What is CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING?
It assures protection and of course, it is many times less costly than building new metal or concrete buildings. In addition, it is less costly than other metal and concrete paints. You get a good coverage rate of 300 square feet of metal surface for each gallon of CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING. You can even get good coverage with a single coat on smooth surfaces.
FOR METAL SURFACES
For metal surfaces, preparation of the surface is important. It should be free of scale, dirt, peeling paint, rust flakes, or any other loose material.You can accomplish such cleaning by use of a wire brush or scraper, cleaning away all this material – – rusted areas need not be scraped down to bright metal. The surface must be dry. New galvanized steel must be cleaned and allowed to weather for three months prior to application. On exterior surfaces, drying time is about four hours. A second coat may be applied after that time. It is recommended that two coats be applied where corrosive conditions such as acid rain or salt water exist. Coverage rates on metal are about one gallon of CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING to 300 square feet.
FOR CONCRETE SURFACES
For concrete surfaces, the surface must be cleaned and dry. Use a stiff-fiber brush to remove any loose scale or other loose materials. Do not apply over painted surfaces. The first coat will cure in approximately four hours. The first coat coverage rate will be from 100 to 200 square feet per gallon of CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING. After the first coat has cured, apply the second coat at the rate of one gallon for each 200 to 300 square feet. The final coat should cure in approximately 72 hours, depending on the humidity levels. Remember, the product is applied directly as it comes from the container. There is no mixing required and should not be diluted. During application of the product, it will appear jet-black; however, as it cures and weathers, it turns a brownish-black color.
There is a need for this product all around you. Some of those areas include the following: Metal storage sheds, metal roofs, trestles, bridges, girders and beams, interiors and exteriors of metal warehouses. In addition, you will find concrete abutments, interior of concrete sewer pipes, concrete and metal structures exposed to water, salt water or sewage. You also have cast iron pipes and fittings, racks, oil drilling equipment, and derricks. Let’s not forget farm, construction and mining equipment, water and chemical tanks, towers and pre-stressed concrete structures. In particular, buildings of block construction have vulnerability at the mortar joints. You can stop the acid deterioration of those joints.
CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING is a low cost item in the long run. It assures protection and of course, it is many times less costly than building new metal or concrete buildings. In addition, it is less costly than other metal and concrete paints. You get a good coverage rate of 300 square feet of metal surface for each gallon of CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING. You can even get good coverage with a single coat on smooth surfaces. Concrete surfaces require a little more product and two coats are suggested; but with the low cost of this product, you can apply CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING for only a few pennies per square foot. CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING is applied directly as it comes from the container. There is no mixing required and the product should not be diluted. The product can be applied by a brush or appropriate spray equipment. Please note paints with a non-asphalt base will not bond with CASKOTE ANTI-RUST COATING.