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Primers from GE Silicones

Primed and ready. Dependable adhesion for difficult-to-bond substrates.

GE primers deliver strong, consistent adhesion to substrates and finishes that are difficult to bond.

Available in:

North America


Latin America


Europe, Middle East & Africa


India & Pakistan

GE Silicones Primers are specially formulated for our construction sealants. They require no mixing and apply easily to clean, dry, frost-free surfaces - so you can start sealing without delay.

All our primers are compatible with all our silicone construction sealants. We know every application is different. Our technical service team is ready to work with you to ensure you have the right primer for the job.


Suitable for:

  • Anodized and painted aluminum
  • Mill and conversation-coated aluminum
  • Metals and galvanized metals
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Steel – painted and stainless
  • Brick
  • Concrete
  • Stone
  • Terra cotta
  • Ceramic materials
  • Plastics
  • Wood


Identical to SS4044P, but tinted pink for visual confirmation of coverage on light-colored substrates.


Suitable for substrates similar to SS4044P as well as:

  • Polypropylene
  • Polyethylene
  • Chlorinated polyethylene


Suitable for:

  • Factory-applied paints including fluoropolymer, acrylics, alkyds, powder-coats, and more
  • Conversion-coated and painted aluminum, copper, and brass
  • Some porous substrates
  • Some food contact applications


Identical formulation to SS4044P except optically brightens under blacklight (UV-A) for confirmation of coverage.

May be used interchangeably with SS4044P and SS4004P.


Excellent surface conditioning

For the preparation of substrates that are difficult to adhere to or require enhanced sealant adhesion.

Quick and easy to apply

  • Pourable solution
  • Ready to use, no mixing required
  • Apply by brushing or wiping
  • Dries fast and sealant can usually be applied after a few minutes


Compatible with all construction silicone sealants from GE.

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Currently available in clear or tinted colors.

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Available Sizes

Available Packaging​

  • SS4044P, SS4004P and SS4179 are currently available in:
  • 16 fl oz container
  • 1 gallon pail

SS80 is available in:
10.1 fl oz (200 ml) container

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