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POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating is the only permanent solution for rust prevention. The coating can be applied to porous surfaces like concrete, bricks, and even wood. It has a shelf life of up to 15 years. Notably, it was first introduced in India in 1998. The product’s application ranges from 1-10 years depending on the substrate used.

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Rust eliminator, XIONLAB’s Ultimate Rust Converter will cover 2.5x more surface area and up to 125 sq. ft. per pint. The product has no harmful chemicals or additives in it. It can also be used as an anti-corrosive spray on metal surfaces. Notably, the primer is available in four different colours: black, white, grey, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, pink, purple, gold and silver.

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RustSeal is a permanent, non-porous coating used to prevent rust and corrosion. The coating can be applied by brush, roller or spray application. It has been tested in the harshest conditions including extreme heat, high humidity and salty air. RustSeal’s durability is unmatched as it doesn’t require any special tools or chemicals. It also provides protection against waterlogging. Notably, over 7 lakh applications have been completed so far.

Best Rust Converter Paint

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Top 10 Best Rust Converter Paint

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Why we chose it
  • Creates a protective coating with no shine, flat finish on rusted or bare metal
  • Dries to touch in 1-2 hours and covers 85-175 sq. ft. per qt. with rust protection
  • Apply by brush, roller or spray to repair rust problems and prevent future issues
  • Flexible, rubberized coating provides superior chemical and abrasion resistance
  • Easy to use spray seals and protects metal surfaces from corrosion and moisture
Rust-Oleum 344763 2-in-1 Rust Reform & Seal, 32 Fl Oz (Pack of 1),Black: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Adhesion4.5
Easy to use4.3
Easy to clean4
Value for money3.5
Top Pick
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Why we chose it
  • WHEN DO I NEED THIS Automotive, Farm, industrial, commercial marine, and construction industries all use POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating to protect valuable equipment against rust, abrasion, & corrosion. Our coating has excellent surface tolerance on porous surfaces, such as wood, fiberglass, concrete, bricks, and more!
  • APPLICATION – Remove grease, oil, and other foreign substances using POR-15 water-based Cleaner Degreaser followed with POR-15 Metal Prep to etch the surface and neutralize rust. Stir POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating thoroughly, DO NOT SHAKE. Always apply thin coats, minimum of two. May be recoated or top coated when dry to the touch, typically 2 to 5 hours. Topcoat when surface will have exposure to UV light.
  • OUR SATISFACTION COMMITMENT At POR-15 we strive to bring the ultimate in rust prevention. Known for the unbeatable 3-step stop rust system, POR-15 is trusted by DIY & Professionals. We are committed to innovation, quality control, and excellent customer service.
