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PETTIT PAINTS 6980 Rustlok Steel Primer

Easy-to-apply, effective, anti-corrosive barrier

One-part, moisture-cured polyurethane coating locks in and stops the spread of rust on steel, galvanized and stainless steel and cast iron. Forms a dense, waterproof barrier for maximum corrosion resistance.

  • Primary Usage: Trailers and other ferrous metal parts
  • Formulation: One-part polyurethane primer
  • Applies Over: Steel, cast iron, galvanized and stainless steel
  • Drying Time: 30 min. to 3 hrs.
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Three coats minimum
  • Thinner: 120, Model 249961
  • Coverage: 87 sq.ft/qt; 350 sq.ft/gallon
  • Color: Aluminum metallic
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Rustlok Steel Primer - Gallon 250050 6980-GA
In stock online.

$99.99

Rustlok Steel Primer - Quart 250068 6980-QT
In stock online.

$42.99

Product Description

Easy-to-apply, effective, anti-corrosive barrier

One-part, moisture-cured polyurethane coating locks in and stops the spread of rust on steel, galvanized and stainless steel and cast iron. Forms a dense, waterproof barrier for maximum corrosion resistance.

  • Primary Usage: Trailers and other ferrous metal parts
  • Formulation: One-part polyurethane primer
  • Applies Over: Steel, cast iron, galvanized and stainless steel
  • Drying Time: 30 min. to 3 hrs.
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Three coats minimum
  • Thinner: 120, Model 249961
  • Coverage: 87 sq.ft/qt; 350 sq.ft/gallon
  • Color: Aluminum metallic

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5.0

No product is better

By Barkleydave

from Kentucky Lake

About Me Professional

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Protects Well
  • Visually Pleasing
  • Weather Proof

Cons

  • Messy

Best Uses

  • Outdoor

Comments about 6980 Rustlok Steel Primer:

I have been using this product for 40 years.
This stuff is tough! Fantastic for steel boats, bilges, trailers boat hoists etc.
Have used as primer and final coating without a finish color coat. Holds up great!
Hopefully the EPA will never ban this effective formula!

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5.0

Tough and performs as advertised

By DOS

from Saltaire, NY

About Me Classic boat owner, Seaside homeowner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies over rust
  • Dries quickly
  • Durable
  • Easy application
  • Inhibit future rusting

Cons

  • Can top sticking
  • Hard to mix

Best Uses

  • Metal Surfaces
  • Rust prevention on metal

Comments about 6980 Rustlok Steel Primer:

I've been using Petit Rustlok Steel primer for years. This is the best, bar none, product for protecting metal surfaces from rust / corrosion. It is a urethane paint that can be applied over previously rusted surfaces to create a barrier coat that will inhibit corrosion even in hostile conditions. Here are some tips to using it. If it has been sitting for a long time some of the components settle to the bottom and you have to stir it thoroughly to get it mixed. Do the mixing slowly and carefully because unless you use the whole can you definitely want to avoid the product getting in the groove of the can where the can lid goes. This stuff is quite adhesive so if you seal the can lid with product in that groove you may never get it open again. Just keep it clean, use mineral spirits to keep the groove and the lid clean and you'll be okay. Remove loose rust with a wire brush but you don't need to be a perfectionist. It will seal in corrosion that isn't loose. Use a cheap brush because you're going to throw it away. Work slowly because it is thin and will splatter if you're slapping it on. And wear latex painter's gloves as it's hard to remove. I use this on a electrical meter pan on a seaside house that is exposed to salt spray much of the year. Also used it on the ring of mushroom anchors to make them last longer. Boat trailers would be another good application. Terrific stuff, it has saved me thousands in protecting metal products that otherwise would have decayed long ago. A little goes a long ways which is why you want to keep that paint can groove and lid clean.

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