Solvent based bitumen primer


Bitutape Primer is a premium quality, quick drying, solvented bituminious primer conforming to ASTM D 41, used for priming pipes prior to application of Bitutape* pipe Wrapping tape systems.


  • Improves the adhesion between bitumen based sheet membranes and coatings
  • Cold applied, does not require heating
  • Binder for dust particles
  • Anti corrosive
  • Conforms to the following standards
  • ASTM D 41 - Asphalt primer for roofing, damp proofing and waterproofing

This TDS is applicable for the United Arab Emirates only. Please contact your local Polybit sales office for the available TDS in your region

Step by Step

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 brush.


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 6-8 m²/L allow primer to dry before application of Bitutape Moulding paste or Bitutape pipe Wrapping tapes.


The coating shall be protected from ongoing site activities and during backfilling from getting damaged by a 150 micron polyethylene sheet.