Sandtex Trade
Metal Gloss X-Tra Black (Ready Mixed) 2.5L

AP078005J
High performance, oil based, gloss finish for exterior use on metal.
Metal Gloss X-Tra Black (Ready Mixed)
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In detail

Sandtex Trade Metal Gloss X-Tra is part of a system which included Sandtex Trade Rust Inhibiting Primer Undercoat, when these work together it produces a high performance exterior oil based gloss system. Specially formulated to provide long lasting protection for all exterior metalwork.

This products provides exceptional durability which can last up to 10 years. Under normal drying conditions, it is recommended 3-5 hours for touch dry and 16 hours for re-coating.

Size
2.5L 
Application Methods
Brush
Coverage
Up to 15sq/m per litre 
VOC level
High 
Thinning
Not Recommended 
Touch dry
1-4 hours 
Recoatable
12-24 hours 
Suitable for...
Exterior use 
Scrubbability
Washable 
Lifespan
Up to 10 years 
Colour
Black 
Colour type
Ready Mixed 
Finish
Gloss 
Cleanup
Brush cleaner or White spirit 
Base
Solvent-Based 

* Colours on screen may vary from actual paint

Additional information

Sandtex Trade Metalgloss X-tra and Rust Inhibiting Primer Undercoat is a high performance exterior solvent-borne gloss system specially formulated to provide long lasting protection for all exterior metalwork. Sandtex Trade Metalgloss X-tra provides exceptional durability to last up to 10 years.

Surfaces

All surfaces must be clean and free from anything that will interfere with the adhesion of the materials to be applied.

Preparation

Remove all loose, suspect coatings and failing paint. Remove all surface rust by scraping, chipping and wire brushing and in severe cases, blast cleaning may be required. Feather edges of sound paint with abrasive paper. Remove all dust. Wash with hot water and liquid detergent solution to remove all oil/grease and any other contaminants, frequently changing the water. Rinse thoroughly with clean water to remove all residues. Allow to dry. Spot prime all bare metal within the working day with one coat of Sandtex Trade Rust Inhibiting Primer Undercoat. Avoid the inhalation of dust. Wear a suitable face mask if dry sanding. For further information contact our Customer Relations Team.

Application

  • Stir thoroughly before use.
  • Apply by brush or roller evenly and without over spreading to the prepared surface.
  • Apply one coat of Sandtex Trade Rust Inhibiting Primer Undercoat followed by one or two coats of Sandtex Trade Metalgloss X-tra as necessary.
  • Some strong colours may require an additional coat to ensure complete obliteration.
  • On redecoration where the colour is unchanged, Sandtex Trade Rust Inhibiting Primer Undercoat is not required.
  • Do not apply if there is a risk of rain or if air/surface temperature is likely to fall below 8°C or when the relative humidity is above 80% during the application or drying period.
  • Always intermix packs for colour consistency. Please check for colour accuracy prior to application. Crown Paints Ltd is not liable for decorating costs caused as a result of an incorrect colour being applied.

Properties

Spreading Capacity: 15-18m² per litre on a smooth surface.

Drying Time: Touch dry in 4-6 hours in good drying conditions. Recoatable after 16 hours if required.

Cleaning: Clean equipment with a proprietary cleaner immediately after use.

Transportation and Storage

Ensure this pack is stored upright and secure at all times. Crown Paints Ltd cannot accept liability for damage caused by spillage. Do not store below 5°C or above 40°C.