Cease Rust Metal Primer (Water Based)

Australis Cease Rust Metal Primer

Product Code: 39-425

Product Description

Cease Rust is a 100% Acrylic water-based anticorrosive, universal metal primer. Cease Rust provides superior adhesion and protection to a range of metals.

Special Features

  • Universal Rust Proofing Metal primer
  • 100% Acrylic
  • Water-based
  • Easy clean up
  • Prime and paint in the same day
  • Suitable for a wide variety of non-ferrous metal surfaces

Areas of Use

Designed for use direct to iron, steel, galvanized iron, aluminium, zincalume and copper surfaces.

Method of Application

  • May be applied with a brush, roller, airless or conventional spray
  • Stir well before use by stirring with a broad flat paddle in a scooping motion
  • Do not apply if temperature is below 10C or likely to fall below 10C during drying
  • Do not apply if rain is expected or in hot, dry conditions


Cease Rust covers approximately 14 square metres per litre. This will vary depending on the application technique and the surface profile of the surface.

Drying (at 25C and 50% Relative Humidity)

  • Touch Dry in 30 minutes
  • Re-coat 2 hours with water-based topcoat, 24 hours with solvent-based topcoat. In cold or humid conditions, drying will be extended

Clean Up


Surface Preparation

The primer can only function properly if the surface to be painted is free from all loose mill scale, rust, dirt and grease. Mill scale, rust and dirt may be removed by wire brushing and sanding, followed by degreasing with mineral turps and wiping with a clean cloth. The metal surface must be free from moisture at the time of painting.


1 Ltr and 4 Ltr.


Available in Red Oxide only.

Health and Safety

Cease Rust is chromate free and provides a safe surface coating when dry. Ensure good ventilation during application and drying. Keep out of the reach of children.

View the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for full information regarding Health and Safety, First Aid, and Paint Disposal Procedures.