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Owatrol CIP (Corrosive Inhibiting Primer)

From £35.30

Corrosive Inhibiting Primer

Owatrol CIP can be used on new and rusted surfaces, interior and exterior metal surfaces and is fine for use on horizontal and vertical surfaces.


  • Penetrates deep in to rusted surfaces to drive out moisture and air.
  • Forms a solid stable layer that other paints can firmly adhere to.
  • Ideal for difficult climatic conditions – Tropical or marine environments.
  • Exceptional adhesion to clean bright steel.
  • Owatrol C.I.P. completely seals sound underlying metal against corrosion.
  • Avoids the need for sand or shot-blasting – Minimal preparation required.
  • Resistant up to 175˚C.
  • Compatible with all paints.
  • Excellent chemical resistance – Corrosive gases, Industrial etc

Where to use

  • Interior and exterior use.
  • Horizontal and vertical surfaces.
  • New and rusted surfaces – Ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
  • Steel superstructures, motor vehicles etc
  • Civil engineering and marine equipment.
  • Railings, gates etc
  • Nautical ballast tanks.

Surface Preparation

  • Surfaces must be clean, dry and free from oil, grease and other surface contaminants.
  • Remove all mill scale; loose and flaking rust and old paint back to a sound surface and edge.
  • Feather in any sharp edges.
  • Surfaces exposed to chemicals (acids, alkalis or salt deposits) should be washed using copious amounts of water or steam cleaned.
  • Severely contaminated surfaces should be cleaned using an appropriate solvent.


Stir well before and during use.
Do not thin.

New surfaces

  • Prime with 1 coat of Owatrol C.I.P. and allow to dry.
  • For surfaces subject to aggressive climatic conditions apply 2 priming coats.

Clean, lightly rusted or new unpainted rusty steel

  • Apply 2 coats of Owatrol C.I.P. allowing drying time between coats.

Old severely rusted surfaces

  • Apply 3 coats of Owatrol C.I.P. allowing drying time between coats.
  • Apply wet on wet applications of Owatrol Oil until rust is fully saturated and allow to dry 24 hours.
  • Apply 2 coats of Owatrol C.I.P. allowing drying time between coats.

Previously coated surfaces

  • Spot prime all exposed metal with 2 coats of Owatrol C.I.P. allowing drying time between coats
  • Apply 3rd coat over entire area and allow to dry.


Coverage: 15 m² per litre
Application tools:  Brush, Roller, Airless Sprayer.
Application temperature: Between 5°C and 35°C.
Drying: 24 hours.
Clean-up: Clean all tools and equipment with mineral spirits while still wet. If allowed to dry, remove with paint stripper. Store and maintain equipment as directed by manufacturer.
Any rags, steel wool etc soaked in Owatrol C.I.P. may spontaneously catch fire if improperly discarded. Rags, steel wool etc must be saturated with water after use or placed in a sealed, water filled metal container, before disposing with household waste.