Sheenlac 3000 – Alkyd-based Red Oxide Primer

Sheenlac 3000 Alkyd based Red Oxide Primer is a fine quality and rust- resistant single pack primer. The product can be brushed directly or sprayed on ferrous surfaces to produce a high bonding film that ensures a smooth topcoat.


Sheenlac 3000 Alkyd based Red Oxide Primer is perfect for both interior and exterior ferrous surfaces.

Shelf Life

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

1L paint
4L paint
20L paint

Storage and Transportation


Do not store or transport the containers under direct sunlight or at elevated temperatures.
Store the containers in upright position to avoid 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 dirt, grease, loosely bound or flaking materials from the surface.
  • Remove all traces of oil or grease using solvent wipes.
  • Blast clean the surfaces complying with minimum Sa2.5 (ISO 8501-1:2007) or SSPC-SP6.
  • Ensure 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-SP11 in conditions, where blasting is not possible.

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 Method

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

Application Precautions

  • Do not apply this product over damp substrates or steel below the dew point.
  • Do not apply when the humidity is above 85% RH.
  • Do not use mixed paint after the pot-life period.
  • If the over coating interval or sunlight exposure is longer, ensure proper preparation of the surface, before over coating.
  • Refer MSDS of the product, available on request.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Use personal protective equipment like goggles, face masks and gloves.
  • In case of contact with eyes or skin, wash immediately using plenty of water. Seek medical advice, if irritation persists.
  • In case of ingestion, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Do not inhale the vapour or spray.
  • Sheenlac 3000 is intended to be used only in industrial environments by qualified applicators.

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