The epoxy painting system is designed to provide superior protection against rust, and good resistance to water and humidity. It has excellent adhesion performance that offers both aesthetic appeal and corrosion protection.
Apcolite Rust Shield can be applied directly on metal surfaces without the application of a primer. It dries 25% faster and offers a much superior paint film. It also comes with two years performance warranty against rust.
Technically rust is Hydrated Iron (III) Oxide, also known as iron oxide (Fe²O³), as it is caused when iron reacts with oxygen and water. This reaction is known as oxidizing.
If a piece of iron is left long enough, with exposure to water and oxygen and not protected, its rusting is inevitable.
India loses around 4-5 per cent of GDP annually on account of corrosion. This figure comes to around Rs. 6 lakh crore per year.
Metals containing iron, such as most kinds of steel, will rust when exposed to air and water. It makes them look orange and rough. It makes them weaker.
If a piece of iron’s/steel’s strength is important for safety, like a door or a gate, it is a good idea to inspect it for rust damage every now and then.
Coatings such as paint are a cost effective way to protect against rust. Coatings form a barrier against corrosive elements.
Oil based coatings are ideal for preventing penetration of water and oxygen.
Asian Paints Apcolite Epoxy is an 'Epoxy' based top coat offering good resistance to water and humidity. This product is designed to offer superior corrosion protection to steel substrates.
Asian Paints Apcolite Rust Shield is the first PU based anti-rust enamel in the country to offer a 2 year warranty for rust protection. Superior to every other enamel in terms of strength and durability, Apcolite Rust Shield imparts a smooth glossy finish along with protection from rust for your metal surfaces.
The shades displayed on this site are indicative and are not precise representations of actual paint colours due to variance in monitor calibrations and resolution as well as screen settings. While scientific tools have been used to match colours and make them look like the paint you will use, yet, there is likely to be a difference.
You may bring any of the colour shade code to your local Colour World Dealer to match and / or order the exact colour that you are looking for.
We offer 200 ml samplers of our products at select Colour World outlets, which can be tinted to any colour of your choice. Not all shades are available in all products. Please visit the nearest Colour World Dealer for shade details.