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Direct to Rust Metal Paint Smooth Finish

Durable, corrosion resistant decorative coating for ferrous and non-ferrous metals, certain plastics and wood. This is a brilliant gloss finish which will retain its sheen for years.


  • Can be applied directly onto rusty metal.
  • No need for primer or undercoat.
  • Corrosion resistant.
  • Hammerite forms a superior barrier that not only seals out moisture but gives long lasting protection both inside and outside.
Available colors
  • Dark Green
  • White
  • Black
  • Smooth Silver
  • Smooth Blue
  • Gold
  • Copper
  • Smooth Red
Colours can look slightly different in real life, due to your monitor
  • Drying timeTouch dry in 1-2 hours
  • Usage Exterior/Interior
  • Application type Lacquer


  • Direct to Rust
Direct to Rust Metal Paint Smooth Finish can be used for:
  • Fence
  • Garage door
  • Garden furniture
  • Metal Door
  • Metal gate


Finish Smooth Gloss
Coverage 5
Durability Provides up to 8 years protection
Container Available in 250mL, 750mL, 2.5L and 5L in certain colours
Repaintable after Recoatable after 4 hours


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


  1. Ideal application temperature 8-25degC.
  2. Lightly stir before use. Do not mix vigorously.
  3. Do not mix paint from 2 tins or mix colours.
  4. 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.
  5. Coventional spray application: Thin with Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners at a ratio of 15% Thinners to Paint. Set spray gun at 25/35psi and use full fan spray at maximum volume. Apply 4 thin coats. Allow 1 hour between coats. Refer to spray equipment manufacturer’s guidelines for the correct and safe use of sprayers.

Cleaning and Storage

After use, remove as much paint as possible from brushes before cleaning with Hammerite Brush Cleaner & Thinners.

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