Witcoat Red Oxide Primer is an anticorrosive primer based on synthetic aromatic solvents and additive mixtures. It has excellent durability and a matte finish. It has anti-rust properties.


Witcoat Zinc Chromate Red Oxide Primer is a single component primer containing zinc chrome as a rust inhibiting pigment. It is formulated on a specially designed modified alkyd resin. The primer exhibits a tough and hard coating resistant to abrasion, freshwater, and seawater. It has anti-rust properties, excellent durability, and a matte finish.

The product is recommended to be used as a surface tolerant primer for the protection of steel and concrete in severely corrosive environments. It is a strongly suggested primer for preventing corrosion in chemical plants, fertilizer plants, petrochemical complexes, dock installations, thermal power plants, etc.

As a finishing coat for exterior and interior surface, modified alkyd systems is used for corrosive marine and industrial environment. Suitable for protection of pipes & structural steel in chemical and fertilizer plants, dock installation, thermal power plants etc.

Application method: Air spray/brush
Recommended thinner: Witcoat Q.D. Thinner
Film thickness (dry): 20-25 microns (by dft meter)

Remove oil grease with suitable detergent solution and other contaminants by high pressure fresh water hosing.

Apply only on a dry and clean surface, with a temperature above the dew point to avoid condensation.

As a general rule, inhalation of solvent vapour or paint mist and eye and skin contact with the liquid paint should be avoided. Forced ventilation should be provided when working with solvent borne coatings in confined spaces or stagnant air. Even when ventilation is provided, respiratory, skin, and eye protection are always recommended when spraying. In addition, national and local safety regulations should be followed.

Appearance Clear To Slight Hazy Liquid
Colour Light Yellow
Viscosity @ 40° C (Cst) 75 ± 5
Density @ 30° C 0.985 + 0.02
Flash Point °C Above 200
10 % pH 7 - 8
Acid Value mgms of KOH / gms Max. 20.0

The information contained within this data sheet is based on information believed to be reliable at the time of its preparation. The company will not be liable for any loss or damage caused, including liability for negligence, that may be suffered by the user of the data contained herein. It is the user's responsibility to conduct all necessary tests to confirm the suitability of any product or system for their intended use. Please be advised that no warranties are expressed or implied due to the inherent variability in product use, which is beyond our direct control.