Putties and Primers

PUTTIES AND PRIMERS

Enamels are perfectly suitable for painting your wooden and metal surfaces. It is oil-based and has a unique glossy look. Choose various enamels by Indigo Paints and enjoy its superior gloss and high performance. It is quite durable and lasts for a long time. Check out various options available and select something that adds to the overall appeal of your property.

Pu Super Gloss Enamel - Platinum Series

PU Super Gloss Enamel

Satin Enamel - Platinum Series

Satin Enamel

Self Priming Epoxy Enamel

Self Priming Epoxy Enamel

FAQs

What is used to fill large gaps in wood?

It is recommended to fill very large gaps using smaller pieces of the wood itself with the help of a carpenter. Small cracks / holes can be filled by using polyester putty or multipurpose sealants.

What is the use of red oxide primer?

Red oxide primer is a protective coating applied on ferrous metal surfaces to prevent them from rusting and corroding due to exposure to the elements. It helps increase the life of the metal and the durability of the final topcoat.

What is the difference between white cement and putty?

Wall Putty is a well-designed mix of white cement with fine fillers and polymer, which can be easily applied on masonry walls to fill all unevenness and undulations on the wall to give a smooth crack free surface, ready for applying Paint.

Application of only white cement will form a very thin layer and not give filling on walls. It can at times lead to cracks also.

Is putty required for exterior walls?

Application of putty on exterior walls is not necessary. However, if one desires a smooth even finish on exterior walls, two coats of Indigo Polymer putty can be used followed by Exterior wall primer & a topcoat of your choice.

How many types of wall putty are there?

In simple terms there are two types of putty. Acrylic putty and powder-based putty. Powder-based wall putty consists of white cement mixed with polymers and minerals. As it is white cement-based, it can be used on interior and exterior walls for its powerful binding capabilities.

Acrylic wall putty is a putty with smooth paste-like consistency and based on acrylics. It is generally recommended for interiors.

Is putty required for repainting?

If the previous coating is in good condition and requires no levelling, then putty is not required for repainting.

However, in cases where the previous coating has deteriorated leaving behind uneven surface, or in order to fill nail holes and small cracks, putty will be required.

What happens if you don’t paint over primer?

Primers are designed to improve adhesion and bind the surface. It cannot withstand the attack of harsh elements. If you don’t apply a coat of paint over the wall primer, it will most likely deteriorate and turn into a chalk-like powder.

Can you leave putty unpainted?

The role of the putty is to smoothen / level; the surface and it is essentially an undercoat. It should under all circumstances be over coated using a primer, followed by two-three coats of emulsion.

Ideally puttied surfaces must be overcoated within 5-7 days and not left exposed.

Can we add colour in wall putty?

It is not recommended to add colour to putty.

Is Primer necessary before Wall Putty?

Yes. If acrylic wall putty is being used then a primer coat is recommended before and after application of the putty. In case of cement-based putties or Polymer putty a coat of primer is recommended after application of the putty. The coat of primer helps in binding the putty to the wall.

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Waterproof Polymer Putty - Platinum Series

Water Proof Polymer Putty

Polymer Putty - Gold Series

Polymer Putty

Rustic Texture Finish

Polymer Putty - Silver Series

Polymer Putty

Acrylic Wall Putty - Gold Series

Acrylic Wall Putty

Knifing Paste Filler - Silver Series

Knifing Paste Filler

Stain Block Primer - Platinum Series

Stain Block Primer

Water Thinnable Sealer Primer

Exterior Wall Primer - Gold Series

Exterior Wall Primer

Water Thinnable Cement Primer - Gold Series

Water Thinnable Cement Primer

Water Thinnable Cement Primer - Silver Series

Water Thinnable Cement Primer

Water Thinnable Cement Primer - Bronze Series

Water Thinnable Cement Primer

Primer Surface

Primer Surfacer

Single Pack Epoxy Primer - Platinum Series

Single Pack Epoxy Primer

Universal Primer

Universal Primer

Redoxide Metal Primer - Gold Series

Redoxide Metal Primer

Wood Primer

ST Wood Primer

Zinc Chromate Primer

Zinc Chromate Primer

FAQs

FAQs

What is used to fill large gaps in wood?

It is recommended to fill very large gaps using smaller pieces of the wood itself with the help of a carpenter. Small cracks / holes can be filled by using polyester putty or multipurpose sealants.

What is the use of red oxide primer?

Red oxide primer is a protective coating applied on ferrous metal surfaces to prevent them from rusting and corroding due to exposure to the elements. It helps increase the life of the metal and the durability of the final topcoat.

What is the difference between white cement and putty?

Wall Putty is a well-designed mix of white cement with fine fillers and polymer, which can be easily applied on masonry walls to fill all unevenness and undulations on the wall to give a smooth crack free surface, ready for applying Paint.

Application of only white cement will form a very thin layer and not give filling on walls. It can at times lead to cracks also.

Is putty required for exterior walls?

Application of putty on exterior walls is not necessary. However, if one desires a smooth even finish on exterior walls, two coats of Indigo Polymer putty can be used followed by Exterior wall primer & a topcoat of your choice.

How many types of wall putty are there?

In simple terms there are two types of putty. Acrylic putty and powder-based putty. Powder-based wall putty consists of white cement mixed with polymers and minerals. As it is white cement-based, it can be used on interior and exterior walls for its powerful binding capabilities.

Acrylic wall putty is a putty with smooth paste-like consistency and based on acrylics. It is generally recommended for interiors.

Is putty required for repainting?

If the previous coating is in good condition and requires no levelling, then putty is not required for repainting.

However, in cases where the previous coating has deteriorated leaving behind uneven surface, or in order to fill nail holes and small cracks, putty will be required.

What happens if you don’t paint over primer?

Primers are designed to improve adhesion and bind the surface. It cannot withstand the attack of harsh elements. If you don’t apply a coat of paint over the wall primer, it will most likely deteriorate and turn into a chalk-like powder.

Can you leave putty unpainted?

The role of the putty is to smoothen / level; the surface and it is essentially an undercoat. It should under all circumstances be over coated using a primer, followed by two-three coats of emulsion.

Ideally puttied surfaces must be overcoated within 5-7 days and not left exposed.

Can we add colour in wall putty?

It is not recommended to add colour to putty.

Is Primer necessary before Wall Putty?

Yes. If acrylic wall putty is being used then a primer coat is recommended before and after application of the putty. In case of cement-based putties or Polymer putty a coat of primer is recommended after application of the putty. The coat of primer helps in binding the putty to the wall.