RB 5114 Zinc Chromate Alkyd Primer




((RB 5114 Zinc Chromate Alkyd Primer))



Product description:

RB 5114 is an alkyd based anti-corrosive zinc chromate primer. This corrosion resistant primer is appropriate for priming on iron and steel substrates against corrosion in moderate aggressive environments.


Typical use:

Recommended as conventional primer for corrosion prevention of steel and light alloys, galvanized surfaces and properly cleaned ferrous metal substrates such as metal window frames, iron gates, handrails and railings, general steelworks and etc.


General properties:

Color   Yellow, Gray-Green
Gloss Level ASTM D523 Semi-Gloss(35-70)
Solids by Volume ASTM D5965
Density ASTM D792 1.4 g/cm3



Surface 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 Clean, dry and undamaged approved shop primer (ISO 12944-4 6.1) Abrasive swept or alternatively blasted to Sa 2 (ISO 8501-1) of at least 70 % of the surface







Film thickness per coat:

Dry film thickness
Wet film thickness
Theoretical spreading rate



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 times:

Drying times 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 1 h
Deep drying 24 h 16 h
Dry to over coat 12 h 8 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.