Rust-Anode Primer has demonstrated exceptional performance for ships, barges, docks, and dams.

Rust-anode primer

Unique technology for industrial galvanization, rich in organic zinc through electrochemical bonding with 88% zinc content in the dry layer. Offers a lifespan comparable to hot-dip galvanization under the same exposure conditions.

Available sizes: 2 and 12 kilograms.

Comparative table

Hot-Dip Galvanization Rust-Anode® Primer
Active cathodic protection
Zinc dry film thickness control
Protection longevity
Surface uniformity
Minimal process time
Minimal substrate preparation
Touch up at any time
Easy to apply
Application with standard paint equipment
Low energy-consuming process
Salted water immersion
Applicable on various metals:
On new steel
On rusty steel (brown)
On a new hot-dip galvanization or metallization
On old hot-dip galvanizing or metallization
On aluminum
On Copper
On cast iron
On cast aluminum
On concrete
On corten steel
Health Canada approval
Bending flexibility of galvanized parts
Equivalent protection performance as hot dipped galvanized
Process with No delay to your production schedule

Questions and answers

Yes, Rust-Anode Primer has high resistance in immersion, including freshwater, saltwater, wastewater, and saline environments.

Rust-Anode Primer can be applied from -5°C to 37°C (23°F to 98°F).

Yes, please contact our experts to inquire about compatibility.

Drying and curing/application time for a wet film thickness of 5.0 mils (125µm) at 77°F (25°C) with 50% relative humidity (RH). The product is touch dry in 45 minutes. The curing time may vary depending on ambient temperature and relative humidity. A minimum of 30% relative humidity is required during application for proper drying and curing. For further details, refer to the technical data sheet.

Our projects in the maritime area

Talk to an expert

Our team of highly qualified professionals, certified by NACE/AMPP, is dedicated to addressing your technical inquiries. Whether you are a client or working alongside one, we are committed to collaborating with you in order to identify the root causes of your rust and corrosion issues and find an effective solution. Through our expertise and experience, we will develop a customized protocol of application that includes surface preparations, application methods, and quality control measures. Our goal is to provide you with a customized approach that resolves your current rust and corrosion challenges and ensures long-lasting protection for your assets.