Floor Primers

Prepare, strengthen and dustproof concrete floor surfaces with single pack or two component products from our wide range of floor primers and sealers for interior and exterior projects. Ensure maximum adhesion and optimum coverage with our professional grade concrete floor primers or keep the look of your floor with our clear concrete sealers.

For saving time and costs in stabilising, binding and sealing porous floor substrates, Rawlins Paints have compiled professional-grade floor primers and sealers that are compatible and suitable for commercial and industrial purposes. These include heavy-use concrete floor sealers for factory and warehouse locations, where durability for extended periods of time is essential. In waterproofing, binding and sealing freshly laid, renovated, or repaired concrete flooring, the problems associated with concrete dust are immediately removed, and any potential staining or discolouration from oils, fatty substances, grease, cleaning chemicals or UV exposure can be protected against.

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401 Epoxy Floor Primer

401 Epoxy Floor Primer is a two pack, water dispersible epoxy based primer/sealer/clear coating, especially formulated to meet the technological and ecological requirements of modern building and industrial practice. Ideal for use as a clear sealer on concrete and masonry surfaces. Also available in 4,000+ colours from RAL, BS, NCS See...

Price £70.00 (ex. VAT)
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403 Oil Tolerant Primer

403 Oil Tolerant Primer has been developed for use in applications to oil contaminated floors prior to application of subsequent floor toppings. The product exhibits outstanding adhesion to concrete and other substrates and is particularly suitable where compromised surfaces exist. Solvent free, low odour Excellent adhesion to concrete and...

Price £110.00 (ex. VAT)
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Watco Epoxicote High Build Primer

Epoxy resin primer for preparing bare concrete for painting, overcoating with Epoxicote High Build. Primes hard, smooth concrete ready for painting One coat application – quick and easy to apply Low odour, two-part, water-based epoxy resin Seals porous concrete to prevent bubbling in new paint Note: While great care is taken with...

Price £91.23 (ex. VAT)
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Rust-Oleum 3333 Super Adhesion Primer

Rust-Oleum 3333 Super Adhesion Primer provides excellent adhesion on non-porous, dense mineral substrates like: Tiles or power floated concrete Non-ferrous metals like stainless steel, aluminium or new hot-dip galvanized steel Thermosetting plastics like fibreglass-reinforced polyester or epoxy Perfect chemical bond without blasting or...

Price £27.34 (ex. VAT)
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Watco Powerfloat Primer

An epoxy resin primer that allows smooth concrete to be painted without mechanical preparation. For priming power floated, very smooth or non-porous concrete floors which are prone to rejecting paint. Ready for overcoating in 12 hours Rapid version available, ready for overcoating in 4-6 hours Unique formula prevents paint peeling...

Price £116.73 (ex. VAT)
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Rust-Oleum 3366 Epoxy Powerfloat Floor Primer Rapid

Rust-Oleum Powerfloat Epoxy Floor Primer Rapid 3366 is a rapid curing, 2-component epoxy primer designed to improve the adhesion of coatings to difficult substrates such as power-floated concrete. Overcoatable after just 3 hours: apply primer and topcoat in one day Easy all-in-1 packaging For new and aged power floated concrete, even with...

Price £135.39 (ex. VAT)
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Watco Powerfloat Sealer

Seals and protects power floated floors, specially formulated for smooth, power floated or glazed concrete. No need for expensive mechanical floor preparation Retains the attractive, smooth floor surface Tough, easy clean epoxy resin formulation Anti-slip version also available - excellent slip resistance Coverage Calculator See...

Price £116.73 (ex. VAT)
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Rust-Oleum 5401 Epoxy Impregnation Primer

Rust-Oleum 5401 Epoxy Impregnation Primer is solvent free and improves adhesion on concrete and other porous, mineral surfaces. For Professional use Primarily intended for roller and brush application Provides a good key for adhesion on porous, mineral substrates Impregnation of porous and brittle floors Can be applied on slightly damp...

Price £136.65 (ex. VAT)
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Watco 4 Hour Epoxy Primer

A 2-component primer for porous, bare, concrete, sand and cement screeds, bricks and blockwork that is ready to be over coated in only 4 hours. For priming bare, porous, or open textured surfaces prior to applying a high build floor finish Ready to be over coated in only 4 hours Virtually solvent free two pack epoxy resin – safe for use...

Price £109.00 (ex. VAT)
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Watco New Concrete Primer

Primes and seals newly laid concrete for early painting. Suitable for areas subject to heavy traffic. Withstands 98% relative humidity Saves waiting for new concrete to dry out Can be applied to damp surfaces Overcoat in just 16 hours Can be used with underfloor heating systems Note: While great care is taken with the colour...

