Rust-Oleum Stops Rust Bright Coat Metallic Spray Paint is available in creates a distinctive, shiny metallic finish on lamps, pottery, planters and more which makes is perfect for decorative DIY jobs. This paint is manufactured with Rust-Oleum Stops Rust properties hence it is resistance to rust, abrasion, chipping, and dulling. Aluminum is suitable for exterior metal surfaces when primer is used as a basecoat. Gold, bronze, and chrome will tarnish if used for exterior, these are ideal for indoor surfaces.
How to use Rust-Oleum Stops Rust Bright Coat Metallic Spray Paint?
Suitable Conditions to Use
Use outdoors or in a well ventilated area such as an open garage. Apply when temperature is between 50- 90°F (10-32°C) and humidity is below 65% to ensure proper drying. Do not apply to surfaces, when heated, exceed 200°F (93°C). Avoid spraying in very windy and dusty conditions. Cover surrounding area to protect from spray mist.
Remove all dirt, grease, oil, salt and chemical contaminants by washing the surface with a commercial detergent, or other suitable cleaning method. Rinse with fresh water and allow to thoroughly dry. Remove loose paint and rust with a wire brush or sandpaper. Previously coated surfaces must be sound and in good condition. Smooth, hard, or glossy finishes should be scarified by sanding to create a surface profile.
Application / Spraying
Shake can vigorously for one minute after the mixing ball begins to rattle. If mixing ball fails to rattle DO NOT STRIKE CAN. Contact Rust-Oleum. Shake often during use. Hold can upright 10-16" from surface and spray in a steady back-and-forth motion, slightly overlapping each stroke. Keep the can the same distance from the surface. Keep the can in motion while spraying. Apply two or more light coats a few minutes apart to avoid drips and runs. Do not use near open flame.
Properties of Stops Rust Bright Coat Metallic Spray Paint
Varies with color
Acetone, Toluene, Xylene
Recommended Dry Film Thickness (DFT) Per Coat
1.0-2.0 mils (25-50µ)
Practical Coverage at Recommended DFT
10-12 sq. ft./can
Dry Times at 70-80°F (21-27°C) and 50% Relative Humidity
1 hour to touch and re-coat before 1 hour or after 48 hours