Epilux 800

An epoxy primer specially formulated with zinc free pigments for use on stainless steel substrates.

Epilux 800 is an epoxy anti-corrosive primer for use on stainless steel substrates. Also suitable for use on steel substrates. It provides excellent anti-corrosive performance on both steel and stainless steel. It has good wetting properties and provides outstanding adhesion to blasted stainless steel. It is good for chemical and abrasion resistance.


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Surface preparation

Steel/ Stainless Steel
• 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.
• Power tool clean to a minimum standard of St 3 SIS 05 59 00. For optimum performance abrasive blast clean to a minimum standard of Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:1988) or SSPC-SP10. An average surface profile of 50 to 75 microns is acceptable.
• For blasting of stainless steel, only aluminium oxide grit should be used. Do not use copper slag or other abrasives. For power tool wire brushing, use only stainless steel wire brushes.
• Ensure that all surface defects detected after cleaning is ground, filled or treated in a suitable manner.

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


1 Coat
9 Sqm/L @50 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.

Popular system

  • Base Coat
    Epilux 800
  • Second Coat
    Luxathane 5075

Other systems

  • Base Coat
    Epilux 800
  • First Coat
    Epilux 218
  • Second Coat
    Epilux 4
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