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Zinsser Bin Primer

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B-I-N is the ultimate shellac-based primer, sealer and stain killer.
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  • Product Type Product Type Water Based
  • Recoat Time Recoat Time 45 Minutes
  • Application Method Application Method Brush, Roller, Sprayer
  • Coverage Coverage 12.5sqm Per litre

Zinsser BIN Primer is perfect for use on interior surfaces and spot priming of exterior surfaces. Recommended for application to interior ceilings, walls, doors, trim, cabinets, furniture, and related paintable surfaces. Exterior uses are limited to spot priming only. May be used to block water, grease, rust, smoke, asphalt, graffiti, and many other types of stains. 

  • Ultimate performance primer-sealer.
  • Permanently blocks odours.
  • Unparalleled adhesion to any surface without sanding.
  • For interior and spot exterior use.
  • Seals knots and sap streaks.
  • Dries in just 15 minutes.
  • Recoatable in 45 minutes.
  • Tintable to mid tone colours.
  • C&C disabled No
  • Weight 1.000000
  • Colour-match No
  • Application Brush, Roller, Sprayer
  • Product Application Brush or Roller
  • Coverage 12.5sqm Per litre
  • Touch Dry 15 Minutes
  • Recoatable 45 Minutes
  • Number of Coats 1
  • QTY in Pack 1 Pack
  • Surface Interior Walls , Interior Wood
  • Water or Oil Water Based
Customer Questions
Is Zinsser BIN Primer matt?
Zinsser BIN Primer is a basecoat that can be overcoated with any paint finish including matt.
What is best for painting over dark walls in bathrooms Zinsser bin or Zinsser bullseye 123?

We would recommend Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 for bathroom walls.

On MDF cupboards which have previously been painted, should Zinsser Bin or Bulls eye be used before changing colour?
If the kitchen cabinets have been previously painted, Zinsser BIN Primer is suitable.
Bathroom ceiling matt emulsion bubbling in the shower enclosure. Scraped it back and sanded. Would Zinsser be a good to prime it before a finish coat of vinyl matt emulsion?

We would recommend Zinsser Coverstain and an acrylic durable matt or eggshell for bathrooms or areas with high levels of moisture. Regular vinyl matt isn't recommended in bathrooms, kitchens or moisture prone areas for this reason.

I'm painting a previously painted wooden floor. After sanding would this Zinsser B-I-N be a good primer to use? Or should I just put the 2 coats of floorshield straight on top without the primer?
Zinsser BIN is not recommended for floors but to seal the floor, apply the first coat thinned by 10% before applying 2 full coats afterwards.
Is this primer made from shellac?

Yes, Zinsser Bin Primer is made from shellac. Read our shellac based primers article if you would like to know more about it's uses and benefits. 

Which Zinsser would be best for painting over dark oak varnish doors ?
Yes, The Zinsser BIN Primer would be suitable for the door.
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