Use outdoors or in a well ventilated area such as an open
garage. Use when temperature is between 50°F (10°C) and
90°F (32°C) and humidity is below 85% 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. WARNING! If
you scrape, sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead
dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. Contact the U.S.EPA/Lead Information
Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.
Use of a Rust-Oleum primer provides added corrosion protection,
excellent adhesion and hiding and is especially recommended for
bare wood and metal. The following primers are recommended.
7769 Rusty Metal Primer
7780 Clean Metal Primer
Shake can vigorously for one minute after the mixing ball begins
to rattle. Shake often during use. Hold can upright 12-16" 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.
DRY & RECOAT
Dry and recoat times are based on 70°F and 50% relative
humidity. Allow more time at cooler temperatures. Dries to touch
in 1 hour and primers may be top coated immediately. Apply a
second coat within 1 hour or after 48 hours.
A clear coat finish is not recommended.
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