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New Water Based Blast Primer

The newly released Pro-Cryl 7000 by Sherwin-Williams is a water-based pre-fabrication blast primer, which provides temporary protection for steel surfaces prepared by abrasive blast cleaning.

Pro-Cryl’s durability far exceeds any competitive water based product; giving long term weather resistance leading to an extended fabrication window. Compared to its closest competitive product, Pro-Cryl 7000 offers a 40% reduction in the amount of corrosion seen on a panel when corrosion tested over a period of seven days*

Sherwin-Williams aims to develop products which provide the attributes which fabricators need, with this in mind Pro-Cryl is a fast drying product which is touch dry after only 15 minutes, has low VOC and is easy to apply. Designed for use in shop applications it is fully weldable and the product of choice when environmental regulations are of prime importance to the user.

* 50 µm dft blast clean to Sa2½ BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007

Notes to editors

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coating

The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866 in Cleveland, Ohio by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams. Today, the company is a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of coatings and industrial related products with approximately 41,000 employees and business in 115 countries. With annual sales of more than $11 billion, Sherwin-Williams is one of the top three coatings companies in the world and the largest coatings manufacturer in the United States. (NYSE: SHW).

In 2011, Sherwin-Williams acquired Leighs Paints, based in Bolton, UK. The company now trades as Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings and has sales and technical support centres in Germany and UAE. Whether providing passive fire protection from the world class FIRETEX® range, or high performance anti-corrosive coatings solutions, Sherwin-Williams is committed to developing and delivering innovative protective and marine coatings, unparalleled service and expert specification support to its customers.


For more information, please contact:
Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings
Marketing Communications Manager – EMEA
Lisa Usher
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