Water Based Red Oxide Primer

Khodal Water based Red Oxide Primer is a premium quality water based primer designed to be applied on Metal surfaces. It is eco-friendly, fast drying, low odour and demonstrates excellent hardness, corrosion and rust protection properties as compared to conventional solvent based primer. Can be top-coated with Water Based or Solvent Based Enamels.

Intended Uses:

Structural steel, Grills, Machinery and equipment, piping. Can be used as a shopcoat primer. For interior/exterior use.

Product Information:

Colour Range : Red Oxide ( Self Standard )
Finish : Smooth & Flat
Sp. Gravity. Kg./Ltr. : 1.20 ± 0.03
Theoretical covering: Approx. 240~ 260 Sq.Ft/ Lit/ coat. Practical coverage may vary depending on surface profile, method of application and losses and substrate type
Recommended Dry Film Thickness per coat : 15-20 Microns
Drying Time
(at 25 + 2° C &RH 60 + 5%) :
  • Surface Dry : 1 Hour maximum
  • Recoat :4-6 hours

Cooler temperatures, higher film thickness or higher humidity conditions will require longer drying time

Toxicity: Dry Film is non-toxic and lead free
Flash Point : Not applicable
Volume solids: 36 ± 2 %
Packs available: 20 L,10L, 4 L, 1L & 500 ml

Surface Preparation:

Scrape and remove all loose/flaking rust. Wipe surface clean prior to application of the first coat of the Primer. For best results make sure the surface is cleaned to a minimum SSPC-SP2 standard of surface preparation prior to application of the Primer.

Application Method:

Application Method : Brush/Roller/Spray Use a Nylon/Polyester Brush. Use a quality ¼ - ¾ nap cover
Thinning Recommended : 0-15% by volume depending on surface, if required
Thinner/Cleaner : Clean Water
Recoating time between coats : 4-6 hours


The information and recommendations set forth in this Product Data Sheet are based upon tests conducted by or on behalf of Khodal Paints. Such information and recommendations set forth herein are subject to change and pertain to the product Offered at the time of publication. Consult your Khodal representative to obtain the most recent Product Data Sheet.