RUST KNOCK OUT® FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What is RUST KNOCK OUT®?
A: RUST KNOCK OUT® is the environmentally responsible high performance pigmented waterborne universal base rust converting paint primer.
Q: With all the changes regarding VOC, how do you rate?
A: RUST KNOCK OUT® contains insignificant VOC. Maximum VOC is 30 g/p/l.
Q: There are other waterborne products out there, but they contain Tannic acid or another type of acid. This results in many restrictions about applications, and use. How different are you?
A: You are comparing apples to oranges. RUST KNOCK OUT® does NOT contain any type of acid. It is so universal that none of the restrictions the other products have applied. It is compatible with any top coat.
Q: Can I apply your product directly over rust?
A: Yes. Remove all the loose flakes, surface must he firm and paintable. Apply RUST KNOCK OUT® directly over rust.
Q: What about previously painted surfaces?
A: RUST KNOCK OUT® is a self-etching primer that "bites" into the previously painted surfaces.
Q: I stock a variety of paints, which contain different solvents. Their manufacturers recommend different primers depending on the top coat. It can get confusing, and mistakes can be made, by selling the wrong primer to the top coat can you help?
A: YES! RUST KNOCK OUT® is also a universal base paint primer. This means it will work with ANY! top coat you are currently using. Reduce your inventory, and avoid the possibility of costly mistakes by stocking the one product that does it all.
Q: Other companies require a separate primer for each different type of metal. Do you have the same requirements?
A: No. RUST KNOCK OUT® works on clean, rusty steel, zinc galvanized metal, core tan steel, aluminum, tin.
Q: Other products require washing or chemical treatment of the surface before priming do you?
A: No. Surface must be firm, paintable, and free of grease, oil.
Q: Other rust converters change colors during the process and ends as a hard black crust on the surface. What does your product do and can I see it happen?
A: RUST KNOCK OUT® is a "red" color before, during, and after application. The rust conversion happens deep inside the product and the product keeps a uniform color for you to work with. As for the "black crust" which, are hard, brittle, will crack when flexed or receive impact. RUST KNOCK OUT® is flexible, and will not crack even when the substrate it's applied to is bent over 1/4 mandrel through 180 degrees.
Q: Most other primers promise a 1 to 1/2 mil dry film thickness at feet per gallon. What is your coverage? square
A: RUST KNOCK OUT® will yield a 3 mil dry film thickness at 200 to 250 square feet, depending on the roughness, porosity of the surface..
Q: I'm out of shelf space! I already have several different types of primers on my shelf.
A: The key is that you have several different types of primers. By stocking RUST KNOCK OUT® you only need one primer. Free up your shelf space, and inventory.
Q: How versatile is your product?
A: Solves all rust problems from tricycles to battleships.
Q: Can your product be used under water constantly?
A: YES! When properly top coated.