Roof Types

  • Asphalt
  • Hot Mop
  • Mod Bit
  • EPDM Concrete
  • TPO (needs to be atleast 10 years old)



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Rust Converter Primer

1. Product Name

PrimeLock® Metal Primer

2. EPDM Coatings

P.O Box 3429, Wernersville PA 19609, EPDM Coatings N.E Sales Office, 494 Bridgeport Ave Suite 101, PMB 342 Shelton,CT 06484-4748 URL: www.epdmcoatings.net

3. Product Description

PrimeLock® Metal Primer is a fast-drying, rust converting primer for ferrous metal roofs. It helps improve adhesion of all EnergyMax® and EnergyGuard® elastomeric roof coatings.

Basic Uses

Rusted Metal Roofs

  • Excellent adhesion and corrosion resistance.
  • Color changes from light to dark indicating chemical reaction.
  • Easy to use, non-toxic and VOC compliant water based coating.
acrylic primer

4. Technical Data

See table on the following page.

5. Installation

  • All surfaces to be coated must be clean, dry and free of any oil, grease or dirt.
  • Any existing coating must be checked for good adhesion.
  • Before application, any loosely adhered coating must be removed and bare surfaces must be prepared, cleaned and checked for compatibility.
  • PrimeLock® Metal Primer is ready to use. Thinning is not recommended.
  • Containers should not be left open for extended periods of time.
  • Follow our and roof restoration procedures and always perform a coating adhesion test before doing the entire roof.
  • Do not leave exposed to elements beyond 48 hours as weathering and dirt pick up may compromise adhesive properties.
  • Spray: Airless Sprayer , Low Pressure Sprayer
  • Brush: Good quality synthetic bristle brush.
  • Roller: Short nap roller.
  • Clean Up: Water.

6. Availability & Cost

PrimeLock® Metal Primer is available directly from EPDM Coatings and from online distributors. Contact EPDM Coatings for pricing information.

7. Warranty

This product is designed to be topcoated with our elastomeric coatings. A warranty is provided on the entire roof restoration system when installed by an authorized contractor.

8. Maintenance

Periodic maintenance of EPDM Roof Restoration System ensures extended service life and maintains reflectivity.

9. Technical Services

Contact EPDM Coatings for Technical Support. Additional information, product literature, brochures, and specifications are available.

10. Filing Services

Additional product information is available from EPDM Coatings.

This product data sheet conforms to the editorial style prescribed by The Construction Specifications Institute.
The manufacturer is responsible for technical accuracy.

PrimeLock® Metal Primer Technical Data

Property Value Test Method
Color Off White (Turns Gray to Black with Chemical Reaction)
Viscosity 850 cps
Solids by Volume 47% ± 2% ASTM D-2697
Solids by Weight 73% ± 2% ASTM D-1353
Density 10.80 ± .2 lbs per gallon
Flash Point None
Coverage 0.5 gal/100 s.f. depending on rust and porosity.
Application Temperature 55°F (and rising) - 100°F, Less than 85% relative humidity.
Dry Time Dry to touch in 2 hours @ 78°F
Shelf Life 12 months @ 40°-90°F
Clean Up Water
VOC <30 g/lit

Caution: PrimeLock® Metal Primer is a water-based product which will freeze and become unusable at temperatures below 32°F. Suspend all application if conditions prevent a complete cure before sunset, rain, fog, dew or freezing temperatures. EPDM Coatings must be completely dry before exposing to water or foot traffic. Keep EPDM Coatings containers covered when not in use. Dispose of all containers in accordance with state and local environmental regulations. Keep away from children. If ingested, DO NOT induce vomiting. Call Physician immediately.

Product information contained herein are presented in good faith and believed to be reliable. They do not constitute part of our terms and conditions of sale. It is also not a guarantee, either expressed or implied, that the data are correct or that products described are merchantable or fit for a particular purpose as methods of use are beyond our control. Customer should determine the suitability of our materials and installation recommendations before usage. Manufacturer's sole responsibilty shall be to replace that portion of any product that proved to be defective.

This product data sheet conforms to the editorial style prescribed by The Construction Specifications Institute.
The manufacturer is responsible for technical accuracy.