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Shoprime ZP: an economical primer of choice for structural steel

When it comes to structural steel primers, the market is flooded with options. Each product promises to deliver the best results, but one product that truly stands out from the crowd due to its exceptional performance and cost-effectiveness is Shoprime ZP. Whether you’re looking for a primer that enhances the appearance of your steel or one that provides robust protection in harsh conditions, Wagon Paints has got you covered.

What is Shoprime ZP?

Shoprime ZP is not just another primer. It’s an economical zinc phosphate primer that offers excellent adhesion and corrosion resistance. It’s a perfect anticorrosive primer for structural steel and metal fabrications, providing first-rate performance without breaking the bank. This makes Shoprime ZP a game-changer in the world of structural steel primers, setting the benchmark for quality, affordability and more importantly colour consistency when applied as an exposed primer in large scale projects such as factories and warehouses.

What are the key properties of Shoprime ZP?

  • Fast drying
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Suitable for short to medium term exterior protection without top coating
  • Resists splashes of hydrocarbon solvents
  • Available in grey, red oxide and blue

Versatility of Shoprime ZP

One of the key advantages of Shoprime ZP is its versatility. It is suitable for a wide range of applications, from industrial settings to domestic DIY projects. This flexibility means you can use Shoprime ZP on virtually any structural steel project, knowing it will provide reliable protection. Whether you’re working on fabricating structural steel, a trailer or equipment, Shoprime ZP has got you covered as an economical anticorrosive primer with excellent colour consistency.

Shoprime ZP product specifications

  • The resin type is an oil-modified alkyd.
  • The solids content is 33% by volume.
  • The typical film thickness per coat is 25 microns when dry and 75 microns when wet.
  • The theoretical coverage is between 11 to 13 square metres per litre at a dry film thickness of 25 microns.
  • The touch dry time is between 10 to 15 minutes.
  • The hard dry time is approximately 2 hours.
  • Recoating can be done with enamel finishes after a minimum of 2 hours.
  • The gloss level is matte.
  • The shelf life is a minimum of 12 months when stored in cool, dry conditions.
  • These specifications are applicable at 25°C and 50% relative humidity.

Enhanced corrosion resistance

For heavy-duty applications, Wagon Paints has designed High Build Zinc Phosphate Primers. As a single pack high-build primer, it can be applied in thicker layers, providing extra protection where it’s needed most. This makes it ideal for structural steel exposed to harsh conditions or heavy wear and tear. It’s the extra layer of protection that gives you peace of mind.

Gloss primer: When appearance matters

In addition to Shoprime ZP, Wagon Paints also offers Glossprime, a high-quality gloss primer. It not only protects your structural steel but also enhances its appearance. The glossy finish adds an aesthetic appeal to the steel, making it perfect for projects where appearance matters. It’s more than just a primer; it’s a way to make your projects stand out.

Wagon Paints: leading the way in the world of industrial coatings

Give your structural steel the protection it deserves with Wagon Paints. It’s not just about protecting your steel; it’s about ensuring the longevity and success of your projects. With a rich history that spans over six decades, Wagon Paints continues to lead the way in the world of industrial coatings. Whether you’re looking for a structural steel primer that enhances the appearance of your steel or one that provides robust protection in harsh conditions, Wagon Paints has got you covered. We are committed to delivering products that meet the highest standards of quality and performance. For more information about structural steel primers, visit our website: Wagon Paints. If you’re interested in learning about our high quality industrial coatings and thermal insulation coating systems, contact Wagon Paints to see how we can help you find the perfect industrial, commercial or marine coating for your needs. Call Wagon Paints today on +61 3 9729 1344 or complete an online enquiry form.

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