Top self etch primer and caliper paint online shopping right now? Farm, industrial, marine commercial, and construction industries all use POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating to protect expensive and valuable equipment against rust, abrasion, and even graffiti. POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating also has excellent “surface tolerance”, which means it works very well on porous surfaces, such as wood, fiberglass, concrete, and bricks. Try some for yourself!
I really didn’t know what to expect with this product from the description, but I ordered it as the manufacturer recommended its use prior to painting. Upon receiving it and reading the product composition and application instructions, I see that the chemistry involved is quite sound. It is a phosphate/zinc composition that forms an iron phosphate passivation layer on the metal and the zinc compound then provides (albeit thin) a galvanized surface layer. Worked very well when used as directed. It is important to keep the surface wet for 20 minutes as they direct so the chemical reactions can take place.
POR-15 Rust Remover will safely remove light to even heavy rust completely from metal surfaces and will not affect plastic, PVC, Viton, or most paints. One gallon derusts several hundred pounds of heavily rusted steel, this equates to around 1/2 to 3/4 pounds of dry rust removed per gallon. Rust Remover will not harm unrusted steel and is safe on other metals. Rust Remover has no fumes or bad odors and no VOCs. No sanding or scrubbing required. POR-15 Rust Remover works in as little as 20 minutes for light rust or overnight for heavy rusted metal. All of the rusted areas must be submerged in the Rust Remover for it to work. When all of the rust has been removed, rinse the metal pieces with water. POR-15 Rust Remover works in as little as 20 minutes for light rust or overnight for heavy rusted metal. For best results use POR-15 Cleaner Degreaser to clean parts before using POR-15 Rust Remover. Discover additional info on rust remover.
Mask off the areas not to be painted. Tape off the brake bleeder screw, brake lines, and caliper piston boots and anything else you don’t want painted. Open the small can of POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating and stir, making sure the contents are thoroughly mixed. Using a foam brush (included in your kit) paint the caliper evenly, making sure the coating is evenly applied but not to the point where the paint runs. Because this is a rust preventive coating you want to be sure you don’t miss any spots which could rust later if not covered.
We make a product called ‘Metal-Ready’. It’s a rust remover that leaves a zinc phosphate coating on base metal, the perfect preprimer for POR-15. NOTE: New steel is coated with a protective oil finish at the mill. This finish must be removed before using POR-15 or Metal-Ready. Clean metal first with POR-15 Marine-Clean, then rinse with water and dry. Silver contains metal filler and should be used in badly rusted, pitted areas. It will fill in holes better than black or clear. Black is generally used on frames, underside of fenders, etc. because that’s the usual color there. Clear renders the smoothest finish and is often used as a preprimer on exterior surfaces; Gray is great on concrete floors, bilges, storage areas, as well as steel as desired. Read additional information at https://por15.com/.