Primers are effective in preparing metals for outdoor installations and aquatic environments. Making sure that powder coating bonds to steel, iron, aluminium products and more, helps combat corrosion.

Zinc Shield

Zincshield is a zinc rich epoxy modified thermosetting powder primer designed to inhibit rust and subsequent adhesion loss on ferrous metals and is a key component of Dulux Steel Shield™ Warranty systems suitable for use with top coats from the Fluoroset®, Duratec®, Electro®, Precious®, Duralloy®, and Alphatec® ranges.

It is ideal for use:

  • On blasted mild steel, bright/semi bright steel, black steel and blue steel
  • On blasted galvanised steel, stainless steel and zincalume. We recommend consulting with Dulux for suitability.


E-Prime™ is an epoxy modified thermosetting powder primer that provides protection around sharp profiles and complex shapes such as perforated and expanded aluminium, as well as providing additional corrosion prevention on steel.

E-Prime™ is a key component for Dulux Alumi Shield warranties on Perforated and expanded aluminium and Steel Shield Warranties in highly corrosive environments.

It’s ideal for use:

  • On pre-treated architectural grade aluminium including perforated aluminium
  • On mild steel, bright/semi-bright steel, black steel and blue steel
  • On galvanised steel, stainless steel, zincalume and non ferrous metals
  • Under topcoats on the following interior and exterior projects:


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