Arafam Wash Primer

Properties and Intended Use

Arafam wash primer is suitable as pre-treatment primer for steel and non-ferrous metals such as aluminum and galvanized substrates. It can be over coated with all paints except for inorganic zinc silicates. It is suitable to be top coated with a wide range of top coats and provides excellent ability pre-construction primer excellent corrosion resistance.

Physical Properties

Shade: Yellow (other limited shads are available on request)
Gloss: Flat
Density (gr/cm³): 0.9 ± 0.1
Weight solid (%): 20 ± 2
Volume solid (%): 10 ± 2
Typical thickness: 10-15 microns (DFT)
Theoretical coverage (m²/lit): 10 @ 10 micron
Flash point: 14 °C
VOC: 926
Drying time (not exposing):

Application data

Application ambient temperature:
Minimum: 5°C (and 3°C higher than dew point)
Maximum: 30˚C (substrate temperature: 1-35°C)
Relative humidity: 30%-70%
Number of components: 2
Pack B (Catalyst): RAF-HW
Mixing Ratio: 100:10
Thinner: RAFT-4000
Thinner for cleaning of tools: RAFT-300
Pot life: 8 hrs (@ 23°C)

Application Methods

Airless spray:
Nozzle orifice: 0.018-0.021”
Nozzle pressure: 120-150 bar
(Airless spray data are indicative and subject to adjustment)
Air spray:
Nozzle orifice: 0.060”-0.072”
Nozzle pressure: 3-5 bar
Brush/Roller: suitable