cleaner or bleach solution. Rinse with fresh water and
allow to thoroughly dry.
STEEL: Scrape and wire brush or power tool clean to
remove loose rust, scale and deteriorated coatings. Use
7569 Red Primer for sound rusted or clean metal before
application of a finish coat. 7582 Gray Primer is best for
clean metal but may be used on sound rusted metal as
PREVIOUSLY COATED: 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. Removal of old paint by sanding, scraping or other
means may generate dust or fumes that contain lead.
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.
Apply only when air and surface temperatures are
between 50-90°F (10-32°C) and relative humidity is
below 85% to ensure proper drying.
Protect surrounding area from overspray.
Overspray can carry a significant distance.
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 in motion while spraying. Apply
2 or more light coats a few minutes apart to avoid drips and
DRY AND RECOAT
Dry and recoat times are based on 70°F (21°C)and 50%
relative humidity. Allow more time at cooler temperatures.
Dries to the touch in 15 minutes, to handle in 1-2 hours
and is fully dry in 24 hours. Primers can be topcoated
immediately. Apply a second coat within 1 hour or after
Wipe off tip before storing. Clean-up wet paint with xylene
or mineral spirits. Properly discard empty container. Do
not burn or place in home trash compactor.
If the valve clogs, twist and pull off spray tip and rinse in a
solvent such as mineral spirits. Do not insert any object
into can valve opening.