RB 5113 Zinc Phosphate Alkyd Primer




((RB 5113 Zinc Phosphate Alkyd Primer))



Product description:

RB 5113 is a high performance alkyd metal primer. This primer is relatively fast drying with very good adhesion to suitably prepared substrates. It has an excellent anti-corrosive properties.


Typical use:

Suitable primer for applying under alkyd topcoats. Recommended when wood and metal are combined in the same structure as it will prime both surfaces. Can be used for metal gates, metal garage doors and fire escapes.


General properties:

Color   Red Oxide, Light Grey
Gloss level ASTM D523 matt (0-35)
Solids by volume ASTM D2697
VOC ASTM D3960 3.82 g/l
Density ASTM D792 1.35


Surfaces preparation:

The surface should be free of any contamination. Before the operation, the surface should be washed with suitable cleaner and in the presence of oil, grease or other materials using a special solvent. It is also recommended for metal surfaces if there is a metal weld, clean up them to have a smoother surface.

Substrate Surface preparation


Minimum                                      Recommended

Carbon Steel St 3 (ISO 8501-1) Sa 2½ (ISO 8501-1)
Shop Prime Steel Dry, clean and intact shop primer Abrasive swept or alternatively blasted to Sa 2 (ISO 8501-1) of at least 70 % of the surface
Coated surfaces Clean, dry and undamaged compatible coating (ISO 12944-4 6.1) Clean, dry and undamaged compatible coating (ISO 12944-4 6.1)






Condition during application:

When the temperature is less than  and more than , and the humidity is more than 85% the paint application should be avoided. The temperature should be above dew point to avoid condensation.


Film thickness per coat:

Dry film thickness
Wet film thickness



Application methods:

The coating should not be exposed to oil, chemicals or mechanical stress until fully cured.

The product can be applied:
Spray Use airless spray or conventional spray


Appropriate for stripe coating and small areas. Care should be taken to achieve the specified dry film thickness
Roller Care should be taken to achieve the specified dry film thickness



Drying time:

Drying time are determined under controlled temperatures and relative humidity below 85 %, and at average of the DFT range for the product.

Substrate temperature
Surface drying 2 h
Deep drying 15 h
Dry to over coat 24 h



The containers must be completely closed and kept in a dry, cool and well ventilated environment. Be careful not to have any heat source near the containers.

Shelf life at
product 12 month (s)




Health and safety:

This product is intended for use of professional applicators. Applicators and operators shall use appropriate protection equipment when using this product. Use it in well ventilated environment and prevent direct contact with skin. Spillage on the skin should immediately be removed with suitable cleanser. Eye should be well flushed with water and medical cleaner.