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POLYBIT Bitutape Primer

Solvent based bitumen primer

  • Improves the adhesion between bitumen based sheet membranes and coatings
  • Cold applied, does not require heating
  • Binder for dust particles

Features and benefits

A premium quality, quick drying, solvented bituminious primer conforming to ASTM D 41, used for priming pipes prior to application, pipe wrapping tape systems.



POLYBIT® BITUTAPE PRIMER provides an effective primer coat prior to application of anti–corrosive pipe wrapping tapes. BITUTAPE PRIMER is resistant to concentrations of alkalis and acids and can withstand prolonged oxidation. Available pack size: 20L .

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How to use

Surface Preparation

Surfaces must be structurally sound, clean, dry and free from dirt, dust, oil, grease, curing compounds, laitance and
loose debris. Steel surfaces should be free from scale and rust and preferably cleaned by grit blasting or rotary wire


Bitutape Primer is ready to apply and only require slight manual stirring prior to application. Bitutape primer is
usually applied straight from the pail/ drum with standard brush, squeegee or airless spray equipment at an average
coverage rate of 4-6 m²/L allow primer to dry before application of Bitutape moulding paste or Bitutape pipe
wrapping tapes. 

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Frequently asked questions

It is a fast drying solvent based bitumen primer

Yes. It is compatible with Bitutape range pipe warpping tapes

Yes. It contains flammable solvents