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Oxide Paint (Douglas)

29.9544.50 (Inc. VAT)

Delivery time: 2-3 days
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Douglas Oxide Paint

Key features:

  • High quality anti corrosive gloss paint that is long lasting
  • Suitable for use over blockwork, steel sheets, asbestos sheeting or wood.
  • Protects against weather and corrosion
  • Ideal for Trades people and for DIY

Product Description

Douglas Oxide Paint has been trusted by professionals for years in Ireland to protect against corrosion and weather. This high quality anti corrosive gloss paint is long lasting and you can use it on blockwork, steel sheets, asbestos sheeting and wood. It is available in a range of colours and is easy to apply.

Key features:

  • High quality anti corrosive gloss paint that is long lasting
  • Suitable for use over blockwork, steel sheets, asbestos sheeting or wood.
  • Protects against weather and corrosion
  • Ideal for Trades people and for DIY
  • You can see the Safety Data Sheet here


  • All surfaces need to be cleaned from flakes and rust etc and primed before application.
  • A light colour anti corrosive primer is best
  • For sheeting the coverage is approximately 1 litre per 5m2
  • Apply a second coat if required

With its unique properties, versatile applications, and myriad benefits, oxide paint has become a valuable tool for enhancing aesthetics, protecting surfaces, and even expressing creativity.

Oxide paint, often referred to as rust paint or metal primer, is a type of paint that contains iron oxide pigments. These pigments give the paint its characteristic earthy and rust-like colors, ranging from reds and browns to oranges and yellows. Iron oxide pigments have been used for centuries in various artistic and industrial applications due to their inherent ability to withstand environmental conditions, including moisture and sunlight.

Properties that set this part:

  1. Corrosion Resistance: One of the most notable features of oxide paint is its exceptional corrosion resistance. The iron oxide pigments in the paint form a protective barrier on metal surfaces, preventing the underlying material from coming into contact with moisture and oxygen, which are the primary catalysts for corrosion.
  2. Adhesion: Oxide paint exhibits strong adhesion to various surfaces, whether metal, wood, concrete, or even certain plastics. This property ensures that the paint forms a durable bond with the substrate, enhancing its longevity.
  3. UV Stability: Oxide pigments are renowned for their ability to withstand the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. This makes oxide paint an ideal choice for outdoor applications that require long-term color stability and protection against fading.
  4. Versatile Color Palette: The earthy and warm tones of oxide paint make it a favorite among artists and designers. The various shades of red, brown, and orange can evoke a sense of rustic charm and visual depth, adding a touch of elegance to any project.


  1. Industrial and Structural Coating: Finds extensive use in industrial settings for protecting metal structures, machinery, and equipment from rust and corrosion. It serves as a reliable primer for metal surfaces, preparing them for subsequent coats of paint.
  2. Architectural and Decorative Use: In architecture and interior design, oxide paint is employed to create a weathered, rustic appearance on surfaces. It is commonly used in the construction of buildings, fences, and gates to achieve an antique or aged look.
  3. Artistic Expression: Artists appreciate the unique qualities of oxide pigments for their ability to add depth and character to paintings, sculptures, and other creative works. The warm hues provided by oxide paint lend an earthy and organic feel to artworks.
  4. Automotive Industry: This is utilised in the automotive sector as a protective coating for undercarriages, chassis components, and other areas susceptible to rust and corrosion.

Benefits of Using Oxide Paint:

  1. Longevity: Due to its corrosion-resistant properties, this paint significantly extends the lifespan of metal surfaces, reducing the need for frequent maintenance and repairs.
  2. Cost-Effectiveness: Investing in this paint can lead to long-term cost savings by preventing the deterioration of valuable equipment, structures, and surfaces.
  3. Ease of Application: This is often available in user-friendly formulations, making it accessible to both professionals and DIY enthusiasts. Its strong adhesion and coverage capabilities ensure a smooth application process.

Whether safeguarding industrial machinery, adding an antique touch to architecture, or enriching artistic creations, oxide paint continues to capture the imagination of those who seek its enduring qualities and distinctive character.


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  • Orders of €150 inc VAT or over will get free delivery nationwide. (Please see notes below for exceptions)
  • All orders under €150 inc VAT incur a standard delivery charge of €10 including VAT
  • (Please see below for exceptions)
  • We deliver to anywhere in Ireland.

