Carboline Rustbond®

Manufacturer: Carboline
Product Description

Rustbond® and Rustbond® FC can accept a variety of topcoats. Rustbond is a cross-linked penetrating primer/sealer with excellent wetting properties and is highly flexible with good chemical solvent resistance.

When used as a primer/sealer, recommended use would be for marginally prepared steel and over old coatings. Rustbond's excellent wetting properties penetrates rust, allows for discontinuities in existing coatings, and provide a firm anchorage for a variety of topcoats.

Their thixotropic character reduces run off, ensuring that the edges of existing coatings are encapsulted thus reducing undercutting and peeling. They may also be used as a tie-coat for coatings that exceed their "recoat window".

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  • Universal primer and tie-coat
  • Cures down to 35°F (2°C). (FC only)
  • Excellent adhesion to SSPC-SP 2 prepared steel, galvanizing, aluminum, stainless steel and copper
  • Low stress, highly flexible film
  • Extremely high solids
  • Low odor
  • Contains corrosion inhibitors
  • Compatible with a variety of topcoats
  • User friendly brush and roller application
  • VOC compliant to current AIM regulations

Listed below are general equipment guidelines for the application of this product. Job site conditions may require modifications to these guidelines to achieve the desired results.

General guidelines:

Spray Application (General) Contact Carboline Technical Service for specific application instructions.

Brush & Roller (General) Avoid excessive re-brushing or re-rolling. Apply enough material to uniformly wet the surface. Any puddles formed must be brushed out.

Brush Use a medium bristle brush and distribute evenly using full brush strokes.

Roller Use a medium to long nap roller, suitable for solvent base materials, to evenly distribute the material.