CertainTeed FlintPrime® SA is a quick-dry, easy to apply, water-based primer used to prepare surfaces and promote adhesion when installing self-adhering roofing membranes such as Flintlastic® SA. FlintPrime SA primer is a ready to use, light-bodied coating that seals pores and creates a sound, adhesion-promoting surface. FlintPrime SA primer is suitable for use over wood, plywood, gypsum board, metal and concrete surfaces.

Technical Information

The following information represents typical average properties of CertainTeed FlintPrime SA Asphalt Primer:

  • Packaging: 3-gallon can or 1-gallon pail
  • Coverage: Approx. 1/5 to 1/4 gallon per 100 sq. ft.
  • Color: Blue - dries transparent

For additional technical resources please refer to the CertainTeed Commercial Roof Systems Manual.


CertainTeed FlintPrime SA Asphalt Primer can be applied with a brush, roller or professional airless spray when surface temperatures are between 50°F and 120°F. Work the material to a smooth and even consistency. Avoid excessive build up or puddles of the primer.

For detailed installation instructions please refer to the CertainTeed Commercial Roof Systems Manual.

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