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Hammerite Red Oxide Primer

Hammerite Red Oxide Primer

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  • Oil-Based

  • Fast Drying

  • Excellent Adhesion

Overview

Hammerite Red Oxide Primer is formulated for use on both bare and rusty iron and steel. It’s a high performance, quick drying primer that provides a smooth protective base for over coating. It can be used on gates, railings, fire surrounds and metal drain pipes to name a few.

  • It can be used inside or outside
  • Anti-corrosive formulation
  • Quick drying - Topcoat can be applied after 6 hours
  • For bare and rusty iron and steel

For aluminium, galvanised and all other non-ferrous metals, use Hammerite Special Metals Primer.

Area Interior and exterior
Recommended Use Rusty and bare iron & steel
Base Solvent based
Coverage 12m² per litre
Drying Time 2 hours
Re-Coat Time 6 hours
Recommended Coats 2 coats
Application Method Brush or roller
VOC Levels High
Clean Up Remove as much paint as possible from the brush before cleaning with brush cleaner
Preparation

Always ensure the surface to be treated is clean, dry and free from any dust, dirt, grease, flaking paint or rust.

  • Remove loose rust and paint with a wire brush.
  • Rub down with coarse abrasive paper to provide a firm surface.
  • Abrade bare steel with coarse abrasive paper.
  • Degrease all surfaces with Hammerite Brush Cleaner and Thinners and allow to dry.
Application

Before applying Hammerite Red Oxide Primer always test a small area to ensure it adheres to the surface.

  • Stir the paint thoroughly and apply with a brush.
  • Hammerite recommend applying 2 coats to achieve the best results, allowing 6 hours between coats.
  • A topcoat can be applied after a minimum of 6 hours, for best results allow 24 hours.
  • Hammerite Red Oxide Primer can be over painted with most paints and is ideal for use with Hammerite metal paint finishes.

Note: Always follow the manufacturer instructions found on the tin.

FAQ's

Q. What metals can I apply Hammerite Red Oxide Primer on to?

A. Red Oxide Primer can be applied on to rusty and bare iron & steel making this perfect to use on gates, railings, fire surrounds and metal drain pipes to name a few.

Q. Can the Hammerite Red Oxide Primer be sprayed?

A. It would not be advised to spray the primer as this product cannot be thinned. We would recommend to apply with a brush.

Q. Why do I need Hammerite Red Oxide Primer if normal Hammerite can be applied directly onto rust?

A. There are many things to consider when painting rusty metal like the state of the metal i.e. Has the rust bitten deeply causing deep pitting or is there only a small amount of surface rust on the metal? If the metal is only slightly rusted and you are able to remove the rust with a wire brush and clean with white spirit then you can apply the direct to rust onto the metal surface without the need for a primer. If the metal is heavily affected by rust which has penetrated through the metal, it would always be advised to remove as much rust as possible and then use the oxide primer as this is a rust inhibitor this will prevent the rust from returning. The red oxide primer not only gives the substrate an extra level of protection, it also gives the surface a smooth finish for the paint to be applied on to.

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Delivery

All orders placed on a working day before 3pm will be dispatched on the same day for next working day delivery. Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £3.99 for express delivery.

Special Delivery

You can now choose some special delivery options. 

  • AM Delivery: Get your order by 12pm
    If placed on a working day before 3pm, the AM Delivery will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 3pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday AM (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day for delivery on the following AM. All orders have a charge of £12.99 for AM delivery.
  • Late Cut-Off: Get an extra hour to place your order for Next Working Day delivery.
    Orders placed on a working day before 4pm will be dispatched on the same day for Next Working Day delivery. 
    Orders placed before 4pm on Friday will be delivered on Monday (excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on weekends and Bank Holidays will be dispatched on the next working day. All orders have a charge of £5.99 for Late Cut-Off delivery.
  • Saturday Delivery: Get your order on Saturday
    Option available on Fridays. Orders placed on Friday before 3pm will be delivered on Saturday. All orders have a charge of £9.95 for Saturday delivery.

Exceptions

We do not deliver to the Channel Islands or the Republic of Ireland

Certain postcodes delivery times and charges may vary please head to the cart to see your available delivery options.

Returns

We offer a no quibble 14 day money back guarantee for all goods shipped correctly that are not required. If the item is not required, please send the item back for a full refund in its original condition, unused with its original packaging. 

Contact us as soon as possible to inform us you will be returning the product either by the contact form below or by calling our team on 0161 960 0217.

Please note any bespoke or mixed to order items can not be returned, if you are unsure this is your product please check the listing or contact us for details. 

We always recommend getting samples or contacting us for free of charge colourcharts. We do our best to represent colours as accurately as possible however screens variations and different surfaces can alter this. Unfortunately in the event you do not like the colour we are unable to accept the product back if they it has been opened.

Damaged Paint

Please visit our damages page where we can help resolve the issue for you. 

Incorrect Item

We will be happy to organise an exchange for the correct goods at no extra charge to yourself, please get in touch to organise this.

Faulty Items

If you find a fault with your product, we can offer a full refund or exchange within 30 days. We test every product that is returned to us, sadly if a product is found to have no fault we cannot refund this and the you will be given the option to have this returned to you. Please get in touch to discuss these options. If you find fault after 30 days of purchase you may wish to contact the manufacturer directly as they will be able to offer support with the product.

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Information

Hammerite Red Oxide Primer is formulated for use on both bare and rusty iron and steel. It’s a high performance, quick drying primer that provides a smooth protective base for over coating. It can be used on gates, railings, fire surrounds and metal drain pipes to name a few.

  • It can be used inside or outside
  • Anti-corrosive formulation
  • Quick drying - Topcoat can be applied after 6 hours
  • For bare and rusty iron and steel

For aluminium, galvanised and all other non-ferrous metals, use Hammerite Special Metals Primer.

Specifications

Area Interior and exterior
Recommended Use Rusty and bare iron & steel
Base Solvent based
Coverage 12m² per litre
Drying Time 2 hours
Re-Coat Time 6 hours
Recommended Coats 2 coats
Application Method Brush or roller
VOC Levels High
Clean Up Remove as much paint as possible from the brush before cleaning with brush cleaner

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