  • WHY CHOOSE POR-15 RUST PREVENTIVE COATING POR-15 is the gold standard in high performance coatings. Trusted by DIY and professionals to stop rust permanently by forming an impenetrable barrier that protects a variety of surfaces from water, chemicals, salt, corrosive contaminants and everyday wear and tear. No other paint, coating, or even powder coat can match POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating when applied using the 3-Step Stop Rust System.
  • CURED BY MOISTURE The secret strength lies in the curing process. Unlike most paints that dry through evaporation, POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating dries faster when moisture is present. It has the opposite chemistry of ordinary paints. Once cured, the coating forms an indestructible, hammer tough finish.
POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating- Semi-Gloss Black - 1 Gl - Stop Rust & Corrosion Permanently, Anti-Rust Non-Porous Protective Barrier: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Durability4.6
Adhesion4.6
Longevity4.3
Easy to use4.2
Value for money4.1
Easy to remove2.4
3
Why we chose it
  • CAN ACCEPT ALL TOP COATINGS NOT JUST OIL-BASED! You can easily apply oil based, water based, enamels or any other top coating you like. OR you can go ahead and save your hard- earned money and skip on the top coating, since our industrial-strength rust remover and primer does not require a top coat!
  • THE ONLY RUST CONVERTER FOR METAL THAT CAN BE APPLIED ON DAMP SURFACES! Save precious time and effort with the XIONLAB ultimate rust reformer. Our rusty metal primer is specifically designed to stop rust by converting EVEN DAMP rusted metal surfaces to phosphate without heavy scraping or sand blasting!
  • COVER 2.5X MORE AREA & GET A BIGGER BANG FOR YOUR BUCK! Our rust neutralizer will cover up to 1000 square feet per gallon, and up to 125 sq. ft. per pint, so you can protect your metal surfaces from further corrosion. You can dilute it with 20% water and use a spray gun to apply this one-step rust treatment solution to all your rusty metallic surfaces with ZERO EFFORT!
  • GET YOUR ANTI RUST METAL SOLUTION TODAY 100% RISK-FREE! Our mission is to offer you pro-grade solutions for your renovation or construction projects. And we know that impeccable quality is your top priority. That s why we confidently back our rust eliminator with our EXCLUSIVE full-money back guarantee! What are you waiting for
  • CLEANING YOUR TOOLS IS A BREEZE thanks to our water-based formula, your tools can be washed quickly without any soap or chemical products. Plus, our UV and Hydrogen Sulfide resistant, professional-grade corrosion converter is safer for environment, non flammable, contains less than 1% VOCs, NO lead, and NO oily solvents nor resins.
XIONLAB 2 in 1 Rust Converter & Metal Primer - Covers Up to 4X More - Industrial Grade Water Based UV Resistant Rust Reformer - No Top Coat Needed - Rust Inhibitor Works On Damp Surfaces (1 Gallon): image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Adhesion5
Value for money4.8
Easy to use4.6
Easy to clean4.5
Easy to remove4.5
Durability3.6
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Why we chose it
  • Best Used In Non-Direct Sunlight Applications
  • Heat Resistant Up To 350 Degrees F
  • Only One Coat Required For Full Coverage
  • 2X Stronger Than Original Rust Encapsulator
  • Passed Over 1,000 Hours Of Salt Spray Testing
Eastwood Matte Black Rust Encapsulator Plus Quart Long Lasting Durable Finish Heat Resistant: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Easy to use5
Longevity5
Easy to remove5
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Krylon K06904200 Rust Protector Primers, Rust Converting Primer

