Metal Etch Primer

Metal Etch Primer

Metal Etch Primer

Why GAF Metal Etch Primer?

GAF Metal Etch Primer is a water-based acrylic primer for optimum corrosion protection of ferrous metal surfaces. This quick-drying primer inhibits rust formation.


  • Forms a tough, non-chip film
  • Good chemical and abrasion resistance
  • Water-based for easy cleaning
  • No dangerous fumes from solvents
  • Excellent adhesion to Kynar® and silicone polyester-based coatings*  


Metal Etch Primer can be used on bare ferrous metal as an adhesion coat and for all metal accessories, e.g., drip edge and trim pieces.  

*Kynar® is a registered trademark of Arkema

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