Elementum Rust Protector

Product Information

Elementum Rust Protector is a one coat, one part moisture-cured polyurethane, silica and aluminium aerogel, coating that absorbs atmospheric moisture to cure. Elementum Rust Protector is loaded with aluminium metallic pigment and aerogels for strength and is also hydrophobic and resistant to chemicals solvents and acid splash. Due to its unique composition, it provides an excellent adhesion and flexibility and is highly resistant to abrasion and impact. Elementum Rust Protector can be used as a one coat system acting as both primer and topcoat. It was made to encapsulate lead-based paints, asbestos and rust that offer the special ability to eliminate VOC’s, CO2’s and other harmful contaminants in our atmosphere. It can be applied over pressure washed, completely dry flash rust and will firmly bond over commercial paints. No surface blasting is required.

Typical uses

  • Good acid and exceptionally good alkali resistance
  • To encapsulate corrosion, asbestos, lead based paints and other hazardous materials.
  • As a protective coating for metal, concrete, wood etc. to add strength and prevent deterioration.
  • As a one coat system on new or existing bridges, oil platforms, roofs, tanks, and other surfaces.
  • As a moisture protective membrane to stop moisture penetration, contaminants, mould, and mildew.

    Application Method

    Elementum Rust Protector can also be applied to concrete or masonry substrates. It can be applied by spray, brush, or roller. Note: This product must not be applied on or within 50mm of chlorinated rubber. Note: Never use mineral spirits to prep surfaces or to thin this product. Note: Elementum Rust Protector will dry to touch but will not be finished gassing off.

    Minimum spread rate

    Apply Elementum Rust Protector at a minimum of 8 mills wet/4 mills dry over the highest peaks of the surface profile. Allow for absorption into the substrate and filling profile when figuring spread rate.



    Directions of Use

  • Mix well before use. Very well!
  • Not necessary to remove coating or rust, only remove loose scale or paint.
  • Not necessary to sand blast.
  • Penetrates multiple layers of paint.
  • Can be applied by spray gun, roller or brush.
  • Ensure surface is oil, dust free & dry.
  • If necessary second coat can be applied after 30 minutes, and not later than 8 hours.
  • After painting, throw brush or roller away. Clean spray gun IMMEDIATELY
  • After use with Xylene.
  • Touch dry after 2 hours.
  • In low humidity conditions wet coating with water mist.
  • Full curing time: 21 days.

    Safety Precautions

    Do not use this product without first taking all appropriate safety measures. (Refer to Safety Data Sheet) Keep out of reach of children. Limitation of liability: The information in this data sheet is based upon tests that we believe to be accurate and is intended for guidance only. Dry Tech Aerogels have no control over either quality or condition of the substrate affecting the use of the product, therefor Dry Tech Aerogels does not accept any liability arising from loss, injury or damage resulting from such use for the contents of this data sheet.

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