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  • Auro 234 Rust Protection Primer (750ml)

Auro 234 Metal Primer

£29.99  Price includes VAT


Product Description

Low VOC Metal Primer

Auro 234 Rust Protection Primer is an excellent eco friendly and natural, rust protection primer for iron and steel.  Use as an undercoat on new or old (derusted) metal before painting your metal gate and other surfaces.

This primer paint for metal dries to a reddish-brown colour.

Can be used on interior and exterior metal. It's water and dirt repellant

Temperature resistant up to 80 degrees celsius.

It is supplied ready to use and can be thinned up to 20% with Auro Orange Oil 191 (for spray application).


  • Very economical
  • Low VOC content, < 300g/Litre
  • Interior and Exterior use
  • Water and dirt repellent
  • Good flow properties and good adhesion
  • Temperature resistant up to 80oC
  • MI Free
  • Vegan (contains no animal-derived ingredients)
  • Brush, Roller or spray application.
  • Coverage of approximately 16 sqm per litre

Drying time: Dust dry after about 12 hours. Overcoatable after about 48 hours. Final hardness is acheived at approximately 4 weeks.
Approx coverage: 0.375 Litre = 6m2, 0.75 Litre = 13m2


  • Linseed oil
  • Balsamic turpentine
  • Colophony glycerol ester with organic acids
  • Mineral pigments
  • Mineral fillers
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Drying agents (cobalt-free)
  • Sunflower oil
  • Castor oil
  • Orange oil
  • Fatty acids
  • Swelling clays
  • Lecithin
  • Alcohol

Further Information:

Natural products are neither odourless nor emission-free. The use of organic, natural and plant based ingredients means that allergy and asthma sufferers and people who are chemically sensitive are much more able to tolerate Auro products, however they may cause allergic reactions in some. If you wish to know about what raw ingredients Auro use in their products please visit our Auro Raw Materials Guide.

For more detailed information, download the 234 Technical Data Sheet and Safety Data Sheet (opens in new tab).

Cleaning tools

You may also need Brushes or Rollers, Masking Tape and Paint Trays - see our Painting Accessories page.

Complete the Project

Auro 324 is overcoatable with the following Auro Eco Paints:

How to Prepare Metal for Paint

The rust primer is suited for new or old derusted metals.

  • Thoroughly derust surfaces by sanding (grain size 60-120 grit) or with a wire brush, do not use rust converters
  • Remove flaky paint
  • Level any imperfections in the surface
  • Well-preserved surfaces should be sanded to matt.
  • Stir paint before use
  • Apply 1 coat of Auro 324 Primer (interior surfaces)
  • Allow to dry, sand lightly and dust off
  • For exterior surfaces apply a second coat.
  • Allow to dry, sand lightly and dust off

Other Details

16 m2 per litre per coat
Suitable for:
Interior and exterior metal

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