Sheenlac 3000 – Alkyd-based Red Oxide Primer

SHEENLAC 3000 is a fine quality, rust‐resistant single pack alkyd-based primer. It can be brushed directly or sprayed on ferrous surfaces to produce a high bonding film that ensures a smooth top coat.


SHEENLAC 3000 is ideal for both interior and exterior ferrous surfaces.

Shelf Life

24 months from the date of manufacturing. The mentioned shelf life is applicable only in original tightly closed containers stored away from direct sunlight and excessive heat.

1L paint
4L paint
20L paint


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Storage and Transportation


Do not store or transport the containers in direct sunlight or at elevated temperatures. Store the container in an upright position to avoid any leakage or damage.



Theoretical Coverage – 12 ㎡/liter at 35 ㎛ and specified volume solid

Practical Coverage – Allow appropriate loss factors

Technical Data

Gloss /Sheen


Solid by Weight

chain63 ± 2%

Solid by Volume

chain42 ± 2%

Dry Film Thickness

overcoat-interval30-50 ㎛

Method of Application

overcoat-intervalAirless Spray, Air Spray,


drying-time< 170 gm/ litre

Stability of thinned paint

tack-freeUse within 24 hours

Drying Times
(·H: Hour, D: Day) 15℃ 25℃ 40℃
Set to Touch 5 Hrs 3 Hrs 2 Hrs
Dry Hard 36 Hrs 18 Hrs 12 Hrs
Overcoating Interval with recommended topcoats Min 36 Hrs 18 Hrs 12 Hrs
Overcoating Interval with recommended topcoats Max Extended* Extended* Extended*

Overcoat Preparation

  • Use recommended thinners only
  • Do not over thin the paint more than the recommended levels

Surface Preparation

  • Ensure removal of all dirt, grease, and loosely bonded or flaking materials from the primed surface
  • Remove all traces of oil or grease with solvent wiping
  • Abrasive blast clean the surfaces complying with minimum Sa2½ (ISO 8501-1:2007) or SSPC-SP6
  • Make sure that the recommended surface profile is in the range of 35-50 microns
  • Prepare metal surfaces to the level of Sa2.5
  • Use power tool cleaning complying with SSPC –SP11in situations where it is not possible to do the blasting

Overcoat Preparation Details

Airless Spray Tip Range 0.013″~0.018″
Air Spray (Conventional) Use suitable proprietary equipment
Brush Typically 30-40 microns can be achieved
Thinner Sheenlac 10T Thinner
Dilution Ratio (by volume)
Brush 10-20% Max
Airless spray As appropriate and lesser than 10 %
Air assisted spray 15-20% Max

Application Procedure

  • Apply a coat of SHEENLAC 3000 directly by brush/spray application method only
  • Allow it dry as per time interval mentioned above
  • Apply a second coat if required

Application Precautions

  • Do not apply this product over steel surfaces below due
  • Do not apply when the humidity is above 85%RH
  • Do not use the mixed paint after the pot-life period specified
  • Ensure proper surface preparation when exceeding overcoating interval or exposed to sunlight for a long time. This ensures proper inter-coat adhesion
Safety Features
  • Refer the MSDS of the product which is available on request
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Use personal protective equipment like goggles, face masks, gloves
  • Immediately rinse or wash appropriately using plenty of water in case of contact with eyes or skin
  • Seek medical advice if any sort of irritation persists
  • Do not inhale the vapour or spray
  • Seek immediate medical attention in case of ingestion
  • Use SHEENLAC 3000 only in industrial environments by qualified applicators

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