2k Fast Dry Zinc Fortified Epoxy Primer

SteelKote 825

Steelkote™ 825 is a high performance VOC compliant, fast cure epoxy primer designed to provide excellent corrosion control by using corrosion resistant, zinc enhanced pigments. This engineered formulation provides superior hide, hold out and excellent protection on sharp edges. SteelKote™ 825 offers fast re-coat and cure schedule, optimizing production and lowering costs. It is a DTM surface tolerant epoxy primer that 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
  • Trailers
  • Containers
  • Implements
  • Exterior Steel Structures
Performance Characteristics
Impact (Direct & Indirect)
80 in. lbs. direct, 30 lbs. indirect
Chemical Resistance100 MEK Double Rubs*
Flexibility: ISO 1519

Conical Mandrel

No Cracking – .25 inch
Adhesion (cross hatch):

ASTM D3359:

Excellent – 5A
Salt Spray

ASTM B117:

1500 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
Density11.73 lbs/gal. (1.38 kg/ltr) mixed
Solids53{d19567d3462d58b7cd2bfc0869a29db3f8b9dbad1091a68d0ebed2355250dc72} mixed
VOC3.13 lbs./gal (370 grams/ltr.) mixed
Dry Film Thickness3.0-6.0 mils
Colors AvailableGrey, Tile Red, Buff
Pot Life45 minutes mixed
Theoretical Coverage188 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}