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CRC Prime It - Red Oxide Primer

Anti-Corrosive Shop Primer For Steel

Related categories:
Metal Primers

CRC/Barcode Name Pack Size
Aerosol 400 ml 6

CRC Prime It - Red Oxide Primer is a single pack penetrating shop primer with high levels of anti-corrosive zinc complexes. It is formulated for the protection of structural steel and iron and can be applied over clean or lightly rusted surfaces. It forms a durable protective coating with a red-oxide finish that does not require immediate overcoating, but can be overcoated at a later stage if desired.

Ongoing protection can be achieved through overcoating or simple recoating with CRC Prime It - Red Oxide Primer after 3 years, depending on conditions. Protection in extreme conditions may require re-application more frequently.

Features & Benefits

  • Zinc enriched for corrosion protection – High levels of anti-corrosive zinc complexes
  • Long-term protection – Up to 3 years outdoors before overcoating or recoating with CRC Prime It is necessary, depending on conditions
  • Scratch resistant, durable – Withstands harsh outdoor conditions
  • Compatible with most standard decorative paint systems for metals
  • Ready to Use Aerosol – No additional mixing or chemical additives required. Easy application. No clean up.
  • Red-oxide finish
  • Lead and cadmium free
  • MPI Approved C23


  • CRC Prime It is ideal for use on bare steel and iron surfaces
  • Structural steel or frames – Welded seams, spot welding repairs, rivet holes, signs and signposts, pipes, roofs
  • Industrial – Equipment and machinery, machine housings
  • Farm equipment – Tank stands, fences, gates, animal raceways in milking sheds and yards, farm implements and tractor draw bars, metal junction
  • At home – On iron railings, roofing and spouting, gutters, radio and TV aerials, outdoor fixtures, hinges, fences and gates

Application Method



Physical Properties

Propellant (Aerosol)   Hydrocarbon
Temperature Range Up to 120°C
Colour Red-oxide

Performance Characteristics

Touch Dry 30 minutes
Full Cure Overnight
Time to Overcoat (without sanding) 1-8 hours
Time to Overcoat (sanding required) Overnight
Theoretical Coverage Up to 2m2/aerosol can
Reapplication period indoors Not required
Reapplication period outdoors Up to 3 years, depending on conditions
Clean up with Mineral turpentine, spraying thinner


Shipping Details

Shipping Name Aerosols
Technical Name
Class 2.1
HSNO Classification 2.1.2A
Hazchem 2YE
UN Number 1950
Pk Group N/A
F Pt N/A


Material Safety Data Sheet

Summary Version Full Version
CRC Prime ItCRC Prime It


Technical Data Sheet

CRC Prime It


CRC/Barcode Pack Sizes Available
Aerosol 400 ml, pack size 6
20.80cm H x 6.80cm W x 6.80cm D : 0.45kg