Priming coat

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Priming coat

The first or ground coat of paint applied to wood to fill the pores of the surface. The priming paint is mixed with turpentine to make it thinner than normal consistency.

prime coat, priming coat

A first coat with a primer, 1.


1. A paint, applied as a first coat, which serves the function of sealing and filling on wood, plaster, and masonry; inhibits rust and improves the adhesion of subsequent coats of paint on metal surfaces.
2. A thin liquid bitumen solvent; applied to a roof surface to absorb dust and to improve the adhesion of subsequent applications of bitumen.
3. A cartridge or container of explosives into which a detonator or detonating cord is inserted or attached.
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Quotations are invited for Providing and laying Mezzanine floor in the rear side of the Auditorium in the Architecture Building:Structural steel work riveted, bolted or welded in built up sections, trusses and framed work, including cutting, hoisting, fixing in position and applying a priming coat of approved steel primer all complete.
Tenders are invited for Distempering with oil bound washable distemper of approved brand and manufacture to give an even shade : New work (two or more coats) over and including water tinnable priming coat with cement primer.
including supply of steel and its wastage i/c welding, grinding & Priming Coat etc.