Surface Tolerant Epoxy Primer

SteelKote 800

Steelkote™ 800 is a high performance, surface tolerant, VOC compliant, epoxy primer. SteelKote™ 800 is designed to provide excellent corrosion control and high film build. This engineered formulation also provides superior hide, excellent flow and a uniform surface. SteelKote™ 800 offers fast re-coat and cure schedule, optimizing production and lowering costs. In addition, this product offers excellent adhesion to a variety of surfaces due to its specially engineered curing agent. An excellent primer for commercial, industrial and marine use where extreme durability and fast re-coat is required. Superior resistance to fresh and salt water, detergents, solvents and corrosive chemicals.

  • Fast Cure Schedule
  • Excellent Corrosion Resistance
  • Superior Chemical Resistance
  • VOC Compliant
  • High Abrasion Resistance
  • Heavy Duty Machinery
  • Storage Tanks
  • Containers
  • Marine
  • Exterior Steel Structures
Performance Characteristics
Impact (Direct & Indirect)
ASTM D-2794
80 in. lbs. direct, 30 lbs. indirect
Chemical Resistance200 MEK Double Rubs*
Flexibility: ASTM D522

Conical Mandrel

No Cracking – 1/8 inch
Adhesion (cross hatch):

ASTM D3359:

Excellent – 5A
Salt Spray (8 mils DFT, blasted steel)

ASTM B117:

2400 hours

*all direct to metal chemical corrosion resistance testing completed on SSPC SP 6 blasted steel panels at a DFT of 6-9 mils

Material Properties
Gloss LevelSatin
Density11.75 lbs/gal. (1.38 kg/ltr) mixed
Solids62{d19567d3462d58b7cd2bfc0869a29db3f8b9dbad1091a68d0ebed2355250dc72} mixed
Dry Film Thickness3.0-6.0 mils
Colors AvailableAll standard RAL colors
Pot Life1-hour mixed
Theoretical Coverage333 sq.ft./gal. @ 3.0 mils DFT
Practical CoverageAs a guideline for airless spraying on large dimension: 70{d19567d3462d58b7cd2bfc0869a29db3f8b9dbad1091a68d0ebed2355250dc72} of theoretical coverage. For small dimensions: 50{d19567d3462d58b7cd2bfc0869a29db3f8b9dbad1091a68d0ebed2355250dc72}