Armstead Red Oxide Primer

About this product:

Armstead Trade Red Oxide Primer is a professional quality primer with excellent adhesion and rust inhibiting properties that prevent the spread of corrosion. Suitable for use on both interior and exterior ferrous metal surfaces.

Technical Information

Touch Dry

2-6 hours


6-16 hours


Up to 15m2/litre

Key Benefits

  • Prevents the spread of corrosion
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Suitable for ferrous metal surfaces

Product Information

  • Sizes


  • Colours

    Red Oxide

Application Method

Ensure surfaces are sound, dry and free from grease, wax and oil. Use a suitable oil and grease remover to clean the surface if necessary. Remove all loose or defective paint back to a !rm edge. In the case of iron and steel, remove all loose scale and rust by thorough scraping and wire brushing. Leave new shiny galvanised metal to weather and become dull before priming with Armstead Trade Red Oxide Primer, or use a metal primer that is suitable for use on new galvanised metal. Dependent upon temperature & humidity. Stir thoroughly before use. Note: Special precautions should be taken during surface preparation of pre-1960s paint surfaces over wood and metal as they may contain harmful lead.