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    Owatrol EB Primer ISSN: 3297970707900

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    Stir-In Primer "Welds" Emulsions and Masonry Paints To Virtually Any Surface and Stops Paint Peeling  

    • EB is added to first coat of any water based paint - eliminates the need for time consuming, application of a separate coat of primer / stabiliser.  Not For Clears - Only Paint.
      No point in painting walls etc if the paint only blisters and peels of again - all that work and expense for nothing. When you use EB as part of your FIRST coat, you can rest assured that your paint will stay where you put it!

    [Note: First coat means first coat of current painting job, irrespective of whether it is a new or previously painted wall]

    • Bonds water based paints to chalky, powdery or porous surfaces.  
    • Added to first coat (only) of interior emulsion over new plasterwork ensures paint does not peel off  
    • Improves hiding power and coverage  
    • Allows you to use masonry paints on wide range range of substrates for long life, no peel results… example wooden fencing – paint any colour, cladding, decking spindles, terracotta pots, paving slabs etc 
    • EB is a stir-in bonding additive for all water based paints, exterior and interior.  
    • Can be used on all surfaces and is especially suitable for unstable, chalky and powdery surfaces as well as for difficult surfaces such as glass, plastic, wood, varnished surfaces etc.  
    • Can be mixed into the first of paint or used neat. Most common mix ratio is 3 parts paint to 1 part EB but can be stronger for really bad surfaces. Example: 10L bucket of emulsion. Pour out 2.5L (1/4) into another bucket and replace it with 2.5 L of EB.. this tops up the 10L again but 1/4 of the contents is EB... 3:1 mix. Calculate that the 2.5L of paint you poured out earlier can be part of what you need for the second coat.


    Properties  [VIDEO Shows A Plastered Wall That Was Painted Without A Proper Primer... Paint Fell Off]

    • EB mixed into first coat of any water based paint, soaks deep into the substrate or grips to shiny surface and does away with the need for a separate coat of stabiliser... thereby saving you work and money.  
    • Increases paint hiding power - ensures even coverage and maximum adhesion between the first and second coat of paint.  
    • EB’s high solids maintains the inherent characteristics of the paint and increases paint coverage by up to 20%.  
    • Stops paint peeling from surfaces prone to same.  
    • Enables you apply water based paints to vast variety of substrates otherwise not possible without risk of peeling.    

    Application 

    • Always test for compatibility; for use in water based paints only. 
    • Make sure the surface is clean and free from grease; remove any flaky paint.  
    • Ratios of mix required. Basic rule is, the worse the substrate, the stronger the mix. Chalky walls, minimum of 4:1 (4 paint : 1 EB) Average flaky walls, 3:1, badly flaking wall 2:1 and in extreme cases use 1:1 or even neat. For non-masonry surfaces such as wooden fencing etc a 3:1 ration minimum in exterior quality masonry paints is recommended. Allow to dry for 24-48h.)  
    • Use E-B in first coat of paint only. 
    • After application of the EB/paint mix allow to dry aprox 4 hours. 
    • EB is added to first coat only. Apply second coat of paint without E-B.    

     

    Application tools : brush, roller, airless spray.

    Application temperature : 5°C to +35°C 

    Drying time : 2 to 4 h. 

    Recoating time : 4 h

    Clean up : Soap + Water (Brushes etc may need additional wash with white spirit) 

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    Testimonials

    “I find it great in emulsions over mdf etc, sticks like glue and hides great.” 

    By J Moore Painter Decorator, EB

    “I used it on the outside of a really bad building three years ago. I pass it by almost every day and look and it still has not peeled an inch.”

    By M Edwards Painter Decorator, EB

    “I would not do any exterior wall that was dodgy with having E-B in my first coat of paint.” 

    By Bernard Quinn Painter Decorator , EB

    "I depend on good work for my reputation as a professional painter and anytime I come across a bad flaky wall, Eb is the only product I would use. Works every time"

    By D Coen Painter Decorator Galway, EB

    “One particular job we had was a large factory building with very flaky walls. Could have been potential trouble but by using E-B not one inch of paint came off afterwards.” 

    By M Keeley Painter Decorator, EB

    “I used it in a good quality masonry paint and found it gave me an excellent one coat job with a two coat look, ideal for price sensitive jobs.”

    By J Jenkinson Painter Decorator, EB

    “Over the years we get a lot of products introduced to the market claiming all sorts of benefits and improvements which in a substantial number of cases do not live up to expectations, consequently I was introduced to Owatrol with a certain amount of understandable scepticism. After using Owatrol products since 1997, I am glad to say that in my experience they have provided most of the benefits claimed by the manufacturers. I It’s the best product I’ve ever seen on rusty gates etc.”

    By Peadar Keogh Keogh Decorators Kerry, EB

    “We had to paint over a whitewashed basement wall and we used E-B because I had used it many times successfully on exteriors. The paint held on 100% over the whitewash.” 

    By G McCormack Painter Decorator, EB

    “I’ve used it many times on flaky, chalky surfaces, a really great product and a great time saver.” 

    By A Butler Painter Decorator, EB

    “I use it in all my masonry paints, makes sure I don’t have adhesion problems.” 

    By D Kerins Painter Decorator, EB

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