Hammerite Metal Paints are specially formulated to form a tough barrier that resists knocks and scrapes, maintaining a beautiful finish for longer.
Browse through our usage guides to learn about best practice for protecting and transforming metal.
- Multi-purpose paint
- Direct to galvanised
- Paint for exteriors
- Paint for interiors
- Rust Treatments & Primers
Direct to Rust Metal Paint - Hammered Finish
Direct to Rust Metal Paint - Satin Finish
Direct to Rust Metal Paint - Smooth Finish
Direct to Rust Metal Paint - Smooth Finish - Colour Mixing
Direct to Rust Metal Paint Aerosol Hammered Finish
Direct to Rust Metal Paint Aerosol Satin Finish
Direct to Rust Metal Paint Aerosol Smooth Finish
Paint a small test patch of Hammerite Paint onto the painted surface and leave it to dry for an hour. If you notice any defects to the painted surface under the test patch, remove all the paint from surface with Hammerite Paint Remover, before painting the surface with Hammerite Paint.
Apply several thin coats. If applying to a smooth vertical metal surface, abrade the surface with a side to side action using a coarse sandpaper.
Hammerite Paint is specially formulated to be applied directly onto rusty metal with minimal surface preparation. Simply remove any loose rust with a wire brush or coarse sandpaper and clean the surface with Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners and allow time to dry. Then apply Hammerite Paint directly onto the rusty metal surface. No primer, no undercoat needed.
Mixing Hammerite Paints is not recommended.
Hammerite Paints cannot be mixed with any other type of paint.
Remove all salt from the metal surface, before painting, by thoroughly washing the surface with clean water and allow time to dry before applying Hammerite Paint for Rusty Metal. For added protection use Hammerite No.1 Rust Beater before applying Hammerite Paint.
Remove all loose rust with a wire brush or coarse sandpaper and then clean the surface with Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners. For best results apply Hammerite No.1 Rust Beater before painting with Hammerite Paint.
Stir the Hammerite Paint thoroughly before use and occasionally whilst painting.
For best results and to provide longer lasting protection apply Hammerite No.1 Rust Beater to the surface before painting with Hammerite Paint.
Hammerite Paint can be re-used up to 2 years after first opening the tin. If you wish to keep the paint that you have not used, then replace the original lid firmly back on the Hammerite can and store in a dry well ventilated area away from a heat source.