Eastwood Rust Encapsulator Red
Stop rust in its tracks! Our Rust Encapsulator (Red) has been reformulated with TWICE the corrosion resistance!
You thought it was good before...wait ’til you try this Rust Encapsulator! It seals and stops rust and corrosion from spreading, but it performs even better than our original formula.
Tested against well-known brands, the Eastwood Rust Encapsulator has proven to be superior in sunlight resistance, preventing rust creep, and overall durability.
Twice the corrosion resistance of our original formula for greater durability (tested to 500 hours in a salt-spray chamber)
Epoxy-fortified for better adhesion and topcoat compatibility
Penetrates deeper to prevent rust from spreading or forming, even in hard-to-reach areas
Cures faster, and the low-VOC formula is acceptable in California
15-oz. aerosol covers about 10 sq. ft.
For the best rust remedy use Metal Ready first
Eastwood Rust Encapsulator has been tested by an independent lab to be one of the most effective rust-preventive products yet (tested to 500 hours in a salt-spray chamber). Red Rust Encapsulator is a great primer for floor pans and other underbody parts. It fills tiny pin-holes and surface irregularities, and is compatible with lacquer, enamel and urethane topcoats (including Eastwood Chassis Black). For the absolute ultimate rust remedy, first brush or spray-on Eastwood Rust Converter, then prime with Rust Encapsulator. One 15-oz. aerosol covers about 10 sq. ft., and contains no isocyanates. Heat-resistant up to 400 degreesF.
Product Code EW– 16040z
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Wire Brush to remove loose rust, scale and paint. Remove dust, grease, oil deposits.
Shake can for at least 2 mins after mixing ball starts to rattle.
Feather surrounding paint with 220 grit sandpaper.
Apply Rust Encapsulatorcan 10 to 12 inches from surface.
Single coats dry to the touch in 20 minutes and are thoroughly dry in 3 to 4 hours at 68 degrees F.
For greater durability a second coat can be applied one hour after the first.
Allow 6 to 8 hours after last coat before applying top coat.
Always wear eye, skin and respirtaory protection. Apply in a well ventilated area away from open flame.
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Rust Encapsulator Red Material Safety Data Sheet
The information contained herein is based on data considered accurate and reliable to the best of our knowledge and belief as of the date compiled. However no warranty is expressed or implied regarding the accuracy of these data or the results to be obtained from the use hereof.
(Q) Can Red Rust Encapsulator be applied with the Undercoating System?
(A) Technically, yes, but this application isn't recommended because Rust Encapsulator requires surface to be free of grease, oil, and loose rust. The best product to coat inside box sections is the 16017ZP Heavy-Duty Anti-Rust (Qt.). This waxy, oily product flows into pinch welds and through rust to seal surfaces from contact with moisture and air, but cannot be painted over, so it's only suitable for inside box sections that don't show. Use lacquer thinner for cleanup.
Every few years I reassessed the condition of the frame on my TR6. When I first began doing this I noticed a familiar Red coating on my floorboards in particular. I contacted the body shop where I had my off-chassis restoration performed back in 1987. I inquired as to what type of Primer products that they used on the car. They stated "Eastwood Rust Encapsulator". I have continued the practice of using Rust Encapsulator as I find it the best choice in preventing and slowing down rust formation.
The rust encapsulator performs as advertised. For my vehicle,'50 Studebaker, I used the product in hard to reach areas. On older projects, 3+ years, it still holds up ewll and shows no signs of failing. For me, it's the best available.