Trenton Wax-Tape Primer is a blend of microcrystalline waxes, plasticizers, and corrosion inhibitors (no clay fillers). It has a paste-like consistency and is designed to displace moisture and wet the surface, ensuring adhesion of the tape. It is easily applied by hand.

Material Safety Data Sheet

End Use:

As a surface conditioner for underground metal surfaces prior to application of #1 Wax-Tap and #2 brown Wax-Tape.


Application Procedures:

Wire brush and scrape the surface clean. Apply Wax-Tape primer by hand (glove). A thin film of primer will be sufficient. On wet, cold or rusty surfaces, rub and press WaxTape Primer firmly onto these areas, displacing moisture and ensuring adhesion to the surface. After application of the primer, #1 Wax-Tape and #2 brown Wax-Tape may be applied immediately.


One-gallon cans, four per carton. 32lb/carton.


Color Brown
Pour point 100° - 110°F
Flash point 350°F minimum
Coverage (approximate) 1 gal/100 sf


  • Goes on easily by hand
  • Displaces moisture
  • Penetrates surface rust
  • Facilitates "wetting" of surfaces
  • Ensures adhesion of tape
  • Only a thin coat is required
  • No waiting for drying or curing
  • No mixing, thinning or stirring
  • Unlimited shelf life, even after opening
  • Compatible with other coatings
  • Non-toxic, non-flammable, non-carcinogenic, low VOCs

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