75 ratings | 4 offers | 75 Reviews
Price: $22.11$22.58
Why we chose it
  • Brand Name: Krylon
  • Dries In 2-3 Hours
  • Spray Directly Over Rust To Protect Against Further Corrosion
  • This Product Is A Spray Paints
Krylon K06904200 Rust Protector Primers, Rust Converting Primer: image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
Easy to use3.2
Adhesion3
Durability2.5
Value for money2
6
Why we chose it
  • MADE IN THE USA – Rust Bullet, LLC was formed February of 2001 in Reno, Nevada, where our Corporate Offices still operate.
  • EASY APPLICATION – Apply with brush, roller, or spray
  • DURABLE – UV resistant – no topcoat needed – will not fade or crack. Does not contains: zinc, chromates, or other heavy metals
  • PATENTED – Awarded two United States Patents
  • LOW PREP – Little to no prep required! One step, multiple coat process, apply directly over surface rust or clean metal.
RUST BULLET - Automotive Rust Inhibitor Paint - Rust Preventive Protective Coating - No Topcoat Needed - 4 oz Can, Metallic Gray: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Adhesion4.6
Value for money4.6
Easy to use4.5
Durability4.4
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Why we chose it
  • Epoxy-Fortified For Better Adhesion And Topcoat Compatibility
  • Stop Rust In Its Tracks! Ideal For Parts On Project Cars That Have Started To Rust, But Would Be Very Difficult To Replace Or Fabricate
  • Strongly Heat-Resistant To Handle The High Operating Temperatures Of A Vehicle And Will Cure Quickly So You Can Resume Your Project Work
  • Cures Faster, And The Low-VOC Formula Is Acceptable In California
  • Superior In Resisting Sunlight, Preventing Rust Creep And Promoting Overall Durability
Eastwood Black Rust Encapsulator Aerosol 15 Ounce Heat Sunlight Resistance Fast Cure Durable Low VOC Formula: image
96%
customers recommend this product
4.8/ 5
Easy to use4.7
Value for money4
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Why we chose it
  • RustSeal will withstands temps up to 600 F (316 C) and RustSeal is VOC compliant.
  • RustSeal applications includes Chassis, Frame, Floor pans, Wheel wells, Fenders, Trunks, Engines, Suspension parts, Axles, Roof drains, Springs, Car Doors, Boat engine rooms, Boat hulls, Boat masts, Boat bilges, Boat heat exchangers, Boat decks, Boat chain lockers, Boat pumps, Boat fuel tanks, Boat trailers, Heavy Transport, Steam pipes, Concrete Sealing, Air conditioning repair, Fiberglass repair, Rebar coating, Steel roof, Fuel & waste-water treatment tanks, Hand rails, Support beams, Lawn equipment, Garage floors, Pipe work, Appliances, Lead-based paint encapsulation and so much more.
  • RustSeal is a waterproof coating strengthened by repeated exposure to moisture. RustSeal forms permanent non-porous barrier against moisture and oxygen.
  • RustSeal will not crack, chip, flake or peel. RustSeal is much more durable than powder coating. RustSeal repels fuels, oils, most acids & alkalis, and graffiti.
  • RustSeal is ideal for a brush, roll or spray application. RustSeal has superior flow and leveling properties. The brush marks flow out and the surface looks like it has been powder coated.
  • RustSeal has high abrasion and chemical resistance make it ideal for thousands of applications.
KBS Coatings 4402 Satin Black Rustseal -1 quart, Covers 50 Sq Ft, Proven Rust Prevention: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Adhesion4.8
Value for money4.5
Durability4.1
Easy to use3.6
9
Why we chose it
  • Heat Resistant Up To 350 Degrees F
  • Passed Over 1,000 Hours Of Salt Spray Testing
  • Best Used In Non-Direct Sunlight Applications
  • Only One Coat Required For Full Coverage
  • 2X Stronger Than Original Rust Encapsulator
Eastwood Matte Black Rust Encapsulator Plus Pint Long Lasting Durable Finish Heat Resistant: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Easy to use4.8
Longevity4.7
Easy to remove3.3
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Why we chose it
  • Uses: automotive, marine, industrial, and home
  • Protects your investment. Single component permanent moisture cured urethane. Self-leveling when applied with a brush
  • Absolute Coating, Rust Preventive, Gloss Black, 4 oz. paint. POR-45032
  • Completely waterproof. Abrasion chemical, stain, and impact resistant
  • Effectively adapts to the expansion and shrinkage of surface caused by temperature changes. Does not crack, chip, or peel from the surface substrate. Eliminates the need for a sacrificial zinc primer system. Heat resistant up to 450F / 232C
