Torpedo Marine Zinc Chromate Primer (Yellow/Red)

  • Fast drying primer that can be used to give a moderate protection in the marine related structures and environment
  • It has got anticorrosive pigments to enhance the weather ability
  • synthetic quick drying alkyd based product and provides good flow, good pigment wet ability and when applied it helps in good anchorage of the subsequent coatings with good adhesion
  • In some case it can be used as an extended primer cum finish

Designed Use:

  1. It is strongly recommended for protection of ferrous metals, or Aluminum and Galvanized metals after suitable preparation and proper application.
  2. It can be applied to non-blasted surfaces with mechanical cleaning


  1. Standard shades are available Yellow, Red and as per customer requirement.


  1. The theoretical coverage of TORPEDO MARINE ZINC CHROMATE PRIMER would be approximately 7 – 9 M²/liter at a Dry film thickness of 30 – 40 µ

*Due consideration must be given to the evenness of the surface and the nature of the substrate

Surface preparation:

  1. Avoid humid conditions >95% and also dew point of <3% for application
  2. The expected life span is directly related to the surface cleanliness and proper application, it is therefore mandatory to remove the grease, oil and wax by solvent cleaning
    1. Any rust or salts can be removed by dry brush, chipping, needle gun or spot blast
    2. Soluble salts must be washed and dried before the painting job
    3. Possible weld spatters/spots should be trimmed, rounded and surfaced before the painting job
  3. Stir well with a convenient mixing equipment for uniformity to ensure good mixing of all the components
  4. Apply one or two coats of TORPEDO Marine Zinc Chromate Primer as required as per surface profile*

Not suitable for immersed conditions & cannot be coated with 2K, Vinyl & aromatic thinned alkyd systems.

Method of application:

  1. By roller/brush and if large areas are to be painted one can use suitable spray application
  2. To keep the brush/roller and spray equipment in good condition for use, clean the same in ROBBIALAC G.P THINNER and dry them immediately after application

Thinning recommendation:

  1. ROBBIALAC G.P THINNER and to the extent of maximum of 5-10% of the paint by volume.
  2. Stir well with a convenient mixing equipment for uniformity to ensure good mixing of all the components.

Pack Sizes:

  1. Available in metal tins of 4L packs