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Metal Primers

When you want the best results on your metal product, you start with the best foundation — and that means metal primers from Sherwin-Williams. Our rust-inhibitive metal primers offer fast dry and full cure times to maximize production without sacrificing quality. Along with providing excellent adhesion to the full range of metal substrates, our versatile primer lines meet or exceed the most stringent regulatory requirements.  Delivering strong corrosion resistance and lasting durability, our metal primer solutions are uniquely formulated to cover every industry need. 
Solvent
Water
Solvent
One Component
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L)
Salt Spray Resistance
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry)
Volume Solids %
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):3.26 / 391
Salt Spray Resistance:Excellent
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30 min
Volume Solids %:54 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):3.31 / 397
Salt Spray Resistance:Excellent
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30 min
Volume Solids %:52 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):4.07 / 488
Salt Spray Resistance:Excellent
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):20 min
Volume Solids %:36-38 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):3.37 / 405
Salt Spray Resistance:Excellent
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):15 min
Volume Solids %:53 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):4.64 / 556
Salt Spray Resistance:Fair
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):1 hr
Volume Solids %:25 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):3.8 / 456
Salt Spray Resistance:Fair
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30 min
Volume Solids %:39 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):4.99 / 598
Salt Spray Resistance:N/A
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30-60 min
Volume Solids %:17%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):5.13 / 615
Salt Spray Resistance:Good
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):Before 3 hrs, After 48 hrs
Volume Solids %:25 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):3.50 / 420
Salt Spray Resistance:Very Good
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):1K After 5 min - 2K After 30 min
Volume Solids %:50 ± 2%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):6.35 / 761
Salt Spray Resistance:N/A
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):10 - 60 min
Volume Solids %:11.6 ± 2%
Two Component
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L)
Salt Spray Resistance
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry)
Pot Life
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):6.2 / 750
Salt Spray Resistance:N/A
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):10 - 60 min
Pot Life:8 hrs
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):2.80 / 336
Salt Spray Resistance:Excellent
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):20 min
Pot Life:4 hrs
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):3.45 / 413
Salt Spray Resistance:Very Good
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):15 - 30 min
Pot Life:4 hrs
Water
One Component
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L)
Salt Spray Resistance
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry)
Volume Solids %
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):2.1 / 252
Salt Spray Resistance:Fair
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30 - 45 min
Volume Solids %:34%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):0.80 / 96
Salt Spray Resistance:NA
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30 - 45 min
Volume Solids %:50%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):2.8 / 336
Salt Spray Resistance:Good
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30 - 60 min
Volume Solids %:35%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):0.08 / 9.0
Salt Spray Resistance:NA
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):30 - 60 min
Volume Solids %:41%
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):1.23 / 148
Salt Spray Resistance:NA
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):10 - 20 min
Volume Solids %:31%
Two Component
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L)
Salt Spray Resistance
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry)
Volume Solids %
Theoretical VOC (lb/gal - g/L):1.23 / 147 - Admixed
Salt Spray Resistance:Excellent
Dry Time to Topcoat (Air Dry):After 30 min -Before 3 weeks
Volume Solids %:47%

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