Carboxide All Purpose Primer Undercoat

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A multi-purpose solvent borne air drying universal base coat. Suitable to be used as a primer / undercoat. Can be used on wood, metal, previously painted surfaces, and most other surfaces.


Carboxide All Purpose Primer Undercoat multi-purpose, solvent based universal base coat.  Use on wood, metal, previously painted surfaces and most other surfaces. Recommended for brush, roller or conventional and airless spray.  Suitable surfaces include wood, ferrous metal, masonry and previously painted surfaces. Not sure which primer you need? Select your surface here. Not only available in white but also supplied in grey and red. This means you can select the correct shade type for your suitable top coat.  This primer is touch dry in 3 hours.

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Colours available: Gey, Red, White

Pack Sizes: 500ml, 1 Lire, 2.5 Litre, 5 Litre, 20 Litre

Coverage / Drying Times:

Surface Dry: 3 hours

Hard Dry: 8 hours

Overcoat: after 24 hours
Keep coated areas dry for a minimum of 24 hours following application.
Please note, drying times will be extended at low temperatures. Do not apply when ambient temperature falls below 10ºC

Theoretical Coverage: 12 – 14m² per litre.

Thinning and Cleaning: Use Palatine White Spirit. If using more than one batch of the same colour, intermix before use


Proper surface preparation is essential for the success of any protective coating system. Before you begin ensure the area is free from any dust, oil, grease, old coatings and surface contaminants.

For enhanced protection prime bare surfaces with Palatine Zinc Rich Cold Galvanising Primer or Palatine Metal Primer.
For non-ferrous metals use Palatine Fast Dry etching primer.
Rub down previously gloss painted surfaces with fine waterproof abrasive paper and rinse thoroughly.

Application: Best results are obtained in warm (minimum 10°C), dry conditions.

Mix thoroughly for approximately 2 minutes using a drill stirrer. A wooden batten at least 25mm wide is also ideal.
Apply an even coat using a brush, short to medium pile roller on smooth surfaces and a long pile roller.
For spray application by either airless or conventional spray a dilution ration of no more than 15% is recommended with Palatine White Spirit by volume.
For application onto wooden surfaces, a minimum of two coats is recommended.


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