sprayed zinc substrates. It is recommended for use in aggressive environments including immersed conditions.


Jotun Penguard Primer is a fast drying two pack, polyamide cured high molecular weight epoxy primer and is certified not to spread surface flame, it may be used as a primer in an Intumescent paint system. It is a high performance multisurface prime suitable for various substrates. Jotun Penguard Primer  can be applied by Airless spray, Conventional spray or brush. It is resistant to continuous temperatures of up to 120°C

Penguard Primer is a two pack epoxy matt suitable for use in atmospheric and immersed environments as a primer in a multicoat system. It can be applied direct to carbon steel, stainless steel, galvanised steel, aluminium, zinc metal spray, GRP, concrete and shop primed steel. It is recommended for offshore environments, marine hulls and topside, superstructures, containers, structural steel, building products, construction and agricultural equipment. It can be applied up to 60 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

Aluminium, Stainless: Surface to be clean and dry, abrade with non metallic abrasives or pads

Painted surfaces: Surface to be clean, dry and undamaged compatible coating, free from oil grease and other contaminants.

Technical Data

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Volume Solids (ISO 3223): 51%

VOC Content: 420 g/lt

Flash point (ISO 3679): 25c

Dry Film thickness: 40-60 microns

Wet Film thickness: 80-120 microns

Theoretical coverage: 12.8-8.5 sq m/lt

Mix Ratio: 4:1

Pot Life 23c:  8 hrs

Touch Dry 23c: 1 hrs

Overcoat 23c:  4 hrs

Nozzle tip: 18-23 thou

Pressure at nozzle: 2100psi

Thinner: No. 17

H&S: Observe the precautionary information on the container. Refer to MSDS for full information on health and safety and storage regulations.


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