Ferrous Metal

Ferrous Metal

The listed surface preparation techniques and recommended coating systems are commonly recommended for ferrous metal substrates scheduled for heavy-duty protective coatings on commercial, institutional and light industrial projects.  Other surface preparation techniques and Pinnacle Protective Coatings' products may be better suited for your project.  Please contact your Diamond Vogel representative for personalized service.

Common Surface Preparation Techniques

SSPC-SP 1 Solvent Cleaning and SSPC-SP 2 Hand Tool Cleaning

SSPC-SP 3 Power Tool Cleaning

SSPC-SP 6 / NACE No. 3 Commercial Blast Cleaning

Recommended Systems

Epoxy Systems

Primer CoatFinish CoatFinishFeatures
Mult-E-Poxy 180 Epoxy MasticMult-E-Poxy 180 Epoxy MasticSemi-GlossSelf priming.  Can be applied over most existing coatings.  Tolerant to tight rust. Excellent resistance to moisture and chemicals.
Mult-E-Poxy 180 Epoxy MasticMult-E-Poxy 240 Gloss Polyamide EpoxyGlossCan be applied over most existing coatings.  Tolerant to tight rust. Excellent resistance to moisture and chemicals.

Epoxy/Urethane Systems

Primer CoatFinish CoatFinishFeatures
Mult-E-Poxy 180 Epoxy MasticMulti-Thane 330 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneGlossExcellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance.  Offers good moisture resistance. Tolerant to tight rust.
Mult-E-Poxy 180 Epoxy MasticMulti-Thane 340 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneSemi-GlossExcellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance.  Offers good moisture resistance. Tolerant to tight rust.
Mult-E-Prime 500 High Build Epoxy PrimerMulti-Thane 330 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneGlossExcellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance.  
Mult-E-Prime 500 High Build Epoxy PrimerMult-Thane 340 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneSemi-GlossExcellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance.
Mult-E-Prime 500 RI High Build Epoxy PrimerMulti-Thane 330 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneGlossExcellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance.  
Mult-E-Prime 500 RI High Build Epoxy PrimerMult-Thane 340 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneSemi-GlossExcellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance.

Zinc/Urethane Systems

Primer CoatIntermediate CoatFinish CoatFinishFeatures
Endura-Zinc 768 3K Organic Zinc Rich Epoxy Primer Multi-Thane 330 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneGlossProvides greatest level of corrosion resistance. Excellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance.
Endura-Zinc 768 3K Organic Zinc Rich Epoxy Primer Multi-Thane 340 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneSemi-GlossProvides greatest level of corrosion resistance. Excellent color and gloss retention. Provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance. 
Endura-Zinc 705 Organic Zinc Rich Epoxy Ester Primer Mult-E-Prime 500 High Build Epoxy PrimerMulti-Thane 330 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneGlossProvides cathodic protection with superior chemical and abrasion resistance. Excellent color and gloss retention. 
Endura-Zinc 705 Organic Zinc Rich Epoxy Ester PrimerMult-E-Prime 500 High Build Epoxy PrimerMult-Thane 340 High Solids Acrylic PolyurethaneSemi-GlossProvides cathodic protection with superior chemical and abrasion resistance. Excellent color and gloss retention. 

Modified Alkyd/Alkyd System

Primer CoatFinish CoatFinishFeatures
Iron Prime 600 Fast Dry Universal PrimerCote-ALL Multi-Purpose Alkyd EnamelGlossUser friendly for in-house maintenance. Variety of colors in primers and finishes. Good color and gloss retention.

Modified Alkyd/Acrylic System

Primer CoatFinish CoatFinishFeatures
Iron Prime 600 Fast Dry Universal PrimerVers-Acryl 222 Acrylic Maintenance Semi-GlossSemi-GlossUser friendly for in-house maintenance. Variety of colors in primers and finishes. Excellent color and gloss retention.

Acrylic/Acrylic System

Primer CoatFinish CoatFinishFeatures
Vers-Acryl 200 Acrylic Maintenance Primer/FinishVers-Acryl 222 Acrylic Maintenance Semi-GlossSemi-GlossUser friendly for in-house maintenance. Excellent flexibility, color and gloss retention.

Acrylic/Pre-Catalyzed Epoxy

Primer CoatFinish CoatFinishFeatures
Vers-Acryl 200 Acrylic Maintenance Primer/FinishEas-E-Poxy Pre-Catalyzed Waterborne EpoxySemi-GlossFast and easy protection for mild to moderate environments. Resists a wide variety of chemicals and stains.
Vers-Acryl 200 Acrylic Maintenance Primer/FinishEas-E-Poxy Pre-Catalyzed Waterborne EpoxyEggshellFast and easy protection for mild to moderate environments. Resists a wide variety of chemicals and stains.