BEHR PREMIUM® Direct to Metal Semi-Gloss Paint

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BEHR PREMIUM® Interior/Exterior Direct-To-Metal Paint Semi-Gloss is 100% Acrylic and provides excellent corrosion and flash rust resistance. Engineered for excellent adhesion to a variety of properly prepared or primed residential and light commercial metal surfaces. Provides a durable semi-gloss finish that withstands tough elements on both interior and exterior surfaces.

READY TO USE OR ADD TINTING COLOURANTS. PROTECT FROM FREEZING


Finish

A Semi-Gloss paint has a sleek, radiant sheen that resists mildew, moisture and wear.

Best for use in

Use on properly prepared and cleaned coated and uncoated interior and exterior ferrous and non-ferrous metal surfaces

Coverage

Rough 32.5-37 m2 ; Smooth 46.5-51 m2 per 3.75L


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PRODUCT USAGE
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2 Coats Recommended

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Rough
32.5-37 m2
Smooth
46.5-51 m2

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1 HR
Dry To Touch
3 HRs
Recoat Time

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Soap & Water
Clean-Up

Use on properly prepared and cleaned coated and uncoated interior and exterior ferrous and non-ferrous metal surfaces. Provides protection for all Metals: Doors, Windows, Trim, Shutters, Fences, Garage Doors, Outdoor Furniture, Railing and Wrought Iron.

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Proper surface preparation is required

  • All surfaces must be clean, dry, free of rust, dust, dirt, chalk, oil, grease, wax, polish, mold and mildew stains, loose and peeling paint and all other foreign substances.
  • Mildew: Remove mildew stains with a mildew stain removing product.
  • UNPAINTED METAL SURFACES: Ferrous Metals: Use SSPC-SP2. Remove all rust and mill scale using sandpaper, steel wool, abrasive blasting, or other abrading methods to create a profile on the metal’s surface.
  • Remove any residue, and clean the metal by scrubbing the surface with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone. Bare metal must be coated the same day it is cleaned.
  • Galvanized Metal, Aluminum & Other Non Ferrous Metals: Use SSPC-SP1. All oil film on new metal must be removed before it is painted.
  • Remove oil film with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone and remove any residue.
  • Sand the surface with sandpaper, steel wool, or by using a chemical etcher such as BEHR PREMIUM® Concrete & Masonry Cleaner & Etcher No. 991.
  • Clean by scrubbing the surface with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone and remove any residue.
  • PREVIOUSLY PAINTED METAL SURFACES: Remove all loose and peeling paint and all other foreign substances.
  • Clean any dirt and grease by scrubbing the surface with a solvent such as mineral spirits or acetone and remove any residue.
  • Sufficiently sand and dull all smooth, hard, dense or glossy surfaces before coating for maximum performance.
  • It is recommended to test a small inconspicuous area for adhesion one week prior to application. If test area shows insufficient adhesion, additional abrasion or complete removal of the previous coating may be required.
  • All exterior alkyd surfaces should be primed prior to painting.
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  • UNPAINTED METAL SURFACES: Ferrous Metals: Self priming on properly prepared substrates.
  • For best results, use a MPI #107 certified rust-inhibitive, water based primer, such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer No. 436.
  • To properly prepare the uncoated surface, please refer to the surface preparation instructions.
  • Galvanized Metal, Aluminum & Other Non Ferrous Metals: Use a MPI #134 certified water based primer for galvanized surfaces, such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer No. 436.
  • To properly prepare the uncoated surface, please refer to the surface preparation instructions.
  • PREVIOUSLY PAINTED METAL & GLOSSY SURFACES: Self priming on properly prepared substrates.
  • Use a MPI #134 certified water based primer for galvanized surfaces, such as BEHR PREMIUM PLUS Exterior Multi-Surface Primer & Sealer No. 436.
  • To properly prepare the uncoated surface, please refer to the surface preparation instructions.
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  • DO NOT THIN PRODUCT. Stir before and during application.
  • Intermix multiple containers to ensure colour uniformity.
  • Use adequate ventilation during application and drying process.
  • Certain colours may require 2 or more coats to achieve complete hide and coverage.
  • Use product when air and surface temperature are 50-90˚ F (10-32˚ C), or for exterior when precipitation is expected within 24 hours after project completion.
  • Apply a thin coat using a high quality synthetic brush, 6.35-9.5 mm nap roller or an airless sprayer (0.23-0.43 mm spray tip).
  • NOTE: If touch-up is necessary, same application method is recommended.
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  • Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and higher humidity.
  • Wait at least 4 weeks before rinsing or cleaning the surface with a mild, non-abrasive detergent.
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  • Properly dispose of all soiled rags and protect unused product from freezing.
  • For disposal of unused paint products, please contact your household refuse collection service.
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WARRANTY

LIMITED WARRANTY
If this product is found to be defective upon inspection by an expert, Behr Process Corporation will, at its option, and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. This warranty is not transferable.If you believe this product is defective, contact Behr Process Corporation at 2750 Centre Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2A2L3. The cost of transportation or shipping, if any, are to be assumed by the consumer. The clause of limitation of liability which follows is inapplicable in Quebec: This warranty excludes (1) labour and costs of labour for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. The above provisions are not intended to operate where prohibited by law. This limited warranty is the only warranty provided by Behr Process Corporation unless extended by a provincial consumer statute.

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