Zinc chromate

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  1. FlexiBull

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    Ever wonder what zinc chromate yellow looks like

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    Some interesting images contained in the TimeLife website hosted by Google

    What would Health and Safety say now :oops:


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    Yep...this is a good tonality of the primer.
     
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    Zinc chromate was formulated to stop corrosion not to any particular shade and while the above picture shows a very yellow tint the range was from green to yellow. I have seen the interior of many WW II era aircraft. You could sometimes see differences on the same plane depending on it's repair history and how many different companies built parts.
     
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    Zinc chromate will also vary in shade if brushed on or applied with a spray can.
     
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