Bulky items:

Bulky items may incur delivery surcharges (see below) as extra courier costs unfortunately are often unavoidable. If the order is over €150 only the bulk delivery charge will apply. The final delivery charge for bulky products will be calculated when all items have been added to the shopping cart.
All efforts are made to indicate where products are subject to delivery surcharges.

Special Order items:

We are in regular contact with our suppliers and we try our best to make sure that all “special order items” on our webstore are available from our suppliers within the timeframe advertised. If, for some reason our supplier is out of stock and you have ordered the product we will let you know immediately and give you the option to either wait until it’s back in, upgrade to a better model at little or no extra cost or receive a full refund. See more info on Special Order products here.


All nationwide deliveries will be delivered within 2-3 working days.

(Local deliveries within 1-2 working days.)

Special order items may take longer to deliver but this will be indicated on the product information page. You can see more info on Special Order products here.

Working days are Monday through Friday excluding public holidays. Orders placed on Saturday/Sunday will be deemed as being placed on the following Monday.

Some items may take longer to ship. If this is the case, we will notify you by phone/email of this delay.

If your delivery is urgent please contact us by phone or email and we will do our best to expedite it.

Please indicate on your order any specific delivery instructions.

Bulky goods:

Bulky goods will be delivered on pallets and will be unloaded by the courier. All bulky goods are delivered kerbside. Unfortunately, the delivery company will not convey the goods into premises for storage unless agreed in advance. Access to the delivery location must be suitable for a truck and failure to provide suitable level ground for operating pallet truck may result in refusal to deliver by the courier. Please note delivery operators will apply safe procedures in relation to ongoing Public Health considerations..

Exceptional Goods:

Some building materials are extremely bulky and not practical to deliver outside Co. Sligo e.g. concrete blocks, tonne bags of sand or gravel or some lengths of timber. We have highlighted where this is the case in bold red writing. If you do order these products we will contact you to see if you want to pay an additional delivery charge or if you wish to cancel the order. Please do not take offence to this as some bulky goods may cost much more to deliver than the value of the goods. We are based in Sligo so can offer a local delivery service in this area using our own vehicles.

If there is a forklift or teleporter available onsite, we would appreciate if you could tell us in advance by filling out the special delivery notes when completing the order.

The Seller or the courier company will not be held responsible for any damage to goods or persons caused by the goods being unloaded by the buyer.

**Please contact us in advance of ordering if unsure of the above**

Damaged goods:

Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to straight away. If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

Once the goods are signed for it will be deemed that goods were in good state when delivered.


Delivery shall be within a time period agreed between the Buyer and Seller and the Seller shall use its best endeavours to ensure that delivery takes place within the period agreed. Failure by the Seller to deliver the Goods within the agreed time period shall not amount to a breach of this contract by the Seller and the Buyer shall not be entitled to damages or other compensation or to cancel this contact by reason of such failure.

The Seller reserves the right to deliver in instalments. Each part delivery shall be deemed to constitute a separate contract, the fulfilment or non-fulfilment of which shall not affect any other part of the contract or the contract as a whole. Where any order involves more than one delivery and default is made on payment on the due date (either under this contract or any other contract made between the Seller and the Buyer) the Seller shall have the right to suspend all further deliveries until payment is made or to terminate the contract without prejudice to any existing claim.

The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage which may be suffered by the Buyer as a direct or indirect result of the supply of the Goods by the Seller being prevented, hindered or delayed by reason of any circumstances whatsoever which are outside the control of the Seller. Once delivery has been accepted the Buyer shall not be entitled to withhold or postpone payment of all or any portion of the price agreed, therefore.

1. Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

2.  If goods are signed for and later found to be faulty/damaged, notice must be given in writing within 24 hours and photos will be required to be emailed to

3. All faulty/damaged goods issues will be dealt with on a case by case basis and best endeavours will be made to rectify within a timely manner. Manufacturers’ warranties will apply in certain cases.

4. Any returned items which are not faulty or damaged will incur full carriage costs which must be paid for by the customer.  Notice of intention to return unwanted goods must be given within 14 days of receiving goods. Returned goods must be in original packaging and in original condition before refunds can be given.

5. All returned goods to be sent to Patrick Rogers Ltd., O’Connell St., Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Note regarding Oil Boilers and Boiler stoves:

Please ensure you check with us first or consult a qualified professional before ordering your oil boiler or boiler stove to ensure you order the correct one for your home. If the product needs to be returned a restocking fee may apply.

Returns of Special Order Items

All “special order items” are subject to the same product returns policy as stocked items. However, items which are returned that are not faulty or damaged on delivery will be subject to a 10% restocking fee.

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