Bradite Fastrac Antico Primer


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We no longer stock this product, but can recommend Teamac Rapidry HB Zinc Phosphate Primer as a great alternative.

Bradite Fastrac Antico Primer is a fast drying modified alkyd primer, intended for use as a fast-drying prefabrication or system primer on properly prepared ferrous surfaces, such as can be found in industrial environments, factories and production plants.

The fast-drying action (from as little as 20 minutes) is ideal for environments under time pressure and need quick turnarounds. Therefore many commercial outlets will find this primer ideal, and project managers will be able to effectively plan development projects with quick turnaround times in mind.

Manufactured under the auspices of an ISO 9001:2008 quality & ISO 14001:2004 environmental management systems. 2004/42/EC EU limit value for this product (cat.A/i sb): 500g/l (2010). This product contains max.450 g/l VOC.

Features & Benefits

  • Available in more than 350 colours in RAL & BS
  • High build modified alkyd primer.
  • Can be applied up to 75-100 microns.
  • Fast-drying.
  • Protects against corrosion on properly prepared steel.


High pressure steam cleaning to remove all loose, flaking paint and contamination back to a sound surface. Bradite TD39 industrial strength detergent, washing and rinsing should be used with scrubbing to remove grease or oil.

Remove all rust scale, loose mill scale or other corrosion products by scraping and mechanical cleaning to SIS-St 3 (ISO 8501-1:1998).

Intact areas of existing coatings should be roughened by abrasive manual or disc sanding, feathering back to a sound coating edge. Cracks and pits should be filled using a suitable metal filler before painting. Substrate should be dust free and completely dry before coating.

Light surface rusting may be effectively treated using one coat of Bradite Rust Converter RC46 prior to application of Bradite Fastrac Antico Primer AP71.

New galvanised steel should be thoroughly degreased and then pre-treated with Bradite Mordent Solution TM38 prior to application of Bradite Fastrac Antico Primer AP71. Alternatively, or for other non-ferrous metals, prime with Bradite Barrier Primer EU96 before application of Fastrac finish.

Suitable for use under many Bradite finishes such as Fastrac Gloss ME53 & Fastrac Semi Gloss SE53.


Application and use should always conform to the codes of practice described in BS 6150 and BS 5493.

Brush and Roller: Supplied ready for use. Thin with 0-5% Bradite Thinner TX31 if required.

Conventional Air Spraying: Thin with 10-20% Bradite Thinner TX31 as required, tip size - 2.0mm, tip pressure 60psi (0.4MPa) approximately.

Airless Spraying: Thin with 0-15% Bradite Thinner TX31 as required, tip size - 19 thou (0.48mm) approximately, tip pressure - 2100 psi (15MPa) approximately.

Clean all equipment immediately after use with Bradite Thinner TX31 for best results. Always refer to the Health and Safety sheet for the product before use and observe the warning phrases on the label.

Product Details

Data sheet

Water / Solvent Based
For Use On
Ferrous Metals
Application Method
Conventional Air Spray, Airless Spray, Brush, Roller
Standard / Ready Mixed, Fully Tintable
Single, Two or Three Pack
Product Certifications
ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 environmental management systems
Pack Size
1L, 5L
Brush, Roller, Spray
9m2 per Litre
Touch Dry
20 Mins
UN Number

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questions Clint walker  on 2020-03-18 10:02:42

Fastrac gp anti corrosive primer. What is the drying time before applying top coat Finnish

Answer from Rawlins’ Technical Team: 

Bradite Fastrac GP Anti-Corrosive Primer (AP70) can be recoated after 16 hours.

Bradite Fastrac Antico Primer (AP71) can be recoated after 4 hours.

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