POR 15 45032 - 1 4oz Can Gloss Black Rust Preventative Paint (45006): image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Durability4.9
Longevity4.5
Easy to use4.2
Easy to remove3.2
Top Pick
POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating- Semi-Gloss Black - 1 Gl - Stop Rust & Corrosion Permanently, Anti-Rust Non-Porous Protective Barrier
POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating is the Only Product that REALLY Stops Rust Permanently! POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating is designed for application directly on prepped rusted, sandblasted, and seasoned metal surfaces. It dries to a rock-hard, non-porous finish that won’t chip, crack, or peel, and it prevents rust from recurring by protecting metal from further exposure to moisture. POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating is sensitive to UV light and must be top coated when prolonged exposure to sunlight is possible. Top coating is not required for areas not exposed to sunlight.
Ranking the Brands
Rust-Oleum: 10.00%
POR-15: 20.00%
XIONLAB: 10.00%
Eastwood: 30.00%
Krylon: 10.00%
RUST BULLET: 10.00%
KBS Coatings: 10.00%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: Rust-Oleum 344763 2-in-1 Rust Reform & Seal, 32 Fl Oz (Pack of 1),Black: imageСomparison: POR-15 Rust Preventive Coating- Semi-Gloss Black - 1 Gl - Stop Rust & Corrosion Permanently, Anti-Rust Non-Porous Protective Barrier: imageСomparison: XIONLAB 2 in 1 Rust Converter & Metal Primer - Covers Up to 4X More - Industrial Grade Water Based UV Resistant Rust Reformer - No Top Coat Needed - Rust Inhibitor Works On Damp Surfaces (1 Gallon): imageСomparison: Eastwood Matte Black Rust Encapsulator Plus Quart Long Lasting Durable Finish Heat Resistant: imageСomparison: Krylon K06904200 Rust Protector Primers, Rust Converting Primer: imageСomparison: RUST BULLET - Automotive Rust Inhibitor Paint - Rust Preventive Protective Coating - No Topcoat Needed - 4 oz Can, Metallic Gray: imageСomparison: Eastwood Black Rust Encapsulator Aerosol 15 Ounce Heat Sunlight Resistance Fast Cure Durable Low VOC Formula: imageСomparison: KBS Coatings 4402 Satin Black Rustseal -1 quart, Covers 50 Sq Ft, Proven Rust Prevention: imageСomparison: Eastwood Matte Black Rust Encapsulator Plus Pint Long Lasting Durable Finish Heat Resistant: imageСomparison: POR 15 45032 - 1 4oz Can Gloss Black Rust Preventative Paint (45006): image
Rust-Oleum 344763 2-in-1 Rust Reform & Seal, 32 Fl Oz (Pack of 1),BlackPOR-15 Rust Preventive Coating- Semi-Gloss Black – 1 Gl – Stop Rust & Corrosion Permanently, Anti-Rust Non-Porous Protective BarrierXIONLAB 2 in 1 Rust Converter & Metal Primer – Covers Up to 4X More – Industrial Grade Water Based UV Resistant Rust Reformer – No Top Coat Needed – Rust Inhibitor Works On Damp Surfaces (1 Gallon)Eastwood Matte Black Rust Encapsulator Plus Quart Long Lasting Durable Finish Heat ResistantKrylon K06904200 Rust Protector Primers, Rust Converting PrimerRUST BULLET – Automotive Rust Inhibitor Paint – Rust Preventive Protective Coating – No Topcoat Needed – 4 oz Can, Metallic GrayEastwood Black Rust Encapsulator Aerosol 15 Ounce Heat Sunlight Resistance Fast Cure Durable Low VOC FormulaKBS Coatings 4402 Satin Black Rustseal -1 quart, Covers 50 Sq Ft, Proven Rust PreventionEastwood Matte Black Rust Encapsulator Plus Pint Long Lasting Durable Finish Heat ResistantPOR 15 45032 – 1 4oz Can Gloss Black Rust Preventative Paint (45006)
Paint TypeSpecialtySprayEnamelSpraySpray
BrandRust-OleumPOR-15XIONLABEastwoodKrylonRUST BULLETEastwoodKBS CoatingsEastwoodPOR-15
ColorBlackBlackRust ConvertingMetalic GreyBlackBlack
Unit Count32.0 Fl Oz32 Fl Oz12.0 Ounce4.0 Ounce16 Fl Oz4 Fl Oz
Size32 Fl Oz (Pack of 1)128 Fl Oz (Pack of 1)32 Fl Oz (Pack of 1)12 Ounce (Pack of 1)1/4 Pint1 Quart16 Fl Oz (Pack of 1)4 Ounce (Pack of 1)
ManufacturerRust-OleumPOR-15Xion LabEastwoodThe Sherwin-Williams Company (HI)Rust BulletEastwoodKBS CoatingsEastwoodPOR-15
Item Weight3.19 pounds9 pounds10 pounds1.7 pounds14.4 ounces6.1 ounces1.25 pounds2.53 pounds1 pounds5.6 ounces
Product Dimensions4.25 x 4.25 x 4.88 inches10 x 10 x 9 inches6.5 x 6.5 x 9.5 inches2.61 x 2.61 x 7.96 inches0.79 x 0.79 x 0.99 inches2 x 2.8 x 2.8 inches
Item Package Quantity11111
Finish TypeMatteMetallicMatteGloss

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