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Rust Converter


PP 0105

The PRO-Paint rust Converter is a “two-in-one” product, stabilising the rust and acting as a primer. Ideal for restoring rusted areas of paintwork on machinery, vehicles or other metal equipment: fencing, chassis, etc. Thanks to its deep penetration, it forms a high quality protective film, making this an effective and long-lasting treatment.

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Data sheet

Application domain substrate preparation, touch-up painting
Application area metallic surface
Product type touch up paint - industrial coating
Volume 500 ml
Packaging Box of 12 cans

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Description of the PRO-Paint Rust Converter

PRO-Paint Rust convertor is a rust stabiliser and primer layer in one. Highly suitable for repairing rust spots on machinery, vehicles and other metal objects. The unique formula based on a Polyvinyl butyral, forms a very strong metal-organic iron compound with iron and rust. Thanks to the deep penetration in the rust and the very good protective film that forms, this formula ensures further processing is both efficient and easy. PRO-Paint Rust converter is free of heavy metals and mineral acids.


Properties of the PRO-Paint Rust Converter


  • Application temperature: max 80°C, peak 150°C
  • Dust dry after approximately 30 minutes
  • Leave to dry for 5 hours between coats (Figures given for information only, actual times will depend on the temperature, paint thickness, humidity etc)
  • Vapour pressure at 20°C: 4 bar
  • pH: 4 - 4.5
  • Spray flow: 0.8 g/sec.


Applications of the PRO-Paint Rust Converter

  • Renovation agent/ surface for top coat
  • Steel structures
  • For bare steel and rusted surfaces
  • Vehicle maintenance/ repair
  • (Agricultural) machinery
  • Iron/ steel
  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Fencing, chassis etc.


Product references

  • Excellent rust & corrosion resistance
  • Good compatibility with most paint systems
  • Excellent creeping and penetrating ability
  • Excellent adhesion and uniform film forming
  • Penetrates 5-10 times deeper than traditional rust converters
  • Easy to sand


Physical and Chemical Properties     


  • Contents : 500 ML
  • Base : Mix of Polyvinyl butyral and resins & solvents
  • Colour : Clear light brown liquid, converts to a dark blue / black dry layer on iron.
  • Odour : Solvents
  • VOC content : Approximately 85 m/m %
  • Solids content : Approximately 11 m/m %
  • Temperature resistant : Tot max. 80°C, peak load 150°C
  • Use : Approximately 2 m2 per aerosol can, depending on object and processing method
  • Spraying flow rate : 0.8 gr/sec.
  • Vapour pressure at 20°C : 4 bar
  • pH value : 4-4.5
  • Drying time : at 23°C and relative humidity 65%
  • Dust-dry after approx. 30 minutes
  • Hardened / resprayable after approx. 5 hrs
  • (Depending on ambient temperature, humidity and layer thickness)
  • Storage / Shelf life : At least 12 months in tightly closed original packaging on dry, cool and frost-free place.
  • General : Do not use below 10°C. Do not apply outside if threatening rain, frost or in the full sun. Never place aerosol can on heat source. Ensure good ventilation.




Specifications of the Rust Convertor 


Binders: blend of polyvinyl butyral, resins and solvents, free from heavy metals and mineral acids
Colour: clear brown liquid, on metal it turns dark blue/black once dry
Propellant: dimethyl ether

Health and safety

CLP labelling with four pictograms.


H222 Extremely flammable aerosol.
H229 Pressurised container: May burst if heated.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H318 Causes serious eye damage.
H336 May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (if inhaled).

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Instructions for use


  • Shake thoroughly before use.
  • Remove any paint and rust residues with a metal brush or sander. The surface must be clean, dry and free of grease. When using outdoors, remove any moss or algae present on the surface. Cover the surrounding areas.
  • Spray at a distance of 25 cm from the surface.
  • Apply several light coats (+/- 4 coats).
  • Leave to dry for approximately 20 minutes between coats.
  • Once the final coat is completely dry, it is recommended to sand the surface to improve adhesion.


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