HAMMERITE RUST CAP HAMMERED ENAMEL FINISH is a self-priming, rust preventive coating designed to provide long-lasting metal protection. It provides a decorative finish that resists corrosion and the damaging effects from moisture and severe weather. Formulated for interior and exterior use.
* For use on metal substrates.
* Can be applied directly over firm, rusty surfaces.
* For previously painted surfaces, apply HAMMERITE® RUST CAP® HAMMERED ENAMEL FINISH to a small area first to check adhesion and test for lifting or cracking.
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.
The colors that appear on the screen and in print may not match actual applied color.
surface by removing dirt, grease, wax, moisture, rust, loose paint and
any other contamination that can affect the coating's adhesion. If
washing is necessary, use a non-soapy detergent or TSP substitute. Rinse
well and allow to dry.
- Scrape off loose paint and rust with a wire brush.
- Scuff sand rusted, glossy or hard surfaces.
Dry Time & Coverage
- Eye protection is recommended.
- Do not thin.
- Use in a well-ventilated area when temperature is between 60°F and 80°F and humidity is below 60% to ensure proper drying.
- Mix paint thoroughly before and during application.
- Always maintain a wet edge, but avoid over-brushing and/or rolling.
- Apply 2 or more coats as needed to achieve the 4 mil dry film thickness.
- Recoat after the first coat has dried to the touch (30-45 minutes).
- Use a high quality ¼” nap Mohair cover on smooth surfaces. A quality synthetic bristle brush can also be used.
- Airless Spray: Use .017-.021 tip size at approximately 1800-2600 psi
- Conventional Spray: Use 70-80 thousandths tip size, pot pressure 15-20 psi and atomizing pressure 25-35 psi.
Clean Up & Disposal
- Each additional coat must be applied within 4 hours or after 14 days of drying.
- Dries to the touch in 90 minutes.
is approximately 200 sq. ft. per gallon depending on the method of
application, porosity and texture of the surface (to achieve a 4 mil dry