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What are Water Based Stain Blocking Paint Primers?

Water based paint primer: highly effective, low VOC content

Water based paint primers (i.e. "latex" primers) were introduced in the 1940s after the dangers of lead-based products began to emerge. While certainly safer and faster-drying, water based paint primer was a poor choice when it came to stain blocking, particularly in humid conditions. Today, that's no longer the case.

Five years ago, in response to increasing demand for better performing water based paint primers, Eliokem set out to create a better resin system. This new system would permit formulation of low VOC water based products that performed like their oil based counterparts. The result: Hydro Pliolite® resin for water based sealer and primer.

Hydro Pliolite® adds stain blocking power to water based sealer and primer

Hydro Pliolite® resin is based on innovative ABS (Amphoteric Binding System) technology. ABS is an acrylic copolymer emulsion that enables paint primer to form a film without environmentally harmful coalescents, plasticizers or coalescing aids. In other words, now, for the first time, paint primers can combine the benefits of low VOC waterborne paint primer with the exceptional adhesion and stain blocking abilities of oil based products.

Key Advantages:

  • Ease of use: Because waterborne paint primers remain suspended when stored, they do not require periodic mixing. Clean up is a breeze, using only soap and water.
  • Use on a wide range of surfaces: Water based paint primer grabs and sticks to a multitude of surfaces including vinyl, steel, stucco, masonry, wood, plastic, old paint, metals, and gypsum wallboard.
  • Permanently blocks tough odors and stains: Reminders of coffee, tea, water and tannins; nicotine and smoke tar; markers and crayons will never resurface.
  • Low VOC: Can be used everywhere, even in "people-sensitive" areas like schools, hospitals, apartment buildings, etc.
  • Good surface preparation before painting: Prepping your surface is critical to a successful job.

Hydro Pliolite® powers water based sealer and paint primer in these top-rated brands

Zinsser Bulls Eye 123 Plus

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