Direct to Rust Metal Paint Smooth (Tinted) 750ML

£21.74 inc. VAT
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Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint is a fast drying, metal protecting, gloss finish for exterior use on rusty surfaces.
Direct to Rust Metal Paint Smooth (Tinted)

In detail

Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint is a high VOC content gloss finish. A washable product which cannot be thinned and is applied by brush or roller. Gloss is a tough, durable high sheen finish for wood and metal, providing good resistance to knocking and scuffing. 

Hammerite Direct to Rust can be applied over most previously painted surfaces without an undercoat. On new surfaces apply over the top of a suitable primer and undercoat. Suitable for exterior use. Touch dry in 1-2 hours and recoatable after 4 hours. 

Application Methods
Brush, Roller
Up to 10sq/m per litre 
VOC level
Do not thin 
Touch dry
1-4 hours 
1-4 hours 
Colour type
Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners 

* Colours on screen may vary from actual paint

Available colours

Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint Smooth (Tinted) is available in 930 colours from the Hammerite Colour Cards.

    Browse colours

    Always ask your client to try their colour choice on the wall first. Colour cards and emulsion sample pots are available at your local Brewers or at designerpaint.com

    Additional information

    Surface Preparation

    • Abrade smooth surfaces and remove all loose rust and flaking paint with a wire brush.
    • Remove dirt, dust, and grease with diluted detergent. Rinse with clean water and allow time to dry.
    • Paint a test patch of Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint onto painted surfaces and leave for 1 hour. If there is no reaction apply Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint directly to surface.
    • If there is a reaction, remove all paint before applying Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint.
    • On bare zinc, aluminium and galvanised surfaces; apply Hammerite Special Metals Primer before applying Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint.


    • Ideal application temperature = 8°C to 25°C.
    • Lightly stir before use. Do not mix vigorously. 

    Brush Application

    • Do not thin. On previously painted metal in sound condition, 1 coat should be sufficient.
    • On bare/rusty metal, 2 coats are required.
    • Ensure that all edges and corners are adequately covered.
    • Do not over-apply, as sagging will occur.

    Cleaning and Storage

    • After use, remove as much paint as possible from brushes before cleaning with Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners.
    • Do not use or store in extremes of temperature.


    • 5m²/L

    Touch Dry

    • 1-2 Hours


    • 4 hours