Series 88HS

Azeron H.S. Primer

Generic Type

Alkyd Primer

Common Usage

Fast-dry, lead- and chromate-free, rust-inhibitive shop primer for structural and miscellaneous steel that is to be enclosed, protected or topcoated.

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  • 88HS-559 Gray
  • 88HS-555 Red

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Number of Components




Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 15 minutes 30-45 minutes 4-8 hours

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.

Theoretical Coverage

898 mil sq ft/gal (22.0 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †


Unthinned: 0.19 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 2.5% (No. 13 Thinner): 0.19 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (No. 13 Thinner): 0.19 lbs/gal solids

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.73 lbs/gallon (327 grams/litre)
Thinned 2.5% (No. 13 Thinner): 2.81 lbs/gal (338 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 13 Thinner): 2.90 lbs/gallon (348 grams/litre)


Series 2H, 115, 1026, 1028, 1029

Volume Solids

56% ± 2.0%

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