Epilux 171

An epoxy anti-corrosive primer designed for multi-substrates such as galvanised steel, aluminum, etc.

Epilux 171 has good adhesion on various metal surfaces such as galvanized steel, aluminium, etc. It provides excellent long term anti-corrosive performance. It is fast drying, with rapid handling and overcoating times. Suitable for use in aggressive industrial and marine environments.


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Corrosion ResistantQuick Drying/Fast Curing
Finishes -Matt

Surface preparation

• Remove all wax, oil and grease by solvent cleaning in accordance with the guidelines given by SSPC-SP1.
• Where necessary remove weld spatter and round off all rough weld seams and sharp edges to a smooth surface.
• Abrasive blast clean to a minimum standard of Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:1988) or SSPC-SP10 or alternatively, hydro-blast to DW-3 according to STG-2222 with a minimum water pressure of 1000 bar (15000 psi).
• Apply Epilux 171 immediately after the steel has been blasted and the quality of preparation has been approved.

• Solvent cleaning according to SSPC-SP1 followed by light blast cleaning with a fine grade abrasive or by chemical etching.

Galvanized/Zinc Primed Steel
• Remove zinc salts by power or hand tool cleaning followed by solvent cleaning to SSPCSP1.

Application procedure

Stir contents of the can thoroughly before use. Thinning is not usually required. However, if thinning is desired, do not exceed the recommended thinning ratio.

Tools you can use


May be used for difficult shapes or touch up purposes

Airless Spray

Conventional Spray

May require additional dilution to achieve good atomisation.


May be used for difficult shapes or touch up purposes

Available Packs

5L/  20L

1 Coat
7.60 Sqm/L @ 75 microns**


On well-prepared surfaces, as per the painting system recommended. Please refer to the Product Data Sheet for surface preparation and method of application.

** Actual coverage may vary from the quoted coverage due to factors such as method and condition of application, surface roughness, and porosity.

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  • Base Coat
    Epilux 171
  • Second Coat
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