Price £173.33 (ex. VAT)
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Rust-Oleum 5421 Epoxy Floor Primer Rapid

Rust-Oleum 5421 Epoxy Floor Primer Rapid is a fast curing primer for use on new or untreated porous mineral surfaces, like concrete to bind weak and friable substrates - can be overcoated with any Rust-Oleum Mathys epoxy floor paint or polyurethane coating. For Professional use Overcoatable after just 4 hours: apply primer and topcoat in...

Price £169.53 (ex. VAT)
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Watco Polyaspartic Primer

Primes and seals porous, dusty floors prior to painting, for use with Watco specialist polyaspartic coatings. Primes and seals porous, dusty floors prior to painting Can be used at -10°C to +25°C Ready to overcoat in 4 hours Superior performance demonstrated by ISO testing to CE Mark EN1504-2 Use with the following Watco products: Cold...

Price £115.79 (ex. VAT)
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Concrete Floor Sealers

Concrete floors which require high-performance primers to harden and seal the surface and further improve its adhesion, will lengthen the lifespan of topcoat systems – allowing for high-performance protection for longer periods of time in areas where manufacturing plant equipment needs to be installed and maintenance work kept to a minimum with the use of high-end products in the surface preparation and finishing stages.

The products listed in this category will protect untreated masonry and concrete floors in warehouses and more, against:

  • Chemical resistance
  • Oil spills and fuel leaks
  • Abrasive cleaning chemicals
  • Light to medium vehicular use
  • Pedestrian and footfall traffic
  • Concrete dust
  • Surface and trapped substrate damp and moisture build-up
  • Weather and environmental exposure
  • UV discolouration
  • See product datasheets for further specifications and related product compatibility for the ultimate concrete floor protection

Please refer to product datasheets for product compatibility with treating cement screeds, brickwork, blockwork, plaster and porous tiles.

Dependant on requirements, water-based and solvent-based floor primers and sealers are available. These differ in VOCs, drying time, recoatable times and approximate coverage rates. Each product varies in graded performance for; new-build projects which require a sealer to reduce the porosity of and work deep beneath new concrete surfaces, dustproofing it in a single clear coating - against older concrete flooring that has recently been repaired and may need a hardened sealer to further reinforce it.

Industrial Concrete Floor Primers

Concrete floors in more aggressive environments, such as factories and warehouses, along with commercial garages and vehicle manufacture plants will require heavy-duty floor primers that can be overcoated with concrete or epoxy floor paints. These will help deliver high-performing protection against impact damage and light, medium and heavy vehicular use. If you prefer to use concrete floor primers and finishing paints by the same manufacturer, but are after a unique or specifically coloured topcoat, or are wanting further information about the compatibility of products by different manufacturers, please contact our technical support team. They can recommend suitable products, and offer application and storage advice on any purchases made.

The specialist team at Rawlins Paints can provide full technical support across all Blackfriar Professional, Coo-Var, Ennis-Flint, Jotun, Rust-Oleum, Sherwin-Williams and Sika floor sealers and primers.

Rawlins Paints’ Floor Sealers and Primers

Rawlins Paints also offer its own range of high-performance epoxy and clear floor sealers and primers for damp-proofing problematic and porous floor substrates, providing improved adhesion to areas requiring a full floor paint system installation, and priming sheet metal flooring.

Our tack-free floor primers and sealers are designed for commercial and industrial projects and builds. Contact us if you'd like more assistance and technical support with our range of concrete floor sealers and primers.

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Painting floors with high-quality commercial or industrial coatings is much more cost effective and less disruptive to a project than using cheaper substitutes. Larger projects require some form of ‘guarantee’ for the client and/or building owner to provide peace of mind that the coating system applied to internal or external flooring will last for an agreed period of time - if correctly maintained.

Using our products, it is possible to decorate and protect concrete, tarmac, asphalt, wood or metal floors, both improving its life expectancy for greater periods of times, and delivering waterproofing and protective properties that can lower the risk of major repair and costly maintenance work. Achieve long-lasting results, with the wide range of floor paints and coatings available at Rawlins Paints today.

We offer systems that are available in virtually any colour and finish - including colour matching existing decorative or company colour schemes - in our light to medium (pedestrianised) right up to heavy use (light to medium vehicular activity) coatings for a wide range of interior or exterior substrates and surface materials.

A trained member of our Technical Support Team will visit your site and carry out a full inspection, write a tailored specification to meet your requirements and offer an approved contractor for the application. We will never offer a contractor that we have not trained and approved, all our contractors have successfully completed specific product training on the systems they apply and are monitored regularly to ensure the highest standard of quality is achieved.

By using one of our nationwide approved contractors for our products you enable yourself to take advantage of our guarantees, life expectancies and warranties. This means if we say our system is going to last a certain amount of time, or perform in a certain way and it doesn’t, you’re covered.

If you’re a contractor and would like to become an approved installer of our systems please contact us on 0113 245 5450