Rust has been the demise of many of our trusted trucks and toys over the years, especially those of us who use them off road and in the brown stuff.
The red metal cancer has caused many of us; frustration, pound notes and work, enslaving us for hours trying to prevent it from slowly eating our pride and joy.
Over recent times, there have been innovative products introduced to the market, many we are now familiar with, such as Wax Oil etc. but few can offer long term protection without painstaking recoating, until now…
A family run business, with one of the UK’s leading authorities on structural corrosion defences, working and advising to the marine world.
They have a good old fashioned ethos of personally testing products and if they aren’t good enough for them they aren’t selling it. Believing customers are important they offer a bespoke service if required from a wealth of experience in industry to ensure you get the right solution for your job whether it be a primer, topcoat, a hybrid of the two or a cavity protection solution.
Slowly growing their business over recent years, they are now reaping the benefits of their service with product requests arriving from Scandinavian countries and other world wide destinations. The guys at Buzzword are always on hand for advice if you are unsure what you need for your project, you can get in touch via the links at the bottom of the page.
Unlike other products that just cover the rust to suffocate it and prevent growth their products use the corrosion to create a stable basis, which gives an enduring solution and hence no grinding away so saving time too. They specialise in chassis treatment recognising this is the main area to go on a truck.
The coatings have been tested for endurance and are now being used to coat refurbished Land Rover gearboxes produced by Syncro Gearboxes, who are very happy with the product and colour range.
Thanks to Buzzweld’s external protection the underside of your vehicle can now be worry free for around 30 years, some of their coatings are 77% as hard as steel, they even have a solution for those impossible to reach areas the cavities. Identifying that Buzzweld’s customers are all different they supply their products in a variety of ways to enable brushing, rolling, neat or thinned spraying and under body guns for the Rambo’s among us.
They now have 10 application centres, and more soon to follow so the less confident DIYers of us don’t need to miss out. Now you have the chance to keep that truck of yours rolling, never to experience the heartache of seeing your ride become perforated with rust again.
With protection lasting up to 30 years, the coating may see some of us out first
Read on below for the treatment that may suit you …
RCP (Rust Control Primer) this is their best primer. Designed for application directly on to rust, maximum longevity and ease of use. 2500ML tin will cover most chassis. Just remove flaky rust and then use this. Also adheres to aluminium and sprays when warmed with our Body Gun, or thinned using RCP thinners. Use t-wash to apply to galv. brush, roller or spray.
Oxide-X. This is a high quality Entry-level primer, great for things like boot floors, or steel work where you want to protect it quickly. It is a very high build single pack so great for smoothing over imperfections. It is also a cheaper alternative to RCP. Don’t buy it to go with CIO. CIO is a hybrid coating and is a higher spec product. Sort rust before you use this. Use t-wash to apply to galv. 3000ML for most chassis and axles. Available to brush, roller or spray.
FCP (Fast Cure Primer) A versatile primer with an incredibly fast touch dry time in as little as 3 minutes, designed to apply directly to rust, high solids, toughened glass flake, no need to top coat, abrasion resistant, sprays beautifully un-thinned in our body gun across a wide temperate range. Buzzweld FCP allows you to complete a thorough chassis treatment removing an entire day from a similar RCP based kit. Also fantastic in a production environment.
Chassis Gloss Grey & Black A high quality high gloss coating. They require a primer to be used and work well with both RCP and Oxide-X. 2500ML is enough to do most chassis and axles. Available to brush, roller or spray.
CIO (Chassis In One) Is a primer and topcoat in one. Two coats, job done. Applies directly to rust, or aluminium. This is a very tough single pack coating with glass flake. Used with the RCP protection can be doubled. 2500ML is enough for most chassis and axles. Available for brush, roller or spray application.
Buzzweld 2K X-treme. Very expensive but durable coating. When you require the absolute best, money no object then this is it. A single coat, direct to rust, many metals and concrete, incredibly tough, hard but a nightmare to remove from whatever you get it on. Will chalk when exposed to strong UV light. Available in 5000ML only, which is suitable for most Chassis. Recommend t-wash if applying to galv. Brush or roller only.
CCI400A Aerosol Highly advanced vapour release cavity wax with a higher viscosity (thicker) than 450, and brown. Dries to a touch dry finish. Great for exterior and a chassis in reasonable condition. Comes in a 500ML aerosol. There is a 600MM cavity lance available.
CCI450A Aerosol, Highly advanced vapour release cavity wax. Clear/ transparent. Dries to a touch dry finish. Great for internal cavities (it doesn’t like strong UV light for extended periods), but fantastic at using capillary action due to being thin with a low viscosity so is good for chassis that have flaky rust inside and / or delaminated steel that cannot be removed.
CCI450 Tinned (1000ml) As above but comes in a cone top tin that can be decanted in to our body gun. Benefits are a more powerful delivery, almost half the cost of aerosol per ML, and a 900MM large bore lance with adjustable delivery through trigger.
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