Why Brite?

For fabricators and contractors who are looking for simple and smart solutions for the long-term repair and protection of metal from corrosion that reduces reworking and total cost of ownership, Brite Zinc and 1st Zinc are the answer. Unlike common zinc-rich coating products, we have over 60 years experience of fielded and proven high-quality solutions to fabricate and protect metal through both our Brite Products product line as well as through our parent company’s Weld-Aid line of welding solutions. Providing high-quality, innovative, easy-to-use, and cost-effective solutions for protecting metal during fabrication and over the long haul in the field has been and always will be our #1 priority. That’s the Brite Difference!

Feature Advantage Benefit
High Quality Contains required amount of Zinc to provide long-term cathodic protection
Provides ability to pass ASTM A780 and other required standards for repair of hot-dip or cold galvanizing
Appearance Brite Zinc matches look of hot-dip while also providing long-term galvanic protection
Completed job has high-quality look with seamless galvanizing protection throughout joint areas
Ease of Use, Ready to use in spray can or bulk paint packaging Allows for on-site field repair of hot-dip damaged during the fabrication or installation process
Speed and Flexibility
Two products available based upon application need:
  • 1st Zinc as a zinc-rich base-coat primer for a top-coat paint (including Brite Zinc) or as a weld-through primer
  • Brite Zinc as a stand-alone paint for hot-dip applications or as a zinc-rich top-coat for duplex systems
Enables for one-stop shopping for best-in-class zinc-rich coating solutions for standalone and duplex systems
Superior Customer Service 24-hour technical support, website support, and same-day shipping Provides timely answers and product to avoid project delays
Innovation
Brite Products strives to introduce new products and accessories to aid its end user in doing their job including:
  • The new “Brite Zinc Touch-up Pen” that allows for quick, easy, and precise repair of small scratches or damaged areas
  • The new “Galvanizers Marking Pen” which allows galvanizers and welders to effectively mark metal prior to and during fabrication
Enables for one-stop shopping for best-in-class products to do “whole job” with speed and quality from a manufacturer with technical and industry experience
Reduced Cost of Ownership
Use of Brite Zinc and 1st Zinc provides continuous galvanic protection – even in welded and joined areas
Equals lower lifetime cost for galvanized system vs. painted steel (see AGA’s Life-Cycle Cost Calculator)
Experience and Support Brite has been a market leader in zinc-rich coatings for 20 years and its parent company, Weld-Aid products, a market leader in welding anti-spatter for 60 years Provides assurance of product quality and long-term support by company