FORREST Industrial Primers

A versatile line of industrial primers suitable for a wide variety of metal substrates.

FORREST Industrial Primers

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About FORREST Industrial Primers

Rust-inhibitive barrier coatings for use on interior or exterior steel substrates and compatible with various top coats. These versatile primers are recommended for use on machinery, structural steel, agricultural equipment and fabricated metals. Most products are available in standard white, red oxide, and grey, as well as other colors to improve opacity of topcoat. Contact your Forrest Technical Coatings representative for help selecting the best primer for your needs.

Use Cases for FORREST Industrial Primers

• Machinery
• Industrial equipment
• Structural steel
• Agricultural and logging equipment
• Fabricated metals
• Tank exteriors
• Plant maintenance

Benefits of FORREST Industrial Primers

• Barrier coating
• Corrosion resistant
• Recoatability
• Quick Dry
• Available in aerosols
• Available in multiple colors to improve opacity of
top coats

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS — FORREST Industrial Primers

A shopcoat alkyd primer designed to be weldable, non-lifting and easy to use. Protects substrates during shipping, handling or construction.

Series Technical Data information, can vary from color to color. This information is general, and correct to the best of our knowledge.

26P Series
  • Volume solids (%)

    36 ± 2
  • VOC

    4.3 - 4.65 ± 0.25 lbs./gallon
  • Theoretical Coverage (1.0 mil)

    577 ft²/gal
  • Recommended dry film thickness

    1.5 - 3.0 mils
  • Dry to Handle (77°F@50% RH)

    30 minutes
  • Color

    White, Red Oxide, and Gray

A fast-drying universal phenolic modified alkyd primer with non-lifting properties. Rust-inhibitive pigments provide excellent corrosion prevention and good weathering characteristics for protection during storage, transit or construction. Appropriate for use on interior or exterior steel substrates and compatible with alkyd, acrylic, vinyl, epoxy or urethane top coats. Aerosols are available for touch-up or maintenance requirements.

Series Technical Data information, can vary from color to color. This information is general, and correct to the best of our knowledge.

16P Series
  • Volume solids (%)

    38 ±2
  • VOC

    4.21- 4.53 ± 0.25 lbs./gallon
  • Theoretical Coverage (1.0 mil)

    609 ft²/gal
  • Recommended dry film thickness

    1.5 – 3.0 mils
  • Dry to Handle (77°F@50% RH)

    30 minutes
  • Color

    White, Black, Red Oxide, Yellow Oxide, and Gray

A high solids, 3.5 VOC or lower phenolic modified alkyd primer with non-lifting properties. Rust-inhibitive pigments protect against corrosion. Appropriate for use on interior or exterior steel substrates and compatible with alkyd, acrylic, vinyl, epoxy or urethane top coats. A 2.8 VOC version meeting TT-P-664D standard is available (216P317).

Series Technical Data information, can vary from color to color. This information is general, and correct to the best of our knowledge.

216P Series
  • Volume solids (%)

    46 ± 2
  • VOC

    3.5 lbs./gallon or less
  • Theoretical Coverage (1.0 mil)

    738 ft²/gal
  • Recommended dry film thickness

    1.5 – 2.5 mils
  • Dry to Handle (77°F@50% RH)

    30 minutes
  • Color

    Black, Red Oxide, Gray

A low-VOC, low-HAPS phenolic modified alkyd primer with fast-drying, rust-inhibitive, non-lifting properties. Acceptable top coats include alkyd, acrylic, vinyl, epoxy, or urethane products. All products in this line are less than 3.5 VOC and low HAPS.

Series Technical Data information, can vary from color to color. This information is general, and correct to the best of our knowledge.

716P Series
  • Volume solids (%)

    33 ± 2
  • VOC

    3.5 lbs./gallon or less
  • Theoretical Coverage (1.0 mil)

    529 ft²/gal
  • Recommended dry film thickness

    1.5 – 3 mils
  • Dry to Handle (77°F@50% RH)

    45 minutes
  • Color

    White, Black, Red Oxide, Gray