Teamac Rapidry HB Zinc Phosphate Primer


Teamac Rapidry HB Zinc Phosphate Primer, is a high build, high performance quick drying metal primer. It has excellent anti-corrosive properties.

  • Anti-corrosive
  • Rapid drying
  • Use on iron
  • Use on Steel
  • Semi-Matt Finish
  • Available from 1L up to 20L sizes

Please Note: 20L size is subject to a MOQ of 4 units and is only available on Express: 3-5 Working Days Delivery (TCL DS) and Economy: 7-10 Working Days Nationwide Delivery carrier options

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Teamac Rapidry HB Zinc Phosphate Primer, is used as an anti-corrosive primer on iron and steel where rapid coating and finishing is required.  Ideal in coastal areas.

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Features & Benefits

    • Anti-corrosive
    • Rapid drying
    • Use on iron
    • Use on Steel
    • Semi-Matt Finish

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Product Specification

Technical Data
Volume Solids 45%
VOC Content Max 470 g/litre
SG 1.3 @ 20°C
Viscostity 2.2 to 2.5 @ 25°C
Flash Point 25°C (closed cup)

Film Thickness Range And Coverage

Product Data
  Dry Film Thickness Wet Film Thickness Theoretical Coverage
Maximum 45 μm 100 μm 10 m2/litre @ 45 micron D.F.T.

The practical spreading rate may be lower as this depends on factors such as the porosity and roughness of the surface to be painted and material losses during application.

Drying Times

Drying Times At 20°C/RH 50%
Touch Dry: 30 Mins
Dry To Handle: 6 Hours
Dry To Recoat: 4 Hours
Fully Cured: N/A

Low temperature and high humidity will adversely affect application, drying and performance of any coating.

Surface Preparation

  • Ensure all surfaces are clean, dry and free from grease, oil and any other contaminates.
  • Bare steel should be free from dust, rust and scale.
  • Blast cleaning to SA 2½ is recommended.
  • If blast cleaning is impractical, mechanical cleaning should be employed as hand cleaning does not clean the steel to the required degree.
  • Any oil or grease should be removed with Coo-Var Universal Degreaser Cleaner before de-rusting.
  • Where blast cleaning is carried out after assembly, special attention must be paid to edges, corners, nuts, bolts, welds etc.
  • Welds should, if necessary be ground and all weld spatter, slag etc. must be removed.

Preceeding Coat

  • N/A

Subsequent Coat

  • Suitable topcoat, e.g Teamac Rapidry Gloss.


  • Mix well before use.

Application Conditions

  • As dictated by normal good painting practice.
  • Care must be taken during application that the temperature is above the dew point to avoid any contamination.
  • In confined spaces, provide adequate ventilation during application and drying.

Application Methods

Method Airless Spray Conventional Spray Brush Roller
  Yes No No No

  • Thinner (Max vol): Thinners 16 (10%)
  • Nozzle size: 0.011"
  • Nozzle pressure: 1800 to 2000 psi
  • Cleaning solvent: Thinners 16

Health & Safety

For red see safety data sheet - SDS 10743, for grey see safety data sheet - SDS 10742 in the attachments section above.

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Product Details

Data sheet

For Use By
Consumer Use
Application Method
Airless Spray
Single, Two or Three Pack
Pack Size
Suitable Substrates
Touch Dry (at 20°C)
30 Mins
Dry to Handle (at 20°C)
6 Hours
Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
4 Hours
Fully Cured (at 20°C)
10m² per litre
Recommended Thinner/Cleaner
Teamac Thinner 16
Solids by Volume
Max 470 g/litre
Touch Dry
45 Mins
1 litre, 2.5 litre, 5 litre, 20 litre
Recommended Dry Film Thickness
45 μm
Recommended Wet Film Thickness
100 μm
UN Number
Base Type
Exterior / Interior Use
Exterior & Interior Use
Suitable For Use On
Suitable For Use On
Application Method
Airless Spray
Application Method
Product Type
Product Range
Fastest Delivery
Next Working Day
Colour Family
Colour Family

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questions Phil Ambrose on 2016-01-20 23:05:30

What can be used to thin and clean up Teamac Rapidry HB Zinc Phosphate Primer (P218)?

Answer from Rawlins’ Technical Team: 

Teamac Thinner 16.

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Teamac Rapidry HB Zinc Phosphate Primer is only available with the shipping and delivery timescales listed below - please do not contact our Customer Support Team with enquiries about alternative or earlier shipping and delivery times.

Saturdays and Sundays, as well as Bank Holidays, are not classed as working days.

Orders placed after the cut-off for this product will not be processed for earliest dispatch until 9am the next working day.

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