Jotun Resist 78



Specially designed as a primer in a coating system where extended durability is required. Jotun Resist 78 is a solid foundation for the optimal performing coating system in the toughest exposures.

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Product Description

Jotun Resist 78 is a two component moisture cured inorganic zinc ethyl silicate coating that is a fast curing, very high zinc dust containing product. It conforms to the compositional requirements of SSPC paint 20, level 2 and ISO 12944-4. It provides excellent corrosion protection as part of a complete coating system. It is heat resistant up to 540°C. To be used as a primer in atmospheric environments for properly prepared carbon steel substrates only. This product complies with ASTM D520 type I zinc dust.

Jotun Resist 78 is suitable for structural steel and piping to be exposed to corrosive environments up to very high. Recommended for offshore environments, refineries, power plants, bridges, buildings and mining equipment. Specially designed as a primer in coating systems where extended durabilty is required.

Approvals and certificates

  • Pre-qualification testing in accordance with NORSOK M-501, Rev. 5, System 1, suitable for exterior exposure in offshore environment, below 120 °C.
  • Tested by independent institute for static coefficient of friction

Additional certificates and approvals may be available on request.

Features & Benefits

  • Designed for protection in severe corrosive environments
  • Fast dry to recoat and fast to handle
  • All year around
  • All year around Certified in systems for Norsok system 1
  • Two component moisture cured inorganic zinc rich ethyl silicate coating
  • High zinc dust content 
  • Conforms to the compositional requirements of SSPC paint 20, level 2 and ISO 12944/ISO 20340
  • Heat resistant up to 400 degrees Celsius 
  • Easy application
  • Fast dry to recoat and fast to handle 
  • “Green step” – Health, Environment and Safety
  • Pure zinc dust (ASTM D520 type II)

It is your responsibility to read the Product Data Sheets (available below) before you place an order and prior to application of the product. The content of this website is our best recommendation and is not advice. Coverage rates quoted are approximate, you agree that coverage depends on the condition of the substrate, surface absorption, texture and application method. We ALWAYS recommend a trial area is coated to ensure the product meets your requirements before use.

Technical Data

Typical Coverage (per coat)9.6m² per litre
Touch Dry15 mins
ApplicationBrush, Spray
The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.


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