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Hammerite Rust Cap Galvanized & Aluminum Primer

Hammerite Rust Cap Galvanized & Aluminum Primer
Hammerite Rust Cap Galvanized & Aluminum Primer

Hammerite Rust Cap Galvanized & Aluminum Primer is an interior / exterior acrylic latex undercoater that’s formulated to bond to galvanized metal, aluminum, tin and other smooth metal surfaces.
Use on metal, aluminum, tin and other smooth metal surfaces.

Please note that the manufacturer is discontinuing the entire line of Hammerite products.  Therefore, we can NOT guarantee shipping of the product as it is only available while supplies last.

Item# Item Name List Price Our Price Qty Add
48300-1 Hammerite Rust Cap Galvanized & Aluminum Primer Quart
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Extended Information:
Surface Preparation
  • Surfaces to be coated must be clean, dry and free of oil, grease, mildew, wax, dust, flaky rust, mill scale, loose paint, chalk and other foreign matter that could interfere with adhesion. Remove loose rust, peeling paint and mill scale with a scraper, wire brush or sandpaper.
  • Clean bare metal with VM&P Naphtha.
  • Scuff sand rusted, glossy or hard surfaces.†
  • Protect adjacent surfaces from overspray.
  • Stir this product to achieve a uniform mixture.
  • Apply with nylon brush, roller or spray.
  • A one-coat application of HAMMERITE RUST CAP PRIMER with a HAMMERITE RUST CAP ENAMEL FINISH topcoat protects and preserves the surface.
  • Two coats provide greater durability with other topcoat finishes.
  • Thinning is not recommended, but if necessary to ease brushing or rolling, one pint of clean water can be added per gallon. Do not overthin.
  • Do not mix this product with other paints or thinners. Do not apply when air and surface temperatures are below 50°F or above 90°F

Dry Time & Coverage
  • Dries to touch in 1-2 hours.
  • Allow to dry 24 hours before applying finish coat.
  • 350-400 square feet per gallon, depending on porosity or surface texture of substrate.
  • Estimate job accurately to ensure proper coverage and protection while minimizing excess paint (disposal).

Clean Up & Disposal
  • Clean equipment and paint spatters with warm, soapy water.
  • If spilled, contain material and remove with an inert absorbent. Dispose of contaminated absorbent, container and unused product in accordance with all current federal, state and local regulations.
  • Do not dispose of this product down a drain.
  • Please consider donating any unused product.
  • For recycling or disposal information, contact your local household refuse collection service.

If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH-approved respirator to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1- 800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.

WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects, or other reproductive harm.

IRRITANT! HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. MAY CAUSE EYE, NOSE AND THROAT IRRITATION. AVOID CONTACT WITH SKIN AND EYES AND AVOID BREATHING VAPORS AND SPRAY MIST. WEAR EYE PROTECTION AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. To avoid breathing vapors and spray mist, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches, or dizziness, increase fresh air. If properly used, a respirator (NIOSH approved for organic vapor with P series particulate pre-filter) may offer additional protection; obtain professional advice before using. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Close container after each use.

FIRST AID: If you experience difficulty in breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical assistance immediately. In case of eye contact, flush eyes immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention; for skin, wash thoroughly with soap and water.



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